To enhance the capacity of local governments and to increase the understanding of the latest urban water management techniques, the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability initiated a four year project, the Water and Urban Initiative (WUI).

The report presents the interim results of the SAVi simulation and analysis. By considering Lake Dal and the surrounding area as an interconnected economic, environmental and social "system," impacts of competing users and associated sources of pollution on the lake's water quality were assessed.

The present issue of the data book provides updated basin/site-wise data of river basins (Region-III) covering aspects such as location, drainage area, temperature, average runoff, seasonal water flow, historical water levels, average sediment load, water quality parameters and land use statistics.

This study provides an overview of the water security situation in the PRC. It assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing issues and recommends strategic areas for strengthening and reform.

Experts from CapeNature are puzzling over a die-off of fish in Groenvlei Lake in the Goukamma Nature Reserve, near Sedgefield.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/07/2018 on the issue of pollution in River Ganga including the dimensions of industrial and sewage pollution. National Green Tribunal directs the CPCB and UPPCB to regularly display the results of tests of samples of water at various locations. NGT has been informed that there are 36 real-time monitoring stations and 94 manual monitoring stations.

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.

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