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  • 3 Feb 2016- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and
  • 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
  • 19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Over 180 cities and communities in 35 countries have taken back control of their privatized water services over the past 15 years, according to a new report from international think tank the Transnational Institute (TNI) of
  • 21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France/WASHINGTON, DC, United States The world’s energy sector currently accounts for about 15 percent of total global water use, and that figure is expected to increase by 2035, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned this week. The agency
  • 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.
  • 9 Nov 2012- 08:25 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Chicago Tribune For a clue to the possible impact of climate change on modern society, a study suggests a look back at the end of classic Maya civilization, which disintegrated into famine, war and collapse as a long-term wet weather pattern
  • 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