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  • 26 Nov 2018 - 07:11 - LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Court of Auditors has completed its assessment of Member State compliance with the EU Flood Directive of 2007, concluding that there has been progress in assessing the risks of floods but that planning and implementation of flood risk management and protection is lagging. In addition, the auditors suggest that there are serious issues with proper allocation of funding.

  • 26 Nov 2018 - 07:18 - WEIFANG, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Chinese environmental inspection team has revealed a "cover-up" in Weifang, Shangdong Province, whereby city officials and the Binhai Economic and Technologic Development Zone had attempted to abate a pollution problem by throwing chemicals into the Weitan River in advance of a scheduled government inspection.

  • 26 Nov 2018 - 06:48 - Yaounde, Cameroon - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a $57 Million USD loan to Nachtigal Hydro Power Company of Cameroon to support construction of a $1.4 Billion USD, 420 MW hydropower project on the Sanaga River that includes 50 km power transmission line.

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - HOUSTON TX - Local Press Report

    In the months after Hurricane Harvey pummeled East Texas, Houston asked itself a hard question: How much blame does the city’s rapid growth deserve for the calamity?

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - KUNMING - Local Press Report

    Conservation group Friends of Nature has asked courts to halt construction of a hydropower plant on a stretch of China’s Red River known as the Jiasa to protect the last major habitat of the endang

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - KINGSTON - Local Press Report

    The National Water Commission (NWC), under their new Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) rate review request, intends to heavily subsidize the first 2,000 gallons of water used by customers.

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - TAIZ - Local Press Report

    With expensive fuel prices and damaged infrastructure, more than 12 million Yemenis are currently without access to clean water, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affa

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - FLINT MI - Local Press Report

    Nestle Waters North America says it's working on a new bottled water commitment for Flint even as it's criticized for promoting what it's done to date.

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - MUMBAI - Local Press Report

    Issues of unequal distribution, lack of planning, political interference and growing demand for water were giving rise to disputes among the different regions of Maharashtra, according to experts o

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - BENGALURU - Local Press Report

    Delivering the 12th New India Foundation lecture, Prof Sunil Amrith said water wars are not inevitable.

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - ABUJA - Local Press Report

    A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, on Thursday, expressed concern over delay in the execution of the proposed clean-up of oil spillage in Ogoniland, despite the availability of $177m

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - APIA - Local Press Report

    The European Union will continue to support Samoa’s water and sanitation sector and assist the country to overcome its challenges.

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - ABUJA - Local Press Report

    Speaking at the stakeholder’s engagement on contextualizing Nigeria’s water resource management in mining and energy policies in Abuja, yesterday, Executive Director, Global Rights and host communi

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - DAMASCUS - Local Press Report

    Syria will build a water storage basin near Ras al Basit town in Latakia province upon the project designed by Russian specialists, Hassan Nabil, the director of water resources department of the p

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    The latest scam has Iraq’s parliament investigating how $6 million worth of local currency stored in a public bank were damaged by heavy rains.

  • 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 - FORT MCMURRAY ALB - Local Press Report

    While the world watches, the mining companies operating here have been allowed by regulators to pursue a clean-up technique called water capping.

  • 22 Nov 2018 - 11:47 - AMMAN, Jordan - OOSKAnews Info

    A delegation from Jordan visited the Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Kinneret, November 19 to request an increase in the amount of water Israel allocates to Jordan. Drought, and pressure on water resources associated with an influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees from the war in Syria, put increasing stress on Jordan's water. 

  • 22 Nov 2018 - 11:18 - WINDHOEK, Namibia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Authorities from Angola and Namibia this week inaugurated the Calueque-Oshakati cross-border water supply project, distributing water resources from the shared Cunene River.

  • 22 Nov 2018 - 10:27 - WASHINGTON, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an unusually broad warning this week about a fresh outbreak of E.coli linked to romaine lettuce, and cautioned people not to eat any ro

  • 22 Nov 2018 - 09:38 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Council of the European Union, which represents the executive governments of the EU's member states, adopted a number of conclusions on "Water Diplomacy" November 19.


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