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07 06 2022 | 21:39

MOROCCO: a call for tender for the studies of a water desalination project in the East

The Directorate of Research and Planning of the Moroccan Ministry of Equipment and Water is launching a call for expressions of interest for the execution of feasibility studies for a sea water…

01 06 2022 | 09:30

TUNISIA: In Makthar, Kumulus Water cools air to provide water to 570 schoolchildren

The Tunisian start-up Kumulus Water, which specialises in hydrological engineering, has just designed solar-powered water generators. The device, called "Kumulus 1", is equipped with four filters and…

04 12 2021 | 10:12

UK water firms spilled sewage into sea bathing waters 5,517 times in last year

Report shows raw sewage spillages into coastal swimming waters increased by more than 87% in 12 months Water companies spilled raw sewage into coastal bathing waters used by holidaymakers and…

25 10 2021 | 15:11

Climate crisis likely to fuel conflicts over water and migration, US analyses say

The Biden administration has released three reports on security and humanitarian disasters that could strike as world heats up The climate crisis is likely to intensify cross-border clashes,…

08 10 2021 | 09:41

Water shortage threatens critical hydroelectric power supplies in Northern Europe

Amid the international energy crisis, lack of rain means Nordic countries face soaring bills Just days after the world’s longest under-sea power cable began transferring hydroelectric energy from…

01 10 2021 | 12:44

New York City faces risk of running out of water – fast

Maricopa County in Arizona, where cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale located, most exposed to climate risks overall New York City faces significant risk of running out of water by 2050, according to a…

25 08 2021 | 13:18

Colorado River Water Shortage Declared for First Time in History

Federal officials, for the first time ever, declared a water shortage from the Colorado River on Monday — yet another bleak indicator of the magnitude of the drought across the West made worse by…

16 08 2021 | 08:55

The water cycle is intensifying as the climate warms, IPCC report warns – that means more intense storms and flooding

The world watched in July 2021 as extreme rainfall became floods that washed away centuries-old homes in Europe, triggered landslides in Asia and inundated subways in China. More than 900 people died…

23 07 2021 | 10:44

Ethiopia says second filling of Renaissance Dam complete

Latest phase a milestone in controversial Blue Nile hydropower project long opposed by downriver countries Egypt and Sudan. Ethiopia has completed the filling of a massive, controversial dam on the…

18 06 2021 | 02:52

Lakes Are Losing Oxygen, Major Global Study Finds.

Climate change is contributing to falling oxygen levels in lakes across the world, according to a study published in the journal Nature Wednesday.

21 05 2021 | 15:00

Iran’s groundwater resources are rapidly depleting, and everyone should pay attention

People have been relying on groundwater resources for all their drinking and washing needs since time immemorial. But some seem to be depleting fast when faced with today’s levels of demand, a new…

13 04 2021 | 10:38

How the 'Worm Moon' helped free the stuck ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal.

It took a little help from the full moon to free the massive Ever Given cargo ship from its perch stranded in the Suez Canal.

22 03 2021 | 09:27

Exotic crystals of 'ice 19' discovered.

Scientists have identified the 19th form of water ice. The exotic, four-sided crystals of this rare ice variety, now dubbed ice XIX, form at ultra-low temperatures and ultra-high pressures.  It only…

15 03 2021 | 11:32

Water Warning: The Looming Threat of the World’s Aging Dams.

Tens of thousands of large dams across the globe are reaching the end of their expected lifespans, leading to a dramatic rise in failures and collapses, a new UN study finds. These deteriorating…

12 03 2021 | 10:05

Cape Verde’s sea-inspired murals protect aquatic biodiversity.

Aquatic Murals for a Cause Beautiful images of aquatic life can be seen painted on the facades of 13 houses in Porto Mosquito, a fishing village 20km from Praia the capital of Cape Verde. Inspired…

15 02 2021 | 12:50

Pharmaceuticals Pollute the Ganges.

Studies increasingly point to the presence of pharmaceutical and personal care products in urban stretches along the Ganges River, which originates pristine in the Himalayas but is heavily polluted…

09 02 2021 | 09:24

Do you drink bottled water? Read this.

Bottled water is atrocious for the environment. You’re better off buying a water filter for healthier, tastier water For years, the debate has raged on: which is better, bottled water, or tap?

27 12 2020 | 07:52

From Alaska to Florida, Harmful PFAS Compounds Pollute Water at Multiple Sites in Every State.

Tom Kennedy learned about the long-term contamination of his family's drinking water about two months after he was told that his breast cancer had metastasized to his brain and was terminal.

27 11 2020 | 12:19

More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows.

UN warns about consequences of not conserving water and tackling climate crisis. Water shortages are now affecting more than 3 billion people around the world, as the amount of fresh water available…

16 11 2020 | 08:32

Raw sewage dumped into English and Welsh beaches '2,900 times this year'.

Water companies discharged raw sewage into bathing water beaches almost 3,000 times in the past year, polluting the environment and risking public health, new analysis shows. The discharges took…