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  • 16 Jul 2019 - 08:31 - New Delhi, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness at the loss of life, displacement of people and destruction of property due to the heavy monsoon rains and said the world body stands by to provide support if required. 

  • 16 Jul 2019 - 07:30 - DONETSK, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Eastern Ukraine utility Voda Donbasa (VD) has informed the WASH Cluster in the country of two incidents of violence which affected the beleaguered Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday July 13-14.

    There was small arms fire very close to DFS July 13, which started at 09:30 pm. One hour later shelling started at the same location (at 10.35 pm) lasting for one hour.

  • 16 Jul 2019 - 07:51 - SACRAMENTO, CA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    California's Department of Conservation ordered oil giant Chevron July 13 to immediately "take all measures" to the stop the flow and "prevent any new surface expressions" near a well site that has spilled about 800,000 gallons of oil-water mixture in the last two months.

  • 13 Jul 2019 - 08:19 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Water Services Regulation Authority of England and Wales (Ofwat) has announced new measures that impose requirements on water companies to strengthen their financial resilience.

  • 13 Jul 2019 - 07:46 - ROME, Italy - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported.

  • 13 Jul 2019 - 07:56 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The June 27 deadline for financially stressed Singapore environmental services company Hyflux Ltd and its “white knight” Utico FZC (UAE) to reach an investment deal has passed, but a joint update filed with the Singapore Exchange July 11 indicates that “informal discussions” continue.

    Read more than 100 OOSKAnews articles related to Hyflux Ltd here.

  • 13 Jul 2019 - 06:35 - STOCKHOLM, Sweden - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Historically, terrestrial, freshwater and marine specialists have worked more or less independently from one another and, so far, the linkages between source-to-sea have not been fully explored, according to a newly published "Guide".

  • 13 Jul 2019 - 06:27 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    US President Donald Trump's administration is considering a veto of defense spending legislation which seeks to address PFAS chemical contamination of water resources.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:47 - WARRINGTON - Local Press Report

    A total of 100,000 listening devices are to be installed underground by United Utilities to detect leaks.

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:51 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    About 1.63 million residents have been affected by heavy downpours and floods in South China, with about 77,000 resettled after the latest rainfalls, according to the Ministry of Emergency Manageme

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 10:56 - GUANGZHOU - Local Press Report

    Mussels, maritime creatures adhering to rocks and boat hulls, can inspire engineering innovations that help ensure blood transfusion safety, purify water and clean up oil spills, according to resea

  • 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.

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