4 May 2021 TEL AVIV
Since 1997, much research and monitoring has gone into addressing the primary pollutants in Israel’s streams: sewage, animal waste, agricultural drainage, and summer droughts.
1 May 2021 DELHI
City of Delhi accuses government of India's Haryana State of sending untreated water when the city is in dire need of water for hospital usage in the surge of Covid, and for festival purposes like Navratri and Ramzan.
30 Apr 2021 SANTA BARBARA, California
Satellite imagery has revealed a 30 Percent reduction in snow pollution resulting from particulate matter, leading to the cleanest snow in 20 years. The findings could have far-reaching implications for the timing of water flow to billions of people, and help mitigate global warming.
22 Apr 2021 KYIV, Ukraine
A million people lose fresh water supply as more infrastructure damaged in conflict. Continuing risk of radioactive contamination in flooded mine
20 Apr 2021 BALTIMORE MD,United States
Environmental risks associated with using salts on our roads is just as significant as other major issues such as acid rain and lead, and requires the same level of regulation from authorities, researchers say.
16 Apr 2021 TOKYO, Japan
The Fukushima nuclear plant is running out of space to store radioactive water following its destruction in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Plans by owners TEPCO to begin discharging the "treated" water into the Pacific Ocean have been met with dismay by some but cautiously welcomed by others.
7 Apr 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Sewage discharge into England and Wales rivers doubled in 2020. Storm overflows are associated with climate change.
6 Apr 2021 MEXICO CITY
The Mexican army dug up parts of a gasoline pipeline and found illegal taps that led to a warehouse and vacant lots with hundreds of large tanks used to siphon off fuel; leakages soaked into the ground and storm drains.
1 Apr 2021 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Sandra Postel's work involves raising awareness of global water threats including how global warming disrupts the water cycle and how water use and management degrade freshwater ecosystems.
17 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC
US administration implements 90-day delay in review of the Revised Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) in drinking water to allow consultation period.
14 Mar 2021 HO CHI MINH CITY
Untreated wastewater from millions of households, thousands of factories, hydropower generation, irrigation and other activities contribute to water quality degradation.
14 Mar 2021
Basin Commission votes to permanently ban extraction of methane gas in the region.