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  1. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2020 - 07:00

  2. Zimbabwe: Decrepit Pumps Compound Bulawayo's Water Woes

    13 Aug 2020- 04:36 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO New Zimbabwe Antiquated Bulawayo City Council KSB water pumps are now compromising the quality of the city’s water, latest council minutes have revealed. The local authority has already approved plans to d ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 04:36

  3. Satellites Map, Predict Yemen Cholera Risk

    13 Aug 2020- 04:32 by Local Press Report SANA'A Earth Observatory A team of NASA-funded researchers has been using satellite and ground-based data to forecast the risk of cholera in Yemen and other countries. The map shows the forecasted risk of chol ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 08:47

  4. Accessing Clean Water To Improve the World: A Visual Resource

    12 Aug 2020- 06:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATHENS OH, United States August is National Water Quality Month in the United States. Marking the occasion, Ohio University has released a visual resource guide on ten ways that acces to clean water can improv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2020 - 06:24

  5. Contaminated Water Hospitalises 600 Kashmir Villagers

    11 Aug 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report BANDIPORA The Realkashmir News As many as 600 people have reportedly been admitted at New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC), after consuming highly contaminated water at Ajas village in Kashmir’s Bandipora distric ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:22

  6. LA Mayor Threatens To Cut-off Water To Irresponsible Partiers

    11 Aug 2020- 09:25 by Local Press Report LOS ANGELES CA Los Angeles Times Following reports of large parties that violate health orders aimed at slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday that he will ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:28

  7. Mexico: Canadian Silver Mine Cleared Of Water Contamination Accusations

    5 Aug 2020- 04:59 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Mining.com Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection issued a report stating that the subsidiary of Canada’s Fortuna Silver Mines, Compañía Minera Cuzcatlán, has not caused any pollution to ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:59

  8. Photography Initiative Marks 10 Years Of The Human Right To Water

    5 Aug 2020- 04:53 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The UN declared access to water and sanitation a human right a decade ago, but 785 million people worldwide still have no water close to home. Ten photographs marking the 10th anniversary of acce ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:53

  9. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  10. Crucial Clean Water Access Support From AfDB

    30 Jul 2020- 10:48 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA African Development Bank From Mozambique in the south to Morocco in the north, 20 million people in rural and urban areas of Africa have gained access to clean drinking water for the first time, thanks ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2020 - 10:48

  11. Pan-European Wastewater Testing To Detect Coronavirus

    30 Jul 2020- 10:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has announced creation of a pan-European Umbrella Study to examine RNA fragments of SARS-CoV2 in wastewater. The purpose of the study is to reliably monitor the pre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:40

  12. COVID Situation May Be "Concealing" Underlying Cholera Crisis In Yemen

    29 Jul 2020- 10:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat Sana'a, Yemen Thousands of people in war-torn Yemen could be dying from undetected cases of cholera because COVID-19 has overwhelmed the country’s health facilities and people are too frightened to seek tre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:37

  13. Focus On Water Infrastructure Should Be Central To South Africa's COVID Recovery Strategy

    29 Jul 2020- 06:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat PRETORIA, South Africa Post-COVID recovery in South Africa should involve investment in water infrastructure at the core to creating jobs, according to a policy brief by research organisation Trade & Industr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:57

  14. World Bank Support To Protect Malawi Watersheds, Improve Rural Livelihoods

    14 Jul 2020- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States New World Bank funding totalling $157 Million USD will be directed to the Malawi Watershed Services Improvement Project (MWASIP) that will restore degraded land and forest cover in o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:57

  15. Conflict And COVID Effects On Water Access And Basic Services In Eastern Ukraine

    7 Jul 2020- 09:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing shelling in eastern Ukraine continues to disrupt vital water supplies and access to food and basic services, a 25 June  assessment from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) reports. Meantime  ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:32

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