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  • 9 Sep 2019 - 11:30 - CLUJ, Romania - OOSKAnews Info

    The European Union’s Cohesion Fund has invested $304 Million USD to improve water treatment facilities in the city of Cluj and county of Sălaj in north-western Romania.

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:38 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) drew widespread ire on Wednesday after he tweeted a video of himself drinking from a fountain attached to a toilet in a bid to show conditions inside migrant detention centers on the U.S.-Mexico border aren’t that bad.

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:28 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    A year after Delhi government announced ambitious plans to use treated sewage water, as Singapore does, to improve drinkingwater supply, Haryana has succeeded in stonewalling the project.

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:31 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced the creation of a working group of government agencies, academics and industry players to tackle the worst drought in 60 years which has spi

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:35 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Thousands of people are being removed from Kenya’s largest forest, a senior official said on Thursday, in a controversial move aimed at saving the country’s most important “water tower”, which has

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:41 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China has allocated 2.31 billion yuan (325.99 million U.S. dollars) so far this year to help repair water conservancy facilities damaged by floods and earthquakes, the Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) said Thursday.

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:39 - OTTAWA ON - Local Press Report

    In her new book "Whose Water Is It, Anyway?" rights activist Maude Barlow writes not just about the hazards of water privatization but about proactive efforts that communities are taking to protect

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:29 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new report released by the Intergove

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:34 - LOURDES - Local Press Report

    Kazik Stepan, 71, believes bathing in holy water at the Roman Catholic sacred site in France as a teenager made him able to walk for the first time in months.

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:36 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China's total annual water use is around 600 billion cubic meters, and water use efficiency has been improving, said an official.

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:37 - MUMBAI - Local Press Report

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people to work towards preventing water pollution during the immersion of Ganesh idols by ensuring that plastic and other waste does not go into sea.

  • 9 Sep 2019 - 05:39 - HANOI - Local Press Report

    Hanoi has been appealing [for] investment in water-related projects, said Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at a working session on fresh water supply on September 6.

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 11:17 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - TWD Staff

    The European Environment Agency (EEA) has projected that crop and livestock production will decrease and may even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe’s southern and Mediterranean regions due to increased negative impacts of climate change, including extreme events like droughts, heatwaves and floods.

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 10:04 - Wellington, New Zealand - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of New Zealand has announced ambitious plans to clean up the country’s waterways with major changes to the country’s freshwater standards.

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 10:33 - ROME, Italy - TWD Staff

    Favorable rains in Syria’s agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have reportedly boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain on many Syrians.

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 09:23 - STOCKHOLM, Sweden - TWD Staff

    The inaugural Blue Peace Index, an assessment tool to measure the extent to which countries and water basins manage shared water resources in a sustainable and collaborative manner, was launched at World Water Week in Stockholm.

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 08:36 - TOKYO, Japan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damage to Fukushima nuclear power plant which was hit by 2011's earthquake and tsunami.

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 08:00 - STOCKHOLM, Sweden - TWD Staff

    The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water have published the most recent version of the UN-Water Global Assessment and Analysis of Sanitation and Drinking-Water 2019 (known as the GLAAS Report).

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 07:00 - New Delhi, India - TWD Staff

    Investing in land restoration could not only help keep our planet healthy, but also be the starting point for resolving some of the biggest issues of our time, according to Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

  • 7 Sep 2019 - 07:15 - Dartmouth, NH, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Hot and dry conditions coupled with a rising population along the Nile River will reduce the amount of water available for residential, agricultural, and ecological uses in coming decades, according to a new study.


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