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  • 7 Jun 2018 - 11:13 - ERBIL, Iraq - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The water crisis spreading  in southern and central provinces of Iraq and the counttry's Kurdistan Region has been blamed on dams built by Turkey and Iran slowing river flow.

  • 7 Jun 2018 - 06:31 - MYSURU, India - OOSKAnews Info

    The first-ever scientific study in India of small hydro-power projects (SHPs) has revealed that despite their being promoted as generating clean energy, facilities have a significant ecological imp

  • 7 Jun 2018 - 06:59 - LANSING MI - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A permit allowing Nestle to boost the amount of groundwater it pumps in the US state of Michigan has been formally challenged. The

  • 6 Jun 2018 - 08:17 - LARNACA - Local Press Report

    The Larnaca water board made a plea to the public on Tuesday to save water or it would be forced to impose fines on anyone caught using their hose to wash things like pavements, streets or cars.

  • 6 Jun 2018 - 08:17 - CHICHUAHUA - Local Press Report

    Rescuers searching Tuesday for seven people missing after a dam containing mineral tailings burst at a mine in the northern Mexican border state of Chihuahua found one body that was not yet identif

  • 6 Jun 2018 - 08:17 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has issued a series of decrees establishing water reserves, aiming to preserve sufficient supplies for tens of millions of people.

  • 6 Jun 2018 - 08:17 - MBOMBELA - Local Press Report

    A coalition of eight community and civil society organisations, that is resisting Atha-Africa Ventures’ proposed coal mine inside a Protected Area and Strategic Water Source Area in Mpumalanga, hav

  • 6 Jun 2018 - 08:17 - MUMBAI - Local Press Report

    China, the world’s biggest polluter, can give India a lesson on curbing water pollution, according to Erik Solheim, executive director at the United Nations Environment Programme.

  • 6 Jun 2018 - 08:48 - PALO ALTO CA - OOSKAnews Info

    A team from  Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth) has found that satellite-derived measurements of ground sinking in California could predict

  • 4 Jun 2018 - 10:36 - Tripoli, Libya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    "Unprecedented levels of fighting" last week forced closure of the Derna, Libya, desalination plant.

    The port city of Derna, in the east of the country, is facing severe water, food and medicine shortages, and electricity and water has been completely cut off for 125,000 residents (UNOCHA).

    Encirclement and closure of Derna, by the Libyan National Army (LNA), has been ongoing since July 2017, the United Nations says. Periodic escalations of armed conflict have occurred more recently, since the LNA announced it would start a large-scale offensive against armed groups in Derna. Since then airstrikes, shelling, artillery fire and fighting between armed groups have been ongoing at various intensities.

  • 4 Jun 2018 - 07:26 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The President of Manila Water last week announced the company's intention to grow its portfolio in Southeast Asia to 10 Percent of total revenue from the current 5 to 6 Percent (

  • 4 Jun 2018 - 07:35 - NANNING, China - OOSKAnews Info

    More than 63,000 people in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are affected by drought, the regional civil affairs department said June 1.

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

    China has been slowly cleaning up its water after years of indiscriminate dumping of industrial and household waste, overmining and the overuse of pesticides and fertilisers.

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

    The Mozambican Minister of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources, João Machatine has said water and sanitation sector projections indicate that his country needs to invest around $250 million a

  • 4 Jun 2018 - 06:38 - SACRAMENTO CA - Local Press Report

    California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday establishing new statewide standards to encourage water conservation.

  • 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)


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