Recent News Headlines : Water

WHY 2017 IS SHAPING UP AS GREAT YEAR FOR RIVER RAFTING IN WASHINGTON STATE


Although conditions are primed for those seeking whitewater, Bower warned that rivers can be dangerous for those unprepared... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 140

MAN SEVERELY BURNED AFTER FALLING IN YELLOWSTONE HOT SPRING


A man has suffered severe burns after falling into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park in the US state of Wyoming, park officials say... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 769

FLINT WATER CRISIS: FIVE CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER


The Michigan Civil Rights Commission issued a report in February blaming systemic racism going back decades for the problems that caused the water crisis in Flint... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 870

MICHIGAN HEALTH CHIEF, FOUR OTHERS CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER OVER FLINT DEATH LINKED TO TAINTED WATER


Director Lyon and Dr. Wells have been and continue to be instrumental in Flint's recovery, he said in a statement... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 1

5 PEOPLE, INCLUDING MICHIGAN HEALTH CHIEF, CHARGED IN FLINT


Flint began using water from the Flint River while under state emergency management, but did not treat it to reduce corrosion... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 0

'ENGINEERING WITH SOUL' CAN HELP SOLVE THE WORLD'S PROBLEMS


The elders remembered a rudimentary water-rights treaty others pointed to broken piping and poorly managed spigots... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 228

NEPEAN TOWNHOUSE TENANTS STEAMING OVER HOT WATER BEING CUT OFF


Poirier-Shields then phoned Ontario's Landlord Tenant Board and filed notice that she wants financial compensation for being without hot water... READ MORE

3rd June, 2017 198

CAPE TOWN CUTS BACK TO SURVIVE 'STUBBORN' DROUGHT


De Lille urged the residents to embrace the fact that water scarcity is the new normal and accept that they are living in a drought-stricken area... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 182

CLIMATE CHANGE COULD FOUL UP PRECIPITATION WORLDWIDE


Post to Facebook Climate change could foul up precipitation worldwide In a warmer world, expect the wet to get wetter, and the dry to get drier... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 1521

BODY OF MISSING FIRE CHIEF LOCATED IN B.C.'S INTERIOR


RCMP say the body of a missing fire chief who was swept away by flood waters in Cache Creek, B.C... READ MORE

28th May, 2017 2441

AWKWARD TRUMP HANDSHAKE A 'MOMENT OF TRUTH'


According to Save the Children, Sri Lanka has recorded almost 53,000 dengue fever cases across the country since the start of the year... READ MORE

28th May, 2017 2

SRI LANKA RUSHES AID TO HALF A MILLION FLOOD VICTIMS AS DEATH TOLL RISES


The flooding is the worst since May 2003 when 250 people were killed and 10,000 homes destroyed after a similarly powerful monsoon, officials said... READ MORE

28th May, 2017 252

PREMIER TOURS MUD LAKE FLOOD DAMAGE, VOWS 'TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS'


The government will be there to support the people of Mud Lake and those impacted by last week's flood... READ MORE

23rd May, 2017 322

SEA LEVEL RISE WILL DOUBLE COASTAL FLOOD RISK WORLDWIDE


The research takes in to account the large waves and storm surges that can tip gradually rising sea levels over the edge of coastal defences... READ MORE

18th May, 2017 3626

FLOOD COMMAND POSTS IN OTTAWA CLOSE AS RIVER LEVELS DECLINE


Flood command posts in Ottawa close as river levels gradually decline... READ MORE

17th May, 2017 19

'UNFAIR' FLOOD RELIEF PROGRAM LEAVING RENFREW COUNTY COTTAGERS HIGH AND DRY


'Unfair' flood relief program leaving Renfrew County cottagers high and dry... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 180

FLOOD VICTIMS IN MONTREAL PREPARE TO GO HOME, APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID


While water levels continue to recede across the province, flood victims are flocking to information sessions about the Quebec government's compensation program... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 393

MULTIPLE EVACUATION ALERTS AND ORDERS RESCINDED IN B.C. INTERIOR


Ron Mattiussi, director of emergency operations for Kelowna, warned residents the region isn't out of the woods just yet... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 123

FLOODING RAISES WATER QUALITY CONCERNS IN B.C. INTERIOR


Authorities say filtered or distilled water could be used as an alternative to tap water for those concerned about water quality... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 107

UK FARMERS CALL FOR CROSS-COUNTRY PIPELINES AFTER DRIEST WINTER IN 20 YEARS


Water management experts are calling for water shunting, in which water is moved huge distances from the high rainfall north to the low-rainfall south... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 502

'YOU COME HOME AND YOU SANDBAG'


