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  • 19 Sep 2018 - 09:53 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Waterless technology that treats excrement on-site provides the health benefits of removal without the infrastructure costs of sewer and treatment plants and, at the same time, preserves valuable w

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - HONOLULU - Local Press Report

    The vast majority of Hawaii’s state-regulated dams are considered to have “high hazard potential,” according to a 2017 infrastructure report by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - BERLIN - Local Press Report

    Berlin has had no significant rainfall since February and temperatures have been warmer than average since April. "The system that we have has never experienced what we're now experiencing.

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - AUCKLAND - Local Press Report

    An organization that keeps an eye on the state of New Zealand's water says the quality of its drinking water is so bad in places, it could lead to mass death.

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - GREENSBORO - Local Press Report

    Wrangler has signed an agreement for its denim fabric to be produced later this year with a new foam-dyeing process that will eliminate 99% of the water typically used in the indigo-dyeing.

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - MUMBAI - Local Press Report

    The dark clouds of drought are looming large over Marathwada and Vidarbha region of Maharashtra due to prolonged dry spell that threaten Kharif crops.

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - NEW YORK - Local Press Report

    An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health O

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    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 for co

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    While the strategy of flush toilets has led to significant reduction of the outbreak of water-borne diseases, it is wasteful.

  • 19 Sep 2018 - 08:49 - BRASILIA - Local Press Report

    The National Water Agency of Brazil (ANA) is suspending the granting of rights to use water resources for new hydro projects in the Pantanal region until May 2020.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 11:02 - DADU - Local Press Report

    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

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 11:09 - Port Harcourt - Local Press Report

    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 Nigeria triple

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 11:36 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 Millian USD loan to protect a water basin of China's Yangtze River.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:48 - PRINCETON NJ, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    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 regions i

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:38 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Info

    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.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:31 - LONDON, UK - OOSKAnews Info

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a new $29 Million USD loan to Romania’s regional operator of water and wastewater utility S.C. RAJA S.A. (RAJA).

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:18 - WASHINGTON, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    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 polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military bases across the country.

    The chemicals, used in fire-fighting foam by the military and others, have been identified worldwide as emerging contaminants of soil and water. Some PFAS have been shown to be toxic to some animals, and because they don’t break down in the environment, have potential to bioaccumulate in plants and animals.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 09:18 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    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, which can cause ma

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - TALLAHASSEE - Local Press Report

    Two toxic algae blooms affecting Florida's waterways have become a major issue in the Senate race pitting incumbent Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson against sitting Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Despite the rainfall between May and September, many of the metropolitan area's more than 20 million residents don't have enough water to drink.


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