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  1. Submissions Open For New "Water ChangeMaker Awards"

    7 Apr 2020- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden A 60-day submission period, commencing 6 April, for the new Water ChangeMaker Awards, opened this week. The new awards, targeted to those who have shaped water decisions that have helped to bu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2020 - 08:36

  2. World Water Week 2020 Cancelled Due To COVID-19

    7 Apr 2020- 03:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has cancelled its World Water Week scheduled for 23-28 August 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden. After monitoring the spread of COVID-19, the institu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2020 - 03:52

  3. France: Stagnant Pipe Water Prompts Extra Chlorine Treatment

    6 Apr 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report STRASBOURG Connexion France Over the past few weeks, as many businesses have closed due to the Covid-19 crisis, in some regions, overall water consumption has dropped. As a result, more water has been sitting stagna ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:30

  4. India's River Yamuna Benefits From Industry Lockdown

    6 Apr 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report DELHI Deccan Herald Nature activists and enthusiasts are thrilled to find that the water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent in the wake of the national lockdown imposed to arrest the spread of coronavi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:34

  5. Virus Lockdown Improves Ganga Water Quality

    6 Apr 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report KANPUR New Indian Express The quality of water in the river Ganga has witnessed a significant improvement during the lockdown, imposed in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic. According to experts, the quality has i ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:25

  6. Papua New Guinea: Continuing Human Rights Impacts Of Rio Tinto Mine's Water Contaminaton

    4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:31

  7. Malaysia Repositions Environment Ministry As "Environment And Water" Ministry

    6 Apr 2020- 10:17 by Local Press Report PUTRAJAYA Malay Mail The Ministry of Environment has been rebranded as the Ministry of Environment and Water (MEWA) in line with the government’s decision to allocate the responsibility of water management and envir ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:41

  8. South Africa Centralises Control Of Irrigation And Water Catchment Management In COVID-19 Response

    6 Apr 2020- 10:24 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The South Africa Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addressed the nation on Thursday 2 April to give an update about the state of water affairs during the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:24

  9. Drinking Water Focus For US COVID Stimulus Legislation

    2 Apr 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Environmental Working Group EWG today applauded House leaders for making drinking water pollution a priority for the next COVID stimulus bill. Overall, House leaders have proposed to spend more than $7 ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:23

  10. Malaysia Urged To Release Report Into 2019 Water Contamination Deaths

    2 Apr 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Human Rights Watch Malaysia’s Health Ministry should release the results and act upon its investigation into the deaths of 16 Batek villagers in mid-2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The deaths occurr ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:19

  11. Tailings Dam Overflow Contained By Chinese Authorities

    4 Apr 2020- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARBIN, China The 28 March overflow of a Molybdenum mine tailings dam in China's north east Heilongjiang Province has been curtailed, after the second highest level of environmental emergency response in C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:09

  12. More Than 5,100 Km Of Asbestos Water Pipes In Ireland

    2 Apr 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Examiner There are more than 5,100 kilometres of asbestos water pipes in Ireland. The substance can cause cancer if inhaled, but Irish Water denies that is the case if you consume it through drinking-wa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:21

  13. Sewage Sensors Deployed To Track COVID Outbreaks

    2 Apr 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report CRANFIELD NEW ATLAS Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) technology has become a very valuable tool widely employed by authorities around the world, and now one of the scientists on its cutting edge wants to use it t ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:12

  14. North Korea Army School Hit By Contaminated Water

    2 Apr 2020- 09:24 by Local Press Report PYONGYANG Daily NK A large number of students and faculty at North Korea’s prestigious Kim Jong Un National Defense University recently began suffering from stomach pain caused by contaminated water. “The Ministry o ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:24

  15. Harare Residents Sue Government Over Clean Water Supply During COVID Lockdown

    2 Apr 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) has approached the High Court seeking an order to compel the local authority to supply uninterrupted clean water to residents during the current g ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:15