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  • 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
  • 3 Apr 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week announced a series of measures aimed at improving the organization and helping it to better meet the needs of its clients. Included in these measures is a $100 billion USD increase in lending
  • 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
  • 19 Jul 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SALTILLO, Mexico Moves to privatize water utilities have advanced in seven Mexican cities, according to a study released earlier this week by Gloria Tobón of the Water Users Association of Saltillo. In the study, “Private Participation in Water
  • Singapore’s water management is a model for the rest of the world, but while much has been done, there is still room for improvement, according to Drs. Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, two of the authors of the new book, T he Singapore Water Story: Sustainable Development in an Urban City-State.
  • 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.
  • 23 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, CULIACÁN ROSALES Authorities are attempting to combat water theft from canals in the Culiacán Valley, an area in Mexico’s Sinaloa state that is suffering severe drought. Carlos Ontiveros Salas, Culiacán’s secretary of Public Security and
  • 15 Sep 2011- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, TORREÓN Naturally occurring arsenic in the drinking water of the Comarca Lagunera region (consisting of the three neighboring cities of Torreón, Gómez Palacio and Lerdo) in northern Mexico has been a controversial issue and work to install
  • 9 Jun 2011- 15:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 7 Jun 2011- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Haiti on January 30, where she discussed earthquake recovery, the cholera epidemic and the November presidential elections. After all her meetings, the Secretary announced that
  • 5 May 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Mexico, MEXICO CITY Al Jazeera (Qatar) Two human rights activists were killed last week when a paramilitary group attacked an aid convoy carrying food and water to a blockaded breakaway region in southern Mexico's Oaxaca state. At least