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  1. Seventeen Countries Face "Extremely" High Water Stress

    12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by TWD Staff 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 (Aqueduct Water Risk A ...

    TWD Staff - 08/23/2019 - 06:59

  2. Cuba Dam Fails To Supply Water To Local Residents

    13 Aug 2019- 04:53 by Local Press Report HOLGUIN Havana Times Cuba’s public water supply is one of our society’s most chronic problems, that has endured and spread in recent decades. It is in a critical situation nationwide, but I will only talk about wha ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 04:53

  3. 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

  4. UNEP And Panama Canal To Collaborate On Climate Action, Sustainability

    30 Jul 2019- 08:08 by TWD Staff PANAMA CITY, Panama A new collaboration between UN Environment (UNEP) and the Panama Canal Authority will develop programs and research, human resource training and knowledge sharing in order to advance efforts on sustainab ...

    TWD Staff - 08/23/2019 - 07:22

  5. Environmentalist Fury Over Massive Tanzania Hydro Project

    28 Jul 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzania President John Magufuli laid the foundation stone for the Rufiji Hydropower Project (RHPP) at Stiegler’s Gorge July 26, reigniting protests by nature conservationists. RHPP is in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2019 - 07:18

  6. UN Water: Policy Brief On Climate Change Crisis

    28 Jul 2019- 06:07 by TWD Staff 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, education and ca ...

    TWD Staff - 08/23/2019 - 07:00

  7. 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

  8. Chevron Ordered To Clean Up California Oil Spill

    16 Jul 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SACRAMENTO, CA California's Department of Conservation ordered oil giant Chevron July 13 to immediately "take all measures" to the stop the flow and "prevent any new surface expressions&quo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 07:51

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. UNECE Reports Progress In Kazakhstan Water Resources Management

    9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2019 - 09:00

  12. Geneva Water Hub "Water Talks": Dam Challenges In The Euphrates-Tigris Basin

    9 Jun 2019- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Transboundary water relations in the Euphrates-Tigris basin have been marked with political confrontations among the riparian states, namely Turkey, Syria and Iraq, mainly due to uncoordinat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2019 - 06:52

  13. New Tool Enables Smart Decisions In Watershed Management

    5 Jun 2019- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERKELEY CA, United States Computer and environmental researchers in the United States are developing a computational tool that will allow groundwater and surface water managers to plan management of water reso ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2019 - 11:29

  14. A Climate-change Driven Incident Could Endanger The 20 Percent Of Humans Who Live In World's River Basins

    5 Jun 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE CA, United States Curtailment of essential water resources, as a consequence of a climate change-driven incident, would cause significant financial and societal hardship for up to at least 20 percent of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2019 - 11:16

  15. Iberdrola Opens Brazil Hydro Plant

    27 May 2019- 06:49 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Water Power Magazine Iberdrola, through its Brazilian affiliate Neoenergia, has officially opened the 350MW Baixo Iguaçu hydroelectric power plant in Brazil. The plant, which required an investment of more ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2019 - 12:06

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