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  • 15 Mar 2019 - 11:45 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    Experts have called upon the central government to draft a national water ATM policy aimed at the adoption of state-of-the-art IoT technology and a services approach rather than a hardware approach

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 11:19 - Washington DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused widespread starvation. Attacks by the Saudi coalition on water treatment facilities have exacerbated water-borne disease in the country, in particular the world’s worst cholera epidemic. US President Donald Trump is expected to Veto the Senate resolution.

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 10:14 - NAIROBI, Kenya - OOSKAnews Info

    The government of China's actions in restoring urban rivers have been described by the UN Human Settlement Program (UN-Habitat) as a good example for other countries where rapid development of citi

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 10:01 - STOCKHOLM, Sweden - OOSKAnews Info

    The Nordic Development Bank (NIB) and Käppalaförbundet, a federation of 11 Swedish municipalities, have signed a $58 Million USD 30-year loan agreement, with proceeds to be used for upgrade of wastewater treatment services in eastern Stockholm.

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 09:46 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Environmentalists have sharply criticized US President Trump’s propsed 2020 budget that seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the government department responsible for saguarding the nation's water resources.

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 09:52 - NAIROBI, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Environmental damage to the planet is so extensive that people’s health will be increasingly threatened without immediate urgent action.

    More than 250 scientists from more than 70 countries have participated in the preparation of a comprehensive and rigorous assessment on the state of the environment for the United Nations (UN), reaching alarming conclusions.

  • 14 Mar 2019 - 12:04 - KUALA LUMPUR - Local Press Report

    Bauxite mining and exports will not begin immediately after the expiry of the moratorium end of this month, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

  • 14 Mar 2019 - 12:04 - KHULNA - Local Press Report

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) is planning a Tk 11,000 crore project to repair embankments in four upazilas (counties) to tackle river erosion.

  • 14 Mar 2019 - 12:04 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy.

  • 14 Mar 2019 - 12:04 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    The conflict pitting Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), which has developed a Sh1.6 billion hydro-power project on Gura River, and Tetu Aberdare Water and Sanitation Company Limited (Teawasco) ha

  • 14 Mar 2019 - 12:04 - BRUSSELS - Local Press Report

    The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agriculture

  • 14 Mar 2019 - 12:04 - AMMAN - Local Press Report

    China's State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) said Wednesday it is interested in investing in Jordan in several sectors including energy and infrastructure.

  • 14 Mar 2019 - 12:04 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    The construction of China-funded Kaliwa Dam in Infanta, Quezon could provide another source of water amid the shortage in parts of Metro Manila, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWS

  • 13 Mar 2019 - 11:18 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has released

  • 13 Mar 2019 - 07:58 - BERN, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) Global Program Water (GPW) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have partnered to develop a Blue Peace Index and a supporting research program to promote the idea of the global "Blue Peace" movement. As a benchmarking index, the Blue Peace Index is the first to measure the complexity of sustainable management of shared water resources and promotion of transboundary cooperation.

  • 13 Mar 2019 - 07:06 - New Delhi, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    An Indian government Minister said this week that the country had stopped more than a half-a-million acre-feet of water of three eastern rivers, the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej, from flowing into Pakistan. India's move is not in breach of the 1960 Indus Water which allocates these rivers for India's own use.

  • 13 Mar 2019 - 07:43 - STOCKHOLM, Sweden - OOSKAnews Info

    Leading Swedish investment firm EQT this week announced that the EQT Infrastructure IV fund has held its first and final close at its hard cap of $10.2 Billion USD after officially launching in September 2018.

    The Fund will primarily pursue investment opportunities in Europe and North America and may opportunistically explore opportunities in Asia Pacific. The Fund has made two investments to date including Saur, a leading French drinking and waste water management company.

  • 13 Mar 2019 - 06:23 - FUZHOU - Local Press Report

    With an eye to the impacts of climate change, one of China’s leading seafood producing regions is offering lucrative subsidies to firms to kick-start innovation in water monitoring systems for the

  • 13 Mar 2019 - 06:19 - CARACAS, Venezuela - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Intensifying the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela, a power black out has put operations of water utilities at risk. Caracas began to “go dry” March 11with water services almost nonexistent in large parts of the capital.

  • 12 Mar 2019 - 09:00 - MOSCOW, RUSSIA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Russian prosecutors will seek to stop a Chinese company from building a water-bottling plant on Vladimir Putin’s favorite lake amid local concerns that Baikal may be drained and polluted. Siberia's Lake Baikal is the deepest lake and largest reservoir of fresh water on Earth. Putin likes to be photographed bathing and diving there.

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