18 Jan 2022 LHOKSUKON, Indonesia
Heavy rain displaces 30,000; deforestation contributing factor to mudslides; downslope rice crop failure feared
16 Jan 2022 JUBA, South Sudan
Efforts to minimize fatal attacks and implement Marial Bai Agreement to allocate resources and implement procedures for mobile courts in dispute settlement.
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.
15 Jan 2022 WALNUT CREEK CA, United States
New $1 Million USD project funded partly funded by The Water Research Foundation will research and develop more effective nutrient management in wastewater treatment systems.
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 KATHMANDU, Nepal
Glacier melt in "third pole" will adversely affect livelihoods of an estimated 1.65 billion people living downstream. Faster change is likely to result in greater landscape instability, increased risk of landslides, avalanches, and floods.
8 Jan 2022 RUNDU, Namibia
The company were only granted permission to extract water in June 2021, 6 months after operations had already begun. ReconAfrica has been accused of unsafe wastewater disposal, drilling without adequate permits and harm to local wildlife.
7 Jan 2022 JOHANNESBURG
Government of South Africa warns of possible flooding along Komati River downstream of Maguga dam in eSwatini.
7 Jan 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
289 water and sanitation institutions in 41 countries benefit; 4 million have access to water and sanitation for the first time
7 Jan 2022 YAOUNDE, Cameroon
Cameroonian authorities have reported that the recent bout of violence broke out between fishermen of the Musgum community and ethnic Arab Choa cattlemen over water management and access. With people continuing to arrive in Chad, pressure has been mounting on the African country which is home to 17 million people and around one million refugees and internally displaced families.