Recent News Headlines : Water

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 2692

CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDE: CREWS SLOWLY MAKING PROGRESS REMOVING DEBRIS


Long-range forecasts gave the crews about a week before the next chance of rain - and potential new mudslides - although the precipitation was expected to be disorganized and light... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 0

20 YEARS AFTER THEIR DISCOVERY THESE METEORITES HAVE REVEALED ANOTHER SECRET.


What they found was simply that both meteorites did contain some liquid water, any further analysis however was limited due to the technology of the period... READ MORE

12th January, 2018 87

DRC FLOODS LEAVE 45 DEAD THOUSANDS HOMELESS


Days of flooding rains have left parts of central Kinshasa in ruins... READ MORE

11th January, 2018 612

FIRST CAME THE SNOW BOMB NOW COMES THE SALT BOMB


North American rivers take in this additional salt, wreaking slow-moving havoc on drinking water and infrastructure in the process... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 954

CHINA SEARCHES FOR MISSING PEOPLE AFTER VESSELS COLLIDE OFF EAST CHINA COAST


China has dispatched several vessels to search for and rescue crew members after a Panama-register... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 0

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

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

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

US GOVERNMENT CLIMATE REPORT LOOKS AT HOW THE OCEANS ARE BUFFERING CLIMATE CHANGE


John Abraham A key chapter of the US Global Change Research Program Report deals with how the oceans are being impacted by human carbon pollution... READ MORE

27th December, 2017 840

MASSIVE UPTICK IN SNOWFALL ON ALASKA PEAKS 'SHOCKS' EXPERTS


We were shocked, frankly, at just how much snowfall had increased, said Erich Osterberg, a Dartmouth researcher who was one of the study's authors... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 0

MUCH OF MARS' MISSING WATER MAY BE LOCKED UP IN STONE


PARIS - What happened to all the water that once sloshed in lakes and oceans on Mars?... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 0

MASSIVE UPTICK IN SNOWFALL ON ALASKA PEAKS 'SHOCKS' EXPERTS


We were shocked, frankly, at just how much snowfall had increased, said Erich Osterberg, a Dartmouth researcher who was one of the study's authors... READ MORE

20th December, 2017 135

2019 INTERNATIONAL HORTICULTURAL EXPO'S CHINA PAVILION DESIGN PLAN RELEASED


The International Horticultural Expo in Beijing will open on April 29, 2019, in Yanqing District, some 10 kilometers from the Great Wall... READ MORE

18th December, 2017 0

'WATER CREMATION' PLANS PUT ON HOLD AMID FEARS LIQUID REMAINS OF DEAD PEOPLE WOULD MAKE THEIR WAY INTO THE WATER SYSTEMA


Once approved, Rowley Regis Crematorium in Sandwell will be the first in the UK to offer a water cremation... READ MORE

18th December, 2017 184

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

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

'WORST YET TO COME': MELBOURNE TO EXPECT MONTH'S WORTH OF RAIN IN TWO DAYS


Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley said the metropolitan area had already seen 30mm of rainfall on Friday... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 0

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

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

TEMPERATURES SET TO PLUNGE AS 'POLAR LOW' TO BRING SNOW AND ICE THIS WEEK


According to Met Eireann, an area of low pressure, known as a 'polar low' will approach the north of the country... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 1189

WHITE CHRISTMAS ODDS SLASHED BY BOOKIES BUT MET OFFICE WARNS IT'S TOO EARLY TO TELL


Bookmaker Coral has started the race odds-on at 4-5 that snow will fall anywhere in the UK on Christmas day... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 38

DEADLY FLOODS HIT MANDRA, NEA PERAMOS AND MEGARA


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

16th November, 2017 3969

DEATH TOLL FROM VIETNAM STORM TOPS 60 AND DAMS NEAR BURSTING


Typhoon Damrey tore across central Vietnam at the weekend just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 0

CASHEW AND TOFU MERGE FOR CREAMY VEGAN CHEESECAKE


Supplied When food blogger and cookbook author Sam Turnbull decided to go vegan, she didn't find many of the available recipes exciting... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 156

SEWAGE TUNNEL DIG TO BEGIN LATER THIS FALL UNDER KENT STREET


City of Ottawa Sewage overflow has been a persistent problem for the Ottawa River for years, but it was particularly bad during this spring's record rainfall... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 257

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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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

GAME OF THRONES' JON SNOW WORRIED OVER LACK OF IT


We went to Iceland to find snow, because winter is here, the actor told Time... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 1336

SWITZERLAND'S LAVERTEZZO OVERRUN WITH TOURISTS AFTER VIDEO GOES VIRAL


Village dubbed the Maldives of Milan is being turned into an open air toilet, residents say... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 1228

FIRE ANTS JOIN TOGETHER TO MAKE LIVING RAFT IN HARVEY FLOODWATERS -- AND IT COULD HAPPEN HERE


Fire ants inundated by Tropical Storm Harvey's floodwaters in Texas have latched together to form a living, floating life raft to survive... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 1141


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