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  1. England Flood Defenses "Unfit For Purpose"

    27 Jan 2021- 12:47 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent An estimated 3,460 of the UK’s “high consequence” flood defences were in such a state of disrepair in 2020 they were deemed unfit for purpose, according to Environment Agency inspectors. A re ...

    Local Press Report - 01/27/2021 - 12:47

  2. Flint Water Scandal: Michigan’s Ex-Governor Charged with Neglect of Duty

    26 Jan 2021- 14:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT MI, United States The former Governor of the US State of Michigan is among a group of 9 defendants facing criminal charges following a new investigation into the Flint water scandal. Rick Synder, along w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/26/2021 - 14:54

  3. Snyder Charged Over Flint Water Crisis Neglect

    18 Jan 2021- 08:16 by Local Press Report LANSING MI CNN Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and former Flint Public Works director Howard Croft were each charged Wednesday with two counts of willful neglect of duty as part of an investigation into the Flint ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:37

  4. How Flint Water Scandal Impacts COVID Vaccine Mindsets

    18 Jan 2021- 08:41 by Local Press Report DETROIT MI NBC News In the weeks since the arrival of the first Covid-19 vaccines, the Rev. Dr. Sarah Bailey has been fielding calls from friends and neighbors in Flint. The people reaching out to Bailey aren' ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:41

  5. Human Rights Downside Of Zimbabwe's Pandemic Lockdown

    21 Jan 2021- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Human rights groups have called on the Zimbabwean government to ensure access to clean water amid tightening COVID-19 lockdown restrictions across the country. The Zimbabwe Human rights NGO Fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 11:12

  6. EC Will Fine Lithuania For Wastewater Treatment Failures

    11 Jan 2021- 12:26 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Baltic Times Lithuania is facing sanctions of "several hundred millions euros" for its failure to comply with the EU directive on waste water treatment, the country's Environment Minister ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:26

  7. Extreme Famine Concern For South Sudan

    12 Jan 2021- 15:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The International Rescue Committee (IRC), is calling for international financial support to prevent famine across large swathes of South Sudan in the face of economic crisis, devastating floo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2021 - 15:40

  8. Darfur: 15 Killed In Water-related Violence As UNAMID Withdrawal Commences

    13 Jan 2021- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NYALA, Sudan A dispute over water access in the tribal areas of South Darfur, Sudan left 15 people dead at the end of December, just as the UN was widing up its 13 year peacekeeping mission in the country. Acc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 12:01

  9. Lawsuit Seeks To Halt Canada-US Oil Pipeline Over Water Pollution Risk

    13 Jan 2021- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent St Paul MN, United States Last month, opponents of Canadian pipeline company Enbridge’s new $2.6bn Line 3 Canada-US oil pipeline replacement project have filed a lawsuit to halt construction following concerns ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:35

  10. Brazil Approves License For Dam Disaster Mining Site

    3 Jan 2021- 07:51 by Local Press Report VITORIA Mining Technology Samarco Mineração is set to resume operations at its Germano complex in Minas Gerais and Ubu complex in Espírito Santo, Brazil, after it met the licensing requirements. The company has comm ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:51

  11. Christmas Oil Spill Hits North Saskatchewan River

    3 Jan 2021- 08:06 by Local Press Report EDMONTON Global News Contaminated water that leaked from an oilfield pipeline on Christmas Day has entered the North Saskatchewan River but has had no detectable impact on it, says a spokesman for Calgary-based oil ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:06

  12. German Development Bank Funds Tunisian Water Efficiency Programme

    3 Jan 2021- 07:57 by Local Press Report TUNIS Agency Tunis Afrique Presse Tunisia, on Tuesday, signed 2 financing agreements with the German Development Bank (KfW). An amount of €111 Million is granted to the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and F ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:57

  13. Counting The Cost Of Climate Change To The World's Economy

    9 Jan 2021- 10:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Christian Aid's annual assessment of weather disasters reports an estimated $150 Billion USD in damages in 2020, reflecting long-term impact of global warming. An estimated 4 Percent o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  14. Climate Change Impacts On Global Internet Sustainability

    3 Jan 2021- 08:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Slate The internet is quite literally in deep trouble, with a potential apocalypse approaching more imminently than you may realize. In about 15 years, the waters that are rising due to the effects of ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:07

  15. "Major Gaps": COVID Exposes Inadequate WASH Provision In Healthcare Facilities

    17 Dec 2020- 10:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organisaton (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) say in a new report that a lack of water and sanitation services at health care facilities has placed additional risk of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

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