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  • 15 Jun 2020 - 08:19 - SAN DIEGO CA - Local Press Report

    Both United States and Mexican officials announced separate plans on Tuesday to upgrade Tijuana River wastewater facilities.

  • 15 Jun 2020 - 08:19 - NAGPUR - Local Press Report

    A team of scientists from the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) will visit the Lonar lake in Maharashtra's Buldhana district next week and collect its water s

  • 15 Jun 2020 - 08:20 - EDINBURGH - Local Press Report

    Scotland went into the red yesterday as a new map showed how the nation’s ecology is suffering.

  • 15 Jun 2020 - 08:21 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Easier access to water and sewer networks could be enforced to help the rollout of gigabit broadband, under new Government plans.

  • 15 Jun 2020 - 08:23 - PHOENIX AZ - Local Press Report

    "The river water is life, life," said Joe Rodriquez, a Cocopah tribal member. "It flows through our ancestral land.

  • 15 Jun 2020 - 08:16 - ROME - Local Press Report

    The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has ranked the Mekong Basin as the world’s most important hydrologic region or river basin for freshwater fish catches.

  • 11 Jun 2020 - 09:14 - GENEVA, Switzerland - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Experts at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have urged the Government of Japan to delay any decision regarding the release of radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear facility until after the COVID-19 crisis has passed and full consultations with affected communities and neighbouring countries can be completed.

  • 11 Jun 2020 - 08:57 - OUARZAZATE, Morocco - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Morocco's National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) has accelerated opening of a new water treatment facility and a 40 km network extension in order to meet increased COVID-19-related demand for clean water in the city of Ouarzazate in the southern central part of the country. 

    The facility has a capacity of 250 litres per second and will provide service to over 140,000 people.

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 09:24 - EBENSBURG PA, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle examines unconventional water resources (UWR). Martin-Nagle is President and CEO of A Ripple Effect plc, Treasurer of the International Water Resources Association and a Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute. She holds two undergraduate degrees and three law degrees, including a PhD in Law from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Her book Governance of Offshore Freshwater Resources was published by Brill Nijhoff in early 2020.

    With predictions of dire consequences for humans and other species due to an impending global freshwater scarcity, attention is turning to sources of freshwater that have until now been viewed as unconventional. On 5 June 2020, UN-Water published an Analytical Brief that examines in detail several types of unconventional water resources (UWR), some of which have been utilised for years while others await catalysing circumstances:

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 08:23 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new assessment from the US's Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease (APLD) has called for stronger federal regulations on community water systems.

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 08:32 - GENEVA, Switzerand - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Over 50 armed men on motorbikes attacked a refugee camp in western Niger 31 May, killing two Malian refugee leaders and a local host community leader. The site hosts some 20,000 refugees and an additional 15,000 displaced Niger nationals. The United Nations High Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR) reports that the gunmen then torched food supplies and aid items, destroyed mobile phone towers and the main water station and pipe network.

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:01 - COPENHAGEN - Local Press Report

    The results published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission give a good indication where swimmers can find the best quality bathing waters.

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:04 - BULAWAYO - Local Press Report

    The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has completed the construction of 10 water kiosks which will supply the precious liquid to residents in high lying areas in low income suburbs.

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:06 - ITHACA NY - Local Press Report

    A cluster of birth defects in which suckling foals inhaled milk into their lungs has been linked to water contaminated with aromatic hydrocarbons, most likely from nearby fracking, according to res

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:08 - ADDIS ABABA - Local Press Report

    A solar powered water pump is proving to be a lifeline in helping fight off the coronavirus pandemic for a rural community in Ethiopia.

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:02 - JOHANNESBURG - Local Press Report

    Human settlements, water and sanitation minister Lindiwe Sisulu and the suspended Amatola Water chief executive Vuyo Zitumane are pointing fingers at each other over the reinstatement of an Amatola

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:00 - LANSING MI - Local Press Report

    Michigan officials filed suit Tuesday against Boyce Hydro Power in a bid to hold the Edenville Dam owners responsible for widespread flood damage in the Midland area and recoup the taxpayer money s

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:03 - CAIRO - Local Press Report

    Egypt’s International Cooperation Minister Rania al-Mashat on Tuesday announced that it has now signed three financing agreements with the European Investment Bank in the fields of sanitation and t

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:05 - KAUB - Local Press Report

    Germany’s Rhine River is entering dry summer months with water levels at their lowest in two decades, prompting fears of shipping disruption on Europe’s most important inland waterway.

  • 10 Jun 2020 - 06:07 - POREC - Local Press Report

    The Croatian town of Poreč, one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Adriatic coast will be able to complete a critical water infrastructure project in the challenging environment of the

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