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  1. Groundwater Depletion Reaches Tipping Point

    Over-exploitation of groundwater resources due to irrigated farming, climate change and growing demand from residents and industries has reached crisis levels and now poses a threat to global water security. A new report from the UN Environment Program (U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:30

  2. Gadhafi Turns Great Man-Made River Into Weapon of War

    19 Sep 2011- 17:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA Moammar Gadhafi’s retreating loyalists apparently sought to turn the tide of Libya’s civil war in late August by cutting off water supplies to Tripoli, the rebel-held capital, from the Great Man ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:44

  3. Researchers Use High- and Low-Tech Solutions in Water Sustainability Plans for Africa

    23 May 2011- 13:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Because of its long history of food and water fragility, public and private donors see Africa as a priority.  With projects performing below goals and even failing, donors last year ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:48

  4. Libya's Man-Made River to Flow for 200 Years

    6 Jan 2008- 23:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Libya's Great Man-Made River Project could supply water for over 200 years — four times as long as originally estimated, officials say. The original plan for the project was based on a tot ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 16:00