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  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:58 - BULAWAYO - Local Press Report

    The Bulawayo City Council has announced that it will be indefinitely shutting down the water supply to the City until they are able to.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:44 - SINGAPORE - Local Press Report

    Singapore is a global hydro-hub, home to more than 200 water companies and about 25 research centres. And national water agency PUB has gone to great lengths to monitor, treat and improve its drinking water supply.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:48 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    India’s steelmakers, more accustomed to securing raw materials such as iron ore and coal, are keeping another key resource in their sights: water.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:54 - BUENEVENTURA - Local Press Report

    A Catholic bishop will spray holy water over an entire city from a military helicopter in an attempt to conquer the demons he believes are plaguing it.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:57 - ANKARA - Local Press Report

    Veysel Eroğlu, Turkey's special envoy to Iraq, on July 11 chaired a meeting to discuss an action plan to solve water related issues in Iraq. "Our President wants to improve relations with Iraq.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:59 - SAO PAULO - Local Press Report

    Shares of Sabesp rallied to a record high after Sao Paulo State Governor Joao Doria said privatizing the water utility is still the “best option” if Brazilian lawmakers approve a bill that facilita

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:46 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    In the wake of relentless rainfall in the region, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal on Friday issued warning pertaining to the rising levels of water in the rivers situated on Southe

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:49 - EXETER - Local Press Report

    The University of Exeter and South West Water have been awarded £10.5 million to fund a new research centre.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:55 - FLINT MI - Local Press Report

    US Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Flint, Michigsn is among communities already impacted by “the climate crisis and environmental injustice" and repeated the claim that children here have rising levels of lead in their blood and brain damage.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 11:25 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries to tackle climate change, end all forms of poverty and fight inequalities.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 11:51 - LONDON, UK - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water company efforts to protect the environment in England, UK, have been described as “simply unacceptable” in an Environment Agency (EA) report, with only one of the major water and sewage companies in England performing at the level expected.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 10:46 - MONTREAL, Canada - OOSKAnews Info

    The International Secretariat for Water, in partnership with the Geneva Water Hub and the World Youth Parliament for Water, has released a call for submissions for the Youth for Water and Peace Platform.

    The Platform, which is a part of the Blue Peace movement, is asking young water leaders between the ages of 18 and 35, to share visions for Water and Peace and to pay tribute to the shared flowing waters that bring peace.

    The application process closes on August 20,2019, with winners to be showcased during the 2019 Budapest Water Summit.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 09:53 - BERLIN - Local Press Report

    Germany’s federal transport secretary, Andreas Scheuer, has published an action plan aimed at dealing with extreme low water levels on the river Rhine.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 09:54 - BATH - Local Press Report

    Sponges in Minecraft are pretty darn absorbent—a single sponge block can suck up a total of 65 blocks of water before it becomes completely filled and needs to be dried out in a furnace.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 08:15 - NOVOBIRISK, Russia - OOSKAnews Info

    Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 08:18 - ALMERE, Netherlands - OOSKAnews Info

    Netherlands-based MUD Jeans is to receive $1.1 Million USD from green investment specialist DOEN Participaties and a north Holland sustainable development fund to improve the amount of recycled cotton that is used in its manufacturing process.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 08:04 - SASKATOON SK, Canada - OOSKAnews Info

    As a part of research about water security in the Prairie provinces of Canada, scientists from the University of Saskatchewan investigated how people cope with water problems or learn to share scarce resources, like water, gas, oil and energy.

  • 10 Jul 2019 - 08:10 - ATLANTA, Georgia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Glacial melting in Antarctica has increased rapidly and could lead to a tipping point and become irreversible according to new research.

  • 9 Jul 2019 - 08:29 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Chinese researchers have tracked water use over a 50 year period, mapping water scarcity; the ratio of water use to availability (WTA) and per capita water availability. Results indicate a rapid increase in water use, with the most water stress registered in northern arid and semi-arid regions from 1970s to 2000s.

  • 8 Jul 2019 - 10:53 - CHENNAI - Local Press Report

    In a relief to Chennai residents, the private water tankers who had announced an indefinite strike from Monday dropped the plan after authorities intervened.

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