14 Apr 2021 CAPE TOWN
Poor economic growth, a water deficit, poor monitoring and data collection, increasing pollution and water stress worsened by climate change contribute.
14 Apr 2021 ANKARA
Diplomatic and media bickering regarding what happened in Ankara. Xinjiang-related issues related?
10 Apr 2021 NAYPIYTAW
Myanmar’s young people are calling on their fellow citizens not to celebrate the country’s major traditional new year water festival next week. The boycott is an act of defiance and a way of honoring around 500 killed by the military junta.
1 Apr 2021 VATICAN CITY, Italy
Pope addresses the value of water on World Water Day 2021 and stresses food security and water quality are inextricably linked. Pleads for an end to wastage.
30 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Key milestone on the road to COP26 focuses on six key themes with specific water impacts: infrastructure issues, event preparedness, nature-based solutions, resilience and global security.
24 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews and Scotland, the Hydro Nation, brought together panelists for a discussion on different ways we value water.
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Happy World Water Day, 2021!
14 Mar 2021 BEIJING
One of the fastest accumulations of wealth in history.
14 Mar 2021
Basin Commission votes to permanently ban extraction of methane gas in the region.
14 Mar 2021 Bangkok
A Thailand operations centre is considering prohibition of water splashing during Songkran in order to limit spread of the virus.
4 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Two communities on the Niger Delta have won the right to sue Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) in English courts over decades of oil pollution that has damaged rivers, coastal areas and farmland as well as health, The UK Supreme Court overruled a previous Appeal Court finding that there was no real issue to be tried...
4 Mar 2021 VEVEY
The Swiss consumer conglomerate Nestlé has agreed to sell most of its North American bottled-water brands to two private-equity firms for $4.3bn, hoping to jump-start growth by focusing on a slimmed-down group of upscale, more on-trend brands. The world’s largest bottled-water maker said the sale of brands including Poland Spring, Arrowhead and Pure Life to private-equity firms One Rock Capital Partners LLC and Metropoulos & Co...
4 Mar 2021 ARUSHA, Tanzania
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has urged the Council of Ministers of its parent organisation the East African Community (EAC) to push forward on transboundary harmonisation in respect of the Lake Victoria Basin. A February report on the “On-Spot Assessment of the Lake Victoria Basin” was compiled by the Assembly's Committee on Agriculture, Tourism and Natural Resources (ATNR)...