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  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:51 - TALINN - Local Press Report

    United Utilities has agreed to a £88m cash deal to sell its 35.3 per cent stake in the largest water utility company in Estonia, Tallin Water.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:54 - DUBLIN - Local Press Report

    SIPTU has warned that its members in local authority water services will take industrial action up to and including strike action if the government attempts to impose measures to transfer them to the Irish Water utility without agreement.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:56 - KYIV - Local Press Report

    The Ministry of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have agreed to cooperate to improve water supply systems in Ukraine.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:48 - DAMASCUS - Local Press Report

    Humanitarian staff have been working “round the clock” to reopen access roads and provide emergency relief from the disastrous impact that recent floods have unleased on displaced people living in camps in northwest Syria, the UN’s deputy humanitarian coordinator there said on Friday.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:50 - DHAKA - Local Press Report

    The demand for water will go up by 50 per cent by 2050 and some 4.0 billion people in this world face water scarcity at least for a few months of a year.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:53 - EDMONTON - Local Press Report

    Amid concerns about droughts, selenium pollution, at-risk species and Indigenous consultation, the Alberta government is poised to allow coal companies to undercut a functioning water market.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:55 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Environment Cabinet secretary Keriako Tobiko has directed the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) to urgently begin cracking the whip on all corporates, individuals, and entities polluting water sources and wetland areas in the country.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:46 - LUSAKA - Local Press Report

    A climate resilient project in Zambia supported by the African Development Bank and Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has won the Water ChangeMaker People’s Choice Award-Africa.

  • 7 Feb 2021 - 09:49 - ACCRA - Local Press Report

    Mr Ben Ampomah, Executive Secretary of the Water Resources Commission (WRC) has tasked countries within the Volta Basin to scale up disaster risk reduction systems to mitigate the perennial flooding and drought in the area.

  • 4 Feb 2021 - 11:05 - HAMILTON, Canada - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The world's dam-building spree from 1930 to 1970 is catching up with some nations as they face the risks of a crumbling infrastructure exacerbated by climate change.

  • 4 Feb 2021 - 10:55 - GENEVA, Switzerland - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The world knows that water crises are happening, that their risks are worsening and that their impact is substantial. 

    Yet little action is being taken and the fallout from a lack of preparation could be just as costly in human and economic terms as the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an article co-authored by WWF and major European asset manager DWS, the asset management arm of Deutsche Bank.

  • 4 Feb 2021 - 10:23 - DELHI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Any attempt by China to build a mega dam upstream of the Brahmaputra River would be an “encroachment on the entitled rights of lower riparian states like India and Bangladesh,” the government of India has said.

  • 4 Feb 2021 - 10:32 - LUSAKA, Zambia - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Zambian villagers whose land and water was polluted by effluent discharged by the operators of the world’s second-largest copper mine have reached an undisclosed settlement agreement with the mine’s owner.

  • 4 Feb 2021 - 09:41 - LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The Government of Slovenia and the European Commission Directorate-General for International Partnerships opened a four-day conference on water 18 January, with the support of Portugal as the current European Union (EU) Council President.

  • 3 Feb 2021 - 13:29 - THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Water challenges featured on the agenda as one of the “action themes” at January's Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, hosted virtually by the Netherlands, with more than 30 world leaders stating unequivocally their firm support of climate adaptation action, and marking a return to the world climate stage of the United States.

  • 3 Feb 2021 - 13:45 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Newly-inaugurated US President Joseph Biden has wasted little time in honouring his campaign promise to prioritise climate policy and undo a previous deregulation agenda, and science-denialism ideology propagated by his predecessor.

  • 3 Feb 2021 - 13:37 - MAPUTO, Mozambique - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Aid workers are scrambling to help an estimated 175,000 people affected by Cyclone Eloise which ripped through the south of Mozambique recently, causing major devastation in the city of Beira and the surrounding Buzi district.

  • 3 Feb 2021 - 13:59 - ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Leading national and international researchers, scientists and stakeholders gathered virtually in attendance of the fifth International Rain Enhancement Forum (IREF) to address global water and sustainability issues, hosted by the UAE 25-36 January.

  • 3 Feb 2021 - 13:42 - GLASGOW, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Scotland-based craft beer firm, Brewgooder, has invested approximately $69,000 USD into two clean water initiatives in Malawi to help curb the s

  • 27 Jan 2021 - 12:57 - PARIS - Local Press Report

    A Paris-based tech company has seen off competition from the world’s best-known green businesses to be named the most sustainable corporation on the planet.


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