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  1. Rio Police Investigate Municipal Water Contamination

    18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2020 - 09:35

  2. Senegal's World Water Forum Will Focus On "Water Security For Peace And Development"

    15 Jan 2020- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The World Water Council (WWC), host country Senegal and host city Dakar have announced plans for the ninth triennial World Water Forum, scheduled for 22-27 March 2021 with the theme “Water Secur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:44

  3. Dengue May Be Latest Epidemic To Hit War-torn Yemen

    14 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sana'A, Yemen War-ravaged Yemen is experiencing what many are calling the start of a new epidemic problem with the spread of Dengue in the country. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 09:57

  4. Deadly Floods Hit Jakarta, Residents Sue Governor

    14 Jan 2020- 08:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia The combination of the heaviest rainfall in years, and being the fastest sinking city in the world, has proven a deadly combination for Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, as flooding has claimed a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 07:11

  5. Australia Bushfires And The Threat to Drinking Water, Ecosystems

    14 Jan 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Devastating ongoing bushfires in Australia threaten to wreak havoc on water resources as ecologists warn that resultant algae blossoms threaten freshwater ecosystems and diminish the quality ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 07:45

  6. Radioactive Fukushima Waste Destined For Pacific?

    13 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The government of Japan looks likely to proceed with a controlled ocean-release of radioactive wastewater associated with the Fukushima disaster, a move criticised by environmental groups in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 09:31

  7. Hospital In Scotland Is World's First To Achieve Alliance For Water Stewardship Certification

    15 Jan 2020- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAITHNESS, United Kingdom Caithness General Hospital in Wick, Scotland, has become the first in the world to be awarded Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification. AWS is a global membership collaborat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:27

  8. US Drinking Water Protection Legislation Will Be Vetoed By White House

    12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2020 - 09:54

  9. Thailand: Government Establishes National Command Centre To Address Forty-Year Drought

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:39

  10. US Prez Candidate Would Set Federal Standards For PFAS In Drinking Water

    10 Jan 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report CONCORD NH Live U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he would create national drinking water standards for a group of toxic chemicals plaguing communities across Michigan and other states if elected president. The ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:17

  11. Conflict Then Flash Floods: 230,000 Children Affected In Northern Syria

    27 Dec 2019- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat ANKARA, Turkey Flash flooding in northern Syria has particularly affected over 230,000 children who have already been displaced by conflict in 2019, according to NGO Save the Children. In Northwest Syria, severa ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  12. New Measures To Clean Up Mexico's Rio Sonora

    27 Dec 2019- 07:07 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Fronteras Mexican Secretary of Environment Victor Toledo promised to transform the Sonora River Valley from the site of a disaster into a region of hope. In August 2014, Grupo México’s Buenavista copper ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:07

  13. US Military PFAS Restriction Legislation Fails To Satisfy Environment Lobby

    17 Dec 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Congress agreed in draft, 11 December, a Defence Spending Biill that bars the military from use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals (per- and poly- fl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2019 - 09:03

  14. Veolia Knew About Flint Lead Poisoning Risk

    11 Dec 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report FLINT MI The Guardian Email exchanges in February 2015 between executives at Veolia and a city contractor show some senior employees were aware that lead from the city’s pipes could be leaching into drinking water. ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 07:53

  15. Is EU Water Framework Directive Fit For Purpose?

    11 Dec 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report LONDON Ends Report The EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) and other legislation needs to be amended to account for threat posed by the cocktail effect of different chemical pollutants, according to a five-year rese ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 10:01

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