News (2020 – 07)

These are links to news articles related to USA/Mexico water

2020 – July

Jul 31, 2020

Suspending water quality monitoring during pandemic a ‘serious oversight,’ says expert

Federal water quality monitoring has been suspended since the start of the pandemic, and water experts say Canada needs its data collection to be resilient even in crisis.

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Jul 30, 2020

Tackling information disorder is critical for transboundary water cooperation in South Asia

Last month’s media reports in India suggesting non-cooperation of Bhutan and Nepal to maintain critical water infrastructures in the shared transboundary river systems were found not to be true. It was clear Bhutan didn’t stop water and Nepal didn’t prohibit Indian engineers to carry out regular flood embankment repair and maintenance work in the Gandak dam in Nepal.

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Jul 20, 2020

Trasvase de agua en Chihuahua

Desde febrero de este año los agricultores de Chihuahua y la Conagua han estado en conflicto a causa del trasvase de agua que el gobierno busca hacer para cumplir con el Tratado de Aguas Internacionales.

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Jul 19, 2020

Workshop on transboundary water governance concludes at JUST

AMMAN — A three-day virtual workshop on transboundary water governance at the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) concluded on Thursday, according to a statement from the institution.

The online workshop is one of a series of workshops designed to build knowledge and capacity for participants, as well as promote integrated management of transboundary water resources, with a focus on water law and water diplomacy, the statement said.

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