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  1. Bulgaria: New Environment And Water Minister Appointed Following Predecessor's Arrest

    18 Jan 2020- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria The parliament of Bulgaria approved the appointment of Emil Dimitrov as the country's new environment and water minister 15 January, following the 10 January arrest and resignation of pred ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2020 - 08:20

  2. US Government Set To Dismantle Wetlands Protections

    18 Jan 2020- 08:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico The latest Trump regulation rollback could remove federal safeguards for half the country's wetlands and millions of miles of streams. The Trump administration is preparing to further di ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2020 - 08:55

  3. 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

  4. Chile: Senate Rejects Water Rights Constitutional Reform

    13 Jan 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Prensa Latina The Chilean Senate's decision to reject the idea of legislating a constitutional reform to enshrine water as a public good was described as a national disgrace on Thursday. The text rece ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:26

  5. Morocco Invests In Improvement Of Rural Water Management

    13 Jan 2020- 08:24 by Local Press Report RABAT Global Construction Review The program, announced by King Mohammed VI on 7 January, will include the construction of dams, irrigation, improving the delivery of drinking water to rural areas, the treatment an ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:24

  6. Bulgaria: Environment Minister Arrested, Resigns Over Water Mismanagement

    13 Jan 2020- 08:18 by Local Press Report SOFIA Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project Bulgaria’s Environment Minister announced his resignation on Friday following detention and questioning about his ministry’s alleged mismanagement of water sup ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:18

  7. New Russia Climate Change Plan Acknowledges Extreme Weather Patterns; Looks To Drought-resistant Crops, Dams To Address Water Challenges

    11 Jan 2020- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has acknowledged that climate change has had a prominent and increasing effect on its economy and population and has released its plan to adapt to such changes. In a rel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 09:15

  8. Thailand Cabinet Approves Water Command Center

    10 Jan 2020- 09:18 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The cabinet is expected to approve the formation of a water management command centre with tasks mainly revolving around four areas-- forecasting, public warning and communication, management a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:25

  9. 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

  10. Transboundary Water Cooperation Hampered By "Fake News"

    11 Jan 2020- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Manipulation of information and dissemination of “fake news” are having negative effects on transboundary water cooperation, according to an advisor to the Stockholm International Water Insti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:52

  11. India Spends Big To Tackle Water Shortages In Heartland States

    27 Dec 2019- 10:35 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Dawn Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a 60 billion rupee ($842 million) plan to tackle water shortages in the country’s seven heartland states where agriculture is a mainstay. The ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:29

  12. Ethiopia Targets Full Water, Sanitation Access

    27 Dec 2019- 07:10 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA New Business Ethiopia The Government of Ethiopia has set an ambitious target to provide full water, sanitation and electricity access to all the citizens by the year 2025, government official said. This ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:10

  13. Climate Change Degrades Turkey Water Wealth

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah Turkey has weathered the consequences of global warming in recent years. As ecological patterns change seasonal temperatures, precipitation has gradually decreased. Mustafa Uzun, deputy directo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:15

  14. US States Sue Federal Government Over Weakening Of Clean Water Rules

    27 Dec 2019- 07:08 by Local Press Report SACRAMENTO CA San Francisco Chronicle The bitter fight between state regulators and the Trump administration over clean water intensified Friday when California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and several other sta ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:08

  15. Regulator Orders England And Wales Water Companies To Cut Charges To Customers

    18 Dec 2019- 08:20 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent Water firms in England and Wales have been told to cut bills for the average household by £50- or 12 per cent- over the next five years by the regulator Ofwat. In a report published on Monday ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2019 - 08:20

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