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  • 17 Jul 2019- 10:01 by Local Press Report MEMPHIS TN CNN A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth gators." The police posted the warning to Facebook on Saturday after officers found a suspect
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:46 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Asian Age In the wake of relentless rainfall in the region, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal on Friday issued warning pertaining to the rising levels of water in the rivers situated on Southern Plains of the country. The level
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:47 by Local Press Report WARRINGTON BBC News A total of 100,000 listening devices are to be installed underground by United Utilities to detect leaks. The North West water company said acoustic loggers would listen for sound waves and set off an alarm, alerting engineers to any
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Water company efforts to protect the environment in England, UK, have been described as “simply unacceptable” in an Environment Agency (EA) report, with only one of the major water and sewage companies in England performing at the level
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries to tackle climate change, end all forms of
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Info NOVOBIRISK, Russia Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks. Photographs of women in bikinis lying on the ash dump’s dirt
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, including 203,000 children under 15. At least
  • 1 Jul 2019- 05:13 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews will not produce the International Water Weekly this week, marking the US Independence Day holiday. Stories will continue to publish at www.ooskanews.com during the holiday week. Regular newsletter service will resume next
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:07 by Local Press Report LANCASTER BBC News Scientists have identified more than 50 new lakes of liquid water lying under the Greenland Ice Sheet. Only four had previously been detected. Researchers are interested in finding such lakes because they say something about the hydrology
  • 26 Jun 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty. The June 25 report points out that climate change will affect people
  • 26 Jun 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Paris, France European meteorologists June 25 predicted that temperatures across the continent would reach or exceed 40 degrees Centigrade by the end of this week. French authorities have extended public swimming pool hours, postponed scheduled school
  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:49 by Local Press Report JINAN Xinhuanet The water level of Baotu Spring, a famous scenic spot in Jinan, capital of eastern China's Shandong Province, has continued to fall below the warning mark for a week, reaching 27.52 meters on Monday. Baotu Spring is reputed as the finest
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A second testing within three months confirms that bottled water sold by US retail giants Whole Foods and Target contains “high levels” of arsenic according to environmental campaign group, Center for Environmental Health (CEH)
  • 23 Jun 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Dipolmacy Talks" audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The annual Global Peace Index produced by Australia's Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) suggests that climate change will impose a threat of conflict to many countries in the next 10 years. For the first time, the index has

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