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  • 9 Dec 2019- 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament and Council announced a provisional agreement December 3 to harmonize minimum water quality requirements for the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater in agricultural irrigation. As currently implemented only a
  • 5 Dec 2019- 13:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom OOSKAnews produced the second panel discussion in this year’s series of aquaNOW Audiences 11 November at The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland. and the topic this time was "The Future Of Water Stewardship”. FULL VIDEO
  • 5 Dec 2019- 13:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States During the thousands of years that humans have utilised freshwater in surface water bodies and groundwater aquifers, laws and customary practices have developed for its utilization and protection. Renee Martin-Nagle examines
  • 9 Dec 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as a co-financier under the European Union Large Infrastructure Operational Program (LIOP), has committed to lend approximately $14 Million USD to Romanian utility Apa
  • 11 Nov 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Tune in 4.30 PM UK time TODAY Monday 11 November HERE for the next “aquaNOW Audience”! The event will be livestreamed HERE (LINK) The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland, will host the interactive panel discussion, produced by
  • 19 Nov 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India A new report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), "Water and Violence: Cyber Attacks and Cyber Warfare” identifies increasing vulnerability of physical infrastructure and the computer systems that operate it to cyber
  • 4 Nov 2019- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Over 40,000 Australians have begun a class action lawsuit against the country's government, suing over exposure to PFAS chemical contamination. The lawsuit, which has been supported by US environmental activist Erin Brockovich,
  • 4 Nov 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo A new report argues that a huge, potentially 40 Gigawatt, hydroelectric project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may yield no benefit to the country’s population, 80 percent of which have no access to
  • 27 Oct 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Having made progress on some outstanding issues, “white knight” investor Utico FZC UAE) said 24 October that it would decrease its equity injection into troubled Singapore environmental services company Hyflux, if the company has
  • 25 Oct 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, Switzerland The International Secretariat for Water and Solidarity Water Europe will host an Intergenerational Dialogue on Water and Peace (7 November) during Geneva Peace Week. The organisations join the Geneva Water Hub, the World Youth
  • 21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitarian situation in Yemen, including severe water
  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new online course in International Water Law and Transboundary Aquifers has been developed by the Geneva Water Hub and the Platform for International Water Law of the University of Geneva, and will be available from 21 October to
  • 10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal principles on protection of water
  • 9 Oct 2019- 08:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal   OOSKAnews' Special Youth Correspondent in Nepal, 19 year-old Warren Sangay, has contribute this article with accompanying photography on young peoples' climate change protests in Kathmandu. On 20 September, young Nepalese
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG, China New analysis of China's Yangtze River basin indicates that six of the eleven provinces on the Yangtze River economic belt are water stressed. Representing about one-third of all the water flowing through Chinese rivers, the Yangtze

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