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  1. Water Pipeline Between Israeli Settlements Will Disrupt Palestinian Farmers

    14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pi ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/14/2018 - 09:34

  2. Trump Administration Seeks To Gut US Water Protections

    12 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government agencies this week proposed a redefinition of “waters of the United States” that “clarifies” federal authority under previous President Obama’s Clean Water Act. Envir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2018 - 10:02

  3. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  4. Groundwater Extraction, Dam Construction, Droughts Causing Tehran To Sink

    12 Dec 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Scientists have reported that between 2003 and 2017 three areas in the Tehran region of Iran sank sometimes more than 25 centimeters per year, and several meters in total. Two researchers from GFZ GeoF ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:36

  5. Pigs Must Get Better Water In Effort To Reduce Anti-biotics

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report DISS Pig World Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and ForFarmers staged a series of roadshows in November focusing on the balance between pig health and responsible antibiotic use. This included ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  6. NZ Court In Fight Between Avocado Growers And Wetlands Conservation Lobby

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Newsroom A battle over the rights of a wetland and 17 avocado orchards to ground water will unfold in the Environment Court this week. The Department of Conservation (DOC) is appealing a resource consent g ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  7. Murcia Invests In Water Management Infrastructure Modernization

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report MURCIA Fresh Plaza Murcia's regional government will strengthen its investment in water in 2019 with 55 million Euro in order to guarantee water resources to irrigators and agricultural producers. These will go ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  8. Partnership To Secure Africa Water Security Through Transboundary Infrastructure Projects

    6 Dec 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe The Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) are partnering to support project preparation, transaction management, resource mobiliza ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 09:30

  9. ADB Supports Kyrgyz Republic Efforts Climate Change Adaptation Efforts

    6 Dec 2018- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Info BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic The Kyrgyz Republic is to benefit from $38.6 Million USD loan and grant funding from the  Asian Development Bank (ADB)  to modernize irrigation systems, improve agriculture and land management, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/06/2018 - 08:55

  10. New UN Initiative To Save The Aral Sea

    4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/04/2018 - 08:54

  11. Salinity And Alkalinity Hit US Drinking Water, Eco-systems

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report COLLEGE PARK MD Maryland Today The increasing saltiness and alkalinity of streams and rivers is creating a toxic brew including metals and nitrogen-containing compounds, and threatens drinking water supplies and eco ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:19

  12. China Water Drilling Company Supports Giant Egyptian Sugar Factory

    27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report CAIRO Global Times People were all with smiles while seeing water massively running out of a 500-horsepower pump to cover a pool of sand in the middle of vast desert. It was during one of the pumping tests for a we ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2018 - 12:52

  13. US Climate Assessment Report Warns Of Water Security Risks; Trump: "I don't believe it"

    27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionall ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 14:28

  14. UK Government Climate Projections Anticipate Hotter, Wetter Summers

    27 Nov 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The United Kingdom has released its most comprehensive projections yet of how climate could change over the next century. The UK Met Office’s Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) which were ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 07:36

  15. Mining, Energy Policies, And Climate Change Shrink Lake Chad And Associated Rivers

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report ABUJA Leadership Speaking at the stakeholder’s engagement on contextualizing Nigeria’s water resource management in mining and energy policies in Abuja, yesterday, Executive Director, Global Rights and host communi ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

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