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.
15 Apr 2021 BALTIMORE, 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.
10 Apr 2021 ABUJA
The suspected outbreak has remained persistent, occurring annually mostly during the rainy season and more often in areas with poor sanitation, overcrowding, lack of clean food and water, and areas where open defecation is common.
5 Apr 2021 TAMPA FL, United States
US State Governor declares state of emergency, orders precautionary evacuation among allegations of prior "events", and radioactivity concerns.
1 Apr 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
United States: Thousands Of Lives Could Have Been Saved By Nationwide Suspension Of Water Cutoffs During COVID Crisis
A nationwide moratorium on water shut-offs during COVID crisis would have saved lives and prevented infections.
Minorities disproportionately effected.
Calls for Biden administration to cancel water debt.
24 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews and Scotland, the Hydro Nation, brought together panelists for a discussion on different ways we value water.
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Happy World Water Day, 2021!
20 Mar 2021 VANCOUVER, Canada
On World Water Day 2021, Alexis Morgan discusses our framing of, and language around the value of water.
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.
16 Mar 2021 DAKAR, Senegal
Drinking water access and waste management improvements in Senegal are focus of EIB commitments.
14 Mar 2021 Bangkok
A Thailand operations centre is considering prohibition of water splashing during Songkran in order to limit spread of the virus.
12 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
In a reversal of Trump-era policy, US secretary of state Antony Blinken has announced the intention of the Biden administration to “reengage immediately and robustly” with the council.
12 Mar 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
A report by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on extensive, multiyear wastewater and sewage pollution of the Vaal River system identifies multiple serious failures by Emfuleni Municipality.