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  • 30 Jul 2020 - 10:44 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The European Commission (EC) has announced creation of a pan-European Umbrella Study to examine RNA fragments of SARS-CoV2 in wastewater. The purpose of the study is to reliably monitor the presence of the virus without direct testing of individual persons.

  • 30 Jul 2020 - 10:46 - FLINT MI - Local Press Report

    A divided Michigan Supreme Court says state government departments, former Gov.

  • 30 Jul 2020 - 10:47 - SOFIA - Local Press Report

    Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria said on Thursday that it the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a 40 million euro ($46.9 million) loan guarantee to enable the bank to impr

  • 30 Jul 2020 - 10:48 - ADDIS ABABA - Local Press Report

    From Mozambique in the south to Morocco in the north, 20 million people in rural and urban areas of Africa have gained access to clean drinking water for the first time, thanks to African Developme

  • 30 Jul 2020 - 10:49 - DURBAN - Local Press Report

    Officials in KwaZulu-Natal want a full investigation after a water tanker seemingly dumped its load in a drought-ravaged part of the province.

  • 30 Jul 2020 - 10:50 - HANOI - Local Press Report

    In the framework of ASOSAI cooperation in the 2012-2013 period, an audit on water issues in the river basin was successfully carried out with the participation of five Supreme Audit Institutions (S

  • 30 Jul 2020 - 09:02 - TBILISI, Georgia - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced an investment of $20 Million USD in green bonds that will be issued by Georgia Global Utilities (GGU), earmarked for capital expenditure in GGU ’s water supply and sanitation business in Georgia.

  • 30 Jul 2020 - 09:27 - GRONIGEN, The Netherlands - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive global report on the status of migratory freshwater fish reveals an alarming 76 percent drop in average populations between 1970 and 2016.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:42 - KABARNET - Local Press Report

    Baringo County being 80 per cent arid and semi-arid, was allocated Sh31,963,811 to carry out various irrigation projects seven years ago.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:44 - BRASILIA - Local Press Report

    With the Senate’s approval in June of the Water and Sanitation Framework Bill, Brazil kicked off a massive bidding process for the concession to run these services this and the coming years.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:46 - HERMOSILLO - Local Press Report

    Members of Yaqui Indigenous communities in southern Sonora, Mexico, are blocking Mexico's federal Highway 15 and the railway in a renewed battle over land and water rights.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:37 - BRIGHTON - Local Press Report

    Naturally occurring lithium in public drinking water may have an anti-suicidal effect -- according to a new study from Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology Neuroscience at King's College London.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:41 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile’s lithium-rich Salar de Atacama.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:43 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    As the COVID-19 crisis grew this spring, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) revamped its Water Office, renamed it as the Center for Water Security, Sanitation, and Hygiene, and added it to the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, home to the Feed the Future Initiative.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:45 - BAKU - Local Press Report

    Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), urged countries to prioritize investment in water management, sanitation systems, and hygiene services, according to the official website of ICESCO.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:47 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    The government has finalised the investment modality of the Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose (Irrigation/ Hydropower) Project.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 12:37 - AMMAN - Local Press Report

    The Water Ministry has plans to intensify remote aerial surveillance of water resources in coordination with the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB), Minister of Water and Irrigation Raed Abul Saud said on Friday.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 10:22 - Sana'a, Yemen - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Thousands of people in war-torn Yemen could be dying from undetected cases of cholera because COVID-19 has overwhelmed the country’s health facilities and people are too frightened to seek treatment for fear of the virus, aid agency Oxfam has warned.

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Yemen is likely to peak in the coming weeks while the heaviest rains are expected in August which could deepen a hidden cholera crisis.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 09:00 - DOHUK - Local Press Report

    Iraq’s minister of water resources says his country will face severe water shortages if agreements are not forged with neighboring Turkey over Ankara’s irrigation and dam projects that have decreased river inflows to Iraq’s parched plains.

  • 29 Jul 2020 - 09:01 - BLACKPOOL - Local Press Report

    Giant paddling pools are threatening drinking water supplies as the climate warms, experts say.

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