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  • 17 Mar 2019 - 05:01 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved $200 Million USD of new long-term investment to improve water supply, wastewater treatment and flood protection in Kosovo, Belarus and the Netherlands as part of a total of $2.4 Billion USD of new financing to improve public services, upgrade infrastructure and strengthen private sector investment.

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 11:53 - MIAMI FL - Local Press Report

    Miami-Dade is built on the Biscayne Aquifer, 4,000  square miles of unusually shallow and porous limestone whose tiny air pockets are filled with rainwater and rivers running from the swamp to the

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 11:53 - HANOI - Local Press Report

    Vietnam coffee prices fell this week amid weakness in global robusta, as local farmers continued to face water shortage, while Indonesia witnessed supply build up and muted trade.

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 11:53 - DUSHANBE - Local Press Report

    The site where the clashes have broken out have seen regular outbreaks of violence over the years.

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 11:53 - DURBAN - Local Press Report

    South Africa's tap water is safe to drink, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Wednesday following a media report in which an online travel company alleged otherwise.

  • 15 Mar 2019 - 11:53 - ABUJA - Local Press Report

    The Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman N. Adamu yesterday said Nigeria remains second among the countries still practicing open defecation globally and first in Africa.

  • 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 - DAMASCUS - 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

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