Handeni — Over 3,000 residents of Msasa Ward in Handeni Town have lauded the government for implementing a clean water supply to their area.

The Zambia Metrology Agency (ZMA) has with immediate effect suspended the supply and sale of potable water by some companies due to lack of compliance.

A crisis of plastic waste in Indonesia has become so acute that the army has been called in to help.

Governor Ndiritu Muriithi has announced that the county will spend Sh15 billion on water projects in the next five years.

A water point mapping exercise done in Mulanje District this year has revealed that over 200 boreholes in the district are at risk of contamination.

Excessive riverbed mining in Haridwar has rendered the quality of groundwater “very poor” and unsuitable for drinking, according to researchers from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya.

Excess nutrient inputs and climate change are two of multiple stressors affecting many lakes worldwide. Lake Vansjø in southern Norway is one such eutrophic lake impacted by blooms of toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), and classified as moderate ecological status under the EU Water Framework Directive. Future climate change may exacerbate the situation.

Hundreds of people suffer from diarrhea and colic admitted to hospitals during the past two days in Iraq's central province of Salahudin due to contamination of drinking water, medical sources said

42 rivers in India are polluted with at least two toxic heavy metals reveals this report published by Central Water Commission.Ganga, the national river, is polluted with five heavy metals—chromium, copper, nickel, lead and iron

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