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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. US Government Set To Dismantle Wetlands Protections

    18 Jan 2020- 08:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico The latest Trump regulation rollback could remove federal safeguards for half the country's wetlands and millions of miles of streams. The Trump administration is preparing to further di ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2020 - 08:55

  3. Senegal's World Water Forum Will Focus On "Water Security For Peace And Development"

    15 Jan 2020- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The World Water Council (WWC), host country Senegal and host city Dakar have announced plans for the ninth triennial World Water Forum, scheduled for 22-27 March 2021 with the theme “Water Secur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:44

  4. Australia Bushfires And The Threat to Drinking Water, Ecosystems

    14 Jan 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Devastating ongoing bushfires in Australia threaten to wreak havoc on water resources as ecologists warn that resultant algae blossoms threaten freshwater ecosystems and diminish the quality ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 07:45

  5. Hospital In Scotland Is World's First To Achieve Alliance For Water Stewardship Certification

    15 Jan 2020- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAITHNESS, United Kingdom Caithness General Hospital in Wick, Scotland, has become the first in the world to be awarded Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification. AWS is a global membership collaborat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:27

  6. World Bank Finance For Aging Mexico Water Infrastructure

    13 Jan 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Aquatech A much-needed financial boost of over $100 million could soon benefit Mexico’s ageing water infrastructure. “The project is focused on two central issues: improvement in the energy efficiency ...

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

  7. US Drinking Water Protection Legislation Will Be Vetoed By White House

    12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2020 - 09:54

  8. Thailand: Government Establishes National Command Centre To Address Forty-Year Drought

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:39

  9. Report Future-casts Water, War, Peace Scenarios

    14 Jan 2020- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India A January 2020 report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) assesses the theory that “depleting water resources in the context of climate change, economic development and population gro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 09:26

  10. US Prez Candidate Would Set Federal Standards For PFAS In Drinking Water

    10 Jan 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report CONCORD NH Live U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he would create national drinking water standards for a group of toxic chemicals plaguing communities across Michigan and other states if elected president. The ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:17

  11. Egypt: USAID Supports North Sinai WASH Project

    10 Jan 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Egypt and the United States Agency for International Development have signed an agreement for an additional $6 million for the North Sinai development initiative, bringing the total in the bilate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:23

  12. The Climate Disasters Of 2019

    6 Jan 2020- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new report from NGO  Christian Aid  identifies and quantifies 15 of the most destructive weather events of 2019. All of the disasters (floods, cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes, tropical s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2020 - 10:03

  13. "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

  14. Argentina: Unrest Follows Relaxation Of Water Contamination Regulation

    27 Dec 2019- 10:35 by Local Press Report MENDOZA Mining.com A number of protests took place this weekend in Argentina’s central province of Mendoza, following the approval of a new version of Law 7722, which restricted the use of dangerous chemicals in mi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:28

  15. Ethiopia Targets Full Water, Sanitation Access

    27 Dec 2019- 07:10 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA New Business Ethiopia The Government of Ethiopia has set an ambitious target to provide full water, sanitation and electricity access to all the citizens by the year 2025, government official said. This ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:10

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