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  1. Brine Pollution Undercuts The Case For Desal: UN Report

    15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations Univ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 07:45

  2. IG4 Capital and Alberta Investment Management Corporation Complete $107 Million USD Investment In Brazil's Iguá Saneamento

    1 Aug 2018- 09:45 by Local Press Report EDMONTON PR Newswire IG4 Capital, a Brazilian private equity firm, and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), on behalf of certain of its clients, have entered into an investment agreement that will resu ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 09:45

  3. US Water-related Funds- Investment Opportunities Examined

    11 May 2018- 12:07 by Local Press Report TORONTO ON The Globe and Mail Against the backdrop of headline-grabbing shortages in Flint, Michigan, South Africa and elsewhere some investment funds are showing that investing in utilities and water infrastructur ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2018 - 12:07

  4. Canadian Province Accused of Suppression of Information Re: Potentially Dangerous Dams

    2 Apr 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER BC Policy Note Early last spring, provincial civil servants cut off virtually all communication about what the government knew about a sprawling network of potentially dangerous and unregulated dams in nor ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2018 - 09:30

  5. Montreal Invests $191 Million USD to Improve Drinking Water Networks

    31 Jan 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report MONTREAL ON CBC News The City of Montreal said Tuesday it will invest $235 million to improve the drinking water network on the western part of the island of Montreal. The plan is to close water filtration plants i ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2018 - 07:24

  6. Canada's Responsibility to Latin America Highlighted

    19 Jan 2018- 07:30 by Local Press Report OTTAWA ON Huffington Post Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. The country gets 70 per cent of its electricity from ...

    Local Press Report - 01/19/2018 - 07:30

  7. Nestlé Scales Up Water Stewardship and Certification Objectives

    25 Oct 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Twenty factories of the water division of the Nestlé Group will achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification by 2020, the company announced. Nestle, which produces 49 water br ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2017 - 06:56

  8. Ecuadorian Pollution Victims Bring Case Against Chevron to Canadian Courts

    29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47

  9. Open-Source Technologies Help Build Resilience to Water Stress: Study

    28 Jul 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER, BC American Society of Agronomy Communities around the world are familiar with the devastation brought on by floods and droughts. Scientists are concerned that, in light of global climate change, these e ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2016 - 09:00

  10. Water Cycle Instability Here to Stay: Expert

    5 Apr 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report HAMILTON, ON United Nations University The current instability and unpredictability of the world water cycle is here to stay, making society's adaptation to new risks a vital necessity when formulating developm ...

    Local Press Report - 04/05/2016 - 08:53

  11. Hydrogeologist John Anthony Cherry Wins 2016 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize

    21 Mar 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Renowned hydrogeologist John Anthony Cherry, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, has won the 2016 Le ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2016 - 10:00

  12. With Nine Employees Under Investigation for Environmental Crimes in Argentina, Barrick Gold Says No Health Risk From Cyanide Spill

    11 Mar 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, ON, Canada Canadian mining giant Barick Gold this week responded to Argentinian media reports that nine of its employees had been “processed” last week as part of a criminal investigation into the cya ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2016 - 10:02

  13. Human Waste Could Produce $9.5 Billion Worth of Energy: Report

    5 Nov 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Human waste has great potential as a source of energy, providing enough fuel to generate electricity for up to 138 million households, according to a new report released this week by the UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2015 - 10:06

  14. UNISDR Announced New Standard for Resilient and Sustainable Cities

    16 Mar 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) announced on March 13th that it will help pioneer a new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard in 45 cities that ar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2015 - 11:43

  15. Effective Water, Sanitation Provision “Most Critical Ingredients” for Sustainable Development: UN

    27 Feb 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Drinking water and sanitation provision and management are the “most critical ingredients for sustainability and development,” according to a new report from the United Nations University’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 10:28

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