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  1. Rio Police Investigate Municipal Water Contamination

    18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2020 - 09:35

  2. 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

  3. Turkey-Northern Cyprus Water Pipeline Disrupted

    13 Jan 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report NICOSIA Hurriyet Daily News The fresh water supply from Turkey to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) has suffered a disruption, Turkey’s agriculture and forestry minister said on Jan. 11. Bekir Pakdemir ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:21

  4. Australia To Cull 10,000 Feral Camels Amid Drought

    13 Jan 2020- 08:20 by Local Press Report UMUWA Live Science A lot of camels are going to die this week, as Australian hunters mow them down from the air. They aren't from the continent, but arrived in the 1840s on ships. Nearly 200 years later, they& ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:20

  5. 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

  6. Iran Inaugurates 3 Dams In Ardabil Province

    10 Jan 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Financial Tribune President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated three dams and an irrigation network in the northwestern Ardabil Province. Experts and independent observers say Iran’s push for economic developmen ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:24

  7. "Alternative COP": Santiago Protests Focus On Right To Water

    27 Dec 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Natural Resources Defense Council “Water, water, water, is a right, not a business, not a privilege”. Used as a rallying cry during protests, this chant rang out as an underlying current throughout an alte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:26

  8. Pakistan Installs Telemetry Systems To Curtail Water Theft

    27 Dec 2019- 10:36 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dawn Establishing an independent committee of experts to calculate the availability of water, building reservoirs and installing a telemetry system to remove doubts about water theft are some of the recomme ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 10:40

  9. 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

  10. Water Scarcity And Conflict Are Drivers Of Iraq Migration Patterns

    27 Dec 2019- 10:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq While human migration in northern Iraq is often driven by conflict, in the south of the country it is more often linked to livelihood factors such as water scarcity and the loss of arable land acco ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  11. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

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

  12. MENA: Climate Stress Fuels Unstable Political Situations

    27 Dec 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report MONTREAL The McGill International Review While our environment might not transform in one conspicuous event, combined small changes will add up over time, and tip over into the aforementioned catastrophe. No place ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:31

  13. EU Humanitarian Aid Supports Water Access In Ukraine Conflict Zone

    27 Dec 2019- 07:09 by Local Press Report Brussels European Commission The European Commission announced today an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:32

  14. 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

  15. Israel Accused Of "Hoarding" Jordan River

    27 Dec 2019- 07:10 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Conversation Two areas farmed by Israelis for more than 50 years have recently been returned to neighbouring Jordan. The association with water bodies is no coincidence: neither land would have been occup ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:33

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