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  • 29 May 2018- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC The World Bank has denied Pakistan’s demands for a court of arbitration to resolve the country’s dispute over India’s upstream Kishanganga Hydroelectric Dam project. Following a meeting in Washington DC last week, instigated by the
  • 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
  • 13 Jun 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands Glacier melt in the Himalayan Mountains has the potential to increase tensions between China, India and Pakistan-- all of which receive a significant portion of their freshwater from rivers that originate in the Himalayas,
  • 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
  • 1 Mar 2011- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Water scarcity in Central and South Asia, particularly Afghanistan and Pakistan, is “fueling dangerous tensions” that could affect regional stability and US foreign policy in the region, according to a new report released on
  • 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
  • 30 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I In recent weeks, national governments, lending institutions and non-governmental organizations have announced increases in aid packages for victims of recent devastating floods in Pakistan. The floods, which began late
  • 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,