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  • 13 Aug 2020- 04:28 by Local Press Report North Charleston SC Relief Web UNICEF and Water Mission recently published an innovative reference document that provides detailed instruction for fulfilling internationally-recognized standards for the design and installation of solar powered water systems
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States 509 new dams are planned or are currently under construction in global protected areas where there are already 1,249 dams with almost 40 percent planned for rivers in Europe, according to a new study. Protected areas are
  • 5 Aug 2020- 05:04 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Green Prophet In a desert region full of oil, and unlimited sunshine, Abu Dhabi still plans to go ahead and build a nuclear energy site despite the risks. Greenpeace, which runs an active unit in the Arab world and Middle East, called Greenpeace
  • 5 Aug 2020- 05:01 by Local Press Report BOULDER CO Arctic According to experts from the University of Colorado Boulder, increasing amounts of fresh water have moved into the Arctic Ocean in the past 20 years. Researchers fear that if this trend continues, the desalination of the North Atlantic may
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, despite committing to reduce its extraction
  • 30 Jul 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat GRONIGEN, The Netherlands A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive global report on the status of migratory freshwater fish reveals an alarming 76 percent drop in average populations between 1970 and 2016. "The Living Planet Index (LPI) For Migratory
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:47 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times The government has finalised the investment modality of the Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose (Irrigation/ Hydropower) Project. The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoE- WRI) has decided to take the project
  • 29 Jul 2020- 07:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAKU, Azerbaijan Tension continues at the Armenia-Azerbaijan border after two weeks of skirmishes and increasing threats to civilians and crucial infrastructure. Armenia has claimed that things are “relatively calm” and that its forces were in control of
  • 29 Jul 2020- 08:58 by Local Press Report PHUKET Bangkok Post Phuket province is considering a raft of measures to combat a dwindling water supply caused by changing rain patterns and a rising number of visitors. These include expanding the infrastructure, recycling wastewater and desalinating sea
  • 29 Jul 2020- 06:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABUJA, Nigeria The United Nation’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has extended its water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) operations in northeast Nigeria in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19. A new $6.22 Million USD project is
  • 15 Jul 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The saga of financially distressed Singapore environmental services company Hyflux Ltd took another turn 10 July, with a new offer from yet another potential “white knight” investor, as Singapore-based Unilegend Investments
  • 14 Jul 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report CAIRO Construction Review Online The government of Egypt has announced that it will be putting aside US$2.8 billion for implementation of a five-year plan to construct 47 seawater desalination plants. The implementation of the project will be overlooked by
  • 30 Jun 2020- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Niamey, Niger The Niger Basin Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management Program (the Kandadji Program) in Niger has secured additional funding from the World Bank to support irrigation development, construct improved housing and
  • 25 Jun 2020- 05:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament this month approved new legislation that establishes clear “green” criteria for investors is critical to raising public and private funding so that the European Union can become carbon neutral by 2050 as set out
  • 17 Jun 2020- 06:58 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Nyasa Times Malawi High Commissioner for India, George Mkondiwa on Friday, June 12, signed a US$215.68 million Line of Credit (LoC) for drinking water supply projects in Blantyre and Southern Region Water Boards. The LoC will be used for

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