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  • 23 Oct 2018 - 06:04 - COPENHAGEN - Local Press Report

    A new Danish company – Water Investment Development Company – will develop investable projects to mobilize private resources towards SDG6 in developing countries.

  • 23 Oct 2018 - 06:04 - YEREVAN - Local Press Report

    The Armenian environment ministry’s water committee signed Thursday an agreement with Artois Picardie Water Agency to receive technical support for managing water resources.

  • 23 Oct 2018 - 06:04 - LIMA - Local Press Report

    President Martin Vizcarra on Wednesday affirmed one of his administration's goals towards the bicentennial is to significantly reduce —through ongoing projects— the number of people without water a

  • 23 Oct 2018 - 06:04 - ACCRA - Local Press Report

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed $48.85 million towards the realization of President Akufo-Addo’s vision of making Accra the cleanest city on the African continent.

  • 21 Oct 2018 - 09:37 - WASHINGTON, DC - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A North Carolina water utility has been targeted by cyber criminals as the State struggles to restore and maintain water services in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The Onslow Water and Sewer Authority (ONWASA) in Jacksonville was hit with a ransomware attack that all but shut down its computer operations. ONWASA received an email from the cyber criminals, who may be based in a foreign country, which is described as consistent with ransomware attacks on other governments and corporations. The utility said it will not pay and will instead rebuild its databases.

  • 21 Oct 2018 - 08:07 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Egypt signed, October 17, the first of a series of loan agreements related to the infrastructure rehabilitation and depollution project of the "Kitchener Drain". Other participants in the approximate $508 Million USD multi-sectoral financing are European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Commission’s Neighborhood Investment Facility.

  • 21 Oct 2018 - 08:31 - KABUL, Afghanistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) announced October 16 that $34.6 Million USD has been allocated in new emergency aid to support more than 2 million people in the country in the face of unprecedented and continuing drought,. This is in addition to a total of $54 Million USD either pledged or funded by the European Commission this year. (OOSKAnews)

  • 21 Oct 2018 - 07:54 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Troubled Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux has reached a deal with Indonesian conglomerates Salim Group and Medco Group for a capital injection of up to $384 Million USD in return fo a 60 percent stake in the company.

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    As climate change begins to make water scarcity a critical security issue globally, wealthier countries have begun to look outside their borders to meet their water needs.

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    The presidential election in Brazil will not only shape the destiny of Latin America’s largest country.

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - HAMBURG - Local Press Report

    Climate models—computer simulations of Earth’s climate system—are crucial tools for scientists, given that it's impossible to run experiments on the entire planet.

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - SYDNEY NSW - Local Press Report

    Flooding at the medieval city of Angkor Wat in modern Cambodia after decades of scant rainfall triggered a devastating breakdown of the largest water system in the preindustrial world, new evidence

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - JOHANNESBURG - Local Press Report

    The $208 Million USD Giyani bulk water project which was meant to supply water to over 55 villages in Limpopo is now in limbo.

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Private water distribution companies are not as confident as Mexico City authorities about the viability of supplying water via tanker trucks at the end of the month.

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - JOHANNESBURG - Local Press Report

    The national water department is under investigation for maladministration and unlawful expenditure, and is in a state of financial collapse.

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:47 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Running out of space to store water contaminated by fuel that escaped during the Fukushima meltdown, the Japanese government is preparing to release it into the Pacific Ocean – despite the presence

  • 20 Oct 2018 - 09:33 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Zimbabwe’s urban local authorities require almost $2.5 Billion USD investment to ease water woes, according to the country’s Town Clerks Forum chairperson and Chitungwiza Municipality town clerk Mr George Makunde. Aging water and sewer infrastructure in the country’s 32 municipalities contribute to water-borne diseases like cholera and typhoid and needs to be replaced, Makunde said at a local government investment conference in Bulawayo last week.

  • 19 Oct 2018 - 09:27 - MANAMA, Bahrain - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    As the board of the United Nations' Green Climate Fund (GCF) meets in Manama this week, uncertainty swirls around the entity's funding and spending, and a contentious oil wastewater cleaning application from the Kingdom of Bahrain itself.

  • 18 Oct 2018 - 09:19 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    "Anti-fluoridationists” — a small but vocal minority — are disputing long-established science to say that fluoride added to tap water lowers IQ and causes everything from acne to anemia to Alzheime

  • 18 Oct 2018 - 09:16 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    One of India’s leading environmentalists paid the ultimate price last week in his efforts to protect and restore the Ganges River.

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