3 May 2022 HAMILTON, Canada
UN University has launched a first-of-its-kind assessment of water security in Africa and the results are alarming. Reliable data is limited; in some cases, "progress" has to be "guesstimated".
26 Apr 2022 KYIV, Ukraine
Direct bombing of water infrastructure facilities and electricity cuts and other indirect conflict-related damaged has severely reduced water supplies throughout the country. UNICEF concerned about rising occurrence of water-borne diseases.
26 Apr 2022 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
The government of Tajikistan shares the background of the Dushanbe Process and how the second conference is now considered a stepping stone on the "Road To New York".
17 Apr 2022 LAUSANNE, Switzerland
New research develops water filter that is proven to remove all bacterial pathogens. Could be applied to remove micro pollutants as well.
12 Apr 2022 ROCHESTER NY
The new study indicates that fracking-related chemicals are making their way into groundwater that feeds municipal water systems. The potential for contamination is greatest during the pre-production period when a new well is established.
12 Apr 2022 ISLAMABAD
A new USAID-United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) will build infrastructure to provide clean drinking water in districts of Tank (KP) and Umerkot (Sindh).
5 Apr 2022 BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe
Erratic rainfall, high demand combine to cause city council to impose water-shedding schedule on Bulawayo suburbs in order to curtail consumption. Human impact also believed to have negative impact on resources.
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
In order to leave no-one behind, sanitation solutions need to offer a range of different technologies as well as different business models: including sewered and unsewered and centralised or decentralised services.
30 Mar 2022 DAKAR
Up to $77 Million USD will be funded by Team Europe to strengthen supply of drinking water and improve network connections throughout Senegal.
30 Mar 2022 KYIV, Ukraine
Unrelenting attack on city's infrastructure has resulted in no water service and forced use of snow melt to meet water requirements. Fear that water sources may run out as winter comes to an end.
30 Mar 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Water cooperation across borders is about proving that freshwater is not a symbol of conflict but a symbol of partnership and hope. In a speech at the World Water Forum, Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission emphasised the transversal role of water, flowing through almost all the SDGs as well as the Paris climate goals.
29 Mar 2022 PHILADELPHIA PA
Research from Penn and other universities found that, compared to children with municipal water, those relying on private wells in the U.S. had a 21% higher risk of being reported for any delinquency and a 38% increased risk of being reported for serious delinquency after age 14.