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Lisa Robbins runs the generator attached to her family’s mobile home for just a few hours most mornings. With no electricity, it provides heat in this rural high-desert stretch of the Navajo Nation where overnight temperatures often linger in the low 30s this time of year.
Signs at the Forest Hollow Mobile Home Community in Beaumont, Tex., advise residents to wash their hands. That simple act is the first line of defense against the infection that sickens victims of the coronavirus.
En tiempo de contingencia del COVID-19 el agua es esencial para la higiene personal y de los hogares, sin embargo, no toda la gente tiene acceso a ella…
England is in danger of experiencing droughts within 20 years unless action is taken to combat the impact of the climate crisis on water availability, the public spending watchdog says.
Decades of chronic underfunding of water infrastructure is putting many countries at worse risk in the coronavirus crisis, with more than half the global population lacking access to safely managed sanitation, experts said as the UN marked World Water Day on Sunday.
A Cambodian government decision to postpone building new hydropower dams on the Mekong river has been welcomed by campaigners, who say it will provide welcome relief to the tens of thousands of people whose livelihood depend upon its rich resources.
Come summer, the residents of Marredpally and Musheerabad may face water scarcity as the groundwater table in the areas has been been plummeting rapidly since February, according to a recent report by the ground water department (GWD), Hyderabad district.
“The Legislature has to awaken to the problem, and so far, the Legislature has not done that,” Babbitt told an audience at a water meeting in the community of Sunsites. “But it is my judgment that as we move forward into our future, the Arizona Legislature is going to have to be brought to a realization that this is not a problem that you can just say, ‘We’ll study it a little more,’ and go home.”
Water resource management has always been a problem for China, which has the fifth highest water reserves of any country. Its dense population, however, puts its water resources per capita ranking at 105th worldwide, a troubling spot. As extensive dam projects are drying up rivers, neighboring countries may be left in the dust with little room to bargain.
The groundwater situation as well as the availability of overground water for irrigation have become alarming due to increasing number of dry days during Southwest monsoon, a top Ministry of Earth Sciences official has told a parliamentary panel.
Representantes del Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (Unicef) sostuvieron que la presencia de elementos tóxicos en el agua potable en Guerrero y Chihuahua, genera que los padres de estas entidades den a beber a sus hijos bebidas azucaradas, pues las consideran “más seguras”.
Ethiopia is adamant it will not be strong-armed by the US in talks to end the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute. As the US swings from observer to power broker, the stalemate is splitting the Arab world and Africa.Read More Mar 6, 2020
l Banco Mundial no ha concluido el marco de la nueva alianza de apoyo a México 2020-2025 que implica, entre otras cosas, alinear el trabajo de la institución al Plan Nacional de Desarrollo del gobierno del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador, que busca más desarrollo y más reducción a la pobreza. https://www.milenio.com/opinion/jesus-rangel/estira-afloja/apoyo-del-bm-para-seguridad-hidrica
La fracturación hidráulica en la Sierra Norte de Puebla es una amenaza real para las comunidades, serían 12 los municipios en esa región que se verán afectados por la hidrofracturación, así lo señaló el Centro de Análisis e Investigación.
La Secretaría de Medio Ambiente de México resolvió que debe realizarse una consulta pública sobre la construcción de una planta de la gigante cervecera Constellation Brands en el norte del país, dijo el martes el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Better understanding how much water is left in our aquifers, and how that water is being used, communities will be better positioned to make decisions about how to craft water policy as the resource becomes more and more scarce.