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  • 11 Feb 2020 - 06:53 - QWAQWA - Local Press Report

    Eight-year-old Musa's death in astream which is thick with sewage, mud and algae, last month further enflamed the mood among residents of Mandela Park township on the edge of Qwaqwa in South Africa

  • 11 Feb 2020 - 06:54 - CANBERRA NSW - Local Press Report

    The military and civilian emergency services have joined forces to set up a system of blocks to keep debris from being washed into the Corin dam which feeds Canberra's water supply.

  • 11 Feb 2020 - 06:55 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has started work to improve water quality at a venue of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games after higher-than-acceptable levels of E.

  • 11 Feb 2020 - 06:50 - DOUGLAS - Local Press Report

    A major ocean current in the Arctic is faster and more turbulent as a result of rapid sea ice melt, a new study from NASA shows.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 11:19 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Less than a week after announcing acquisition of 25 percent of Manila Water Company, Philippines billionaire Enrique Razon’s company, Trident Water has increased its holding in Manila Water and will acquire additional voting rights, resulting in a 51 percent voting share.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 11:01 - MEXICO CITY, Mexico - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In a second incident within one week Mexican activists in the country's northern border region broke through defences and seized control of La Boquilla dam, Chihuahua Province 4 February in an attempt to stop water diversions to the United States that are required as "payment" under a 1944 bilateral water treaty between the countries.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 07:44 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Ukraine indicated 5 February that there will be no resumption of water supply to Russian-occupied Crimea through the North Crimean Canal.

    During a visit to the Kherson region on 11-12 February, the Verhkovna Rada Committee on Human Rights will visit a dam at the closed section of the North Crimean Canal that is near an entry-exit checkpoint between the "Autonomous Republic" of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, the largest city in Crimea. In advance of the visit, the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine, Anton Korynevich, stressed that the water from the channel will flow into Crimea via the canal only after the region has been de-occupied and that the scheduled committee meeting has nothing to do with water supply.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:29 - BOONE IA - Local Press Report

    Tearing across East Africa right now is a plague of biblical proportions: Hundreds of billions of locusts in swarms the size of major cities are laying waste to the crops in their path.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:32 - THRISSUR - Local Press Report

    Free liquor from water taps at home?

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:33 - BERN - Local Press Report

    Drinking water in at least a third of Switzerland’s 26 cantons, mostly in the central part of the country, contains above-recommended levels of the banned pesticide chlorothalonil.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:27 - TANANARIVE - Local Press Report

    Madagascar is set to receive US $72m grant from the European Union and European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance a major drinking water project in the capital, Tananarive.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:28 - SYDNEY NSW - Local Press Report

    A row has broken out between the New South Wales and Queensland Governments over whether irrigators north of the border should be allowed to harvest potential river flows.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:30 - WARRENTON VA - Local Press Report

    Can natural disasters promote economic growth?

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:33 - LA SERENA - Local Press Report

    Scientists from the University of La Serena, Newcastle University, UK, and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile surveyed ranchers to find out what they thought were the drivers of conflict b

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:34 - HÀ NỘI - Local Press Report

    Việt Nam presented a US$45 billion opportunity for the private sector to invest in sustainable development to help achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, accordin

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:56 - SAN FRANCISCO CA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In advance of Donald Trump’s “State of the Union” address, nine environmental NGOs released their own statement about the state of the nation’s environment, condemning the US President's administration.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:13 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New analysis from environmental NGO WWF reports that the extractives sector suffered water-related financial losses of over $20 Billion USD in 2018, measuring operational risk (too much and too little water), regulatory and reputational risk to highlight companies, commodities, river basins and countries that face the highest overall water risks.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:26 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report

    Thailand has spiked Chinese-led plans to open up a key stretch of the Mekong river, in a rare victory for activists fighting to preserve South-east Asia's most important waterway.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:21 - HAMILTON ONT - Local Press Report

    Vast amounts of valuable energy, agricultural nutrients, and water could be recovered from the world’s fast-growing volume of municipal wastewater.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:22 - RAMALLAH - Local Press Report

    Israeli forces today destroyed pipelines that were supplying the northern Jordan Valley village of Bardala with irrigation water.


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