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  1. Oil Producer Bankrupt Because Of Lack Of Fresh Water

    19 Jul 2019- 13:10 by Local Press Report SAN ANTONIO TX Hellenic Shipping News Independent energy producer Remnant Oil Co has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, blaming in part a 2017 order by New Mexico’s land commissioner that left it unable to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2019 - 13:10

  2. France Drought Intensifies, EDF May Restrict Nuclear Generation

    18 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Water use restrictions are in place in much of France as drought hits crisis level in much of the country. France has suffered from lack of rainfall since last summer, compounded by an unpreceden ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2019 - 07:19

  3. South Africa Water Minister Urges Urgent Attention To Avoid Sector Collapse

    17 Jul 2019- 12:25 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live Lindiwe Sisulu, tasked by President Cyril Ramaphosa to clean up the department of human settlements, water and sanitation, says SA's water sector requires urgent attention and more reso ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 12:25

  4. Iran Resistance Movement Alleges Water Shortage Protests

    17 Jul 2019- 12:23 by Local Press Report MASHAD National Council of Resistance of Iran On Sunday, July 14, 2019, the residents of Hemat Abad, located in the suburbs of the 3rd district of Mashhad, northeast Iran, protested over the shortage of potable wat ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 12:23

  5. Queen's Jam-makers Blamed For Local Water Problems

    17 Jul 2019- 12:18 by Local Press Report TIPTREE BBC News A jam factory that supplies the Queen has caused problems with water pressure on a newly-built neighbouring estate, families living there have claimed. People on the Nine Acres estate in Tiptree, E ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 12:18

  6. China Golf's A Bogie

    16 Jul 2019- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has declared its 8-year moratorium on new golf courses a success. The NDRC adopted a “zero tolerance” approach in banning new golf courses in 201 ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/16/2019 - 15:23

  7. South Africa: Umlazi Protesters Blame Corruption For Water Shortage

    17 Jul 2019- 10:06 by Local Press Report DURBAN News24 Residents used trees and stones to block several roads in the Engonyameni area near Umlazi, south of Durban, on Monday. The protest was in response to a lack of water. Teaching and learning was disrup ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 10:06

  8. UNFAO: Conflict And Climate Conditions Continue To Exacerbate Food Insecurity

    13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 07:47

  9. India's Steel Giants Flag Water Shortage Crisis

    12 Jul 2019- 10:48 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg India’s steelmakers, more accustomed to securing raw materials such as iron ore and coal, are keeping another key resource in their sights: water. Two of India’s biggest steelmakers-- JSW Steel ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:48

  10. Zimbabwe City Shuts Down Water Supply "Indefinitely"

    12 Jul 2019- 10:58 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO Bulawayo24 The Bulawayo City Council has announced that it will be indefinitely shutting down the water supply to the City until they are able to. The Council added that the shortage of electricity will ma ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:58

  11. Guterres Labels Global Response To SDGs "Not Ambitious Enough"

    10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:25

  12. Survival Of The Wettest

    10 Jul 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Info SASKATOON SK, Canada As a part of research about water security in the Prairie provinces of Canada, scientists from the University of Saskatchewan investigated how people cope with water problems or learn to share scar ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/10/2019 - 08:04

  13. A Whole New Meaning To Virtual Water

    10 Jul 2019- 09:54 by Local Press Report BATH PC Gamer Sponges in Minecraft are pretty darn absorbent—a single sponge block can suck up a total of 65 blocks of water before it becomes completely filled and needs to be dried out in a furnace. A modder name ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2019 - 09:54

  14. 50-year Mapping Project Charts China Surface Water Use

    9 Jul 2019- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese researchers have tracked water use over a 50 year period, mapping water scarcity; the ratio of water use to availability (WTA) and per capita water availability. Results indicate a rapid ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2019 - 08:29

  15. Green Climate Fund Supports Pakistan Water Management

    8 Jul 2019- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SONGBO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has issued a $35 Million USD grant for water management and agriculture projects in the Indus River Basin in Pakistan. Home to nearly 90 million people, the Basin prod ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 10:33

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