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  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:07 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    Water resources are deemed essential for agricultural, industrial, and urban development, especially in developing countries, and water scarcity can put severe pressure on the economy, society, and culture.

  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:08 - SYDNEY - Local Press Report

    Irrigators in the northern Murray-Darling Basin will face tighter regulation over water they capture during floods after the upper house blocked the Berejiklian government's controversial floodplain harvesting exemption.

  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:03 - GENEVA - Local Press Report

    Calling Water essential to human rights, India has said that it is committed to ensuring access to it for its citizens at the United Nations Human Rights Council or UN HRC.

  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:04 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    A federal judge on Friday ordered acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley to step aside, blocking him from exercising any more authority after finding that he has served unlawfully for more than 400 days.

  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:05 - HOUSTON TX - Local Press Report

    Texas officials on Saturday lifted a warning for all but one Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe.

  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:33 - COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Dynamic groundwater storage provides opportunities to increase agricultural production during the dry season and enhance resilience to droughts, says a report by the International Management Water Institute (IMWI).

    "Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): Exploring the Potential at the Global Scale", found that co-managing floods and droughts at the river basin scale could provide more reliable water supplies, particularly in areas of water scarcity.

  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:36 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has announced the launch of data observatories to collect and disseminate crucial, timely information that will advance the development of infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

  • 29 Sep 2020 - 07:49 - PARIS, France - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Current environment crises such as wild forest fires in California and the Brazilian Pantanal, drought in the lower Mekong River, and floods in Senegal are all examples of disasters that are warnings about the dramatic consequences of climate change.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 13:02 - ABUJA - Local Press Report

    The Federal Government on Tuesday puts up a strong defence in favour of National Water Resources Bill 2020 as it emphasized that the proposed law is in best interests of Nigerians.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 13:00 - COPENHAGEN - Local Press Report

    Achieving a cleaner Mediterranean Sea requires better implementation of policies and enhanced environmental data and information, according to a joint report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and United Nations Environment Programme’s Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP), noting that accumulative effects of waste and marine litter, and wastewater and industrial emissions remain key challenges for the region.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 13:03 - FORT LAUDERDALE FL - Local Press Report

    The combination of excess water in some regions and drought in other regions that usually experience precipitation increases the attractiveness of transporting massive volumes of water by sea.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 12:59 - LUDHIANA - Local Press Report

    World Food Prize Laureate Dr Gurdev Singh Khush Wednesday hailed the Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR) as the solution to Punjab’s water crisis and said the technology can bring about a revolution.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 12:49 - TRIPOLI - Local Press Report

    The Man-Made River Authority (MMRA) has managed to remain out of Libya’s politics since the 2011 February revolution and has in fact acted as a unifier rather than a polarizer, Abdulnaser Bubteina, chairman of the MMRA said during a members-only Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) webinar today.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 12:53 - LUCKNOW - Local Press Report

    In a shocking incident, a Dalit farmer was beheaded in Uttar Pradesh because he refused to share water for irrigation with another farmer. The police have arrested the accused.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 12:57 - BRUSSELS - Local Press Report

    What is the European Commission’s proposal about and why is the definition of wetlands so problematic? The proposal is about phasing out lead shot for hunting with shotguns over wetlands.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 12:50 - YAOUNDE - Local Press Report

    UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Cameroon has said on September 23 that nine cholera cases have been confirmed and one death recorded in Buea, the chief town of the Southwest region of Cameroon since the declaration of the cholera outbreak last week, according to a news report by Cameroon Online.org.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 12:55 - WINDHOEK - Local Press Report

    Namibian members of parliament are questioning South Africa's decision to push its borders beyond the Orange River into Namibia's dryland. This is against international law.

  • 25 Sep 2020 - 12:58 - N'DJAMENA - Local Press Report

    Chad has asked to suspend an application for world heritage site status for Lake Chad to explore oil and mining opportunities in the region.

  • 24 Sep 2020 - 07:02 - REDMOND WA, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Microsoft has announced a commitment to be water positive in its operations by 2030. The corporation described its intension to reduce its water intensity, or water used per megawatt of energy consumed, and to replenish water used in water-stressed regions of operations in a 21 September blog by its President Brad Smith.

  • 24 Sep 2020 - 07:56 - SAPELE - Local Press Report

    A spillage suspected to be as a result of a broken pipeline allegedly belonging to an oil company, Seplat Petroleum Development Company, have sparked environmental problems for residents of Maka street opposite Mechanic village, along Shell road in Sapele, Delta State.


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