Recent News Headlines : Water

SUPER SALTY LAKES DISCOVERED IN CANADIAN ARCTIC COULD PROVIDE WINDOW INTO LIFE BEYOND EARTH


Anja Rutishauser of the University of Alberta made the discovery while studying radar data collected to study the bedrock underneath the ice cap... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 319

NERVE-AGENT VICTIM YULIA SKRIPAL OUT OF HOSPITAL, TENSIONS BUILD OVER WHERE SHE'LL GO NEXT


Nerve-agent victim Yulia Skripal out of hospital, tensions build over where she'll go next... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 46

AIR IN A BOTTLE? HOW COMPANIES SELL CANADIAN NATURE


Much of the demand for Vitality Air comes from China where air pollution is a major problem... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 883

ABANDONED COLLIERIES COULD HOLD KEY TO HEATING UK HOMES


Scientists are finalising plans to exploit the vast reservoir of warm water that fills a labyrinth of disused mines and porous rock layers underneath Glasgow... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 1853

IN TULUM, THOSE EXPANDING THE ECO-FRIENDLY BEACH PARADISE ARE ALSO DESTROYING IT


And every day protected areas are destroyed, says Carlos Meade, director of Yaxche, Tree of Life, an NGO working to protect the environment in Tulum... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 26

FLOOD WARNINGS ISSUED ACROSS UK AS RIVER LEVELS RISE AFTER WET EASTER


By late Tuesday afternoon, the Environment Agency has issued 177 flood warnings, with 26 of them urging immediate action ... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 41

WEATHERWATCH: STORMS CAN UNLOCK POLLUTION TIMEBOMBS OF LANDFILL


Pollution risk from over 1,000 old uk landfill sites due to coastal erosion... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 117

POLICE BRING IN SPECIALIZED CANINE UNIT AS SEARCH RESUMES FOR MISSING MONTREAL BOY


In the nearly three weeks that Ariel has been missing, divers have searched the frigid waters separating Montreal and Laval several times without success... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 2095

FIRST OF LONDONS NEW DRINKING FOUNTAIN LOCATIONS REVEALED


However, Khan has pledged another A?6m for environmental improvements in London that includes installing more water fountains, informed by the results from the pilot... READ MORE

25th March, 2018 4592

RECYCLING WASTEWATER MAKES PEOPLE SQUEAMISH. BUT IT MAY BE NECESSARY


Indeed, wastewater treatment has become a priority for the European Union since a European Commission blueprint in 2012... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 722

DRUGS, PLASTICS AND FLEA KILLER: THE UNSEEN THREATS TO UK'S RIVERS


The Environment Agency and water companies must fast-track efforts to better understand and address plastic pollution pathways... READ MORE

18th March, 2018 618

BILLION-DOLLAR POLAR ENGINEERING NEEDED TO SLOW MELTING GLACIERS


Underwater sea walls and artificial islands among projects urgently required to avoid devastation of global flooding, say scientists... READ MORE

18th March, 2018 1696

IS THIS AMAZON FACTORY THE LINK


The Norwegian company Norsk Hydro owns 92 percent of Hydro Alunorte and 51 percent of Albras... READ MORE

17th March, 2018 1142

ADVICE FOR HOMEOWNERS AS IRISH WATER RESTRICTS SUPPLY FROM 7PM TONIGHT


ADVICE for homeowners as Irish Water restricts supply from 7pm tonight in Dublin and parts of Wicklow, Meath and Kildare... READ MORE

6th March, 2018 134

5 RECIPES YOU CAN MAKE FROM KITCHEN CUPBOARD STAPLES IF THE SNOW HAS LEFT YOU HOUSEBOUND


Dissolve the chicken and vegetable stock cubes in a little over a litre of boiling water... READ MORE

3rd March, 2018 41

'WORLD'S MOST IMPORTANT UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE' UNDER THREAT FROM POLLUTION


Sac Actun is probably the most important underwater archaeological site in the world, he said... READ MORE

20th February, 2018 75

SWITZERLAND LAW CHANGES HOW TO COOK LOBSTERS SO THEY DON'T FEEL PAIN


Animal rights activists applaud the new lobster law and call for more action... READ MORE

