News Headlines : Water Levels

BATTLE TO PROTECT HOMES AS WASTE FLOWS IN THE STREETS


Raw sewage flowed through the streets of Athlone yesterday as water levels continued to rise... READ MORE

11th December, 2015 11

'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

'RIVER BANKS NOT REINFORCED DUE TO RED TAPE'


Areas hit hardest by the discharge of excess water from the Parteen Weir include Springfield, Montpelier, Castleconnell, Mountshannon, Annacotty and the University of Limerick... READ MORE

4th January, 2016 3

Recent News Headlines : Water Levels

DECLINING LEVELS IN IRAQ'S TIGRIS RAISE FEAR OF WATER CRISIS


At least 70 percent of Iraq's water comes from rivers and marshes shared with its neighbours, especially the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers... READ MORE

8th June, 2018 922

FLOODWATERS IN SOUTHERN N.B. 'HEAVILY CONTAMINATED,' EMERGENCY OFFICIALS WARN


Water levels in the Fredericton area are forecast to remain relatively stable at around 8 metres, or 1.5 metres above flood stage, over the weekend... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 1477

SOUTH-EAST ENGLAND AT RISK OF WATER SHORTAGES THIS SUMMER, OFFICIALS WARN


As well as supplying our customers in the Medway towns, Thanet and Hastings, it is also used by South East Water... READ MORE

5th January, 2018 889

'ALARMINGLY HIGH' ARSENIC LEVELS IN PAKISTAN GROUNDWATER SEEN THREATENING TENS OF MILLIONS


Levels of arsenic in the groundwater of eastern Pakistan are alarmingly high and pose a significant health hazard to tens of millions of people who drink... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 18

WATER SUPPLY CRISIS IN LOUTH AND MEATH 'WILL BE RESOLVED BY THURSDAY'


One of Irish Water's top managers has insisted that the water supply crisis affecting 60,000 homes and businesses in Louth and Meath will be resolved by Thursday... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 0

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

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

GATINEAU BRACES FOR DELUGE AS MORE RAIN EXPECTED


CBC Denis Babin Lessard said with water levels expected to rise Friday, Saturday and Sunday, officials might have to reopen the Mercier dam floodgates... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 147

TENS OF THOUSANDS FLEE AS CALIFORNIA DAM THREATENS TO UNLEASH FLOODWATERS


Officials said early Monday that water levels at Lake Oroville were continuing to drop, stopping water from spilling over the hazardous emergency spillway... READ MORE

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A UK WEATHER: ABSOLUTE DROUGHT IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND AS RAINFALL PLUMMETS BELOW AUGUST AVERAGE AND EXTRA WATER READIED FOR HEATWAVEA


Thames Water has put an 450 million litres of water a day into London and the Thames Valley's pipes during the heatwave, the equivalent to 900,000 paddling pools... READ MORE

16th August, 2016 158

'DON'T PUT YOUR HEAD UNDER WATER,' BECAUSE IT'S FILTHY


The testing also revealed alarming spikes in fecal coliform levels -- the very measure the state government uses to determine the safety of Rio's recreational waters... READ MORE

1st August, 2016 12

SOUTH YORKSHIRE TAP WATER RESTRICTIONS TO REMAIN IN PLACE


Yorkshire Water confirms it is safe for residents of Thorne and Moorends to use tap water if it is boiled first... READ MORE

31st July, 2016 99

MILLIONS EXPOSED TO DANGEROUS LEAD LEVELS IN US DRINKING WATER, REPORT FINDS


New report says Flint water crisis is not an anomaly, as analysis reveals 5,363 water systems - providing drinking water to 18 million - breached federal laws... READ MORE

28th June, 2016 563

ARSENIC IN WATER PROMPTS DO NOT DRINK ADVISORY FOR MOBILE HOME PARK


Dr. Robin Taylor, Ottawa's associate medical officer of health, says boiling the water will not get rid of the high levels of arsenic... READ MORE

24th June, 2016 9

PHILADELPHIA WATER DEPARTMENT FACES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT OVER WATER TESTING


Perhaps the most pervasive effect of recent criticism of the Philadelphia water department has been an erosion of trust in government... READ MORE

3rd June, 2016 303

BEYOND FLINT: EXCESSIVE LEAD LEVELS FOUND IN ALMOST 2,000 WATER SYSTEMS ACROSS ALL 50 STATES


Most Americans get their drinking water from a fragmented network of about 155,000 different water systems serving everything from big cities to individual businesses and school buildings... READ MORE

16th March, 2016 1482

TAP WATER REMAINS UNSAFE IN DERBYSHIRE AND LEICESTERSHIRE


The warning remained in place on Saturday, forcing the water company Severn Trent Free to hand out free bottles of water at supermarkets in the area... READ MORE

12th March, 2016 61

DAMAGE TO CRUCIAL INDIA CANAL SHARPENS FOCUS ON DELHI'S WATER INSECURITY


The destruction of the Munak canal link by protesters in the state of Haryana has focused attention on New Delhi's precarious water supply... READ MORE

24th February, 2016 2

FLINT RESIDENTS PAID THROUGH THE NOSE FOR CONTAMINATED WATER


In a cost-cutting measure, Flint switched its water system from Detroit to a local river in 2014... READ MORE

17th February, 2016 15

MICHIGAN SHOULD HAVE REQUIRED FLINT TO TREAT WATER


Keith Creagh, director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, said state officials relied on technical compliance with the law instead of assuring safe drinking water... READ MORE

3rd February, 2016 5

FLINT WATER CRISIS UPDATE: LEAD LEVELS FOUND TO BE TOO HIGH FOR FILTERS, BOTTLED WATER CONSUMPTION URGED


Federal authorities have urged residents of the Michigan city to get their water supplies checked for lead... READ MORE

30th January, 2016 28

EPA: LEAD LEVELS IN FLINT WATER EXCEED FILTERS ABILITY


Flint is under a state of emergency after highly corrosive water in the Flint River was temporarily used as the city's drinking water source... READ MORE

30th January, 2016 113

PHILADELPHIA'S WATER-TESTING PROCEDURES ARE 'WORSE THAN FLINT' - EXPERT


They leave that up to the department of environmental protection, which gets its numbers from the Philadelphia water department... READ MORE

29th January, 2016 205

OHIO STATE EPA CHIEF BLASTS 'WOEFULLY INADEQUATE' TOXIC WATER REGULATIONS


The small Ohio water system in Sebring had failed to notify the public for months that several older homes had tested for high levels of lead... READ MORE

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