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  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden Toxic blue-green algae blooms are creating problems at Swedish water treatment plants as Europe's heatwave persists. The blooms thrive at higher temperatures and water purifiers are at risk of failing to filter toxic substances that have
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUNSTER, Germany Authorities in the German city of Munster have been pumping 3.5 million liters of water into Lake Aasee every hour in an effort to save remaining fish stock after more than 20 tons of fish were found dead ealier this week as a result of
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:21 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The City of Windhoek once again announced a water crisis and is restricting hair saloons, car washes and construction sites from using too much water and has now moved from Category B, which means there was a need to be alert about the
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:22 by Local Press Report BERN Yale Environment 360 A prolonged European heat wave and Switzerland’s worst drought in nearly a century have prompted the Swiss government to airlift water to cows in remote pastures in the Jura mountains and Alpine foothills. This summer’s heat wave,
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:24 by Local Press Report KOCHI The Times of India In the wake of heavy rainfall in the catchment area of Idukki dam, all five shutters of the Cheruthony dam were opened for the first time in 40 years to release more water in the backdrop of heavy rains and rising water level in the
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Journal Times The European Commission has opened an infringement case against Ireland in the EU Court of Justice because it has continued to exceed the limits of trihalomethane contamination in drinking water supplies across the country.
  • 7 Oct 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Singapore, Singapore This article was updated by OOSKAnews 9 October, 2018. At an October 8 court status update, lawyers for insolvent Singapore environmental solutions provider Hyflux Corporation reported that the company is in talks with at least two
  • 5 Aug 2018- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa The Conversation This article, authored by Kevin Winter and Peta Brom of the University of Cape Town, originally appeared in The Conversation. Models of the earth’s changing climate suggest that extreme weather events, including droughts,
  • 5 Aug 2018- 09:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Department of Energy approved July 30 $200 Million USD in additional funding for completing cleanup of nearly 20 square kilometers of the 1,500-square-kilometer Hanford Nuclear Reservation
  • 5 Aug 2018- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Info NEW DELHI, India An assessment by India's Central Pollution Control Board has found that the water quality of the Ganga (Ganges) River has improved in several locations. Satyapal Singh, minister of state for water resources, river development and Ganga
  • 4 Aug 2018- 07:00 by Local Press Report LONDON S&P Global Platts German steelmakers Thyssenkrupp and Stahl-Holding Saar have increased their shipments to secure raw material supplies due to critically low water levels on waterways caused by the heatwave in western Germany. "Because the
  • 1 Aug 2018- 09:35 by Local Press Report BANGKOK China.org Thai Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda on Tuesday night instructed governors of all northern provinces to prepare evacuation of residents as water level in the Mekong River continues to rise. "Aside from the monsoon floods, water
  • 29 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Info JAKARTA, Indonesia Jakarta municipal authorities must do more to clean the Sentiong River ahead of August's Asian Games, an expert says. Firdaus Ali of Indonesia's Public Works and Housing Ministry said that the city has yet to make maximum efforts to
  • 27 Jul 2018- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT, MI Death toll in Flint, Michigan, USA from contaminated water USA may be much higher than state health officials have acknowledged, an investigation by United States' PBS has found. The likely killer is Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form
  • 24 Jul 2018- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Tap water supplies for more than 14 million Americans are contaminated with a cancer-causing industrial solvent according to an investigation released July 24 by US not-for-profit the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Trichloroethylene,

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