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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. Mekedatu Dam Project May Destroy Forests, Elephant Access Corridor

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The News Minute On Friday, Karnataka Water Resource Minister DK Shivakumar the visited site where the proposed Mekedatu dam would be constructed. Ahead of his visit, engineers from the Water Resource Depa ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:38

  6. China Officials Trumpet Water Conservancy Successes

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua Net News China has made headway in pushing major water conservancy projects amid efforts to enhance capacity on flood control, drought relief, as well as food and ecological security, a senior offici ...

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

  7. 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

  8. St. Petersburg Utility Bribery Case Initiated

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report ST. PETERSBURG Crime Russia Investigators of the Russian northern capital initiated a criminal case regarding bribery against employees of the State Unitary Enterprise Vodokanal St. Petersburg. According to the inve ...

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

  9. 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

  10. 20-Year Master Plan For Thailand Water Management

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The 20-year master plan for the country's water management system is expected to win approval by the national committee on water resources on Dec 19 after which it will be implemented, Depu ...

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

  11. Veolia Exec Fauchon Is WWC Prez Again

    6 Dec 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland The Board of Governors of the World Water Council (WWC) has unanimously elected Loïc Fauchon as its new president, succeding Brazilian Benedito Braga. Fauchon was previously WWC president from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/07/2018 - 07:59

  12. Glass Half Empty As Pune Tackles Water Scarcity

    6 Dec 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report PUNE BBC News While many parts of India are going through a sustained water crisis, the western city of Pune is trying to deal with the problem in a rather unusual way: many restaurants in the city of Pune have begu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 10:19

  13. Japan Flirts With Water Privatization

    6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan Times The Upper House on Wednesday passed a controversial bill by a majority vote to revise the Water Supply Act to allow private companies to run municipal water services. The government and the ruling ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 09:04

  14. Pakistan Supreme Court Threatens Shutdown Of Mineral Water Companies

    4 Dec 2018- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered mineral water companies to pay a correct price for groundwater extraction and fix water quality or be shut down. On December 3 Chief Justice Mian Saqib N ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 11:07

  15. Environment Secretary Assures Lawmakers UK Will Have Safe Drinking Water In Event Of No-deal Brexit

    4 Dec 2018- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK Environment Secretary was forced last week to reassure a parliamentary committee that the country’s drinking water would be safe in the event of a “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 09:50

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