18 Jan 2022 LHOKSUKON, Indonesia
Heavy rain displaces 30,000; deforestation contributing factor to mudslides; downslope rice crop failure feared
16 Jan 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
Irrigation canal refurbishment, water quality improvements, wastewater management and construction of desalination plants all part of 20 year plan. Nile River shortages anticipated
16 Jan 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Rainfall variability, and resulting water scarcity, is a contributing force in migration, says the World Bank in new report.
13 Jan 2022 SACRAMENTO CA
Voluntary water use reduction falls short of target; state-wide drought continues.
13 Jan 2022 KIEL
A new study indicates that due to increasing warming in the Humboldt Current upwelling area, the ecosystem is heading towards a tipping point beyond which anchovy will begin to retreat and not continue to dominate nearshore fishing grounds.
13 Jan 2022 Gujarat
The house also earned an ‘Ideal House Award’ by the District and the State Government.
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.
12 Jan 2022 JOHOR, Malaysia
Intermittent downpour in the southern state at the beginning of the year, saw more than 5,000 residents displaced and housed at 79 temporary relief centres that had been opened to accommodate victims. Prince Tunku has announced a river cleaning programme which will commence next month in Johor, in addition to special programmes to raise awareness of the importance of keeping rivers clean.
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 COPENHAGEN, Denmark
European Environment Agency’s (EEA) new indicator aims to track Europe’s progress in reducing pesticides in waters. Excessive levels of pesticides in large share of freshwater bodies.
6 Jan 2022 TEHRAN, Iran
Unprecedented decade-long drought, followed by sudden heavy rain, deals irreparable blow to Southeastern Iran economy.
6 Jan 2022 SANTIAGO, Chile
Intensive natural resources exploitation, access to water and social inequality to be addressed in new constitution now in development