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  • 31 Jan 2019 - 09:23 - GLASGOW - Local Press Report

    Scottish water specialists have teamed up with organizations from four other countries in a project designed to test new technologies.

  • 31 Jan 2019 - 09:23 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    Farmers using the system of rice intensification (SRI) in Nepal have consistently doubled their yields, according to Rajendra Uprety, a senior agriculture extension officer in southern Nepal.

  • 31 Jan 2019 - 09:23 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    Cape Town is losing 50 billion litres of water every year to thirsty alien trees surrounding the region’s supply dams - equivalent to two months’ water supply effectively going down the drain.

  • 31 Jan 2019 - 09:23 - OAXACA - Local Press Report

    Of 150 wastewater treatment plants constructed in Oaxaca by previous state governments, only 25 function properly, 30 function but with deficiencies and 95 have been completely abandoned, the State

  • 31 Jan 2019 - 09:23 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia.

  • 31 Jan 2019 - 09:36 - HOBART, Australia - OOSKAnews Info

    Sudden losses to food production ("Shocks") and their consequences across land and sea pose cumulative threats to global sustainability. New research launched January 29 by the University of Tasmania draws on over 53 years of global production data in crop, livestock, aquaculture and fisheries sectors to understand how shocks occurring in one food sector can create diverse and linked challenges among others.

  • 31 Jan 2019 - 09:43 - BOSTON MA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Eighty global investors representing approximately $6.5 Trillion USD have sent letters to six of the largest companies in the global fast-food sector calling on them to act on the climate and water risks in their supply chains.

  • 30 Jan 2019 - 08:20 - HELSINKI, Finland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) traded its first Nordic-Baltic Blue Bond January 24. The 5-year $220 Million USD bond will support investments in water resource management and protection.

    Issued in response to new types of pollution and increased pressure on water environments, the bond is targeted at sustainable development and project include wastewater treatment, prevention of water pollution and water-related climate change adaptation.

  • 30 Jan 2019 - 08:25 - LAHORE, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the visit is to inspect Indian hydro-electric projects in the Chenab Basin.

  • 30 Jan 2019 - 08:02 - TORONTO, Canada - Local Press Report

    In Canada there are villages and reserves, almost exclusively Indigenous, that continue to exist under long-term boil-water advisories.

  • 30 Jan 2019 - 07:42 - LAXENBURG, Austria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), seeking confirmation of casual links between climate conditions and migratio

  • 30 Jan 2019 - 07:26 - Brasilia, Brazil - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Brazil Iron Ore giant Vale SA has announced that it will dismantle 10 dams similar to the tailings dam in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho, which collapsed January 25 releasing a flood of mining waste that killed at least 84 people, with a further 276 currently reported missing.

    Fabio Schvartsman, CEO of Vale, the world’s largest iron ore miner, said it would temporarily suspend operations using those dams and spend $1.3 Billion USD to decommission them over the next three years. "We decided the company should, once and for all, do what it takes to remove any doubt about the safety of Vale's dams," Schvartsman said.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - CAMBRIDGE - Local Press Report

    As part of a bid to improve our understanding of future sea-level rises, a group of scientists and engineers led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have used hot water to drill a two-kilometre h

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    Chinese researchers have used a huge floating airship to conduct water vapor observation at an altitude of over 6,200 meters in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - KUALA LUMPUR - Local Press Report

    Ranhill Holdings Bhd aims to increase its capacity in Thailand to 174 million litres per day (mld) by 2022 by securing more water and wastewater projects from major industrial parks.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun, has urged the Japanese government to increase investment in the energy and hydropower sector.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - YAMOUSSOUKRO - Local Press Report

    Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced the financial close of a bridge loan facility contracted by Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE) for the construction of the 44MW Singrobo-Ahouaty hydroelectric

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - TEL AVIV - Local Press Report

    The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration sinc

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - HANOI - Local Press Report

    In the next three years, Hang Huu Huynh Waste Water Treatment Joint Stock Company, owned by entrepreneur Huynh Uy Dung, will pour about $432 million to build 100 wastewater treatment plants in envi

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - DUBAI - Local Press Report

    GCC governments are accelerating investments in the region’s water and wastewater capacity in order to meet rapidly rising demand.


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