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  1. English Water Companies Challenged By Government To Accelerate Investment

    12 Sep 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report LONDON Government of the United Kingdom The chief executives of fifteen water companies met today (8 September) with Environment Minister Rebecca Pow, who challenged them to do more to protect the environment and s ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 12:33

  2. Punk Rock Singer's Campaign For Clean English Rivers

    10 Sep 2020- 05:50 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Singer Feargal Sharkey has criticised a water company for "dumping" thousands of hours' worth of sewage in a river. The former Undertones front man, a "life-long fly fisherman&qu ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2020 - 05:50

  3. UK Government Approves Import Of Netherlands Wastewater

    3 Sep 2020- 16:29 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Sewage sludge containing human waste from the Netherlands has been passed for import to the UK, to be used on farmland as fertiliser, despite concerns over the safety of its use. Spreading the sl ...

    Local Press Report - 09/03/2020 - 16:29

  4. UK Government Enhances Protection Of Water Resources From Mine Waste

    2 Sep 2020- 09:43 by Local Press Report LONDON Government of the United Kingdom As part of our programme of work to protect and enhance the environment, the Coal Authority is pleased to welcome new contractors onto our latest 4-year framework to help desi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2020 - 09:46

  5. Vast Scale Of Global Ice Loss

    25 Aug 2020- 03:10 by Local Press Report London, United Kingdom The Independent Between 1994 and 2017 the Earth lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice and the rate of melting is accelerating rapidly, according to scientists who used satellite data and other model ...

    Local Press Report - 08/25/2020 - 03:10

  6. Post-Brexit UK May Weaken Key EU Water Framework Directive Protections

    25 Aug 2020- 00:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom The head of the Environment Agency (EA) of England and Wales has expressed support for post-Brexit domestic amendments that would relax the EU’s water framework directive (WFD) that protec ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:40

  7. Crisis Response Register For Water Professionals

    24 Aug 2020- 05:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Water professionals who are interested in offering assistance to disaster relief efforts can now register with a "Crisis Response Register", created in thte aftermath of the 4 Au ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  8. Photography Initiative Marks 10 Years Of The Human Right To Water

    5 Aug 2020- 04:53 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The UN declared access to water and sanitation a human right a decade ago, but 785 million people worldwide still have no water close to home. Ten photographs marking the 10th anniversary of acce ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:53

  9. Spending On SDG Achievement Will Decline With The COVID Effect

    5 Aug 2020- 10:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom New research commissioned by WaterAid and End Water Poverty, released at the end of July, shows that the economic effects of COVID-19 means that low- and middle-income countries will have a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:40

  10. 2019 Was Deadliest Year On Record For Environmental Activists

    5 Aug 2020- 06:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom The murder of 219 environmental activists makes 2019 the deadliest year on record for people defending water and land resources from mining, agriculture and logging businesses. A new report ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:40

  11. London's River Of Microplastics

    29 Jul 2020- 06:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New  research from three universities in London reveals that microplastics are present in high quantities across the tidal Thames River in London and are being ingested by the river’s wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2020 - 06:32

  12. Bleak Future For England's Water Supplies

    14 Jul 2020- 10:23 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Some parts of England will run out of water within the next 20 years unless "urgent action" is taken. That's the view of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in a report on the state o ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:23

  13. Water Scarcity Is Greatest Risk to Metals and Mining Sector

    14 Jul 2020- 11:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom International credit ratings agency Fitch has warned that water scarcity is the greatest emerging risk in the mining and metals sector. A new  report, issued 8 July, identifies that locali ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:52

  14. Sacked Thames Water Boss Cashes In

    6 Jul 2020- 10:49 by Local Press Report LONDON This Is Money Britain's biggest water company has handed its former boss a £2m golden goodbye — after he was fired for a series of failings. Thames Water sacked Steve Robertson after three years in the r ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:49

  15. UK To Deploy Water Infrastructure For Gigabit Broadband Distribution

    15 Jun 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report LONDON ITV News Easier access to water and sewer networks could be enforced to help the rollout of gigabit broadband, under new Government plans. Ministers are looking into opening up access for broadband operators ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2020 - 08:21

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