News Headlines : Clean Water

BP TO PAY A?12BN FOR GULF OIL SPILL


BP has reached an 18.7bn 12bn settlement with the US Department of Justice DoJ following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill... READ MORE

2nd July, 2015 3207

BP WILL PAY $US18.7 BILLION FOR THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL


Government lawyers urge Barbier to find BP grossly negligent, which could roughly quadruple the amount of fines under the US Clean Water Act... READ MORE

2nd July, 2015 53

COLORADO GOVERNOR DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY AFTER GOLD MINE WASTEWATER SPILL


The creek's water quality has already been badly degraded from a long history of acid mine drainage in the area, agency officials said. Reuters... READ MORE

11th August, 2015 23

Recent News Headlines : Clean Water

IS NAIROBI FACING A WATER CRISIS?


The Kenyan capital city is facing water supply issues... READ MORE

2nd November, 2019 263

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ACCUSES CALIFORNIA OF WATER POLLUTION


Nathan Click, a spokesman for the governor, said This is not about clean air, clean water or helping our state with homelessness... READ MORE

27th September, 2019 1

ENGLAND SET TO RUN SHORT OF WATER WITHIN 25 YEARS, ENVIRONMENT AGENCY WARNS


Demand for water will rise as the population grows, whilst water supply is likely to reduce as the effects of climate change kick in... READ MORE

20th March, 2019 609

STARTUP'S 'WATER FROM AIR' PROJECT AIMS TO TURN BACK THAILAND'S TIDE OF PLASTIC


In many parts of Asia, tap water is unsafe to drink, so hotel guests get complimentary water, mostly in plastic bottles... READ MORE

8th February, 2019 3

HALF THE WORLD'S SCHOOLS LACK CLEAN WATER, TOILETS AND HAND-WASHING, EXPERTS WARN


LONDON - Nearly half the world's schools lack clean drinking water, toilets and hand-washing facilities, putting millions of children at risk of disease, experts warned Monday... READ MORE

27th August, 2018 0

THE OBSERVER VIEW ON WHY WE SHOULDNT WASTE A DROP OF WATER WHEN ITS SO VITAL AND VALUABLE


Neighbouring Sudan, where the Blue Nile merges with the White Nile at Khartoum, stands to benefit, too - from cheaper electricity and stable year-round water levels... READ MORE

8th July, 2018 173

GRAPHENE: THE WONDER MATERIAL THAT COULD SOLVE THE WORLD'S WATER CRISISA


While the team's long-term goal is to use graphene filters in desalination plants to make seawater drinkable, Prof. Nair acknowledges this could be some time away... READ MORE

3rd May, 2018 209

TRUMP PLAN TO TACKLE LEAD IN DRINKING WATER CRITICIZED AS 'EMPTY EXERCISE'


Another glaring problem is the EPA's lack of data on what the vast range of water utilities, some servicing just a few hundred people, are doing... READ MORE

26th April, 2018 195

MOSTLY WITHOUT POWER AND CLEAN WATER, PUERTO RICO STRUGGLING WITH MASSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS


Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 27

TESLA BATTERIES MAY BACK UP WIND FARM OFF MASSACHUSETTS COAST


Batteries with massive offshore wind turbines as part of a bid to supply the state of Massachusetts with clean energy generated at sea... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 1092

'IT'S LIKE LIVING IN THE THIRD WORLD'


He said Irish Water are attempting to ration the water supplies in these reservoirs in a rotational basis... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 24

MATT DAMON LEANS ON DAVOS DELEGATES TO SOLVE WORLDS WATER SHORTAGE


But that did not stop the Hollywood A-lister Matt Damon taking centre stage to launch a campaign to combat water scarcity... READ MORE

23rd January, 2017 82

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

4 MILLION AMERICANS COULD BE DRINKING TOXIC WATER AND WOULD NEVER KNOW


An EPA assessment from 2013 estimates infrastructure needs for small water systems will total 64.5 billion over 20 years... READ MORE

14th December, 2016 21021

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

'WE ARE NOW MORE POLLUTED THAN WE HAVE EVER BEEN'


For academic microbiologist Joan Rose, who has observed water pollution outbreaks around the world, it was the worst that she had ever experienced... READ MORE

31st August, 2016 203

95% OF BRITISH BEACHES CLEAN ENOUGH TO SWIM, EU TESTS SHOW


In all, 633 British bathing waters were monitored this year, of which 377 - or 60 percent... READ MORE

25th May, 2016 68

FLINT WATER CRISIS PROMPTS SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE TO TEST WATER FOR LEAD


We just assume we'll have clean drinking water... READ MORE

9th April, 2016 69

ON WORLD WATER DAY, HERE'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE PLACES THAT DON'T HAVE ENOUGH


However, for billions of people around the world, daily water still comes from lakes and rivers... READ MORE

23rd March, 2016 123

AMID DENIALS, STATE WORKERS IN FLINT GOT CLEAN WATER


Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver met with area pastors in the city dealing with lead-tainted drinking water... READ MORE

29th January, 2016 68

WALMART, OTHERS PROMISE FLINT UP TO 6.5M WATER BOTTLES


Walmart has already donated 14 trucks of water, or 504,000 bottles, and 1,792 water filters to the Flint community since July 2015... READ MORE

26th January, 2016 300

'VOLUNTEERS ARE FIGHTING BATTLES EVERY DAY TO KEEP WATER AT BAY'


The aftermath of Storm Frank has left communities around the country without power, with many submerged in flood water and braced for worse to come... READ MORE

31st December, 2015 10

RED CROSS DISTRIBUTES BOTTLED WATER TO RESIDENTS


Emergency water supplies were also drafted in for residents living in Kiltormer, Co Galway, as a result of a boil water notice... READ MORE

9th December, 2015 3

FAMILY SETS UP 11-MINUTE CHRISTMAS DUBSTEP LIGHT DISPLAY TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY


A family from San Antonio, Texas, have dwarfed all competition with their Christmas light display this year... READ MORE

9th December, 2015 74


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