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  1. England / Wales: Water Utility Shareholders Could Lose Dividend Perks

    13 Jul 2019- 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Water Services Regulation Authority of England and Wales (Ofwat) has announced new measures that impose requirements on water companies to strengthen their financial resilience. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 08:20

  2. Thailand PM Hails Success Of Water Management Investment Program

    23 Jun 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The government's "active investment" on water management has been successful in limiting drought damage to local communities and saving people from flooding in the rainy seas ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 08:07

  3. Argentina Supreme Court Upholds Ban On Mining In Glacier Regions

    11 Jun 2019- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The Supreme Court of Argentina has upheld the constitutionality of an environmental law that bans mining in glacial areas. A challenge to the law had been brought by Canada’s Barrick Go ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2019 - 04:10

  4. Misuse Of Groundwater Resources Causes Turkey Sinkholes

    10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report KONYA Daily Sabah Uncontrolled and negligent use of groundwater threaten the Konya Plain in the eponymous central Turkish province, which is known as the "grain silo" of Turkey for its vast wheat fields. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2019 - 07:39

  5. UNECE Reports Progress In Kazakhstan Water Resources Management

    9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2019 - 09:00

  6. Utility Management And The Internet Of Water

    9 Jun 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Info OVERLAND PARK KS, United States A survey of 430 participants across North American municipal, utility and technology sectors suggests that smarter infrastructure will become increasingly important in coping with threats ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 06/09/2019 - 06:40

  7. US Government Admits PFAS In Wide Selection Of Food Products

    5 Jun 2019- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has disclosed that substantial levels of harmful industrial chemical compounds have been found in food products. PFAS chemicals& ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2019 - 10:44

  8. United States: New Hampshire Files PFAS Lawsuits Against Water Contaminators

    31 May 2019- 08:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTPELIER VT, United States The US State of New Hampshire has filed two lawsuits against eight manufacturers of PFAS chemicals, including Dupont and 3M, for contaminating drinking water. Announced by Governor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2019 - 08:38

  9. Christchurch Seeks NZ Government Protection From Overseas Water Bottlers

    27 May 2019- 06:47 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff NZ Christchurch is pleading with the Government help protect its precious water from overseas bottling companies, saying existing laws are "completely unacceptable". The council wants t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2019 - 06:47

  10. Water Management To Be Modi's Priority If Re-elected

    20 May 2019- 08:23 by Local Press Report KHARGONE Economic Times BJP's manifesto has promised the setting up of a unified Ministry of Water to end the water woes of the country. From April to July every year the situation in at least eight states in ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2019 - 08:23

  11. Brazil Court Allows Norsk Hydro To Resume Operations At World's Biggest Aluminum Production Facility After 2018 Water Contamination Event

    18 May 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELEM, Brazil A federal court in Brazil has lifted a production embargo on Norsk Hydro aluminum production activities at the Alunorte facility. Operations have been curtailed since May 2018 following an enviro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 11:06

  12. Industries Seek To Water Down Europe's Protections Of Rivers And Lakes

    18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 09:22

  13. Hydro Industry Assesses Climate Change Resilience

    18 May 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new guide will help the hydropower industry to assess resilience to extreme weather events. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) guide is designed to inform all hydropower projects re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 07:35

  14. Sand And Gravel Extraction Threatens Riverine Environments, Ecosystems

    13 May 2019- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The scale of the challenge inherent in sand and gravel extraction makes it one of the major sustainability challenges of the 21st century. A new report highlights that sand is one of the la ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2019 - 08:07

  15. OOSKAnews Voices- "Are You Living Sustainably?"

    11 May 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Info OXFORD, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Kathryn Pharr and Alex Mauroner de ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/19/2019 - 05:32

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