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  • 14 Sep 2020 - 11:18 - CANBERRA - Local Press Report

    Year by year, we have seen the world’s accessibility, supply and availability of water decrease, raising serious questions about whether we are doing enough to secure our water.

  • 14 Sep 2020 - 11:19 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    The first phase of the water transfer project from the Persian Gulf to the provinces of Kerman, Yazd, and Hormozgan will be put into operation in the next Iranian calendar month of Mehr (September 23-October 22).

  • 14 Sep 2020 - 10:43 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The majority of Americans are supportive of government efforts to protect people from future wildfire and flood damage through prevention and adaptation policies, new research shows.

    More Americans than ever are likely to consider climate change while voting according to "Climate Insights 2020", produced by Resources for the Future (RFF), an independent, nonprofit research institution in Washington, DC.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:29 - CAMBRIDGE - Local Press Report

    Scientists studying a giant mass of ice in Antarctica known as the “doomsday glacier” believe they have discovered why it is melting so rapidly and pushing up sea levels.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:34 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    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 safeguard our water supplies.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:37 - AMINPUR BANGLA - Local Press Report

    Two rival groups of Awami League locked in violent clashes over fishing and establishing supremacy at village Raninagar in Aminpur police station under Sujanagar upazila in Pabna district on Sunday.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:21 - PANAMA CITY - Local Press Report

    The Panama Canal has published the call for the prequalification of those interested in participating as bidders for the design, construction and implementation of an optimised water resource management system.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:26 - ABUJA - Local Press Report

    An interactive on-line platform, THE DATA4WASH, has launched in Nigeria with the purpose of combating water poverty, by means of a partnership between Abuja-based nonprofit Media for Group Change and US-based NGO, BLI International.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:31 - LIBREVILLE - Local Press Report

    At least 12 drinking water and electricity projects will be completed in Greater Libreville and other cities in Gabon before the end of the second half of 2020.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:35 - HARARE - Local Press Report

    Zimbabwe's government has announced that mining on areas held by National Parks is banned with immediate effect.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:38 - HANOI - Local Press Report

    Water sources, water supply works and clean water production, transmission and supply processes must be strictly and continuously monitored to ensure clean water provided for people's daily activities is the best and absolutely safe.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:22 - DENVER CO - Local Press Report

    For more than 20 years, negotiations among the seven states that rely on the Colorado River have avoided lawsuits, even as drought and population growth threaten the river’s flows.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:27 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report

    The Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) is going to submit the environmental impact assessment (EIA) on two controversial barrages to be built on the Songkhram River, known as one of few pristine rivers in the country, and home to wetland recently registered by Unesco.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:32 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Fear has gripped residents of Turkana following reports that the Turkwel dam is about to spill over. An estimated 300,000 people living along the river basin are likely to be uprooted from their homes and millions of shillings worth of property destroyed. Since its commissioning in 1991, the dam has never reached its 1,150 metres height. But on Wednesday water levels rose to 1,146.39 metres. Only 3.61 metres remain before it begins to spill over.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:19 - KUALA LUMPUR - Local Press Report

    The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has begun investigations into the Sungai Gong pollution which led to over 1.2 million users in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor facing water cuts from last Thursday (Sep 3).

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:25 - HONG KONG - Local Press Report

    Shares of Chinese bottled water giant Nongfu Spring soared in early trading on their debut on Tuesday, after receiving an overwhelming response from retail investors in Hong Kong, boosting the fortunes of Zhong Shanshan, its low-profile billionaire founder. Nongfu Spring achieved a record-breaking IPO in Hong Kong after it locked up as much as HK$677 billion – about a third of Hong Kong’s daily cash in circulation – in subscription capital from enthusiastic small investors. Overall, the retail tranche of its offering was overbought 1,147 times. It has raised HK$8.35 billion in IPO proceeds.

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 10:30 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    President Trump, who has vowed to exit the Paris Agreement on climate change, loosened restrictions on toxic air pollution, rolled back clean water protections and removed climate change from a list of national security threats, stood in front of supporters in Jupiter, Fla., on Tuesday and declared himself “a great environmentalist".

  • 12 Sep 2020 - 07:15 - Brasilia, Brazil - Staff - Water Diplomat

    South American countries have seen a dramatic increase in numbers of fires in recent weeks, which is causing devastation to wetlands.

    According to data from WWF, the Amazon and Pantanal wetlands in Brazil had the highest numbers of fires this year during the month of August.

  • 10 Sep 2020 - 05:52 - AUSTIN TX - Local Press Report

    Several boats taking part in a Trump support parade on Lake Travis in Texas have sunk, officials said Saturday.

  • 10 Sep 2020 - 05:50 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Singer Feargal Sharkey has criticised a water company for "dumping" thousands of hours' worth of sewage in a river.


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