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  1. ADB To Finance $500 Million USD For Climate-resilient Water Supply, Sewerage, Drainage Infrastructure In Tamil Nadu

    25 Sep 2018- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will finance up to $500 Million USD to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in at least 10 cities in the Indian sta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2018 - 12:00

  2. UK Opposition Party Would Re-Nationalize England's Water Industry

    25 Sep 2018- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Liverpool, UK The UK’s opposition Labour party has announced plans for a publicly-owned, “re-nationalized” water system in England, run by local councils, workers and customers. Addressing Labour’s annual part ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2018 - 11:41

  3. "Serious And Rapid" Investment Required To Limit Climate Change

    25 Sep 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States An upcoming report by the Organization For Economic Cooperration and Development (OECD), UN Environment (UNEP)and the World Bank Group says serious and rapid investment in sustainable u ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2018 - 11:27

  4. OOSKAnews Talks- Shariful Hoque, Responsible for Water Sustainability in Global Production for H&M Group

    20 Sep 2018- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden At August 2018’s World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, OOSKAnews took the opportunity to speak to Shariful Hoque (audio interview)  who has responsibility for Water Sustainability in Global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2018 - 12:34

  5. Hurricane Florence: Pig Waste Overflows Contaminate Drinking Water

    20 Sep 2018- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States As States on the US’s Atlantic seaboard start to clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, it is reported at least 110 lagoons in North Carolina have either released pig waste ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2018 - 10:44

  6. Senegal Joins Transboundary Water Convention

    20 Sep 2018- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland Senegal has become the second country outside the pan-European region to sign the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention). In do ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/20/2018 - 07:23

  7. Pakistan And Australia Sign MOU On Water Resources Collaboration

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson, and Secretary for Water Resources, Shamail Khawaja, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Australia and Pakistan fo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  8. ADB Loan Will Help Protect Yangtze River's Lonxi Watershed

    18 Sep 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 Millian USD loan to protect a water basin of China's Yangtze River. The ADB said September 18 that the loan for a "complementa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 11:36

  9. More Nigerians Have Access To Mobile Phones Than Toilets

    18 Sep 2018- 11:09 by Local Press Report Port Harcourt The Daily Trust More people have access to mobile phones than toilet facilities in Nigeria, UNICEF’s Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Zaid Jurji, has said. Zaid said it is important for N ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 11:09

  10. Pakistan: Sindh Growers Stage Hunger Strike Over Lack Of Water For Irrigation

    18 Sep 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report DADU Daily Times Hundreds of growers on Monday (September 17) staged a hunger strike in front of the Dadu press club, Dadu, Sindh Province, in protest against the Irrigation Department officials over lack of water ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 11:02

  11. Michigan Senators Introduce Legislation To Curb PFAS

    18 Sep 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States Three US Senators from the State of Michigan have introduced bipartisan legislation September 17 to hold federal agencies accountable for addressing contamination from per- and polyfl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 10:18

  12. ADB Finances Improvement Of Water Supply, Sanitation In Laos

    18 Sep 2018- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Info MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide additional financing of $30.5 Million USD in grant funding to help the Laos government improve water supply and sanitation. The additional financing wi ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/18/2018 - 10:38

  13. China Energy Policies Should Balance Air, Carbon, Water Goals

    18 Sep 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Info PRINCETON NJ, United States Researchers have warned that while China’s use of coal-based synthetic natural gas is, on one hand, favorable, on the other, will increase carbon emissions and water demand, especially in re ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/18/2018 - 11:40

  14. Zimbabwe Fights To Contain Cholera Outbreak; Death Toll Hits 30; South Africa Issues Alert

    18 Sep 2018- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Government is set to begin administering cholera vaccines in selected suburbs in coming weeks, as the death toll from the current disease outbreak passed 30. This week, 405 new ca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 08:52

  15. Scotland Deploys Education To Tackle Fatbergs

    18 Sep 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Scottish Water, the public utility that provides water and sewarage services across Scotland, is to pilot a new approach to tackle the phenomenon of "fatbergs" in sewage systems,  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 09:18

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