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  • 14 Aug 2019 - 09:47 - PUNE, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Mismanagement by dam operators exacerbated recent devastating floods in India's Krishna River Basin, experts allege.

  • 14 Aug 2019 - 09:24 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Efforts by leadership of the Russia-occupied Crimea region of Ukraine to access waters of the Dnieper River have been met with short shrift by the government of Ukraine.

  • 14 Aug 2019 - 08:06 - GLASGOW, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Professor Asit K. Biswas, one of the world’s leading authorities on water, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio interview.

    Professor Biswas and Duncan met in Scotland this month, where Biswas is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow. The conversation includes the Professor’s thoughts on the “Scotland, Hydro-Nation” initiative; the role of nation states in addressing national and international global water challenges and opportunities; the mixed history of international institutions in hydropolitics / hydrodiplomacy, and big-picture thinking; whether there is a water crisis, or a water management crisis / opportunity. Professor Biswas reflects on his experiences in these areas and more, and offers thoughts about how the world has managed water historically, how it manages water now, and how that management could improve.

    Biswas is founder of the Third World Centre for Water Management in Mexico, and currently is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University at the Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy in Singapore, University of Wuhan, China, and Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India, as well as his position at Glasgow University.

    He has been a senior advisor to 19 governments, six Heads of the United Nations Agencies, the Secretary General of OECD, and many other international and national organizations.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 12:16 - BERLIN, Germany - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Large (more than 30 kilograms) freshwater residing animals declined by 88 percent over a 42 year period, a new study shows. The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) launched results of a study August 8 that tracked the earth’s largest freshwater animal populations from 1970 to 2012.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 08:00 - PADANGTEGAL - Local Press Report

    In today's instalment of holidaymakers behaving badly, two tourists have apologised after one of them was caught splashing holy water on the other's butt.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:07 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The death tool attributed to Typhoon Lekima in Eastern China has risen to 49 with 21 reported missing as of August 12.

    More than a million residents have been displaced, and 2 million suffered power outage since Lekima hit the three Chinese provinces of Zhejiang, Shandong and Anhui over the weekend, with economic losses of at least $3.7 Billion USD according to state media which reported that rainfall recorded at the weekend in Shandong province was the largest since records began in 1952.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:40 - THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Heavy rains in southwest India have caused major disruption to water and power supply in the state of Kerala, with water supply systems disrupted, and reservoirs reaching capacity levels.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:21 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Info

    A newly appointed member of the Manila, Philipines, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), has claimed that he has no personal knowledge of the high-profile and controversial Kaliwa Dam project.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:53 - KWEKWE - Local Press Report

    The current power shortages bedeviling the country could trigger fresh waterborne disease outbreaks with Kwekwe now sitting on a time bomb, a senior official in the Midlands city has warned.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:53 - HYDERABAD - Local Press Report

    Lakshmipur pump house, a key component of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) and claimed to be the world's largest pump house, has successfully commenced operations in Telangana, it was ann

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:29 - NEWARK NJ, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Two days after receiving a highly critical letter from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy and Newark’s mayor, Ras Baraka, issued a joint statement saying that bottled water would be distributed at four local centers in Newark starting August 12.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:54 - TEL AVIV - Local Press Report

    The Haifa District Court ruled on Monday, in response to a petition from environmental group Adam Teva V'Din, that the Dead Sea Works cannot continue to pump water from the sea to their industrial

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 07:51 - KAMPALA - Local Press Report

    In northeastern Uganda, Karimajong pastoralists have a reason to smile. Their herds are looking healthy and strong.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 06:43 - SYDNEY NSW, Australia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The state government of News South Wales, Australia, plans to double the output of the city of Sydney’s Kurnell desalination plant. Severe drought has caused a depletion of Sydney’s water supply from 90 percent to 50 percent capacity in 2 years.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 06:32 - STIRLING, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new $7.3 Million USD district heating project in Stirling, Scotland, will provide low-cost, low-carbon heat from the city’s sewage. The project will save about 381 tons of carbon each year or about the equivalent of driving a car 1.5 million miles, and is part of Stirling’s ambition to become the UK's first carbon-neutral city.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:46 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has found that treated water from the meltdown-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is expected to reach full storage capacity by around the summer of 2022 if produced at its current rate.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:53 - HOLGUIN - Local Press Report

    Cuba’s public water supply is one of our society’s most chronic problems, that has endured and spread in recent decades.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:54 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $135 million in 49 projects to improve rural water infrastructure across the US, announced Chad Rupe, Rural Utilities Service Administrator.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:56 - NUR-SULTAN - Local Press Report

    The newly established Kazakh Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources will focus primarily on developing the county’s Environmental Code, establishing mechanisms to fight poaching and deforestation and managing water resources and geological problems

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:43 - LITHGOW NSW - Local Press Report

    Trains carrying 725,000 litres of water a day are the latest weapon to keep a drought-affected mine in inland New South Wales in production and keep jobs secure.


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