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  1. Submissions Open For New "Water ChangeMaker Awards"

    7 Apr 2020- 08:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden A 60-day submission period, commencing 6 April, for the new Water ChangeMaker Awards, opened this week. The new awards, targeted to those who have shaped water decisions that have helped to buil ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:10

  2. World Water Week 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID-19

    7 Apr 2020- 03:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has cancelled its World Water Week scheduled for 23-28 August 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden. After monitoring the spread of COVID-19, the institute ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:59

  3. Groundwater Scientist Awarded 2020 Stockholm Water Prize

    26 Mar 2020- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden Dr John Cherry, a world-renowned hydrogeologist and leading authority on threats to groundwater contamination is to receive the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize in 2020. As creator of the acad ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:01

  4. SIWI Chief Claims COP25 "Breakthrough For Water"

    18 Dec 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Stockholm International Water Institute Despite its shortcomings, COP25 turned out to be an important breakthrough for water on the climate agenda. Now we must make sure that all countries follow up on th ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2019 - 07:55

  5. Increased Ambition, Investment And Action Required In Pursuit Of SDG 6 Goal

    22 Sep 2019- 00:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and 23 co-signing entities have called for “wise and resilient water management [that] offers a pathway for integrated and transformative ac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2019 - 00:23

  6. World's Poorest Suffer Under Weak Government Systems, Funding Gap: GLAAS Report

    7 Sep 2019- 08:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden 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 R ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:36

  7. Worsening Water Quality Reducing Economic Growth by a Third in Some Countries: World Bank

    27 Aug 2019- 10:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden A new World Bank report “ Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis ” shows how a combination of bacteria, sewage, chemicals, and plastics is able to deplete oxygen from water supplies and tr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/28/2019 - 02:18

  8. Source-to-Sea Sustainability Guidance For Project, Program Practitioners

    13 Jul 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Historically, terrestrial, freshwater and marine specialists have worked more or less independently from one another and, so far, the linkages between source-to-sea have not been fully explor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 06:35

  9. River Flow Champion Wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

    22 Mar 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm International Water Institute Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for game-changing contributions to global river management. She has advanced the scient ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:41

  10. NIB Finances Improvement Of Stockholm Wastewater Treatment

    15 Mar 2019- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Nordic Development Bank (NIB) and Käppalaförbundet, a federation of 11 Swedish municipalities, have signed a $58 Million USD 30-year loan agreement, with proceeds to be used for upgrade of wastewa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 03/15/2019 - 10:01

  11. Nordic Investment Bank Issues First "Blue Bond"

    30 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HELSINKI, Finland The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) traded its first Nordic-Baltic Blue Bond January 24. The 5-year $220 Million USD bond will support investments in water resource management and protection. Is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2019 - 08:20

  12. Stockholm's World Water Week Highlights Water, Ecosystems, Human Development

    8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 10:33

  13. Toxic Algae Threaten Sweden's Drinking Water

    14 Aug 2018- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden Toxic blue-green algae blooms are creating problems at Swedish water treatment plants as Europe's heatwave persists. The blooms thrive at higher temperatures and water purifiers are at risk of fa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/14/2018 - 10:15

  14. Your Beer's Crap!

    29 May 2018- 16:32 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Local A Stockholm brewery is set to launch Sweden's first beer brewed from purified sewage. A collaboration between Stockholm's Nya Carnegiebryggeriet (New Carnegie Brewery), the Swe ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2018 - 16:32

  15. Nations Pledge $4.1 Billion USD To Global Environment Facility

    26 Apr 2018- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Close to 30 countries have jointly pledged $4.1 Billion USD to the Global Environment Facility (GEF)  for its new four-year investment cycle, (known as GEF-7). GEF is a partnership of 18 agen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18