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  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:38 - LOS ANGELES CA - Local Press Report

    Antidepressants like Prozac and stimulants like methamphetamine may well be responsible for creating one of the most potent toxins found in tap water.

  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:40 - GUWAHATI - Local Press Report

    Following the submission of a document — indicating construction of 40 dams and reservoirs by China on the upper stretches of the Brahmaputra Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta said that the S

  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:32 - ROCKVILLE MD - Local Press Report

    In many coastal zones and gorges, unstable cliffs often fail when the foundation rock beneath them is crushed. Large water waves can be created, threatening human safety.

  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:35 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    Pakistan People’s Party Vice President Senator Sherry Rehman yesterday said Pakistan will have absolute water scarcity by 2025, which would hit women and other margin­alised groups dispropor­tionat

  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:36 - HASUDA - Local Press Report

    Among increasing occurrences of extreme weather around the world, residents of Saitama Prefecture were handed an especially disturbing phenomenon on 2 March when a black tinged rain was found in va

  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:39 - LANSING MI - Local Press Report

    The Michigan Supreme Court is mulling over whether to allow a lawsuit to move forward against the state and several former government officials tied to the Flint water crisis.

  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:46 - LOURDES - Local Press Report

    As the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus in Europe continues to grow, the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes announced that pilgrims were still welcome, but the pools where the sick

  • 10 Mar 2020 - 10:33 - PARIS - Local Press Report

    Due to serious health concerns and newly imposed regional and international travel restrictions, IWRA and the Korean co-hosts have decided to postpone the XVII World Water Congress, previously sche

  • 6 Mar 2020 - 10:41 - LONDON, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat

    New analysis from NGO WaterAid reveals that only a very small proportion of climate finance (for both mitigaton and adaptation) reaches the most vulnerable countries or is spent addressing the most urgent issues putting billions of lives at risk of water-borne diseases due to lack of water service that is reliable and safe from contamination.

    In “Short-changed on Climate Change: Money, Water and the People on the Frontline”, released 5 March, WaterAid draws on publicly available data on climate finance and examines the state of water access and climate vulnerability. The UK-based non-profit has called for a rapid ten-fold increase in funding to assist vulnerable countries to bolster water mitigation and adaption programs.

  • 5 Mar 2020 - 08:10 - KATHMANDU, Nepal - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A new study covering 13 towns across four countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region shows that Himalayan towns are facing increased water insecurity as a consequence of inadequate urban planning coupled with rapidly changing climate.

  • 4 Mar 2020 - 14:32 - SAN JOSE CA, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) order to drain the Anderson Reservoir, which supplies Silicon Valley in California with drinking water, has met negative reaction with multiple agencies laying blame for delays, and local concern about water supplies, particularly in this year's summer months. The Anderson Dam is considered vulnerable to seismic activity.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 12:11 - KAITAIA - Local Press Report

    A Northland mayor says the region's water shortage has reached crisis point.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 12:13 - HOLDEN MA - Local Press Report

    The actual Mississippi River is a half-continent away.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 12:15 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    Finance officials from the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) on Sunday referenced climate change in their final communique for the first time in U.S.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 12:09 - Ames IA - Local Press Report

    What did Earth look like 3.2 billion years ago? New evidence suggests the planet was covered by a vast ocean and had no continents at all.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 12:10 - AGRA - Local Press Report

    The Yamuna underwent a makeover ahead of US President Donald Trump’s much-publicised visit to the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 12:11 - Panama - Local Press Report

    The recent implementation of new water measures on 15 February for the Panama Canal have already produced delays for vessel transits.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 09:52 - KYIV, Ukraine - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The Ukraine Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Organisation and Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have released a set of infographics mapping the dynamics and trends of environmental change since the 2014 onset of armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

    Further OOSKAnews coverage of water in Ukraine (850 news articles)

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 09:26 - GENEVA, Switzerand - Staff - Water Diplomat

    New research from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC) released 27 February has examined the impact of water scarcity as a contributing factor to internal displacement in southern Iraq.The report is based on quantitative and qualitative data collected between June and July 2019 and explores the effect of the slow-onset of environmental change in the Basra, Missan, and Thi-Qar governorates.

  • 3 Mar 2020 - 09:40 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A new report from the National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP) of US Institute the Center for Climate and Security, warns of high-to-catastrophic security threats arising as a consequence of plausible climate change trajectories that have impact on water resources.

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