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  • 26 Sep 2018- 06:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States New analysis by US science advocacy organization the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) highlights significant health risks posed to military families and communities by per and poly fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS), a
  • 25 Sep 2018- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will finance up to $500 Million USD to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in at least 10 cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. “With almost half of the
  • 25 Sep 2018- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Liverpool, UK The UK’s opposition Labour party has announced plans for a publicly-owned, “re-nationalized” water system in England, run by local councils, workers and customers. Addressing Labour’s annual party conference in Liverpool September 24,
  • 25 Sep 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States An upcoming report by the Organization For Economic Cooperration and Development (OECD), UN Environment (UNEP)and the World Bank Group says serious and rapid investment in sustainable upgrades and alternatives is needed to limit
  • 27 Sep 2018- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report BERLIN China.org The Elbe River has fallen to the lowest water level in over 80 years, with a new record of 45 centimeters measured in Germany's Magdeburg. Shipping on the Elbe has long been almost completely stopped, and it is very difficult to predict
  • 12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual “ State of Food Security and Nutrition in
  • 11 Sep 2018- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has described the ongoing water crisis to be the biggest issue for the country. In a televised address last week Imran said that he has been taking presentations in the last 2 weeks on issues faced by
  • 11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we can avoid runaway climate change,” Guterres
  • 11 Sep 2018- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel Following August's leptospirosis outbreak in the Jordan River system in the Golan Heights region of northern Israel, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued September 7 a "Watch- Level 1, Practice Usual
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report PALMERSTON NORTH Radio New Zealand Contamination from banned chemicals in firefighting foam at levels above safe drinking water guidelines has been found in streams around Palmerston North airport. Streams around Palmerston North airport are contaminated
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI South China Morning Post What a difference a year can make in China-India relations. Last year, China was blamed for a flood in northeastern India. This year, it is being praised for helping to minimise the damage. The early warning China issued to
  • 8 Sep 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report HUNTINGDON BBC News Anglian Water has announced plans to invest £6.5 billion in its network to combat future "extreme weather challenges". Chief Executive Officer Peter Simpson said the money would be used to ensure supplies despite the likelihood
  • 8 Sep 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Info DETROIT, United States The Detroit, Michigan Public Schools Superintendent has ordered closure of water fountains and other drinking fixtures in all 106 public schools in Detroit from September 4, the start of the school year, after tsts identified unsafe levels
  • 8 Sep 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States A World Bank-United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO joint discussion paper published August 28 finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can act as risk multipliers, compounding

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