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  • 11 May 2018- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONOLULU, HI The US State of Hawaii’s Department has issued drinking water guidance to residents following recent volcanic activity. The Kilauea volcano, started to erupt May 3 on the state's Big Island. Hundreds of people have been forced to
  • 7 May 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Info BONN, Germany UN Climate Change has launched its first-ever Annual Report, laying out the key 2017 achievements and pointing to the future of the climate change process. "Climate Change is the single biggest threat to life, security and prosperity on Earth,
  • 7 May 2018- 05:10 by Local Press Report LANSING MI The Detroit News Less than three weeks before Gov. Rick Snyder announced the state would end free bottled water service for Flint residents, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality warned the city still had “significant deficiencies” with
  • 26 Apr 2018- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Council of Common Interests (CCI) formally approved April 24 the country’s first ever National Water Policy (NWP) while also signing a charter calling for a water emergency in the country. The chief ministers of all
  • 26 Apr 2018- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Close to 30 countries have jointly pledged $4.1 Billion USD to the Global Environment Facility (GEF)  for its new four-year investment cycle, (known as GEF-7). GEF is a partnership of 18 agencies — including United Nations agencies,
  • 25 Apr 2018- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Council of Economic and Development Affairs (CEDA) approved April 24 an executive plan for an extensive privatization program for the kingdom, to include water infrastructure as well as various other service sectors
  • 12 Apr 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report LONDON Infrastructure Intelligence Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, has been appointed by Water UK to develop a ‘first of its kind’ framework which will enable water companies across England and Wales to strengthen drainage resilience when they
  • 10 Apr 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Michigan Radio Gov. Snyder cites tests showing lead levels in Flint drinking water well within federal and state guidelines. According to the state, tests show Flint’s water quality has tested below action levels of the federal Lead and Copper Rule
  • 6 Apr 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippines will close the island of Boracay, the country’s top holiday destination to tourism, for 6 months commencing April 26 to allow environmental and water rehabilitation. The move, a “total closure” to tourists, was announced
  • 4 Apr 2018- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC US lawmakers have questioned, April 24, the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt about a memo that gives the federal agency central authority to make certain determinations over water pollution standards. A
  • 28 Mar 2018- 22:01 by Local Press Report ZIMAPAN Mexico News Daily Arsenic levels in the water supply of a mining community in Hidalgo are almost 100 times higher than World Health Organization (WHO) recommended guidelines, according to laboratory analysis. But despite the serious risks to human
  • 26 Mar 2018- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA Five global “multi-stakeholder partnerships” have announced a new collaboration effort designed to accelerate progress toward ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation around the world. The World Bank
  • 23 Mar 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia Michel Temer, President of Brazil, has penned an op-ed article, supplied to, and reproduced by a number of international media outlets, on the occasion of World Water Day, March 22. Brazil’s capital, Brasilia, is this week hosting the eighth
  • 22 Mar 2018- 05:55 by Local Press Report BRASILIA The North Africa Post “The kingdom of Morocco believes that this edition of the World Water Forum should be an opportunity to highlight the alarming situation of water in Africa,” Charafat Afilal, State Secretary for Water said at a ministerial
  • 16 Mar 2018- 09:32 by Local Press Report NANJING Global Times A new regulation on the environment protection of Yangtze River bank will go into effect on April 10 in the city of Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. According to the regulation, the Nanjing government will ban

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