16th February, 2018 67618

SATELLITES SHOW WARMING IS ACCELERATING SEA LEVEL RISE AS GREENLAND AND ANTARCTIC ICE SHEETS MELT


Sea level rise is caused by warming of the ocean and melting from glaciers and ice sheets... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 11

NETWORK RAIL TO INSTALL DRINKING FOUNTAINS IN MAJORITY OF ITS TRAIN STATIONS THIS YEAR


Network Rail to install drinking fountains in majority of its train stations this year... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1045

ANTS INVADING YOUR HOUSE CAN BE CONTROLLED WITH THESE HANDY SUGGESTIONS


Ants are looking for two things in your home food and water... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 3974

THE 11 CITIES MOST LIKELY TO RUN OUT OF DRINKING WATER


Cape Town faces the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the modern era to run out of drinking water... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 42632

FAMED CHINATOWN ICE CREAM SHOP FACES EVICTION FOR ALLEGEDLY USING TOO MUCH WATER


They filed a lawsuit against their landlord this week after getting into a dispute with him about their water use and the building's cooling tower... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 1416

WHITECHAPEL FATBERG REMNANTS FROM 130-TONNE 'MONSTER' GO ON DISPLAY AT MUSEUM OF LONDON


Whitechapel fatberg remnants from 130-tonne 'monster' go on display at Museum of London... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 460

'SNOW, ICE AND TREACHEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS'


With temperatures set to fall sharply, Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow weather warning... READ MORE

5th February, 2018 193

RISING SEA LEVELS THREAT: A SHRINKING EUROPEAN COASTLINE IN 2100?


Monitoring sea levels is key to tracking the evolution of our climate, says Jean-Noel Thepaut, Head of the Copernicus Climate Change Service... READ MORE

2nd February, 2018 151

SNOW SET TO RETURN AS CHILLY CONDITIONS FORECAST FOR NEXT WEEK


Heavier rain will spread across the country overnight but it will clear as the day goes on leading to a bright, sunny day by Monday afternoon... READ MORE

29th January, 2018 1293

CAPE TOWN TAPS TO RUN DRY EARLIER THAN EXPECTED


The taps will be turned off when the reservoirs serving Cape Town drop below the minimum levels needed to provide water safely... READ MORE

28th January, 2018 7418

CAPE TOWN URGED TO TURN OFF TOILET TAPS


Cape Town water crisis Residents urged to turn off toilet taps... READ MORE

27th January, 2018 2615

IN 2017, THE OCEANS WERE BY FAR THE HOTTEST EVER RECORDED


John Abraham The second-hottest year recorded at Earth's surface was the hottest in its oceans... READ MORE

26th January, 2018 2720

CAPE TOWN IS ABOUT TO BECOME THE FIRST MAJOR CITY IN THE WORLD TO RUN OUT OF WATER


That's what residents of Cape Town are calling the day when their city is predicted to run out of water... READ MORE

24th January, 2018 6311

Trending News Headlines : Water

SEA SALT AROUND THE WORLD IS CONTAMINATED BY PLASTIC, STUDIES SHOW


Mason collaborated with researchers at the University of Minnesota to examine microplastics in salt, beer and drinking water... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 62354

BOROUGH MARKET TO PHASE OUT PLASTIC BOTTLE SALES WITH FREE FOUNTAINS


Plans are currently in place to produce Borough Market refillable bottles made from recycled plastic that can be purchased from stalls around the market... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 29809

WINTER STORM EXPECTED TO HIT CALGARY, SOUTHERN ALBERTA


Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for parts of southern Alberta, including Calgary... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 21070

MUMBAI BUILDING COLLAPSES AS MONSOON RAINS WREAK HAVOC


In Bihar, the death toll has reached 514, with people still living in makeshift huts days after the flooding started... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 19385

SADIQ KHAN PLANS NETWORK OF LONDON WATER FOUNTAINS TO REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE


Water fountains are not a facility we currently have in stations and there are currently no plans to do so, the spokesperson said... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 11231

WHAT THE DUTCH CAN TEACH THE WORLD ABOUT MANAGING FLOODS


Prior to his mission to take Dutch water management expertise around the world, Ovink was the Netherlands' chief of water management and spatial planning ... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 10213

TAGUS RIVER AT RISK OF DRYING UP COMPLETELY


Construction began in 1966 and water started flowing out of the dammed Tagus headwaters to the Segura in 1979... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 9680

