Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo

United Kingdom

Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 836

  1. Water Quality Database Reports On 12,000 Of The World's Lakes

    23 Sep 2020- 05:13 by Local Press Report YORK Phys.org York University researchers have just created a publicly available water quality database for close to 12,000 freshwater lakes globally—almost half of the world's freshwater supply—that will help ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2020 - 05:13

  2. English Water Companies Challenged By Government To Accelerate Investment

    12 Sep 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report LONDON Government of the United Kingdom The chief executives of fifteen water companies met today (8 September) with Environment Minister Rebecca Pow, who challenged them to do more to protect the environment and s ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 12:33

  3. Thwaites Glacier Melt- A Catastrophic Scenario?

    12 Sep 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE The Independent Scientists studying a giant mass of ice in Antarctica known as the “doomsday glacier” believe they have discovered why it is melting so rapidly and pushing up sea levels. A team of UK and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 10:29

  4. Punk Rock Singer's Campaign For Clean English Rivers

    10 Sep 2020- 05:50 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Singer Feargal Sharkey has criticised a water company for "dumping" thousands of hours' worth of sewage in a river. The former Undertones front man, a "life-long fly fisherman&qu ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2020 - 05:50

  5. Long-term Water Thinking In Long-term Humanitarian Crises

    8 Sep 2020- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom A report published this month by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and charity Oxfam investigates how water supplies can be managed in long-term humanitarian crises. "Water Supply in Pro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2020 - 10:43

  6. UK Government Approves Import Of Netherlands Wastewater

    3 Sep 2020- 16:29 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Sewage sludge containing human waste from the Netherlands has been passed for import to the UK, to be used on farmland as fertiliser, despite concerns over the safety of its use. Spreading the sl ...

    Local Press Report - 09/03/2020 - 16:29

  7. UK Government Enhances Protection Of Water Resources From Mine Waste

    2 Sep 2020- 09:43 by Local Press Report LONDON Government of the United Kingdom As part of our programme of work to protect and enhance the environment, the Coal Authority is pleased to welcome new contractors onto our latest 4-year framework to help desi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2020 - 09:46

  8. Vast Scale Of Global Ice Loss

    25 Aug 2020- 03:10 by Local Press Report London, United Kingdom The Independent Between 1994 and 2017 the Earth lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice and the rate of melting is accelerating rapidly, according to scientists who used satellite data and other model ...

    Local Press Report - 08/25/2020 - 03:10

  9. Post-Brexit UK May Weaken Key EU Water Framework Directive Protections

    25 Aug 2020- 00:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom The head of the Environment Agency (EA) of England and Wales has expressed support for post-Brexit domestic amendments that would relax the EU’s water framework directive (WFD) that protec ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:40

  10. Crisis Response Register For Water Professionals

    24 Aug 2020- 05:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Water professionals who are interested in offering assistance to disaster relief efforts can now register with a "Crisis Response Register", created in thte aftermath of the 4 Au ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  11. Coronavirus Origins: Wastewater Testing Suggests First Europe Cases Appeared Before Wuhan Outbreak

    20 Aug 2020- 08:29 by Local Press Report BANGOR Dark Daily Clinical laboratory tests for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can identify COVID-19 cases in individuals. But in multiple countries, researchers have tested untreated sewage for remnants of the pathoge ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:45

  12. How The Trump Organisation Cut-off A Scottish Widow's Water Supply

    20 Aug 2020- 08:30 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH The Independent When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States in 2016, Republicans didn’t know their leader was indirectly responsible for leaving an elderly woman without a water supply. T ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:30

  13. UK Looks To Flooded Mines For District Heating

    13 Aug 2020- 04:41 by Local Press Report DONCASTER In a country with no operational coal mines, the UK Coal Authority has proposed to once again turn these operations to heating homes and businesses. But this time, they will not provide coal for burning. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 04:41

  14. Photography Initiative Marks 10 Years Of The Human Right To Water

    5 Aug 2020- 04:53 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The UN declared access to water and sanitation a human right a decade ago, but 785 million people worldwide still have no water close to home. Ten photographs marking the 10th anniversary of acce ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:53

  15. Spending On SDG Achievement Will Decline With The COVID Effect

    5 Aug 2020- 10:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom New research commissioned by WaterAid and End Water Poverty, released at the end of July, shows that the economic effects of COVID-19 means that low- and middle-income countries will have a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:40

Pages