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  • 4 Jun 2018 - 06:38 - MOSCOW - Local Press Report

    As Russian companies try to cash in on football-themed products ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, just about everyone is trying to capitalize on the tournament kicking off in 11 Russian cities

  • 4 Jun 2018 - 06:38 - AVEIRO - Local Press Report

    The waste from the paper industry could be the solution to remove the remains of drugs used by producers from the waters of aquaculture facilities.

  • 4 Jun 2018 - 06:38 - CAIRO - Local Press Report

    Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail signed off Saturday to raise drinking water and sewage fees starting this month by as much as 50 percent for consumers of all consumption tier.

  • 4 Jun 2018 - 06:38 - EAGLE MOUNTAIN UT - Local Press Report

    Social media giant Facebook has announced it will build a nearly 1 million-square-foot data center at the foot of Eagle Mountain in Utah.

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:10 - TEL AVIV, Israel - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Minister of the government of Israel has called on the country to abrogate responsibility for supply of water and electricity to the Gaza Strip in the midst of a humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian enclave.

    Media reported May 30 Yisrael Katz, the country's Minister of Transportation and Intelligence, as saying that "Israel should rid itself of responsibility for the Gaza Strip by cutting all of its ties to the Palestinian enclave, including ending water and electricity supplies" (multiple reports)

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - HELENA MT - OOSKAnews Info

    A Montana hemp farmer has secured a contract to use federally controlled water for irrigation after a year of battling US federal regulations.

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - SHIMLA - Local Press Report

    Following an acute drinking water shortage in Shimla, the Municipal Corporation is distributing water under police protection, with over 70 police personnel specifically deployed to deal with the s

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - WITSAND - Local Press Report

    A full-size demonstration plant that can desalinate water using solar power is to be built in Witsand, a town 250 km east of Cape Town.

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    The national and county governments have entered into a deal with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for supply of clean water to locals. The agreement will be expanded with time.

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - DAR ES SALAAM - Local Press Report

    The share of water supply, sewerage and waste management sector to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has gone down by more than 50% over the last nine years.

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - DUSHANBE - Local Press Report

    Dushanbe will host the International High-level Conference on International Decade for Action 'Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028" to be held June 20-22 at the initiative of the Tajik gove

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - KUCHING - Local Press Report

    Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg said today the state government will spend RM2 billion this year to increase the supply of treated water, especially to households in remote areas.

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - TIRANA - Local Press Report

    Albania and Germany on Wednesday signed an agreement to conduct preliminary studies on water and sanitation investments in 11 municipalities in Albania.

  • 31 May 2018 - 10:32 - SALALAH - Local Press Report

    Salalah Wastewater Services Company has signed three wastewater services agreements worth around $44mn.

  • 31 May 2018 - 09:30 - TEHRAN, Iran - OOSKAnews Info

    Hamid Zohrabi, deputy environment chief for natural environment of Iran, sounded the alarm this week about a decline in the number of wildlife species due to ongoing drought, particularly in the ce

  • 31 May 2018 - 08:51 - ATLANTA GA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Unted States Center for Disease Control's (CDC) 2018 report on the health of public swimming pools has revealed that 27,000 people became ill from recreational water, including pools, hot tubs

  • 31 May 2018 - 08:41 - KABUL, Afghanistan - OOSKAnews Info

    Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is reported to have "banned" international travel by the leadership of the country's Energy and Water Ministry until certain water infrastructure deadlines have been met.

    "No one is allowed to travel until the three-year work plan of the $23 Million USD Machalgho dam and other projects of the Ministry is prepared and submitted to the Presidential Office", according to Ministry spokesperson Asif Ghafori. (MENA FN)

  • 31 May 2018 - 06:08 - BASEL, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Chemical company Lonza Group has been accused this week of negligently contaminating drinking water in Switzerland. According to the public prosecutor’s office of the Swiss canton of Valais, Lonz allowed a carcinogenic solvent to pollute the water of Visp, in Valais, for years but failed to do anything about the contamination.

  • 31 May 2018 - 05:27 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $375 million USD loan for a project that aims to contribute to doubling farming incomes in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh by expanding irrigation networks and system efficiency.

  • 30 May 2018 - 09:08 - KUANTAN - Local Press Report

    Following accusations of water theft, Alliance Steel (M) Sdn Bhd is being investigated by the National Water Services Commission (SPAN) following accusations that it stole nearly RM500,000 worth of


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