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  • 26 Apr 2018- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRATISLAVA, Slovakia A criminal complaint has been filed this week against an unknown party for contamination of groundwater in the Zitny Ostrov region, in the south west of Slovakia. The suit alleges environmental harm and a threat to human health,
  • 1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with Dr. Neil Coles, Winthrop Research Professor at
  • 24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The discovery last month of vast groundwater reserves off the coasts of China, Australia, North America, Greenland, Suriname, Nigeria and South Africa, has raised hopes that these resources could offer a solution for water
  • 15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Much progress has been made towards reaching the commitments that countries, donors, civil society groups and multilateral organizations made during the second Sanitation and Water for All partnership's High Level
  • First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
  • Minimizing production of wastewater and then reusing what is generated are two equally important steps toward enhancing human water security, according to the new studyby US, Australian and South African researchers, published in the journal Science on August 10.
  • 9 Jun 2011- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Bacteria, parasites and viruses found in water kill or sicken millions of people every year, and security officials have long feared that reservoirs are effortless targets for a biological attack. Now European researchers involved in
  • 7 Jun 2011- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Bacteria, parasites and viruses found in water kill or sicken millions of people every year, and security officials have long feared that reservoirs are effortless targets for a biological attack. Now European researchers involved in
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Bacteria, parasites and viruses found in water kill or sicken millions of people every year, and security officials have long feared that reservoirs are effortless targets for a biological attack. Now European researchers involved in
  • 24 Feb 2011- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS  The new government of Honduras has recently introduced several laws to develop river basins and make use of water reserves, including the new General Law of Water. The new water laws in Honduras are strategic pieces of legislation
  • 5 May 2008- 23:41 by Local Press Report SLOVAKIA, BRATISLAVA Slovakia Today- The Environment Ministry has permitted geological research into potential uranium mining sites in locations close to populated areas. If minig is carried out there, water sources and human health could be endangered,