FLOODS KILL ALMOST 1,000 IN INDIA, NEPAL AND BANGLADESH


The Red Cross said on Tuesday that 24 million people have been affected by the floods, with large areas of land submerged in water... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 7725

ROMANS ARE ABOUT TO GO EIGHT HOURS A DAY WITHOUT WATER


Climate change and crumbling pipes are forcing Rome into unprecedented water rationing... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 5126

AS HARVEY RAGED, WORKERS SLEPT ON COTS TO KEEP NUCLEAR POWER ON


Teams of employees have been stationed at the South Texas Project power plant since early Friday... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 4704

NARWHALS ARE HELPING NASA UNDERSTAND MELTING ICE AND RISING SEAS


The narwhals like it, said Josh Willis, the project lead for NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 4316

UK TO BRING BACK BEAVERS IN FIRST GOVERNMENT FLOOD REDUCTION SCHEME OF ITS KIND


The beavers' dam-building stores huge quantities of water and slows peak flows during flood events, potentially lessening devastating floods... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 4144

GIANT SALT-RESISTANT GOLDFISH FOUND IN RIVERS PROMPT BIOLOGIST'S WARNING


Dumped pet goldfish are found in Australian estuaries, prompting fears the fish could make their way into connected river systems and kill off native species... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 3993

DEADLY FLOODS HIT MANDRA, NEA PERAMOS AND MEGARA


Greece Deadly floods hit Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 3969

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

INSIDE THE LATEST HEALTH DRINK CRAZE


Many in the United States have now decided to forego drinking tap water in exchange for raw water, putting their health at risk in the process... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 3517

'WE'RE PANICKING,' SAYS 1 OF HUNDREDS OF WINDSOR, ONT., FLOOD VICTIMS PLEADING FOR HELP


Windibank is one of hundreds dealing with extreme flooding at the Alix Sinkevitch Townhomes in south Walkerville, a district of Windsor, Ont... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 3171

SERIOUS FARM POLLUTION BREACHES RISE IN UK - AND MANY GO UNPROSECUTED


Environment Agency figures show severe incidents are weekly occurrence as farms struggle with cost of pollution prevention despite subsidies... READ MORE

21st August, 2017 2987

CHINA'S 'SPONGE CITIES' ARE TURNING STREETS GREEN TO COMBAT FLOODING


The Sponge City initiative was launched in 2015 with 16 model sponge cities, before being extended to 30, including Shanghai... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 2962

EVACUATIONS ORDERED IN MUSQUASH, N.B., DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS AT NEARBY DAM


Murchison said people came prepared and the Red Cross hasn't had to provide clothing or other essentials... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 2927

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

ENVIRONMENT AGENCIES OPPOSE TRUMP PLANS FOR SCOTTISH GOLF COURSE


The Trump Organization is trying to finance a major housing development near the course... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 2428

HEAVY RAINS DESTROY HUNDREDS OF HOUSES


According to Niger's government, the rains have killed at least 44 people in Niamey and other parts of the West African country since June... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 2338

DROUGHT CONDITIONS PROMPT B.C. TO PUSH FOR WATER CONSERVATION IN LOWER FRASER


Experienced extreme drought, and the Lower Fraser region was classified at level three or four drought conditions from June to September... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 1970

AMERICAN LEADERS SHOULD READ THEIR OFFICIAL CLIMATE SCIENCE REPORT


What the report also shows is that the biggest uncertainty in future climate change is us... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 1948

'NOT A SINGLE THING WAS DRY'


The 2011 Indian census put the number of homeless people in Mumbai at just over 57,000, but local activists say it is more like 150,000-300,000... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 1786

QUARTER OF ENGLAND'S RIVERS AT RISK OF RUNNING DRY, FINDS WWF


Further data shows that more than 550 rivers and lakes are in a poor ecological state because too much water is being taken from them... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 1665

SNOW AND ICE WEATHER WARNING ISSUED AS TEMPERATURES SET TO PLUMMET


Two status yellow weather warnings have been issued for the whole country ahead of plummeting temperatures, snow and ice... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 1652

TRUMP PROPOSES SCRAPPING OBAMA-ERA FRACKING RULE ON WATER POLLUTION


The rule requires that fracking operations on public land are properly constructed so that pollutants do not leak into water supplies... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 1636

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


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