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  1. UK Looks To Flooded Mines For District Heating

    13 Aug 2020- 04:41 by Local Press Report DONCASTER In a country with no operational coal mines, the UK Coal Authority has proposed to once again turn these operations to heating homes and businesses. But this time, they will not provide coal for burning. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 04:41

  2. 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

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

    5 Aug 2020- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 10:03

  4. 2019 Was Deadliest Year On Record For Environmental Activists

    5 Aug 2020- 06:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 repo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:30

  5. Naturally-occurring Lithium In Drinking Water Associated With Lower Suicide Rates

    29 Jul 2020- 12:37 by Local Press Report BRIGHTON Science Daily Naturally occurring lithium in public drinking water may have an anti-suicidal effect-- according to a new study from Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and the Institute of Psychiatry ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:50

  6. 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

  7. "Ridiculous" English Paddling Pools Threaten Drinking Water Supply?

    29 Jul 2020- 09:01 by Local Press Report BLACKPOOL Express Giant paddling pools are threatening drinking water supplies as the climate warms, experts say. Scientists in the industry have criticised the use of paddling pools which can hold a week's wo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 17:33

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. How Businesses And Investors Assess Water Risk

    9 Jul 2020- 12:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland OOSKAnews Talks Video Conversation HERE. Businesses face physical, reputational and regulatory risks driven by water, which will only increase with climate change. Understanding these risks an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:51

  11. 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

  12. Presence Of COVID In River Water Documented

    25 Jun 2020- 06:30 by Local Press Report MANCHESTER News Medical From the early days of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been found in the feces of those infected. Cities with a considerab ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 06:30

  13. 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

  14. Scotland Faces Summer Of Drought

    15 Jun 2020- 08:20 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH Daily Record Scotland went into the red yesterday as a new map showed how the nation’s ecology is suffering. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) says rainwater has been so scarce in the past ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2020 - 08:20

  15. "Water and Resilient Cities": An aquaNOW Audience

    29 May 2020- 09:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, Scotland Livestreamed and Recorded 27 May, 2020- CLICK HERE to watch "Water and Resilient Cities", an aquaNOW Audience Our world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:14