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  • 11 Jun 2019- 13:23 by Local Press Report VINNYTSIA 112 International Chemicals were spilled into Ros River in Vinnytsia region. As a result, the Bila Tserkva Pump-Filtering Station stopped working. Uman town has water reserves left for three days and Bila Tserkva – for one day. Local residents are
  • 17 Jun 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Weather forecasters in India are predicting the likelihood of the onset of this year’s monsoon sometime around June 19. However, they are also saying that due to the delay, there will probably be deficit rainfall in June in about two
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A new report on climate change from the Australian think-tank, Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, has taken a radical, almost apocalyptic view of the impact and effect of climate change, hitting headlines
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:42 by OOSKAnews Info COPENHAGEN, Denmark The European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA) report on 2018 water quality at European Union Member State bathing sites show encouraging improvements. Over 95 percent of almost 22,000 sites met the minimum quality
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced approval of $90 Million USD loan participation in the $650 Million USD Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project. The commitment is AIIB’s first project in Nepal. The Upper Trishuli
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report KONYA Daily Sabah Uncontrolled and negligent use of groundwater threaten the Konya Plain in the eponymous central Turkish province, which is known as the "grain silo" of Turkey for its vast wheat fields. The number of sinkholes has rose
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report CHANDIGARH Business Standard Hundreds of people are visiting a village in Haryana's Rewari district daily to get 'miracle' water that they believe is a panacea for several diseases, including diabetes. Even though the local administration has
  • 9 Jun 2019- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Transboundary water relations in the Euphrates-Tigris basin have been marked with political confrontations among the riparian states, namely Turkey, Syria and Iraq, mainly due to uncoordinated construction, filling and operation of
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report SZEGED France 24 Ferenc Kardos planted 300 hectares of sorghum instead of corn this year. From the fertile Hungarian plain where he lives all the way to southeastern France, the hot weather cereal is taking root in Europe. "With corn, we suffered losses
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times Senior US officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming. Military and
  • 5 Jun 2019- 13:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER CO, 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, Will Sarni, Founder and CEO of Water Foundry, emphasizes the
  • 5 Jun 2019- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) announced plans June 3 to approach power supplier Eskom of South Africa for relief on a payment plan for power imports as drought hits hydro power production capacity in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe
  • 5 Jun 2019- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has disclosed that substantial levels of harmful industrial chemical compounds have been found in food products. PFAS chemicals' lasting effects have received
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) issued a  renewed call June 4 for urgent support for people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia. In May 2019 OOSKAnews reported on the release of a "Blue Peace
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERKELEY CA, United States Computer and environmental researchers in the United States are developing a computational tool that will allow groundwater and surface water managers to plan management of water resources more sustainably at watershed level. A

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