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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.
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.
6 Jul 2021 SINGAPORE, Singapore
Drone surveillance of six reservoirs will help Singapore Water Agency track water quality through aquatic plant overgrowth and enable rapid response to illegal fishing and vessel overcrowding. Will save 5,000 hours of manual checks.
4 May 2021 TEL AVIV
Since 1997, much research and monitoring has gone into addressing the primary pollutants in Israel’s streams: sewage, animal waste, agricultural drainage, and summer droughts.
1 May 2021 DELHI
City of Delhi accuses government of India's Haryana State of sending untreated water when the city is in dire need of water for hospital usage in the surge of Covid, and for festival purposes like Navratri and Ramzan.
30 Apr 2021 SANTA BARBARA, California
Satellite imagery has revealed a 30 Percent reduction in snow pollution resulting from particulate matter, leading to the cleanest snow in 20 years. The findings could have far-reaching implications for the timing of water flow to billions of people, and help mitigate global warming.
16 Apr 2021 TOKYO, Japan
The Fukushima nuclear plant is running out of space to store radioactive water following its destruction in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Plans by owners TEPCO to begin discharging the "treated" water into the Pacific Ocean have been met with dismay by some but cautiously welcomed by others.
10 Apr 2021 DAMMAN
Projects benefit 12,000 people, include implementation of more than 130km of main and subsidiary networks, and household connections.
8 Apr 2021 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) signs water purchase agreement with Utico FZC, boosts water capacity and clean energy goals.