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  1. Water Supply Recommences In Tripoli

    18 Aug 2019- 06:17 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Libya Herald Libya’s Tripoli-based Water Authority announced today that electricity has been reconnected to the Man-Made River Project wells in the Hasawna region located about 450 km south of Tripoli. With ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:17

  2. Dam Mismanagement Contributed To Devastating Flooding In Krishna Basin: Report

    14 Aug 2019- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNE, India Mismanagement by dam operators exacerbated recent devastating floods in India's Krishna River Basin, experts allege. The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) examined reservo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2019 - 09:47

  3. Seventeen Countries Face "Extremely" High Water Stress

    12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2019 - 00:55

  4. Zimbabwe To Import Power, As Kariba Dam Dries Up

    7 Aug 2019- 14:08 by Local Press Report HARARE Zim Live Imports are the only short-term solution to ending Zimbabwe’s power crisis as receding water levels at the main hydro-power plant continue to curtail generation, an official said on Monday. Zimbabwe ...

    Local Press Report - 08/07/2019 - 14:08

  5. Iraq, Turkey Meet On Dams, Shared Water Resource Imperatives

    3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guarant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2019 - 11:38

  6. Solar Panels Replace Crops In California Farmland As Scarcity Increases

    2 Aug 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report MARICOPA CA Los Angeles Times Solar energy projects could replace some of the jobs and tax revenues that may be lost as constrained water supplies force California’s agriculture industry to scale back. In the San Jo ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2019 - 11:11

  7. GERD: Tripartite Talks To Resume; Dam Is Defended By Israeli Weaponry

    30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 11:35

  8. Possible Solutions To Santiago Water Crisis?

    30 Jul 2019- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's capital Santiago is facing an alarming water deficit, fuelled by climate change, that will worsen in the next decades, according to a new report. Challenged by increasing demand fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 10:56

  9. Ukraine Will Not Supply Water To "Occupied Crimea"

    30 Jul 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report KYIV Ukrinform Anton Korinevych, the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, has stated that the refusal to supply water to the occupied Crimea is a right stance a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 11:01

  10. UN Water: Policy Brief On Climate Change Crisis

    28 Jul 2019- 06:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Describing the linkage between water challenges and climate change, a new UN Water Policy Brief calls for increased investment in improved hydrological data, institutions and governance, ed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2019 - 06:09

  11. US Iran Sanctions Damage Iraq Water Resources?

    26 Jul 2019- 11:04 by Local Press Report BAGDHAD Eurasia Review While Iraq enjoys some waiver from the US-led sactions on Iran projects (such as electric power), the negative impact that sanctions on Iran have on Iraq’s water resources remains underexplor ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2019 - 12:35

  12. Thailand Seeks Urgent Solutions To Address Imminent Water Crisis

    24 Jul 2019- 08:35 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Prime Minster Prayut Chan-o-cha will be asked to approve seven urgent measures to deal with the looming water scarcity in 20 northern and northeastern provinces. The solutions, part of the nati ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2019 - 08:35

  13. Thailand Authorities Address Historically Low Mekong Water Levels

    22 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has admitted that the Thai government can not directly mitigate the recent drop in Mekong River water levels, but looked to the resum ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:19

  14. Climate Apocalypse Now, Horror, Horror, Say Researchers

    11 Jun 2019- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A new report on climate change from the Australian think-tank, Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, has taken a radical, almost apocalyptic view of the impact and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:25

  15. AIIB Commits To First Investment In Nepal

    11 Jun 2019- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced approval of $90 Million USD loan participation in the $650 Million USD Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project. The commitment is AIIB’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:31

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