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  1. Saudi Adsorption Desal and Cooling Facility Opens

    21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi Ara ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 11:34

  2. OOSKAnews Voices: Tackling the Increasing Challenges of Agricultural Groundwater Use: The Role of Policy

    7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2016 - 16:01

  3. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  4. Many Water Sources Threatened Due to Declining Snowmelt: Study

    12 Nov 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALISADES, NY, United States Due to the effects of global warming, many regions worldwide that depend on snowmelt to feed water sources are at risk of future shortages, according to a new study led by research ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2015 - 10:42

  5. More Than Two-Thirds of Reporting Global 500 Companies Face “Substantive” Water Risks: CDP

    6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BARCELONA, Spain More than two-thirds of the Global 500 companies that reported to CDP-- an international, not-for-profit organization providing a system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 06:48

  6. US Looks to Partner With Chinese Companies on DRC’s Inga III Dam

    20 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG The US government is considering partnering with the Chinese state companies that are expected to win the contracts to construct the controversial $12 billion USD Inga III dam project in the Democrat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2014 - 10:11

  7. DRC, South Africa Sign Agreement for $12 Billion Congo River Project

    4 Nov 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Africa last week signed an agreement for a $12 billion USD hydropower project on the Congo River. Under the agreement, S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2013 - 10:18

  8. Officials Deny That China’s Drinking Water Is at Risk for Arsenic Contamination

    26 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China An expert from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) said this week that the nation’s drinking water is not at risk of arsenic contamination. He was responding to a recent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/26/2013 - 10:02

  9. Millions of Chinese Face Arsenic Contaminated Water

    23 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Some 20 million Chinese people are likely being exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water, according to a new study from a team of researchers. “In areas of high population density, the ris ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2013 - 10:15

  10. Singapore a Model for Water Management, but More Needs to Be Done

    Singapore’s water management is a model for the rest of the world, but while much has been done, there is still room for improvement, according to Drs. Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, two of the authors of the new book, T he Singapore Water Story: Sust ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:46

  11. Spain’s Abengoa Begins Desal Operations in Northern Chinese Province

    Spanish company Abengoa SA announced last week that it has started commercial desalination operations at its plant in Qingdao, in China’s Shandon province. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  12. Demand "Highly Likely" to Outstrip Supply


    Local Press Report - 10/23/2012 - 10:05

  13. Egyptian Contracting Company Wins $37.7 Million USD Pipeline Contract in Abu Dhabi

    The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $37.7 million USD water pipeline project in Abu Dhabi, company officials announced last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2012 - 09:43

  14. African Land Grabs Are Water Grabs

    Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 08:16

  15. Africa Committing "Hydrological Suicide" With Land Grab Deals

    13 Jun 2012- 08:25 by Local Press Report BARCELONA AlertNet A scramble for cheap African farmland by foreign investors threatens to leave millions of people without water and could ultimately drain the continent's rivers, a report warns. "If the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2013 - 08:16