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  • 19 Jun 2017- 06:05 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM New Scientist Almost a quarter of the global population experiences significant decreases in water availability through human interventions on rivers, says Ted Veldkamp at Vrije University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Those interventions
  • 12 Nov 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALISADES, NY, United States Due to the effects of global warming, many regions worldwide that depend on snowmelt to feed water sources are at risk of future shortages, according to a new study led by researchers from Columbia University’s Earth
  • The government of Argentina’s Neuquen Province will invest $48.3 million USD for water projects in the region, after intense rainfall earlier this month caused mudslides and oil spills in the Colorado River basin.
  • 1 Jun 2012- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, CA, CALEXICO The California-Mexico Border Relations Council’s technical advisory committee announced on June 1 that it has created a strategic plan to start cleaning waters from the north-flowing New River. The river begins in Mexico and
  • 19 Sep 2011- 17:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, VA, ARLINGTON Infrastructure development for urban centers, agriculture, energy generation and navigation in developing countries primarily use planning and design methods developed decades ago by Western Europe and North America.  These
  • 24 Feb 2011- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, VILLA REGINA On February 9 and 10, vandals attacked the water system in Villa Regina, Rio Negro, Argentina. The strikes caused disruptions in the drinking water and sewage system.  The Director of Sanitation said,  “This is the second time we
  • 13 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states A study by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration found that dust created by human activity is causing snowmelt in the Colorado River basin to occur earlier in the year, reducing runoff and thus the water supply