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  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:14 - SAO PAULO - Local Press Report

    The approval of the new regulatory framework for the basic sanitation sector in Brazil poses challenges for companies in the sector, but should not pressure their ratings in the short term, says Fitch Ratings.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:09 - MOSCOW - Local Press Report

    Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia’s Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and Greenpeace said on Saturday.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:11 - SHIMLA - Local Press Report

    The Himachal Pradesh government is mulling to undertake mapping of glacial lakes to mitigate the climate-induced hazards and to undertake various studies to understand the threat arising out of climate change.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:12 - ADDIS ABABA - Local Press Report

    Ethiopia deserves and should claim payment for ecosystem services from other Nile riparian countries, said Girmachew Addisu Hydrologist and Former Irrigation and Drainage Monitoring Specialist at Abbay Basin Authority.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:10 - NEW DELHI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A senior Indian government official has told media that forces of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) deployed water as a weapon during recent fatal clashes witht Indian troops in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan region on 15 and 16 June.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:31 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    A lake near the Machuhar glacier had burst its banks on May 30, causing a flood that submerged farms, the local power plant and part of the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley, high up in the Hindu Kush Himalayas. Was this a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF), where the failure of an unstable natural dam releases meltwater from a glacier?

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:24 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    How can it be that in the midst of a pandemic, children living in the richest country in world history are being poisoned by tap water?

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:27 - SYDNEY - Local Press Report

    Sydney's water supply will struggle to cope with population growth and future droughts because the NSW government has failed to investigate, implement or support water savings measures.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:28 - YONKERS NY - Local Press Report

    Bottled water manufactured by Whole Foods and sold in most of its U.S. stores and on Amazon contains potentially harmful levels of arsenic, according to new tests by Consumer Reports.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:29 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    The broad leaves and delicate purple flowers floating on the Euphrates look breathtaking—but they are suffocating the waterways of Iraq.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:23 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Donald J. Trump on Monday called his successful drinking of a glass of water at his Tulsa rally his proudest achievement as President.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:25 - MONTREAL - Local Press Report

    The social license for battery material producers is challenged by water depletion, toxic dust and worker exploitation, according to a report released Wednesday by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:27 - LUXEMBOURG - Local Press Report

    The European Investment Bank has agreed to support priority water investment across Barbados, to improve water supply across the country.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:29 - BRASILIA - Local Press Report

    Brazil's Senate passed a bill Wednesday paving the way to privatize state-owned water and sanitation companies and attract more private investment to the badly languishing sector.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:30 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said the National Development Fund (NDF) is going to provide the ministry with €50 million of funding for supplying drinking water to rural areas across the

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:24 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Farmers won’t get paid for river water they lost out on during a drought in southern Oregon, because Native American tribes have water rights that rank above those of irrigators, stretching back to

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:26 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    Nepal has stopped the Bihar government from carrying out embankment-related work on the border and has laid the claim over the land as part of its territory.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 10:11 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The European Commission has confirmed that the European Union’s strong water legislation, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), will not be changed.

    The landmark confirmation for Europe’s rivers, lakes, and wetlands marks a success for the #ProtectWater Campaign that was launched in 2018 by WWF and European partners who, together, form lobgying group Living Rivers Europe.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 10:31 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Please note that after this week's edition of the subscription-based OOSKAnews International Water Weekly, the next edition will not be published until Wednesday 7 July (recognising next week's US Thanksgiving holiday). The OOSKAnews website will continue to be updated in the meantime, and the free monthly The Water Diplomat will be produced to our usual schedule next week.

    Very best wishes to you and yours, and stay well!

    The OOSKAnews Team

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 09:13 - MUMBAI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.

    In this article, Jayantika Kutty discusses a "Blue Peace Bulletin" for the month of June, 2020, titled "Beyond 2030". Blue Peace Bulletins are a series of monthly publications which aims to provide a snapshot of water, peace and security issues from around the world. In this article, Kutty elaborates on the necessity of having a long-term perspective on water governance based on how different variables impact a finite resource such as water. Kutty works as a Research Analyst with Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), a think-tank whose work revolves around water, peace and security issues and is based in Mumbai, India. She has been a part of the research team on several SFG publications which have been used at various international conferences and have been reprinted by the media in different parts of the world. Kutty has completed her MA in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes from the United Nations mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica.


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