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  • 30 Oct 2018 - 12:54 - TEL AVIV - Local Press Report

    Four months after the government approved a strategic plan for coping with Israel's prolonged drought, the ministerial tenders committee, representing the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Natio

  • 30 Oct 2018 - 08:13 - KARACHI, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Supreme Court of Pakistan supreme last week reinstated a ban on Indian television shows being shown in Pakistan in the latest twist in the countries’ water-sharing dispute.

  • 30 Oct 2018 - 08:56 - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Last week’s Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands has introduces a “Wetland City Accreditation” program, which initially recognizes 18 cities that have taken exceptional steps to safeguard their urban wetlands.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 13:33 - PRETORIA, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing” solution to modern-day imbalanced and unfair water permit regulations.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 12:08 - PASIGHAT, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream regions of India, forcing the evacuation of thousands.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 11:10 - HANOI, Vietnam - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A project of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and WWF, with support from HSBC, will support improvement of water and energy sustainability within the country's textile sector to reduce environmental impacts.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:29 - TRASHIGANG - Local Press Report

    In an effort to deliver uninterrupted, clean and safe drinking water to the town residents, works to substitute the existing water distribution network is going on in Trashigang.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:17 - ABUJA, Nigeria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater investment from Europe and America to achieve recharge in Lake Chad. Climate change has caused the lake, which serves several millions of people in Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria, to shrink to 10 percent of its original size, affecting the welfare of those dependent on the lake for fishing, farming, and animal husbandry.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:29 - TEL AVIV - Local Press Report

    Israel Water Association chairman Raanan Adin said the State Comptroller’s Report released last week, which sharply criticizes the Water Authority for the country’s current water crisis, should be

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:29 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    Cash-poor Pakistan is crowdfunding a drive to collect almost $17bn from its citizens, officials, businesses and stars in order to build two massive dams to help counter a future water crisis.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:29 - SOPORE - Local Press Report

    Scores of people of Monday staged a protest here in this north Kashmir Township against the alleged failure of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department over the non-availability of clean drinking

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:29 - DURBAN - Local Press Report

    The idea of using desalination as an alternative to augment Umgeni Water’s water resources will be written off unless industries can be convinced to buy-in and support the concept.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:29 - SYDNEY NSW - Local Press Report

    Bill Shorten is flagging that Labor would set up a government-backed infrastructure investment bank to promote concessional financing for nation-building projects in the Pacific.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 10:45 - LILONGWE, Malawi - OOSKAnews Info

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has confirmed approval of a $15 Million USD grant from the African Development Fund for the Nkhata Bay Town Water Supply Project in Malawi.

  • 29 Oct 2018 - 09:55 - Cape Town, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    South Africa’s Defence Department will be called upon to address the water crisis in the Vaal River system.

  • 28 Oct 2018 - 08:05 - ABUJA, Nigeria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new urban water and sanitation "activity" aimed at providing 500,000 Nigerian families in six states access to reliable supply of clean, piped water.

  • 28 Oct 2018 - 07:49 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Nestle facility producing Da Shan bottled water in China's Yunnan Province has achieved Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) gold-level Standard certification, the 12th of 30 such certifications the company has targeted to be achieved by 2025, the company announced last week.

  • 28 Oct 2018 - 06:45 - SHUNDE - Local Press Report

    Thousands of local residents protested in the city of Shunde in southern China’s Guangdong Province on Tuesday, demanding authorities drop plans to build a hazardous industrial waste processing fac

  • 28 Oct 2018 - 06:45 - GOZO - Local Press Report

    The Water Services Corporation is delighted to announce that it has awarded the tender for the development of a state-of-the-art reverse osmosis in Gozo and that it has also issued another plus €10

  • 28 Oct 2018 - 06:45 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    Five environmentalists have been charged in Iran with national security crimes punishable by death, in a development the UN environment head said was deeply troubling.

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