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  1. Canada- United States Transboundary River Negotiations

    25 Mar 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Cranbrook Daily Townsman The ninth round of Columbia River Treaty negotiations took place over two days last week in Washington, D.C. “Since the process to revisit the Columbia River Treaty began, Can ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 10:43

  2. Iran Announces Major Water Treatment Investment

    25 Mar 2020- 09:11 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Press TV Iran’s Ministry of Energy is launch dozens of major electricity and water projects despite financial and logistics problems that have come as a result of a novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:11

  3. Cambodia Announces Ten Year Moratorium On New Mekong Dams

    26 Mar 2020- 12:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Cambodia has announced that the country will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, putting two planned dams at Sambor and Stung Treng o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:55

  4. Shuttle-diplomacy And Sabre-rattling In Nile Dam Standoff

    18 Mar 2020- 11:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Following Ethiopia’s effective withdrawal from US-brokered negotiations around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the governments of both Egypt and Eth ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:53

  5. Disappearing Snowpacks Accelerate Diminishment Of Colorado River

    3 Mar 2020- 08:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRINCETON NJ, United States New research from the US Geological Survey (USGS) assesses climate change impacts on the shrinking Colorado River which supplies water to approximately 40 million people in six south ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2020 - 08:27

  6. Pumped Hydropower Storage Touted As Renewable Energy Solution

    24 Feb 2020- 06:30 by Local Press Report VIENNA SciTech Daily Seasonal pumped hydropower storage (SPHS), an already established yet infrequently used technology, could be an affordable and sustainable solution to store energy and water on an annual scale, ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2020 - 06:30

  7. Guterres Calls For Indus Waters To Be Used As A "Tool For Peace And Not War"

    21 Feb 2020- 08:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for the Indus River waters shared by Pakistan and India to be used as a “tool for peace and not war". During a 4-day visit to ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:49

  8. New European Financing For ASEAN Green Infrastructure Projects

    24 Feb 2020- 08:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union has announced $55 Million USD in support for the Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). ACGF was launched in April 201 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:10

  9. GERD Technical Committee Has Not Yet Reached Agreement

    12 Feb 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the United States has said that a technical committee from Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan has not been able to co-produce a document that could lead to agreement ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:50

  10. Massive New Hydro Project In Uganda?

    12 Feb 2020- 11:59 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Reuters A Chinese firm has applied to Ugandan authorities for a licence to develop a $1.4 billion hydropower plant that could potentially expand the country’s generation capacity by 40% according to a regul ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  11. Mekong Neighbours Challenge Laos Over Luang Prabang Dam Data

    11 Feb 2020- 10:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat LUANG PRABANG, Laos The government of Laos has been challenged by neighbouring countries and NGOs about provision of data around environmental assessmnet of the Luang Prabang dam in the lower Mekong. At a 6 Febr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:50

  12. Blue Peace Bulletin-- "Water And Violence: The Indus"

    5 Feb 2020- 11:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat MUMBAI, India A February 2020 Blue Peace Bulletin from Indian think-tank Strategic Foresight Group examines tension between Pakistan and India over the Indus River, assesses the current situation and makes recomm ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:53

  13. WWF Analyses Mining Sector Water Risk

    6 Feb 2020- 06:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAPE TOWN, South Africa New analysis from environmental NGO WWF reports that the extractives sector suffered water-related financial losses of over $20 Billion USD in 2018, measuring operational risk (too much an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:08

  14. Possible Water Consequences Of Carbon Emissions Reduction Technologies

    3 Feb 2020- 08:04 by Local Press Report CHARLOTTESVILLE VA EOS Negative emissions technologies, which remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, could halt or even reverse the process of climate change. But not, new research highlights, without majo ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:04

  15. New $500 Billion USD Saudi City Will Deploy "Solar Dome" For Desal

    3 Feb 2020- 07:51 by Local Press Report NEOM The National Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, plans to use solar energy to desalinate water in the planned $500 billion (Dh1.8 trillion) sustainable city of Neom. The "solar dome", ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 07:51

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