6 Apr 2021 SANTIAGO, Chile
Central Oversight Of 43 Chilean Water Authorities
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.
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.
17 Mar 2021 LONDON
England's water industry seeks public dialogue.
14 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC
US Congressman floats plan to save salmon population in Columbia River Basin.
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 TAIPEI
Taiwan People's Party calls for new pricing scheme to reflect water usage and costs.
12 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
US President Joe Biden is facing pressure from democratic lawmakers and environmental advocates to support a new clean water bill in response to America’s worsening water crisis.
6 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Biden administration reengages US with “flawed” UN Human Rights Council as Wall Street bets on water futures
In another 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.The Trump administration withdrew from the UNHRC in 2018 citing entrenched bias against Israel and concern at the council’s willingness to admit nations which were themselves frequent abusers of human rights...
4 Mar 2021 BRUSSELS
The European Commission has decided today to refer Slovenia to the European Court of Justice for failure to comply with the requirements of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (Directive 91/271/EEC). The Directive requires Member States to ensure that urban agglomerations (towns, cities, settlements) properly collect and treat their waste waters, thus eliminating or reducing all their undesirable effects...
4 Mar 2021 ARUSHA, Tanzania
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has urged the Council of Ministers of its parent organisation the East African Community (EAC) to push forward on transboundary harmonisation in respect of the Lake Victoria Basin. A February report on the “On-Spot Assessment of the Lake Victoria Basin” was compiled by the Assembly's Committee on Agriculture, Tourism and Natural Resources (ATNR)...
4 Mar 2021 ROME
Given that papal travel is starting again next week, might the Pope make a visit to Glasgow? Church sources have told The Tablet the idea is under consideration. It is noteworthy that on January 15, 2021, the UK’s Ambassador to the Holy See, Sally Axworthy, was received in a private audience by Francis...