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  1. Fish Shut Down French Nuclear Plant

    25 Jan 2021- 08:16 by Local Press Report PARIS Bloomberg Electricite de France SA had to disconnect all four reactors at its Paluel nuclear plant on France’s north coast Wednesday after a “significant and unforeseeable” number of fish got stuck in the fil ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2021 - 08:30

  2. The Unexpected, Symbiotic Connection Between Water And Cryptocurrencies

    21 Jan 2021- 13:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom The rapid proliferation of cryptocurrencies in recent years (with Bitcoin the most prominent) is raising environmental concerns, and water resources deployed for hydropower are becomi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 13:12

  3. Peru Hydro Project Delays

    18 Jan 2021- 08:19 by Local Press Report LIMA Hydro Review Peru’s energy and mines ministry has accepted force majeure requests from Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Santa Lorenza for its 18.7-MW Santa Lorenza I small hydro project. The plant was due to be ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:19

  4. Ethanol Producer Pollutes Nebraska Water, Soil

    11 Jan 2021- 12:20 by Local Press Report MEAD NE The Guardian AltEn, an ethanol producer in Mead, Nebraska, has been accumulating thousands of pounds of a smelly, lime-green mash of fermented grains, distributing some to farm fields as a “soil conditioner ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:20

  5. Environmental Approval For Thabametsi Withdrawn; Coal Project Officially Dead

    17 Dec 2020- 10:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat PRETORIA, South Africa The North Gauteng (South Africa) High Court has set aside the environmental authorisation for the 1500 MW Thabametsi power station, thereby ending the long saga of environmental dispute br ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  6. China Mega Dam Plan Sparks Alarm In Downstream India, Bangladesh

    8 Dec 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India PowerChina has announced plans to construct up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of hydropower capacity on the Yarlung Tsangpo River (known in downstream India as the Brahmaputra River) in The Tibet Autonomou ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  7. Climate Change Stresses Threaten Brazil’s Water Security, Say Military Experts

    8 Dec 2020- 09:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil is not adequately prepared for the impacts of climate change-related stressors on its security, economy, natural resource base, and critical national infrastructure, says a new report by t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  8. Pakistan: Slow Implementation Of Internationally-funded Water Projects

    23 Nov 2020- 09:01 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN An inter-ministerial forum on Thursday expressed concern over delays in implementation of water sector projects being funded by the international lending agencies and called for coordinated efforts t ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2020 - 08:28

  9. England And Wales’s Water Industry Plans To Deliver Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2030

    17 Nov 2020- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Water companies in the England and Wales parts of the United Kingdom have set out a plan to deliver a net-zero-carbon water supply for customers by 2030, in what it calls “the world’s fi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2020 - 08:49

  10. Southern Africa Ministers Approve Water-Energy-Food Governance Framework

    17 Nov 2020- 08:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe Ministers for water and energy from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved a Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Governance Framework, which was developed by SADC aide ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  11. Lake Baikal Water Levels Critically Low

    13 Nov 2020- 10:53 by Local Press Report IRKUTSK Urdu Point The water level in Lake Baikal has fallen below the critical threshold that may potentially force the Irkutsk hydroelectric power station to decrease water discharge, according to a representativ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2020 - 10:53

  12. Investors Withdraw Financing For "Dirty" South Africa Power Projects

    10 Nov 2020- 07:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Continuation of construction of the 630 MW Thabametsi coal-fired power plant in Limpopo province is in doubt as key investors follow South Africa’s major banks who have withdrawn commi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  13. Global Energy Initiative To Tap Pumped Storage Hydropower

    10 Nov 2020- 07:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has launched a new global initiative of 11 governments and more than 60 organisations to address the urgent need for clean and reliable ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  14. Environmental Groups Call For End To New Hydro Finance In Europe

    3 Nov 2020- 07:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium Over 150 environmental groups have united to launch a manifesto calling for an end to hydropower development in Europe. Signatories such as WWF, Climate Action Network Europe and BirdLife, are a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  15. "50L Home Coalition" To Address Water Scarcity, Climate Change

    3 Nov 2020- 07:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The newly launched 50L Home Coalition is a “global action-oriented platform” that aims to address water security and climate change. Convened by the 2030 Water Resources Group, World Business ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14