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  • 29 Sep 2019- 05:30 by OOSKAnews Info ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates UAE utility Utico has indicated that it would support an extension of the current court-ordered debt moratorium on financially-stressed environment sevices company Hyflux Ltd (Singapore). “We remain committed to Hyflux along with
  • 22 Sep 2019- 01:00 by OOSKAnews Info EDINBURGH, Scotland "Scotland: the Hydro Nation" laid its 2019 Annual Report  with the Scottish Parliament 19 September, recording the development of Scotland’s policy agenda and reports on progress of the Hydro Nation initiative. Introducing the
  • 9 Sep 2019- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Info Aberdeen, Scotland Scotland’s James Hutton Institute will host the first of the new series of Audiences at the Institute’s spectacular Craigiebuckler campus home of world-leading environmental research. aquaNOW Audiences are interactive panel discussions engaging
  • 20 Aug 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Info SHANGHAI, China Ganxian Hongjin Rare Earth, a subsidiary of China's state-owned Minmetals continues to violate environmental protection laws and has not corrected a number of pollution offenses, despite several warnings from the country's Ministry of
  • 13 Aug 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Info MANILA, Philippines A newly appointed member of the Manila, Philipines, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), has claimed that he has no personal knowledge of the high-profile and controversial Kaliwa Dam project. Retired Marine Lieutenant General
  • 11 Aug 2019- 23:44 by OOSKAnews Info MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has approved a relaxation of federal law on protection of underground water resources not associated with hydrocarbon extraction. State media reported August 11 that subsurface exploration regulation “regarding improvement
  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan UNICEF has reported that eight water facilities in Al-Ma’ra district, southern Idlib, (northwest Syria) have come under attack in the past two months alone, three of which are UNICEF-supported. The facilities provide drinking water for nearly 250
  • 10 Jul 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info MONTREAL, Canada The International Secretariat for Water, in partnership with the Geneva Water Hub and the World Youth Parliament for Water, has released a call for submissions for the Youth for Water and Peace Platform. The Platform, which is a part of the Blue
  • 11 May 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Info OXFORD, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Kathryn Pharr and Alex Mauroner describe the embedded and often hidden costs
  • 22 Apr 2019- 06:22 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland In a fifth presentation of its “Water Talks” series, the Geneva Water Hub is sponsoring a seminar on "Exploring Dam Politics: Rivalries, Power and Hope". The April 25 discussion will take place at the Swiss Television Building in
  • 4 Mar 2019- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China One year into implementation of China’s revised Water Pollution Prevention Law that targets the quality of the country’s lakes and rivers, Zhang Bo of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, has reported that “Water quality nationwide has improved
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, UK The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a new $29 Million USD loan to Romania’s regional operator of water and wastewater utility S.C. RAJA S.A. (RAJA). The loan agreement, signed by the development bank's President
  • 11 Sep 2018- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Info LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Investment Bank (EIB) issued its first Sustainability Awareness Bond September 6. The $578 Million USD (EUR 500 Million) funding builds on the EIB’s pioneering role unlocking investment through green bonds, the development
  • 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

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