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  • 20 Nov 2019 - 05:29 - STATE COLLEGE PA - Local Press Report

    Engineers at Penn State University have developed a super-repellent coating for toilets that leads to cleaner and more efficient flushing.

  • 20 Nov 2019 - 05:23 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China needs to divert more water to its arid northern regions and invest more in water infrastructure as shortages get worse because of pollution, overexploitation and rising population levels, Pre

  • 20 Nov 2019 - 05:24 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    The attack on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil plant in September added urgency to the kingdom’s push to shore up another key vulnerability: water.

  • 20 Nov 2019 - 05:26 - CHIHUAHUA - Local Press Report

    A few days ago it was discovered that the LeBarón family of Chihuahua was at the center of a longstanding dispute over water.

  • 20 Nov 2019 - 05:28 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Population growth and climate change are putting increasingly intense pressure on the planet’s limited water supplies, with worsening shortages emerging from the Middle East to Asia and Latin Ameri

  • 19 Nov 2019 - 08:05 - LONDON, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) global environment disclosure system has released its newest report on cities, revealing that of the 620 respondents in 2018, 530 revealed that they are experiencing the impacts of climate change. The combined population of these cities is over 515 million.

    From energy, to water supplies, cities are expecting to see many of their most fundamental pillars come under threat in the coming years.

  • 19 Nov 2019 - 07:30 - MONTREAL, Canada - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A collaborative effort of reporters, academic institutions, and media partners has revealed that, across Canada, hundreds of thousands have been unknowingly exposed to potentially dangerous levels of lead in drinking water. Sites in several cities tested higher than the worst levels in Flint, Michigan, US, which remains center of a scandal related to mismanagement of infrastructure which caused lead contamination of drinking water.

  • 19 Nov 2019 - 07:46 - MUMBAI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent
    A new report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), "Water and Violence: Cyber Attacks and Cyber Warfare” identifies increasing vulnerability of physical infrastructure and the computer systems that operate it to cyber attacks.

    Read Report Here.

  • 19 Nov 2019 - 07:38 - OXFORD, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic conditions are exacerbated in many countries that are already suffering from ongoing conflict situations.

  • 19 Nov 2019 - 07:54 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The European Commission has approved an additional $87 Million USD in aid for public services, health and education in Yemen, bringing EU support to $485 Million USD since 2015 when violent conflict erupted. The conflict in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, with unprecedented levels of hunger, poverty and spread of preventable disease.

  • 13 Nov 2019 - 09:01 - BARCELONA - Local Press Report

    The We Art Water Film Festival is an international short-film competition organised by the We Are Water Foundation, which aims to recognize and reward the talent of all those people with a clear aw

  • 13 Nov 2019 - 09:00 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The Trump administration is preparing to significantly limit the scientific and medical research that the government can use to determine public health regulations, overriding protests from scienti

  • 11 Nov 2019 - 05:56 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Tune in 4.30 PM UK time TODAY Monday 11 November HERE for the next “aquaNOW Audience”!

    The event will be livestreamed HERE (LINK)

    The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland, will host the interactive panel discussion, produced by OOSKAnews and supported by “Scotland, the Hydro Nation”, engaging international water experts and Scottish expertise in global water-related challenges and solutions, filmed before a live audience and streamed online to a global viewership, with the theme "The Future Of Water Stewardship". Attendance is free.

    On 12 and 13 November, the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) will host its Global Water Stewardship Forum, also in Edinburgh. This Forum is regarded as a “must attend” event for the international water stewardship community.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 12:14 - NEW YORK NY, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Marking the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict on November 6, the head of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Inger Andersen called for greater action to protect natural resources and the environment during wartime, describing the environment as a continuing “silent victim” of armed conflict.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 10:17 - New Delhi, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been criticised by the Pakistan government after he promised supporters that river waters that currently flow into Pakistan per terms of the 1960 Indus Water

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:53 - THE HAGUE - Local Press Report

    Representation matters in water cooperation. It relates to who sits at the table, and who decides what the problem is and how it should be addressed.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:44 - FRESNO CA - Local Press Report

    The nation’s largest water agency signed an agreement that legally bars it from participating in a controversial plan to raise Shasta Dam, a move applauded by environmental groups that fiercely opposed the proposal out of fears enlarging the state’s biggest reservoir would swamp a stretch of a protected Northern California river and flood sites sacred to a Native American tribe.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:46 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    America's oil industry faces a number of challenges, including low oil prices, the rise of electric vehicles and proposals to limit fracking.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:49 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Water has been fully restored to Haneda airport following a three-day disruption caused by saltwater intrusion, the operator of its domestic terminals said Friday.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:54 - GENEVA - Local Press Report

    Swiss lakes offer huge potential as renewable energy sources that can be used to cool and heat buildings.

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