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  1. Wastewater From Israeli Settlements Exposes Palestinians to Coronavirus Risk

    7 Apr 2020- 09:45 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestinian News Agency The Palestinian Water Authority Monday warned that dumping colonial Israeli settlements wastewater onto Palestinian vineyards in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron city, exposes ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2020 - 09:45

  2. India's River Yamuna Benefits From Industry Lockdown

    6 Apr 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report DELHI Deccan Herald Nature activists and enthusiasts are thrilled to find that the water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent in the wake of the national lockdown imposed to arrest the spread of coronavi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:34

  3. Virus Lockdown Improves Ganga Water Quality

    6 Apr 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report KANPUR New Indian Express The quality of water in the river Ganga has witnessed a significant improvement during the lockdown, imposed in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic. According to experts, the quality has i ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:25

  4. Papua New Guinea: Continuing Human Rights Impacts Of Rio Tinto Mine's Water Contaminaton

    4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:31

  5. Drinking Water Focus For US COVID Stimulus Legislation

    2 Apr 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Environmental Working Group EWG today applauded House leaders for making drinking water pollution a priority for the next COVID stimulus bill. Overall, House leaders have proposed to spend more than $7 ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:23

  6. Malaysia Urged To Release Report Into 2019 Water Contamination Deaths

    2 Apr 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Human Rights Watch Malaysia’s Health Ministry should release the results and act upon its investigation into the deaths of 16 Batek villagers in mid-2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The deaths occurr ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:19

  7. Sewage Sensors Deployed To Track COVID Outbreaks

    2 Apr 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report CRANFIELD NEW ATLAS Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) technology has become a very valuable tool widely employed by authorities around the world, and now one of the scientists on its cutting edge wants to use it t ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:12

  8. North Korea Army School Hit By Contaminated Water

    2 Apr 2020- 09:24 by Local Press Report PYONGYANG Daily NK A large number of students and faculty at North Korea’s prestigious Kim Jong Un National Defense University recently began suffering from stomach pain caused by contaminated water. “The Ministry o ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:24

  9. English Authorities Dye Toxic Lake Black To Deter Visitors

    31 Mar 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report BUXTON The Independent The Peak District’s toxic “Blue Lagoon” has been dyed black to deter people from gathering at the beauty spot during the countrywide coronavirus lockdown. Derbyshire Police revealed it had ch ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2020 - 10:30

  10. Netherlands Detects Traces Of Coronavirus Contamination In Wastewater

    29 Mar 2020- 10:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat AMSTERDAM, Netherlands Dutch government researchers have found traces of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in samples from sewage treatment plants at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. Trace elements have also been detected in ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:59

  11. Large Corporations Commit To New "Water Resilience Coalition"

    30 Mar 2020- 08:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The CEO Water Mandate platform has announced a new industry-driven, CEO-led Water Resilience Coalition. Endorsing companies of the CEO Water Mandate (currently over 150) commit to acti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:12

  12. Groundwater Scientist Awarded 2020 Stockholm Water Prize

    26 Mar 2020- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden Dr John Cherry, a world-renowned hydrogeologist and leading authority on threats to groundwater contamination is to receive the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize in 2020. As creator of the acad ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:01

  13. Water Pollution From Alaska Mines: “Gross Deficiencies And Failures Of The Regulatory System"

    15 Mar 2020- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A relaxaton of the US's permitting regime for mining companies lies behind an extensive record of environmental spills and pollution violations at five major operating “hardro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2020 - 08:02

  14. "Black Rain" Causes Concern North Of Tokyo

    10 Mar 2020- 10:36 by Local Press Report HASUDA Sora News 24 Among increasing occurrences of extreme weather around the world, residents of Saitama Prefecture were handed an especially disturbing phenomenon on 2 March when a black tinged rain was found in ...

    Local Press Report - 03/10/2020 - 10:36

  15. PFAS Water Contamination Claims Mount Dramatically

    10 Mar 2020- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) of the United States has filed a PFAS class action lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the makers of f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2020 - 11:16

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