30 Apr 2022 NEW YORK NY
São Paulo. Cape Town. Now Santiago and Los Angeles. Cities around the world are being forced to live with less water, as global warming melts glaciers, diminishes snow packs and exacerbates decades of water mismanagement. Not just less water for now. Maybe less water forever. Los Angeles and many of its suburbs will soon restrict outdoor watering to once a week — and if that doesn’t work, ban outdoor watering altogether...
21 Apr 2022 SANTIAGO, Chile
Specific mines operated by BHP, Antofagasta and Albemarle have been named in a lawsuit that claims the operators breached environmental protection, preservation, and conservation rules. Operators deny culpability.
29 Mar 2022 DUBAI
Dubai is following through on announcement to offer shares in 10 state-owned businesses. Listing considered one of largest ever in region.
16 Mar 2022 LONDON
Companies pledge to ensure storm overflows and sewage treatment works do not harm rivers, using Environment Agency measures. They also committed to improve public reporting on efforts and to help other sectors, such as farming, to improve and care for rivers.
15 Mar 2022 DAR ES SALAAM
Project to improve water quality and quantity as well as protection of watershed biodiversity to be funded by Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) and will be implemented by World Wild Fund (WWF) Tanzania and Wami-Ruvu Basin Water Board (WRBWB)
15 Mar 2022 BELGRADE
The leading scientific research organization in Serbia was sold to a consortium of the Millennium team and the institute's directors for $2.73 Million USD. The sale is now being overturned.
15 Mar 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Past issues of The Water Diplomat now available on OOSKAnews website.
1 Mar 2022 LISBON, Portugal
Emergency allocation to assist cattle farmers; Portugal and Spain appeal to European Union for assistance
25 Feb 2022 FLINT MI, United States
Trial will go to federal court to investigate negligence claims against two engineering contractors for their role in the Flint water contamination, despite denying involvement.
24 Feb 2022 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Statement calls for a nexus approach that optimizes resource use, encourages governments to create practical and innovative solutions to water, food, and energy challenges
24 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY
Investment firm turns its attention to water; analysts view it as potentially the most complex and costly sustainability issue
20 Feb 2022 COPENHAGEN
The EEA has released a new report on the EU textile industry and its effects on water and land use. It makes several recommendations on improvement of textile "circularity" in order to improve overall environmental performance and sustainability.