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  • 17 May 2018 - 08:54 - KARACHI - Local Press Report

    The treasury and opposition benches in the Sindh Assembly on Wednesday engaged in a heated debate over the availability of water as some of them feared the worsening situation could lead to “water

  • 17 May 2018 - 08:54 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    The City of Cape Town says its three desalination plants are expected to deliver water into the system in May. The plants have been delayed since February.

  • 17 May 2018 - 08:54 - BRUSSELS - Local Press Report

    Signatory groups to a joint petition urge European policymakers to ensure that Europe’s response to the threat posed by the presence of pharmaceuticals in the environment (PiE) is taken seriously,

  • 17 May 2018 - 08:54 - PARIS - Local Press Report

    The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA), the authority in charge of drinking water and wastewater management for the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, has chosen Veolia, together with Suez,

  • 17 May 2018 - 08:54 - BOGOTA - Local Press Report

    Throwing bodies in the rivers has been a longlasting practice carried out by the country's various criminal groups since the beginning of the conflict —about 60 years ago.

  • 17 May 2018 - 08:54 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    Rice farmers in a southern Iranian province are protesting a local government decision to ban rice planting because of water shortages.

  • 17 May 2018 - 08:54 - LUXEMBOURG - Local Press Report

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a new agreement with Export-Import Bank of China (Eximbank) to support the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • 17 May 2018 - 07:25 - ADEN, Yemen - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The first-ever oral cholera vaccination campaign in Yemen was launched on May 6 and concluded on May 15, just before the start of Ramadan, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported.

  • 17 May 2018 - 07:39 - WASHINGTON DC - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    With American water infrastructure costs expected to exceed $1 Trillion USD, a new report shows that only a few of the country's states are adequately leveraging federal dollars to shrink the infrastructure funding gap.

    The new report released May 15 by NGO the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), “Going Back to the Well” highlights cutting-edge financing strategies for states to better fund the water infrastructure serving millions of Americans.

  • 16 May 2018 - 12:04 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    The water conflict has seemingly spread from the domain of humans to the animal kingdom now.

  • 16 May 2018 - 12:09 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    The Senate Committee on National Security is calling for the immediate arrest of the Solai dam owner Mansukh Patel following the death of 48 people last week.

  • 16 May 2018 - 11:37 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Info

    Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has invited his Egyptian counterpart to visit the source of the Nile in the East African nation. Museveni who arrived in Egypt May 15 to hold bilateral talks, sai

  • 16 May 2018 - 11:17 - MOSCOW, Russia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Russian plans for construction of a $180 Million USD desalination project in Iran have been put on hold after the Russian construction company withdrew from the deal last week, citing the tightenin

  • 16 May 2018 - 11:34 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the success of this week's mediation meeting regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations in Adis Ababa. The ministers of irrigation and water resources as well as the chiefs of intelligence services of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia participated in the May 15 meeting.

  • 16 May 2018 - 06:12 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India's Supreme Court May 16 rejected arguments from the state of Karnataka that finalization of the new draft Cauvery management scheme should be put on hold as the process of formation of a new g

  • 16 May 2018 - 06:55 - WASHINGTON, DC - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Freedom of Information Act filing by the US’s Union of Concerned Scientists has revealed that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) sought to block a federal government report on water contamination showing that chemicals endanger human health at a far lower level than USEPA has previously called safe.

    Politico reported this week that USEPA and White House internal emails showed concern that publication of the study by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) study, produced by its Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) would be a “public relations nightmare” and “a disaster” for USEPA’s reputation as well as the Department of Defense which is responsible for much of the pollution in question, which is associated with chemical plants, US military installations and other sites.

  • 16 May 2018 - 05:58 - PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Cambodian villagers hospitalized after drinking water taken from a polluted river have begun to return home, with many openly concerned that clean water distributed by authorities may soon run out,

  • 16 May 2018 - 05:45 - San Francisco, CA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Santa Clara Valley Water District has voted to support State Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to build two massive tunnels to transfer Northern California water to Southern California.

  • 14 May 2018 - 14:19 - AMMAN - Local Press Report

    Morocco received the 2018 sustainability award of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for its project to protect the irrigated plain of Saiss.

  • 14 May 2018 - 14:19 - ASHGABAT - Local Press Report

    The Executive Committee of the international Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) with the assistance of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) organized a meeting in Ashgabat on the

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