The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has published a progress report on implementation of the Water Convention, showing that Parties have made “significant progress” towards cooperation on transboundary waters.

The number of critically polluted stretches of the country's rivers has increased to 351 from 302 two years ago, and the number of critically polluted stretches has gone up to 45 from 34, according to this recent assessment released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

BASRA, IRAQ - The brackish water pouring from the taps of homes in Basra has caused stomach ailments and skin rashes for thousands in the southern Iraqi city once famous for its network of freshwat

Water-related challenges are increasing in severity and global extent. They affect the developing world in particular, no more so than in South Asia which suffers from physical water scarcity, economic water scarcity and poor water quality.

The Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic in the West Bank and Gaza is part of a global initiative to improve evidence on the linkages between WASH, poverty, and service delivery at the local level.

The MPCB carried out the assessment at 12 locations in the city in May this year.

Nebbi — More than 45,000 locals are upbeat about the new Nyarwodho gravity water flow scheme that has extended affordable water nearer to the households in the hitherto water stressed sub-counties.

The Awash Basin is the most utilized river basin in Ethiopia with a number of small, medium and large scale irrigation schemes; urban and rural water supply plans and industries located along the r

Thousands of lives are at risk in Kenya's slums as dirty water and poor sanitation fuel the spread of deadly diseases, said the winner of the world's largest humanitarian prize on Wednesday.

The UK has experienced the driest start to a summer since records began in 1961, but safe drinking water remains in plentiful supply.

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