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30 Mar 2022 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Infrastructure development, data sharing data and release of (un)treated wastewater among topics discussed between India and Pakistan.
5 Mar 2022 TOKYO, Japan
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will monitor release and verify safety of Fukushima contaminated water release into South Pacific ocean.
22 Feb 2022 TEHRAN
Lives of reptiles and amphibians in Iran water resources are under threat due to habitat destruction, water contamination, sewage inflow, and poisoning. Many species affected almost to extinction.
14 Feb 2022 DELHI
A new research report claims that between 2014 and 2016, the earth was sinking at the rate of 11 cm every year, which has increased by almost 50 per cent in the next two years to 17 cm per year. The situation in the area of Kapashera near the airport is most worrying among the vulnerable areas as the rate of submergence is very high here.
13 Feb 2022 KASAULI
Re-deployment of water services personnel, an increase in population, and a growth in tourism create additional stress on groundwater resources in northern India. Residents complain of water diversions.
13 Feb 2022 KARACHI
A Sindh high court judge has accused the Karachi water board of supplying water tank owners instead of residents, thereby supporting the "water mafia".
12 Jan 2022 NEW DELHI, India
Performance Audit Reveals Discrepancies In India’s Groundwater Management Regulations And Implementation
Groundwater extraction had increased from 58 per cent to 63 per cent between the period of 2004-2017, with a sharp decline in the number of assessment units considered safe. Violations of national groundwater extraction targets in eight states.
9 Jan 2022 BEIJING
Details to tackle key issues in the fight against the pollution of soil and underground water, and to enhance environmental governance in agriculture and rural areas issued.
7 Jan 2022 TOKYO, Japan
Plans to discharge treated but still contaminated water into sea submitted by Japan government to Nuclear Regulation Authority.
25 Oct 2021 BEIJING, China
Authorities curtailed energy usage at factories and ports while ramping up efforts at additional coal production.
22 Oct 2021 TOKYO, Japan
New Prime Minister will implement plan to begin release of contaminated water into ocean; IAEA supports plan; local fishing industry and neighboring countries unconvinced.
21 Sep 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Joint effort to clean up uranium mine pollution in three Central Asia locations: Mailuu-Suu, Min-Kush and Shekaftar.