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3 May 2022 HAMILTON, Canada
UN University has launched a first-of-its-kind assessment of water security in Africa and the results are alarming. Reliable data is limited; in some cases, "progress" has to be "guesstimated".
5 Mar 2022 IQALUIT
Smell of fuel in drinking water alerts residents to demand inquiry
13 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY
A long-running dispute over how best to manage the Nooksack River had gotten worse. It’s a fight that pits farmers against Native communities, the US against Canada, and the demands of development against the demands of conservation. In short, it’s the kind of fight that many Westerners have seen before.
27 Jan 2022 VICTORIA, Canada
New research identifies potential social and ecological implications of dwindling water resources and hotspot basins most vulnerable to depletion.
27 Jan 2022 MONTREAL, Canada
The engagement of young people in the sustainable and inclusive management of water resources is at the core of the priorities of Senegal, the host country of the 9th World Water Forum. This event is a great opportunity to mobilize and support a global youth movement.
16 Jan 2022 TORONTO, Canada
Scientists urge charities to "stop animal gifting" as excessive numbers of livestock in some developing countries has crippled communities affected by food and water insecurity.
7 Jan 2022 OTTAWA, Canada
Legal settlement of two class-action lawsuit awards over $6 Billion USD plus damages to Canada's First Nations; includes creation of a First Nations Advisory Committee on Safe Drinking Water
21 Sep 2021 WINNIPEG, Canada
Development ends community’s boil water advisory in place since 1997 and reduces reliance on bottled water.
11 May 2021 Palo Alto
Electric vehicle battery production is a thirsty business, and Tesla claims to have found a way to address this. Patent applications provide clues as to how. Added mystery surrounds the apparent disappearance of the company that initially filed the patent applications.
30 Apr 2021 OTTOWA, Canada
Canada Pension Plan Investments comes under fire for its participation in privatisation of Brazilian public water utility. Trade union CUPE calls out "outrageous" use of "workers' retirement funds to profit from people's need for clean water". Challenges wisdom of deal amid political uncertainty.
20 Mar 2021 VANCOUVER, Canada
On World Water Day 2021, Alexis Morgan discusses our framing of, and language around the value of water.
7 Feb 2021 EDMONTON
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. The Alberta government’s rescindment of a longstanding coal policy, leaving previously protected lands available to open-pit coal mining, has locals concerned about family livelihoods...