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  1. Canadian First Nation Evacuates 60 Over Water Crisis

    26 Oct 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report KENORA Global News A First Nation community in northwestern Ontario that has been under a boil water advisory for more than 25 years says it is evacuating some of its members after a new issue with its water supply ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2020 - 08:00

  2. More Than 200 Million Americans Could Have Toxic PFAS Chemicals In Their Drinking Water

    26 Oct 2020- 06:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A new study by US think tank the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that more than 200 million Americans could have the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in their ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2020 - 06:59

  3. Humanitarian Response To COVID-19 Failed To Protect Women And Girls

    19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The need for enhanced hygiene practices due to COVID-19 resulted in women and girls, mostly girls under the age of 14, traveling more frequently to collect water, further exposing th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:25

  4. Basra City Canals Clogged By Solid Waste, Chemicals, Sediment

    19 Oct 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Basra, Iraq New satellite mapping of the canal system of Basra, Iraq, reveals an environmental disaster in the waterways. A  study deploying United Nation's Operational Satellite Applications Programme (U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:39

  5. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director of UNICEFHenrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s bu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2020 - 08:10

  6. India: New Model For Detecting Arsenic In Well Waters

    18 Oct 2020- 08:09 by Local Press Report LONDON Press Trust of India A team of researchers based in the UK, India and Switzerland have created a country-specific, country-wide model for finding arsenic in well waters in India, highlighting areas in the co ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2020 - 14:44

  7. Our Age Of Uncertainty: Human Rights And Water Security

    15 Oct 2020- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden An international panel gathered virtually to discuss human rights-based water resources management and water security at a webinar on 13 October, which was organised by the UN Development Pro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2020 - 08:53

  8. Pope Francis Emphasises Water In TED Talk Presentation

    12 Oct 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report ROME Vatican News In his second TED talks appearance, Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in “Countdown”, saying it is time to make planet-changing choices. “We live in a historic moment marked by di ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:21

  9. Michigan City Residents Sue Investment Banks Over Deadly Lead Pollution

    12 Oct 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY CNN Residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a civil lawsuit against three investment banks for claims arising from the poisoning of "minors, residents and water users of the City of Flint during t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:29

  10. Chemical Leak Poisons Dozens In Central China

    12 Oct 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report XIANTAO Global Times More than 20 villagers from Xiantao, Central China's Hubei Province, suffered from vomiting and diarrhea after being poisoned after drinking tap water. All of them have recovered except fo ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:19

  11. Expansion Of Water Distribution, WASH Services, Lake Monitoring In Kisumu, Kenya

    7 Oct 2020- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies. Funds will be used to expand the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 08:03

  12. 33rd UN-Water Meeting Addresses WASH Challenges In The Year Of COVID

    7 Oct 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Opportunities to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) on clean water and sanitation, and the role of water and sanitation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, were at the t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2020 - 07:00

  13. How The US Mismanaged Drinking Water Support To Puerto Rico After Hurricanes

    8 Oct 2020- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the United States mishandled distribution of aid, including water, in Puerto Rico after two devastating 2017 hurricanes, the countr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2020 - 09:08

  14. Texas Brain-Eating Amoeba Clear-up Will Be Prolonged

    4 Oct 2020- 06:40 by Local Press Report Lake Jackson TX Click2Houston The road to drinkable water won’t be a short one in Lake Jackson after a brain-eating amoeba was found in the water system. The discovery initially led officials to issue a do-not-use o ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:31

  15. Valuing Water From Source To Sea: aquaNOW Audience Panelist Insights

    3 Oct 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, United Kingdom Water is essential for human life. For health, food, our environment and ecosystems. It is also plays a central role in our economies, from agriculture to energy production, and manufact ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

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