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  • 24 Aug 2020 - 05:36 - TIRANA, Albania - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A new green development project in the river basin of the Vjosa in Albania will aim to deliver effective and improved management of the basin’s natural resources.

    Support from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) will focus on sustainable farming techniques: sustainable land use, increasing soil fertility, combating pollution and general degradation. FAO will assist farmers and community institutions to better cope with the impact of climate change on agriculture in the region.

  • 24 Aug 2020 - 05:49 - LONDON, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Water professionals who are interested in offering assistance to disaster relief efforts can now register with a "Crisis Response Register", created in thte aftermath of the 4 August Beirut port explosion.

  • 24 Aug 2020 - 05:32 - BANGKOK, Thailand - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Thailand’s Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has announced plans to develop a 240-kilometre canal from Chai Nat province to the Gulf of Thailand. Construction is expected to start in 2022 and is estimated to be complete in 10 years.

    The $3.2 Billion USD project will divert floodwaters from the central highlands directly into the Gulf of Thailand and is one of nine such water management infrastructure projects that are under consideration. The entire programme was developed in response to the epic floods of 2011 when over 800 people died and millions were displaced.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 10:06 - BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water-borne disease outbreaks have acclerated in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, with 1800 cases and 13 deaths reported by health authorities, as supply of running water halted in the city this week.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:20 - MANILA, Philippines - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The heads of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have met to discuss areas of potential collaboration and share expertise and knowledge.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:30 - EDINBURGH - Local Press Report

    When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States in 2016, Republicans didn’t know their leader was indirectly responsible for leaving an elderly woman without a water supply.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:34 - MELBOURNE - Local Press Report

    A new innovation developed by scientists in Australia could be the most promising one yet, with researchers using metal-organic framework compounds (or MOFs) together with sunlight to purify water in just half an hour, using a process that's more efficient than existing techniques.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:36 - PARIS - Local Press Report

    Low water levels on the Meuse could further restrict Sunday’s production at EDF Chooz nuclear power plant in northern France.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:27 - LISBON - Local Press Report

    The quality of Portugal’s water is under threat, and it’s not just due to long periods of drought. It has to do with unsustainable farming practices. In other words, monocultures.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:28 - CHANDIGARH - Local Press Report

    Urging the Centre to be cautious on the Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) issue, which had the potential to disturb the nation’s security, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday reiterated the need for a tribunal to make a fresh time-bound assessment of the water availability, even as he sought complete share of water for Punjab from the total resource available, including from river Yamuna.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:31 - MELBOURNE - Local Press Report

    Victoria-based social enterprise business Thank You has quit the bottled water business and denounced it as, among other things, a “silly product that shouldn’t exist”.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:35 - BOISE ID - Local Press Report

    A Canadian company seeking U.S. approval for three open-pit gold mines in central Idaho is suing the U.S. government contending U.S. officials are allowing water pollution at the already heavily mined site in violation of environmental laws.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:37 - MAPUTO - Local Press Report

    At least 79 people have died from cholera in northern Mozambique as health workers struggle to access the area because of running battles between terrorists and the army.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:28 - IKOT OMIN - Local Press Report

    The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:29 - BANGOR - Local Press Report

    Clinical laboratory tests for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can identify COVID-19 cases in individuals. But in multiple countries, researchers have tested untreated sewage for remnants of the pathogen, and some scientists have arrived at a surprising but unconfirmed theory—that the coronavirus appeared in Europe long before the first reported cases in Wuhan, China.”

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 08:32 - TIRANA - Local Press Report

    FAO started a green development project in Albania to support farmers and authorities in sustainable land use and the prevention of pollution and degradation of soil around the Vjosa, one of the few undammed rivers in Europe.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 07:13 - PHNOM PENH - Local Press Report

    The Cambodian government has said it will cancel the three-day Water Festival scheduled to take place in late October in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 07:15 - RENO NV - Local Press Report

    Norm Harry, former chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and a lauded "water keeper" for the tribe, died peacefully on Aug. 11 at his home in Nixon on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe reservation.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 07:16 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    Rising temperatures have brought more rain and are causing the glaciers feeding hydropower plants to melt faster, leading to more frequent floods and higher water inflows.

  • 20 Aug 2020 - 07:17 - ROME - Local Press Report

    Pope Francis said after the recitation of the Angelus on Saturday that he is "following with particular attention the situation of the difficult negotiations regarding the Nile between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan."

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