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  • 9 Jan 2021 - 11:05 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the first major update to the US's lead and copper rule (LCR) in nearly 30 years. The new regulation means that homeowners, schools and childcare centres must be alerted of potential lead exposure from drinking water within 24 hours of detection. However, the revised LCR has received backlash from advocates who claim that the agency has not gone far enough to protect the health of US residents.

  • 9 Jan 2021 - 10:56 - Maputo, Mozambique - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a 2021 appeal for $52.8 Million USD to address the most urgent and growing humanitarian crisis across Mozambique. The campaign will support approximately 250,000 children who are most at risk to water borne diseases, many of whom have been displaced by climate disasters, socioeconomic hardship and conflict.

  • 9 Jan 2021 - 10:37 - LONDON, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Christian Aid's annual assessment of weather disasters reports an estimated $150 Billion USD in damages in 2020, reflecting long-term impact of global warming.

    An estimated 4 Percent of the economic losses from climate-related extreme events occurred in low-income countries were insured, compared to 60 Percent in high-income countries.

    According to "Counting the cost 2020: A year of climate breakdown", actual losses are far higher than those included in the report as most losses were uninsured.

  • 9 Jan 2021 - 10:51 - TEL AVIV, Israel - Staff - Water Diplomat

     

    PUBLISHER'S CORRECTION, 13 January:

    This news article (OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat) has been corrected to reflect a mis-spelling in the original article of "Metulla", and a misrepresentation of the legal status of the town.

    Lebanese and Israeli media are reporting a dispute over a border region irrigation project, centring on reservoirs under construction on the Al-Wazzani River on the El-Hamames hill in southern Lebanon, close to the Israeli town of Metulla.

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 08:07 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The internet is quite literally in deep trouble, with a potential apocalypse approaching more imminently than you may realize.

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 08:03 - NICOSIA - Local Press Report

    Gaijin Entertainment, the Russian publisher and developer behind titles like War Thunder, Enlisted, Star Conflict and Crossout, today announced a new post-apocalyptic online game called Age of Wate

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 08:01 - TAL ABYAD - Local Press Report

    With support from Turkey, water supplies have reached 35 villages in northern Syria’s Tal Abyad district after being disrupted for more than a year due to the sabotage of water and electricity netw

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 08:06 - EDMONTON - Local Press Report

    Contaminated water that leaked from an oilfield pipeline on Christmas Day has entered the North Saskatchewan River but has had no detectable impact on it, says a spokesman for Calgary-based oil and

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 08:02 - BENGALURU - Local Press Report

    The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) plans to upgrade 20 of its Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs), in the light of the National Green Tribunal’s order on the need for better treated w

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 08:08 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report

    Five water management plans to make water safer and more affordable will be presented to the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) for approval next Monday.

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 08:05 - HARARE - Local Press Report

    Parliament has moved to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, with legislators taking turns to condemn the use of the highly toxic element in gold extraction because of the serious environment

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:52 - BASRA - Local Press Report

    The Netherlands has committed USD $6.41 million to support UNICEF and The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to ensure that almost a million residents of Basra governorate have access to s

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:55 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China has passed a landmark law to protect the country’s longest and largest river, the Yangtze, to better conserve the much-beleaguered waterway’s ecology and environment.

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:58 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Climate change has been viewed as a national security threat multiplier.

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:57 - TUNIS - Local Press Report

    Tunisia, on Tuesday, signed 2 financing agreements with the German Development Bank (KfW).

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:51 - FORT COLLINS CO - Local Press Report

    The historic wildfire season of 2020 could impact drinking water for more than a million Colorado residents.

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:54 - PUTRAJAYA - Local Press Report

    The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will ensure that water supply operators replace problematic pipes as scheduled to prevent incidents of leaking or burst pipes which cause water supply

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:58 - HELENA MT - Local Press Report

    The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ratified their water compact with the state on Tuesday, ending a decades-long process to settle water right claims affecting a huge swath of Montana’s ir

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:54 - JOHANNESBURG - Local Press Report

    A malnourished donkey that went missing for a month has been reunited with its owners after being rescued by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) from an island on the Vaal Dam.

  • 3 Jan 2021 - 07:56 - JERLUN - Local Press Report

    Kedah [state] will take the raw water matter to court if negotiations come to a deadlock, Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Nor said.

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