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9 Nov 2021 Washington DC, United States
New report quantifies toxic "forever chemicals" in US water as USEPA strengthens testing requirements.
28 Sep 2021 FRANKFURT
Major new investment in drinking water commences with feasibility study.
21 Sep 2021 WINNIPEG, Canada
Development ends community’s boil water advisory in place since 1997 and reduces reliance on bottled water.
21 Sep 2021 New York New York
Water scarcity is having a profound impact on children and families, starting with their health and nutrition, also increasingly becoming a driver for conflicts and displacement.
22 Jul 2021 MECCA
New type of memento distribution at this year's hajj: robot distribution of Zamzam water
7 Jul 2021 New York, United States
Agency Director Henrietta Fore highlights work done to supply 106 million with WASH services across 153 countries during pandemic response. Stresses importance of innovation in bid to meet SDGs and draws attention to continued gender inequalities associated with water.
7 Jun 2021 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Deadly eruption near Goma city in eastern DRC forced residents to walk long distances to access water at Lake Kivu. Bid to prevent spread of cholera.
26 May 2021 Delhi, India
A shortage of firewood and rising funeral costs are forcing grieving families to abandon traditional Hindu cremations. Alarmed by the risk to water quality, the national government has instructed states to clamp down on the practice and provide support for "dignified cremations".
20 May 2021 London, United Kingdom
UK spending on water and sanitation aid could be slashed. Charity WaterAid condemns plans with stark rebuke, claiming "the cost will be measured not just in pounds but in lives and livelihoods".
11 May 2021 EDINBURGH, Scotland
Special Report: American authorities are battling to identify and address PFAS contamination of water from civilian and military sites around the world caused by legacy and current firefighting foams. But this is just one small part of a bigger, global equation that scientists are trying to piece together amid a lack of industry regulation of these highly persistent chemicals.
1 May 2021 ANN ARBOR MI
Simple changes to diets save water, and a study focusing on US consumers shows they can help alleviate water stress through dietary choices.
29 Apr 2021 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands talks to us about his work, the Netherlands' unique approach to valuing water and the need for global cooperation to maximise the leverage of water both in mitigation of and adaptation for climate change.