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  • 3 Nov 2020 - 06:45 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), hasannounced an additional $60 million in humanitarian assistance to respond to severe flooding in the Republic of Sudan.

  • 3 Nov 2020 - 06:47 - HONG KONG - Local Press Report

    The increasing focus on sustainable or environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is also pushing interest in water as an investable asset.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:22 - ALICANTE - Local Press Report

    Last week, U.N. Special Rapporteur On The Human Rights To Safe Drinking Water And Sanitation Léo Heller presented a report on privatization in the water and sanitation sector to the United Nations. Little was mentioned, however, of the behind-the-scenes controversy leading up to it, including a vicious clash between pro- and anti-private sector advocates, accusations of “interference” and bias on both sides, and an appeal to the U.N. Human Rights Council.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:23 - BAKU - Local Press Report

    Water shortages and the risk of drought have long been major sources of concern in Azerbaijan, which is heavily dependent for its supplies of water for drinking and irrigation on the Kura-Araks river basin, shared with Georgia and Armenia.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:16 - PETALING JAYA - Local Press Report

    Police have arrested 11 individuals, including a factory manager, in a raid on a palm oil processing factory in Rawang, Selangor, over the pollution of Sungai Kundang.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:19 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    Brijesh Kumar Tribunal, which is examining the krishna water disputes between Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh, will resume the trial for three days from November 25.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:20 - Cincinnati OH - Local Press Report

    Ancient Maya in the once-bustling city of Tikal built sophisticated water filters using natural materials they imported from miles away, according to new research.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:22 - SABHA - Local Press Report

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is supporting access to water in Sabha, Libya’s largest southern city, by drilling a number of water wells.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:24 - HARARE - Local Press Report

    The continued shortage of water in Harare has led to desperate women and girls being preyed upon for sex by some suppliers of water using bowsers.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:18 - BAKU - Local Press Report

    In the Martakert region of Nagorno-Karabakh, fighting has continued despite the promises of ceasefires.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:20 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    When Trump and Japan PM Shinzo Abe Abe met at Mar-a-Lago, their first meeting was a brief one on the couch in Mar-a-Lago’s central living room. The two men shook hands for the press, and made brief remarks about what they hoped the summit would achieve. There was no food served. No private room to rent. Seemingly, nothing to charge for. But Mar-a-Lago still sent the government a bill. “Bilateral meeting,” the bill said. “Water.” The price was $3 each, including service charge.

  • 2 Nov 2020 - 10:21 - RAINBOW LAKE - Local Press Report

    Husky Energy is cleaning up after one of its pipelines in northwestern Alberta spilled 900,000 litres of produced water, a byproduct of oil and gas extraction that sometimes contains residual petro

  • 26 Oct 2020 - 07:31 - KENORA - Local Press Report

    A First Nation community in northwestern Ontario that has been under a boil water advisory for more than 25 years says it is evacuating some of its members after a new issue with its water supply was discovered.

  • 26 Oct 2020 - 07:33 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    State and local leaders manage most of our water needs, and many recognize the gravity of its challenges, despite facing massive fiscal constraints due to COVID-19.

  • 26 Oct 2020 - 06:59 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new study by US think tank the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that more than 200 million Americans could have the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in their drinking water at a concentration of 1 part per trillion (ppt) or higher.

    Further OOSKAnews reading on PFAS - 50 articles

  • 21 Oct 2020 - 09:27 - GENEVA, Switzerland - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A call for abstracts has been issued for a planned multi-volume book series that will focus on key themes in transboundary freshwater management.

  • 21 Oct 2020 - 08:17 - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Contamination of raw water sources has caused another disruption of water supply to more than a million water users in and around Kuala Lumpur. This is the third time service has been cut this year, the second time in less than two months and it comes during a COVID-19 lockdown that is expected to last at least through 27 October.

  • 21 Oct 2020 - 06:00 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its federal partners wrapped up a week focused on federal coordination on water issues by announcing designees for the Water Subcabinet, established by President Trump’s Executive Order on “Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure.”

  • 21 Oct 2020 - 06:03 - PRESTON - Local Press Report

    We may be a nation of tea lovers, but apparently lots of Brits still don't know how to make a brew properly.

  • 21 Oct 2020 - 06:06 - HOUSTON TX - Local Press Report

    NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines of Houston approximately $47 million to deliver a drill combined with a mass spectrometer to the Moon by December 2022 under the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative.

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