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  • 9 Jan 2019 - 07:57 - KANSAS CITY MO - Local Press Report, the nonprofit resulting from the 2009 merger of Matt Damon’s H2O Africa and Gary White’s WaterPartners, has completed an $11 million impact investing pilot project and has already closed

  • 9 Jan 2019 - 07:02 - QUETTA, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest yet economically poor province.

  • 9 Jan 2019 - 07:43 - SANTIAGO, Chile - OOSKAnews Info

    SQM, the world’s second largest producers of lithium, is to reduce excessive water extraction from Chile’s Atacama salt flats after a government crackdown.

  • 7 Jan 2019 - 07:29 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a similar fossil aquifer in 2009 in Jordan, where high levels of radioactivity were also discovered.

  • 4 Jan 2019 - 12:12 - CHICAGO IL - Local Press Report

    Chicago tried to dig its way out of urban flooding decades before climate change made it a national crisis. Did the city, and its imitators, pick the wrong solution?

  • 4 Jan 2019 - 12:12 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lieutenant General (retd) Muzammil Hussain on Wednesday defended handing Abdul Razzak Dawood’s company, Descon, the contract of Mohmand dam’s

  • 4 Jan 2019 - 12:12 - JOHNSON COUNTY IN - Local Press Report

    On Wednesday, a group representing dozens of concerned parents called for a federal investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General — the same watchdog that exami

  • 4 Jan 2019 - 09:03 - KATHMANDU, Nepal - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The future of the disrupted Melamchi Water Supply Project, a tunnel that diverts water to Sundarijal in Kathmandu from the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchok will be discussed in talks between the Nepal government and Italian contractors CMC, which was accused of “abandoning” the project in mid-December. CMC has cited problems with payments from Nepal authorities.

  • 3 Jan 2019 - 10:16 - Washington DC, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    The world’s first index designed to inform asset owners and investment managers of water risk embedded in equities held in investment portfolios has been announced. Financial water risk will affect $145 Trillion USD in global assets under management by 2025 according to the collaborators who will develop the index.

  • 3 Jan 2019 - 09:50 - Jerusalem, Israel - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A funding proposal for the long-delayed multi-Billion USD project for a canal linking the Red Sea and Dead Sea is set to come to a vote in Israel’s Cabinet soon.

    Israel’s Hadashot TV news bulletin reported last week that progress between the governments of Jordan and Israel comes after recent secret talks in New York between regional cooperation and security officials from the two countries.

  • 3 Jan 2019 - 08:04 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The US Department of Energy (USDOE) has announced the establishment of an Energy-Water Desalination Hub which is slated to receive up to $100 Million USD subject to appropriations.

  • 3 Jan 2019 - 08:28 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, in part to address the continuing Syrian refugee crisis.

  • 3 Jan 2019 - 07:29 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New research describes how climate-change-related extreme weather events in 2018 affected every populated continent causing injury and displacement of millions and costing billions of dollars.

  • 3 Jan 2019 - 07:13 - BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Oil companies operating in Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s largest unconventional reserves of oil and gas, are illegally dumping thousands of tons of toxic oil and industrial waste in open ponds in the sensitive Patagonia environment, according to research by Greenpeace.

  • 3 Jan 2019 - 07:21 - KIGALI, Rwanda - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In an expansion of Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, the African Development Bank is to provide additional funding of $130 Million USD.

  • 2 Jan 2019 - 12:09 - GENEVA, Switzerand - OOSKAnews Correspondent
  • 2 Jan 2019 - 12:09 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day seminar "Shared Management of Resources: A Pioneer Experience on Water".

    In Part Two (Part One is linked here) of an OOSKAnews Feature to mark the anniversary, Manager of the Geneva Water Hub Francois Munger recognizes forty years of transboundary governance of the Nappe du Genevois with the following statement:

  • 2 Jan 2019 - 12:09 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent
    At the November 29 event in Geneva celebrating forty years of the Genevois Aquifer Agreement, OOSKAnews caught up with international delegate Luiz Amore, former Head of Foreign Affairs of the National Water Agency (ANA) of Brazil. Amore offers the following overview of the Swiss-French success from his perspective for our readers, observing the opportunity to draw on this experience in tackling supply challenges as well as the general management of the Guarani Aquifer in Latin America:
  • 31 Dec 2018 - 07:05 - COPENHAGEN - Local Press Report

    Melting Arctic ice from glaciers and surface ice is producing the equivalent of 14,000 tons per second of water into the Earth’s oceans.

  • 31 Dec 2018 - 07:05 - FLINT MI - Local Press Report

    Two environmental regulators in Michigan avoided felony charges linked to their involvement in the Flint water crisis by pleading no contest on December 26 to a misdemeanor.


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