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  1. Corporations Using More Water Despite Rising Water Risk

    24 Mar 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report indicates that 75 Percent of Corporations identify water risk exposure as being “substantive”. Over 75 Percent report exposure related to phy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2019 - 10:36

  2. Israel’s Exploitation Of Palestinian Resources Is "Systematic Violation" Of Human Rights

    24 Mar 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The leading Unitd Nations entity on human rights has criticized Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2019 - 11:01

  3. "Water Under Fire": Children Might Survive The Bullets, Die From Unsafe Water, Poor Sanitation, Hygiene

    24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2019 - 11:40

  4. Wilson Center Releases Animated Video On Water, Conflict and Peacebuilding

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC YOU TUBE In celebration of World Water Day 2019, the Wilson Center and USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation released a new animated short that celebrates how working together to ensure ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

  5. More Than 97 Percent Of Gaza's Water Does Not Meet WHO Quality Standards

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BETHLEHEM Ma'An News Agency More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer in the besieged Gaza Strip does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to th ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

  6. China On Track To Reach Water Usage Reduction Targets

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China is set to achieve its target of keeping national annual water consumption below 670 billion cubic meters by 2020, a senior official said Friday. Annual water consumption has been capped below 6 ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

  7. USEPA Chief Says Americans Should Focus Less on Climate Change Threats, More On Clean Water

    22 Mar 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, raised eyebrows this week by saying that Americans should focus less on global warm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:58

  8. Dire Consequences For Countries Exporting Virtual Water

    22 Mar 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The production of goods for export is depleting the water supplies of some of the world’s poorest countries, a new report from WaterAid warns. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is cru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 08:21

  9. Western US States Agree Drought Plan For Sharing, Reduction Of Use, Of Troubled Colorado River

    22 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER CO, United States Following about 20 years of drought and shrinkage in available Colorado River water resources, negotiators for seven Western states (Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevad ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 07:58

  10. Egypt Looks To Spread Culture Of Water Conservation

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) has launched a campaign to rationalize water consumption across the country. In a statement on Wednesday, chairman of the HCWW Mamdouh ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

  11. Hong Kong Expands Cavern Service Reservoirs Program To Free Up Land

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Black & Veatch The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water Service Reser ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

  12. Heineken Issues Water Stewardship Pledge

    21 Mar 2019- 09:30 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM Drinks Insight Dutch brewer Heineken has announced its ‘Every Drop’ initiative dedicated to water protection. The company’s targets for include 2030 maximising water circularity using recovery, reuse and ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2019 - 09:30

  13. River Flow Champion Wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

    22 Mar 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm International Water Institute Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for game-changing contributions to global river management. She has advanced the scient ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:41

  14. "Leaving No One Behind": 2019 United Nations World Water Development Report

    19 Mar 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019  (WWDR), launched March 19 with the theme "Leaving No One Behind", argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drinking ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2019 - 07:18

  15. Brunei Introduces Water Prepayment System To Curb Wastage

    19 Mar 2019- 06:58 by Local Press Report BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN Xinhua Net News Brunei is expected to introduce prepaid water meters this year to curb the high water usage in the country. "The use of clean water in Brunei is still the highest in Associa ...

    Local Press Report - 03/19/2019 - 06:58

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