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Blue Peace Index highlights threats to world’s freshwater supplies from lack of transboundary river cooperation
A new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is highlighting the critical threats to the world’s freshwater supplies as a result of global transboundary cooperation. The report finds that the transboundary river basins – which supply the world with half of its freshwater flows – are run by ineffective water management bodies. With overAugust 23, 2019
Installing more boreholes to tap underground water will improve rural Ethiopian communities’ resilience to drought, according to a new report. Research carried out by the British Geological Survey (BGS), the University of Addis Ababa and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) shows that people who have access to groundwater from boreholes are much less affected byAugust 23, 2019
World Health Organisation calls for crackdown on plastic pollution and more research into microplastics in drinking water
The World Health Organization (WHO) is today calling for a crackdown on plastic pollution and more research into microplastics in the environment and the potential risks for human health, Studies reporting the presence of microplastics in treated tap and bottled water have raised questions and concerns about the impact that microplastics in drinking-water might haveAugust 22, 2019
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Cairo Water Week (CWW) is set to become an annual event following on from the success of the inaugural week in 2018. The 2nd Cairo Water Week will take place on October 20-24, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt under the auspices of H.E. Mr. Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt. and willJuly 31, 2019
The first Aquatech Innovation Forum set for Monday 4 November is nearing completion, with 30 speakers, including 15 water utilities, confirmed to speak and two ‘Unconferenced’ sessions where the agenda and speakers rise from the audience, guarantee disruption and the Spanish company GoAigua signed as ‘Headline Sponsor’ With more than four months to go untilJuly 22, 2019
Global water technology company Xylem will showcase its portfolio of “decision intelligence” tools which harness the power of digital technologies to transform utility economics and operations at next week’s Global Leakage Summit in London. Xylem said that as global water challenges intensify, new approaches are needed to create a step change improvement in water systemJune 19, 2019