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  • 21 Aug 2018 - 10:03 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Water and Sanitation Committee of the parliament of South Africa reported this week that "lack of investment in maintenance of the sewage infrastructure” by the Sedibeng District and Emfuleni m

  • 21 Aug 2018 - 09:36 - WASHINGTON, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced this week that it had received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 Billion USD in loans from a wide range of prospect

  • 21 Aug 2018 - 09:04 - LAHORE, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar is to visit the United Kingdom and other European countries to speak to expat Pakistanis about water scarcity in the country and discuss fundraising f

  • 21 Aug 2018 - 08:22 - GAZA, Palestinian Territory - OOSKAnews Info

    The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, called August 20 on the donor community to immediately fund the procurement of emergency fuel t

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:40 - LAGOS, Nigeria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Water Corporation of Lagos, Nigeria has denied that the government plans to privatize water supply in Lagos State.

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - ANTANANARIVO - Local Press Report

    A Chinese-funded initiative seeks to drill about 200 boreholes – mainly in the southwest region. When complete, the project will enable more than 300,000 people to access clean water.

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - DHAKA - Local Press Report

    The construction of a China-funded mega sewage treatment plant started on Sunday.

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    The Asian Development Bank will extend to the Philippines a $300 million USD loan aimed at boosting private sector participation in the Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infr

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - NOGALES - Local Press Report

    Some residents of Santa Cruz County are warning that the pipeline carrying raw sewage from Mexico into the United States could rupture as it did during last year’s monsoon, spewing millions of gall

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - RENO - Local Press Report

    The Nevada Division of Water Resources on August 17 denied water rights applications that the Southern Nevada Water Authority needs to support a pipeline that would move rural groundwater to Las Ve

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - DAR ES SALAAM - Local Press Report

    Tanzanian police plan to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob. “They committed economic sabotage.

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - SAN JOSE - Local Press Report

    The big California water war ended today when California Water Services surrendered in its attempt to buy San Jose Water.

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Radioactive substances have been left unremoved from treated but still tritium-containing water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - MAKU - Local Press Report

    Gholamreza Soleimani, CEO of Maku Free Zone, announced on Thursday that "the Badowli and Showt dams will be constructed based on an engineering, procurement, construction and financing [EPCF] deal

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:10 - SYDNEY, Australia - OOSKAnews Info

    A group from the rural community of Stanley (pop.

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 08:22 - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has downplayed recent remarks by the country's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad which indicated an escalation of tensions with neighbouuring Sing

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 07:17 - DURHAM, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A dramatic increase in fracking's water footprint in the United States from 2011 to 2016 indicates that future hydraulic fracturing practices will require far more water than previously estimated. A new report from Duke University has found that the water use per fracking well increased up to 770 Percent over the period and, importantly, that the toxic wastewater produced in the first year of a well's production jumped to 1440 Percent.

    If this rapid intensification continues, fracking’s water footprint could grow by up to 50-fold in some regions by the year 2030 -- raising concerns about its sustainability, particularly in arid or semi-arid regions in western states, or other areas where groundwater supplies are stressed or limited.

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 07:51 - PUNE, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of India has pledged $71 Million USD for victims of what Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan called "(India's) worst floods in 100 years".

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 06:49 - PRETORIA, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa launched a new initiative August 14 aiming to eradicate reliance on pit toilets in the country's schools. In South Africa it is estimated that more than 3,000

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 05:35 - COLOMBO - Local Press Report

    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe was in Kurunegala on August 13, where he vested in the public the integrated water supply system and sewerage project. The sanitation facility will cater to the


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