Related Stories Late Thursday afternoon looked like just another gorgeous day on the waterfront trail in Kelowna, B.C... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 149

'ELECTRIC' BACTERIA CAN PURIFY SEWAGE WATER


The water is purified the natural way, by underground microorganisms - a traditional method improved with the latest research... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 6011

FLOOD VICTIMS, RIVER MANAGER AT ODDS OVER WATER WARNINGS


But what they've done is hold back as much water as possible to alleviate downstream flooding, he said... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 53

US GLACIER NATIONAL PARK IS LOSING ITS GLACIERS WITH JUST 26 OF 150 LEFT


Scientists analyzed the extent of the 39 Montanan glaciers by studying aerial and satellite imagery stretching back to 1966... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 17287

OTTAWA RIVER FULL OF UNTREATED SEWAGE DURING MAY FLOODING


According to Mayor Jim Watson, the city's solution to make the Ottawa River healthier, the Ottawa River Action Plan, is currently under construction... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 1036

RARE FLOWERS DESTROYED IN AUSTRALIA AFTER PAPERWORK ERROR


The department acknowledges the significant value as a botanical reference collection, a spokesperson told the Australian Broadcasting Corp... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 553

FLOOD VICTIMS BRACE FOR MORE RAIN AS WATER LEVELS REMAIN HIGH ACROSS QUEBEC


This comes as more than 400 Canadian Forces soldiers from CFB Valcartier were deployed on Saturday in a number of regions facing severe flooding... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 10364

CONSTANCE BAY RESIDENTS BAND TOGETHER TO FIGHT 'HEARTBREAKING' FLOODING


Giacomo Panico CBC Volunteers stacked piles of sandbags Saturday afternoon in Ottawa's Constance Bay neighbourhood in attempt to keep the Ottawa River from flooding their neighbourhood... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 761

4. STAY OFF THE RIVER


Residents can report any issues related to increased water levels or flooding by calling 1-800-561-4034... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 909

COULD TOWING ICEBERGS TO HOT PLACES SOLVE THE WORLD'S WATER SHORTAGES?


A firm in Abu Dhabi has floated plans to tow icebergs from Antarctica to the United Arab Emirates to solve the country's fresh water shortage... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 109

Trending News Headlines : Water

'I JUST REMEMBER YELLING, HOW DO YOU DIE FROM DRINKING WATER,' SAYS MOTHER OF 23-YEAR-OLD LEANNE GERMAIN


Last February, doctors told Linda Kyrzyk a combination of thirst-inducing MDMA and drinking too much water caused her daughter Leanne Germain's brain to swell, killing her... READ MORE

20th October, 2016 14384

CANADIAN TOWN STEAMS OVER NESTLE BID TO CONTROL LOCAL SPRING WATER WELL


Activists in Centre Wellington plan to block Ontario pump tests after bottled-water makers overtook community's attempt to secure long-term water source... READ MORE

24th September, 2016 12817

STANDING ROCK PIPELINE PROTESTERS REPELLED BY FORCE AT BRIDGE CROSSING


Video shows water cannon, and possibly tear gas, fired at protesters, who police estimated numbered about 400... READ MORE

21st November, 2016 6990

PERU BRACES FOR MORE FLOODING AFTER AT LEAST 67 DEATHS


Local El Ninos in Peru tend to be followed by the global El Nino phenomenon, which can trigger flooding and droughts in different countries, said Gutierrez... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 6618

TRUMP REJECTS CLIMATE CHANGE, BUT MAR-A-LAGO COULD BE LOST TO THE SEA


Donald Trump shelled out 409,759 for property taxes in 2016 on Mar-a-Lago, his oceanfront club above billionaire's row in Palm Beach, Fla... READ MORE

18th December, 2016 5449

ONCE-DREAMY HAITIAN BEACH TOWN PICKS UP THE PIECES AFTER HURRICANE MATTHEW


At least several hundred Haitians died in the storm, a number of them in Port Salut... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 4646

MAN DISSOLVED BY HOT SPRING AFTER SEEKING PLACE TO SWIM


When park officials arrived, portions of Colin Scott's head, upper torso and hands were visible in the hot spring... READ MORE

19th November, 2016 3364

NORTH AMERICAN LAKES GETTING SALTIER BECAUSE OF WINTER DE-ICING


The study predicted that if the results were extrapolated to all the water bodies in the North American lakes region, about 7,770 would be at serious risk... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 2929

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER COULD RISE IF N.Y. REQUEST TO LOWER LAKE ONTARIO IS APPROVED


If the request is accepted, the excess water from Lake Ontario, which is nearing a record level, would be diverted to the St. Lawrence River... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 2387

'IT WAS TOO HOT, EVEN TO LEAVE HOME'


