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  1. Wastewater From Israeli Settlements Exposes Palestinians to Coronavirus Risk

    7 Apr 2020- 09:45 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestinian News Agency The Palestinian Water Authority Monday warned that dumping colonial Israeli settlements wastewater onto Palestinian vineyards in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron city, exposes ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2020 - 09:45

  2. Pandemic May Contribute To The Collapse Of Already Fragile States

    4 Apr 2020- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELFT, Netherlands The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS), a coalition which develops tools and services that help identify water-related security and conflict risks, has described how “a perfect storm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 10:42

  3. Israel Destroys Water Well In Palestinian Village

    31 Mar 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV International Middle East Media Center Israeli forces, on Thursday, demolished a farming shed and a water well in Deir Ballut town, west of Salfit city, according to a local official. Governor of Salfit, A ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2020 - 10:27

  4. Nations Of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism Pledge Enhanced Water Resources Collaboration

    31 Mar 2020- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The six countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Mechanism (China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) have committed to further enhancement of water resource cooperation, m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2020 - 11:27

  5. South Korea Expresses Concern About New Fukushima Water Release Plan

    30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:54

  6. Turkey-backed Forces Again Cut Off Water Supply in Northern Syria, Humanitarian Crisis Intensifies

    30 Mar 2020- 06:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat Damascus, Syria Turkish-backed armed forces cut off the water supply of up to 460,000 Syrians in March, exacerbating a perilous humanitarian situation in the East of the country. Much of the population is alread ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:50

  7. Mexico Protesters Succeed In Blocking Plan To Transfer Water To United States

    30 Mar 2020- 09:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat MEXICO CITY, Mexico Following protests, The National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA) appears to have backed down on a plan to divert water to the United States under terms of a 1944 bi-lateral treaty. The c ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:04

  8. Mexico Referendum Blocks Corona Brewery

    26 Mar 2020- 11:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat MEXICALI, Mexico A March 21-22 referendum in Mexicali, Mexico has determined that a partly-built $1.5 Billion USD brewery will not proceed as planned. Communities and farmers have engaged in resistance the contr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:08

  9. Global River Activists Unite

    25 Mar 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers This March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies took action both in person and online. Despite the health and safety challen ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:16

  10. 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

  11. Mekong River Commission Social Media Initiative

    25 Mar 2020- 09:10 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has launched a social media competition that calls on users to share messages that can inspire people to do more to protect rivers. The campaign, entitle ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:10

  12. Tanzania: Mara River Stakeholders Engage In Water Allocation Plan

    25 Mar 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report DODOMA Daily News Officials in Tanzania have said the ongoing process to set up water allocation plan for Mara River will consider priority needs of water with involvement of all key stakeholders getting high consi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:19

  13. Kabul River For Peace And Development

    25 Mar 2020- 09:08 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Observer Nisar Memon, former federal minister and senator in Pakistan, comments about the importance of the Kabul River and the dependence on it of both Pakistan and Afghanistan for drinking water, ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 10:21

  14. 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

  15. 2020 Water, Sanitation And Hygiene Barometer

    26 Mar 2020- 07:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat PARIS, France International humanitarian group Solidarites International this month released its 2020 "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Barometer"  highlighting lack of access to safe drinking water and s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:00

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