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  1. Oil Dumping Contaminates Hanoi Tapwater

    17 Oct 2019- 07:49 by Local Press Report HANOI Vn Express International Days after many Hanoians had their tap water turn smelly, the culprit’s been identified- used oil dumped into a water source. The reason for a burned and pungent smell detected in the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2019 - 07:49

  2. Tender Inflation Exacerbates Harare Chemical Shortages?

    17 Oct 2019- 07:47 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe Government on Friday ordered the Harare City Council and other local authorities to abandon all the tenders they had been using to procure water treatment chemicals. In place of the tenders, Loc ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2019 - 07:47

  3. South Korea Raises Fukushima Water Release Concerns To London Convention

    14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Prot ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2019 - 07:29

  4. Nature "Shrinkage" Will Hit Access To Clean Water For Billions

    14 Oct 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new interactive map  measuring nature’s contributions to human well-being suggests that as many as five billion people, particu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2019 - 07:15

  5. US Tightens Regulations On Testing Drinking Water For Lead; Critics Remain Unconvinced

    12 Oct 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 07:39

  6. EEA Calls For Wastewater Treatment Efficiency To Adapt To Climate Change Impacts, New Pollutants

    12 Oct 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new  report  from the European Environment Agency (EEA) underscores that urban wastewater treatment now must also address additional challenges brought on by climate changes, increasing p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 07:31

  7. Warming Global Climate Will Accelerate Spread Of Legionella

    11 Oct 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report BONN Euractiv A warmer climate and Europe’s ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease, Professor Martin Exner said ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:17

  8. Armenia Villagers Protest Polluting Gold Mine Projects

    9 Oct 2019- 10:30 by Local Press Report GNDEVAZ France 24 Armenian villagers are locked in what they say is a David-and-Goliath style battle for the environment and their livelihoods, standing guard around the clock to protect their land from a multinatio ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2019 - 10:30

  9. Six Of Eleven Yangtze Riparian Provinces Are Water Stressed

    9 Oct 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG, China New analysis of China's Yangtze River basin indicates that six of the eleven provinces on the Yangtze River economic belt are water stressed. Representing about one-third of all the water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2019 - 10:07

  10. Trump Administration Escalates Water Feud With California

    6 Oct 2019- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO CA, United States In an apparent distraction ploy to increase political pressure on the water-stressed state of California, the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued a formal notice ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 09:13

  11. Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo Polluted By "Permanent Black Tide" Of Oil

    5 Oct 2019- 07:43 by Local Press Report CARACAS Phys.org Smelling like an oil refinery, the vast expanse of Lake Maracaibo has become polluted by its own reserves of crude as Venezuela's economic collapse has left wells and pipelines in ruin. This hu ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:43

  12. India Government Pushes For Mandatory Standard Compliance For Tap Water Quality

    5 Oct 2019- 07:48 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Economic Times The Centre will soon start consultation process to make mandatory compliance of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) quality standard for tap water to begin with in the national capital, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:55

  13. China: Chemical Plant Fined For Dumping Untreated Acid Into Canal

    2 Oct 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report JIANGSU South China Morning Post A Jiangsu chemical plant has been fined 20 million yuan (US$2.88 million) for dumping almost 2,700 tonnes of liquid acid waste into the Grand Canal, causing environmental damage “bey ...

    Local Press Report - 10/02/2019 - 11:04

  14. Zimbabwe Government Appoints Task Force To Resolve Harare's Water Crisis

    3 Oct 2019- 04:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Government of Zimbabwe has announced the establishment of a special task-force to devise an immediate solution to capital city Harare’s worsening water crisis. The 30 September announcement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2019 - 04:22

  15. Launch Of Global Media Platform “The Water Diplomat”

    10 Oct 2019- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The Geneva Water Hub and OOSKAnews hosted an international press conference at the Geneva Water Hub 4 October to launch the global media platform “The Water Diplomat”. Footage of the press ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2019 - 10:35

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