At least one settlement has even been built on land that used to be underwater, Ali says... READ MORE

14th November, 2016 2276

PORTUGAL TO LEVY SUGAR TAX ON SOFT DRINKS IN 2017


World health organisation urges all countries to tax sugary drinks... READ MORE

15th October, 2016 2076

OIL, EARTHQUAKES AND THE RUSH TO SAVE OKLAHOMA


Founded by local entrepreneur Clane LaCrosse, Bosque cleans up the waste water and then turns it back over to drillers to use when fracking wells... READ MORE

15th November, 2016 1993

PULLING CLEAN WATER FROM THIN AIR


The machine works well enough that it is now being heralded as lifeline for people throughout Chile and South America who need access to clean water... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 1820

LOOMING MEGADROUGHTS IN WESTERN US WOULD MAKE CURRENT DROUGHT LOOK MINOR


Looming megadroughts in western US would make current drought look minor... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 1791

AT LEAST 18 DEAD IN THAILAND FLOODS


Flooding from heavy rains hammering Thailand's south has left at least 18 people dead and thousands of villages partially submerged... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 1706

PROTESTERS CLASH WITH POLICE AT DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE


The sheriff's office said the protesters attempted to attack law enforcement barricades, demonstrating against the project they say threatens water resources and sacred tribal lands... READ MORE

21st November, 2016 1645

WATER AT ENGLAND'S BEACHES IS CLEANEST ON RECORD


Bathing water pollution, which can cause eye and ear infections and gastroenteritis, has dramatically improved since EU bathing water regulations were introduced in 1976... READ MORE

8th November, 2016 1548

MELBOURNE WARNED OF BEACH POO HAZARD AFTER STORMS


The Environment Protection Authority EPA in Victoria is forecasting poor water quality at 21 of the 36 beaches it checks in Port Phillip Bay... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 1363

MOCOA: RESCUERS HUNT FOR SURVIVORS AS DEATH TOLL RISES


Search and rescue teams dig through mud after devastating landslides triggered by heavy rains kill more than 200... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 1352

MEDICS HEAD TO SOUTHWEST HAITI AS CHOLERA KILLS 13 IN MATTHEW'S WAKE


Clifford Gauther, the health ministry?s director for Haiti?s Sud Department, said Cholera treatment centers, many made of metal sheeting, were destroyed by the hurricane... READ MORE

9th October, 2016 1162

GET YOUR OWN WATER, OREGON TIMBER FIRM TELLS CALIFORNIA TOWN


Roseburg Forest Products, an Oregon-based company that owns the pine forest where the spring surfaces, is demanding that the city of Weed get its water elsewhere... READ MORE

2nd October, 2016 1144

EUR280,000 BUDGET FOR 20-MEMBER WATER CHARGES COMMITTEE


Met Eireann have warned that snow could be on the way this week as temperatures continue to drop... READ MORE

18th November, 2016 991

COLOMBIA LANDSLIDE: SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING AFTER MUD DELUGE KILLS HUNDREDS


Jose Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night fierce rain unleashed havoc on this small city surrounded by rivers and mountains in southern Colombia... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 986

'YOU'D BE IN DENIAL TO BELIEVE THERE ISN'T LIFE OUT THERE'


There were all these planetary scientists talking about their favorite ocean worlds, Europa or Enceladus or whichever, he recalled... READ MORE

2nd September, 2016 893

CANADA HAS 20 PERCENT OF THE PLANET'S FRESHWATER. BUT SOME WORRY THERE'S NOT ENOUGH TO GO AROUND.


Campaigners want to shut down a Nestle bottled water plant in southern Ontario, arguing there's not enough water to go around... READ MORE

14th October, 2016 793

JAPANESE TOURIST TRAPPED IN CAR, SIX OTHERS MISSING IN NT FLOODS


He urged others not to cross flooded causeways, not enter flooded rivers ... READ MORE

27th December, 2016 764

CHINA WANTS WATER FROM RUSSIA'S LAKE BAIKAL TO IRRIGATE DROUGHT-HIT REGIONS


China wants water from Russia's Lake Baikal to irrigate drought-hit regions -- RT Business... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 688

'WE DON'T KNOW HOW BIG THIS IS'


It all depends on the groundwater, the characteristics of the groundwater and the bedrock and everything... READ MORE

17th December, 2016 682

FIREFIGHTERS ASKING GATINEAU RESIDENTS TO SIGN UP FOR POTENTIAL HOME EVACUATION


Firefighters were knocking on doors Friday morning advising Gatineau residents of the flooding in their areas... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 655

IS THE WORLD RUNNING OUT OF FRESH WATER?


Over half of Israel's drinking water now comes from desalination... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 624


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