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  • 28 Aug 2018 - 11:29 - NAY PYI TAW - Local Press Report

    Villagers in Thibaw township, Shan State, are urging parliament to stop the construction of the Upper Yeywa dam project on the Namtu/Myitnge river, saying it will harm their livelihoods and flood t

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 09:10 - TEL AVIV, Israel - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Health authorities in Israel are considering making more rivers and streams in the Golan Heights off-limits to the public after more than 60 people were hospitalized with suspected leptospirosis. The Jordan has been added to the list of suspected sites after five teenagers were hospitalized with the infection after canoeing in the river.

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 09:38 - TASHKENT - Local Press Report

    Tajikistan has no time to leave its neighbors without water as confirmed by the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon after talks with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 09:35 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Info

    International NGO WWF this week released an “update” of its 2013 Water Stewardship Brief paper. The initial document outlined a vision of water stewardship, but was also intended to be a roadmap for the future.

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 08:07 - FLINT, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The State of Michigan has ordered the state's Director of Health and Human Services to stand trial for the deaths of two men from Legionnaires' disease in 2015.

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 07:44 - MACEIO - Local Press Report

    Brazil's northeastern state of Alagoas has declared a 180-day state of emergency after dozens of cities in the region experienced water shortages that have affected more than 200,000 people.

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 07:44 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    Iraqi people have drawn attention to the lack of infrastructure and corruption among government officials as the main sources of the current electricity and water crisis that is devastating the cou

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 07:44 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China should step up efforts to win the battle against pollution and tackle key environmental issues, said Wang Yang, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultati

  • 22 Aug 2018 - 07:36 - DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Experts have claimed that the devastation caused by monsoon floods in Kerala, India would have been less severe if dam water had been released in preceding months. Catastrophic flooding killed at least 370 people and displaced 780,000 in the south western state.

  • 21 Aug 2018 - 10:03 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Water and Sanitation Committee of the parliament of South Africa reported this week that "lack of investment in maintenance of the sewage infrastructure” by the Sedibeng District and Emfuleni m

  • 21 Aug 2018 - 09:36 - WASHINGTON, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced this week that it had received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 Billion USD in loans from a wide range of prospect

  • 21 Aug 2018 - 09:04 - LAHORE, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar is to visit the United Kingdom and other European countries to speak to expat Pakistanis about water scarcity in the country and discuss fundraising f

  • 21 Aug 2018 - 08:22 - GAZA, Palestinian Territory - OOSKAnews Info

    The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, called August 20 on the donor community to immediately fund the procurement of emergency fuel t

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:40 - LAGOS, Nigeria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Water Corporation of Lagos, Nigeria has denied that the government plans to privatize water supply in Lagos State.

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - ANTANANARIVO - Local Press Report

    A Chinese-funded initiative seeks to drill about 200 boreholes – mainly in the southwest region. When complete, the project will enable more than 300,000 people to access clean water.

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - DHAKA - Local Press Report

    The construction of a China-funded mega sewage treatment plant started on Sunday.

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    The Asian Development Bank will extend to the Philippines a $300 million USD loan aimed at boosting private sector participation in the Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infr

  • 20 Aug 2018 - 08:50 - NOGALES - Local Press Report

    Some residents of Santa Cruz County are warning that the pipeline carrying raw sewage from Mexico into the United States could rupture as it did during last year’s monsoon, spewing millions of gall

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - RENO - Local Press Report

    The Nevada Division of Water Resources on August 17 denied water rights applications that the Southern Nevada Water Authority needs to support a pipeline that would move rural groundwater to Las Ve

  • 19 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - DAR ES SALAAM - Local Press Report

    Tanzanian police plan to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob. “They committed economic sabotage.

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