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  1. Jordan Authorities Continue Crackdown On Amman Water Theft

    18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of acontinuing crackdown on ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/18/2018 - 09:49

  2. Surface Water Is UK’s Biggest Flood Risk, Environment Agency Chief Warns

    18 Oct 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK The Chief Executive of the UK Environment Agency has warned that surface water is the country’s biggest flood risk because of the reach of surface water; because people don’t think of it as a risk; ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2018 - 09:50

  3. Potential Shared Water Disputes- Causal Factors Mapped

    17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/17/2018 - 07:55

  4. New “Global Commission” Will Accelerate Climate Adaptation Action; “Flagship Report” Expected Within 12 Months

    16 Oct 2018- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The Hague, Netherlands World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates have launched a new initiative, the “Gl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2018 - 13:40

  5. Trump Replaces OPIC With Bigger, Better "USIDFC" To Take On China In Developing Countries

    16 Oct 2018- 15:43 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President Donald Trump signed the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act last week, creating a new foreign aid agency to replace the Overseas Private Inves ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/16/2018 - 16:23

  6. South Africa Water Department Official Suspended For Protecting Her Budget

    16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Business Day Department of water and sanitation deputy director-general for national water resources infrastructure Zandile Makhathini has been suspended for refusing to allow other projects in the min ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2018 - 13:15

  7. Gaza Water Crisis Is A Threat To Israel's Future?

    16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY The Daily Beast With Gaza’s water system on the verge of “collapse” a humanitarian catastrophe looms, including potential epidemics. The consequences will reach far beyond Gaza’s borders. Access Climate C ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2018 - 15:50

  8. Recent Increase In Cape Town's Water Consumption Is Not Sustainable

    16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News 24 Cape Town's water consumption rose to 546 million litres a day this week – up from 520 million last week and 511 million the week before. Although dams that supply the city are 76% full, expe ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2018 - 13:15

  9. Pakistan's 10 Billion Tree Program Will Make The Country "Cleaner Than Europe"

    16 Oct 2018- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expanded on his election manifesto pledge to plant 10 billion trees in the country to counter climate change and to “change the weather patterns”. Wat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2018 - 09:03

  10. Water Pollution A Leading Child-Killer In Gaza

    16 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel A recent study by the RAND Corporation reports that water pollution accounts for more than a quarter of illnesses in the Gaza Strip and that more than 12 percent of child deaths up until four ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2018 - 08:05

  11. Egypt Prez Says Water Issues Should Not Be Politicized

    15 Oct 2018- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told leaders of states participating in the inaugural Cairo Water Week (CWW) October 14 that water issues should not be politicized. “President Sisi stressed th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2018 - 08:29

  12. US Mayors’ Water Council Calls For Overhaul In Water Pipe Procurement Processes

    14 Oct 2018- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT, MI The US Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Water Council has released a report examining the daunting challenges US cities face with replacing hundreds of thousands of miles of aging and failing pipes, whic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2018 - 11:56

  13. Pakistan Court Threatens Mineral Water Companies Over Extraction Fees

    12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The Supreme Court on Thursday warned that the plants of mineral water companies may be shut down if they fail to pay Rs1 per litre for water extracted from the ground. A three-member b ...

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

  14. US Congress Approves Billions For Water Infrastructure, Drinking Water Safety

    12 Oct 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Senate passed bipartisan legislation October 10 authorizing billions of dollars in spending for waterway and safe water projects. The spending is directed at improvement of por ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2018 - 08:21

  15. EIB Announces Support For Water Projects In Egypt, Finland, Italy And Dominican Republic

    12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report LUXEMBOURG Diplomatic Intelligence At their monthly meeting in Luxembourg on October 9, the Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved backing for EUR 6.67 billion of sustainable transport, urban developm ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2018 - 06:41

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