Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo

Water Quality

Displaying 1 - 15 of 12372
  • 13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. A 13 August report from the Joint Monitoring
  • 13 Aug 2020- 06:36 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Livemint In a major revamp of regulations, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set stringent conditions for commercial groundwater use, asking authorities to be tightfisted in granting permits, initiating swift punitive action in case of breaches
  • 12 Aug 2020- 06:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATHENS OH, United States August is National Water Quality Month in the United States. Marking the occasion, Ohio University has released a visual resource guide on ten ways that acces to clean water can improve the world. The guide and infographic
  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report BANDIPORA The Realkashmir News As many as 600 people have reportedly been admitted at New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC), after consuming highly contaminated water at Ajas village in Kashmir’s Bandipora district. 600 people diagnosed with Jaundice and
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States 509 new dams are planned or are currently under construction in global protected areas where there are already 1,249 dams with almost 40 percent planned for rivers in Europe, according to a new study. Protected areas are
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representatives. If passed, the bill would authorize
  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times A new Russian law that allows deforestation and construction near the shores of Siberia’s Lake Baikal has sparked backlash among environmental activists who say the law threatens protected natural areas. Lake Baikal, the world’s
  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:59 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Mining.com Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection issued a report stating that the subsidiary of Canada’s Fortuna Silver Mines, Compañía Minera Cuzcatlán, has not caused any pollution to rainwater collection ponds in the Magdalena
  • 5 Aug 2020- 05:02 by Local Press Report WEST LAFAYETTE IN Phys.org In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. After the fires passed, testing ultimately revealed widespread hazardous drinking water contamination. Evidence suggests that the toxic chemicals
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has launched a new initiative that will deploy financial modelling and climate change projections to establish the business case for investing in nature. An initial $2 Million USD grant, announced 31
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF and Pure Earth. Of the approximately 800
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:50 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam Plus In the framework of ASOSAI cooperation in the 2012-2013 period, an audit on water issues in the river basin was successfully carried out with the participation of five Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar
  • 30 Jul 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat GRONIGEN, The Netherlands A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive global report on the status of migratory freshwater fish reveals an alarming 76 percent drop in average populations between 1970 and 2016. "The Living Planet Index (LPI) For Migratory
  • 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 wildlife. While pollution from trace metals
  • 29 Jul 2020- 08:51 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Herald Authorities are on high alert after larva-like creatures were discovered in tap water in Seoul and some nearby areas recently, and are thoroughly examining the local waterworks system. After the report was filed with local authorities,

Pages