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  • 22 Nov 2016 - 08:28 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Panama’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) has been unable to resume production of water at the Parita treatment plant in Herrera province after a week of outages.

  • 22 Nov 2016 - 08:28 - LUHANSK, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged members of the Minsk-based Trilateral Contact Group on Eastern Ukraine to take urgent action to provide water supply in the Luhansk region.

  • 22 Nov 2016 - 08:28 - PUNO, Peru - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Peruvian government will make a decision on the viability of an initiative to build 10 wastewater treatment plants around Lake Titicaca by December 29th, according to the Ministry of House, Construction and Sanitation.

  • 21 Nov 2016 - 13:12 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water quality in China improved during the first nine months of this year, due in part to implementation of the government’s action plan for combating water pollution, according to Vice Minister of Environmental Protection Zhao Yingmin.

  • 21 Nov 2016 - 13:12 - SIMFEROPOL, Crimea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Crimea urgently needs to address the problem of water supply for irrigation, Crimean Agriculture Minister Andrew Ryumshin said last week.

  • 21 Nov 2016 - 13:12 - HAVANA, Cuba - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Cuba has carried out nine projects to reduce water losses, with $221 million USD in financial support from Arab nations, according to Rosemarie Ricardo Batista, director of international relations and foreign trade at the country’s National Water Resources Institute (INRH).

  • 21 Nov 2016 - 13:12 - PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Selangor Chief Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali has denied recent concerns that water rates in the state will increase with the takeover of water concessionaire Syarikat Pengeluar Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (SPLASH), noting that negotiations between the government and the company are ongoing.

  • 21 Nov 2016 - 13:12 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India’s National Green Tribunal has said it will not allow the federal government to spend “a penny more” on cleaning up a polluted stretch of the Ganges in northern India.

  • 18 Nov 2016 - 11:17 - MARRAKESH, Morocco - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ambassador Aziz Mekouar yesterday (November 17th) issued COP22’s “Marrakech Action Proclamation For Our Climate And Sustainable Development” on behalf of 196 countries participating in the annual U

  • 18 Nov 2016 - 11:17 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    As part of a series of water stewardship narticles, OOSKAnews talked with Anders Berntell about the recent Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). [FREE ARTICLE]

  • 18 Nov 2016 - 11:17 - WINDHOEK, Namibia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Namibian government is holding talks with German development bank KfW on financing the feasibility study for construction of a desalination plant in the Erongo region.

  • 18 Nov 2016 - 11:17 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) is launching a new round of water disconnections for debtors in Panama Metro, Arraiján, Panama West, Panama East and Darién, Veraguas and Colón, who owe some $3.9 million USD in past-due water and sewer bills.

  • 18 Nov 2016 - 01:37 - MARRAKESH, Morocco - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    It was confirmed November 17th that Fiji will hold the Presidency of the UNFCCC’s COP23. The event will be physically hosted in Bonn, Germany, in November 2017.

  • 18 Nov 2016 - 01:37 - MARRAKESH, Morocco - OOSKAnews Correspondent
  • 18 Nov 2016 - 01:37 - TAIYUAN, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Twenty-nine percent of the surface water in Shanxi, China’s largest coal-producing province, is so polluted that it is unfit for human consumption, according to a report released this week by the Shanxi Environmental Protection Bureau.

  • 18 Nov 2016 - 01:37 - MOSUL, Iraq - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A multi-agency humanitarian convoy, led by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), reached the Iraqi city of Mosul this week for the first time in two years.

  • 16 Nov 2016 - 12:01 - MARRAKESH, Morocco - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The presidency at next year's UN Climate Conference (COP23) will pass to Fiji, with the event to be physically hosted in Bonn, Germany.

  • 16 Nov 2016 - 12:05 - TEHRAN - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, this week called for Iran to put hydro-politics prominently on its international agenda.

  • 16 Nov 2016 - 04:08 - MARRAKESH, Morocco - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The impact of extreme natural disasters is equivalent to a global $520 billion USD loss in annual consumption, and forces some 26 million people into poverty each year, a new report from the World

  • 15 Nov 2016 - 07:57 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Panama’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) has been unable to resume production at the Parita water treatment plant in Herrera province due to sedimentation.


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