Tackling the rising threat of floods ... read more >>
You turn on the faucet, and-voila-you have a drink of water! Those of us who come from western nations tend to take water for granted. However, after a few years in Israel, we appreciate the fact that whatever water we receive is a gift. The media is filled with reports about how the world is running low on crude oil, but not too much attention is paid to the growing water crisis. ... read more >>
The Santa Paula City Council created a two-member committee Tuesday to monitor the execution of the city's contract with PERC Water to build a water recycling facility and all commitments made in addition to the contract, including those involving the use of local labor on the construction project. ... read more >>
Federal Water Minister Penny Wong says the Government's latest water purchase is unlikely to provide immediate relief for the lower lakes of the Murray River.
The Federal Government joined with the New South Wales Government to purchase the 91,000-hectare Toorale Station near Bourke for almost $24 million last night.
Ms Wong says the 20 billion litres attached to the farm will be returned to th ... read more >>
Plans for a proposed water department office in a former downtown bank are too extravagant and could lead to more air pollution, Athens-Clarke commissioners say.
County utility officials want to spend $3.2 million to renovate a former Athens First Bank & Trust building on East Hancock Avenue, which the county bought in 2006 for $1.9 million. But the commission might shoot down the new office p ... read more >>
As millions of pilgrims do each year, Pope Benedict XVI drank water Saturday from the Lourdes spring famed for miraculous cures as he visited a grotto at the sanctuary he calls a "citadel of hope."
A young girl in 19th century peasant costume handed the pontiff a glass of the water from the spring that burst through the ground 150 years ago when a local girl, Bernadette Soubirous, had repeated ... read more >>
KIEV, December 14 (Itar-Tass) -- Hot water supply to Kiev residential areas resumed on Sunday as the gas pressure increased at the city’s fifth and sixth heating plants, Kievenergo said.
It will take no less than two days to fully restore hot water supplies disrupted on December 4, the energy company noted.
Gaz Ukrainy stopped supplying natural gas to the two heating plans, which bring heat ... read more >>
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved $2.5 million to expand two highly popular conservation incentive programs. The additional funding will make the programs’ rebates and other water-saving services available to significantly more residential and commercial water users as the region continues to cope with drought and court-ordered water supply cutbacks. ... read more >>