18 Jan 2022 LHOKSUKON, Indonesia
Heavy rain displaces 30,000; deforestation contributing factor to mudslides; downslope rice crop failure feared
15 Jan 2022 WALNUT CREEK CA, United States
New $1 Million USD project funded partly funded by The Water Research Foundation will research and develop more effective nutrient management in wastewater treatment systems.
12 Jan 2022 NEW DELHI, India
Performance Audit Reveals Discrepancies In India’s Groundwater Management Regulations And Implementation
Groundwater extraction had increased from 58 per cent to 63 per cent between the period of 2004-2017, with a sharp decline in the number of assessment units considered safe. Violations of national groundwater extraction targets in eight states.
12 Jan 2022 JOHOR, Malaysia
Intermittent downpour in the southern state at the beginning of the year, saw more than 5,000 residents displaced and housed at 79 temporary relief centres that had been opened to accommodate victims. Prince Tunku has announced a river cleaning programme which will commence next month in Johor, in addition to special programmes to raise awareness of the importance of keeping rivers clean.
8 Jan 2022 RUNDU, Namibia
The company were only granted permission to extract water in June 2021, 6 months after operations had already begun. ReconAfrica has been accused of unsafe wastewater disposal, drilling without adequate permits and harm to local wildlife.
6 Jan 2022 TEHRAN, Iran
Unprecedented decade-long drought, followed by sudden heavy rain, deals irreparable blow to Southeastern Iran economy.
3 Jan 2022 IMLIDOL
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slashed through India’s notorious red tape and pushed aside thorny political divisions to see his tap water project through despite shrinking supplies.
3 Jan 2022 TANGA
Investment in rural water supply system will greatly expand access
2 Jan 2022 CORVALLIS WA, United States
OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
John Matthews, Executive Director, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation, reflects on COP26 and posits that water's position in the climate agenda is gaining importance.
5 Dec 2021 NIAMEY, Niger
Project will affect about 3 million people, is designed to strengthen management of water resources: increase access to services and improve resilience to climate-induced water variability.
5 Dec 2021 INCHEON, South Korea
Green Climate Fund (GCF) approves record- breaking 13 new projects for mitigation and adaptation action, with $1.2 Billion USD in GCF resources allocated for climate action.
15 Nov 2021 Islamabad, Pakistan
New funding for governance and tackling climate change