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Lake Chad in Central Africa provides water to around 30 million people in four neighbouring countries, but it has lost 90 percent of its surface area in the last 100 years.

AHMEDABAD: Figures released by the Union water resources ministry reveal that nearly 60% of wells in Gujarat have recorded water depletion over a decade.

What is the background to the dispute and, going beyond the political rhetoric in both states, who are the parties actually affected by it?

Five billion people could be left with poor access to water by 2050 if nothing is done to enhance its supply and quality warns United Nations in this new World Water Development Report. It recognizes water not as an isolated element, but as an integral part of a complex natural process that involves evaporation, precipitation and the absorption of water through the soil.

Transboundary freshwater systems create inevitable linkages and interdependencies between countries. The use of shared water resources by one country will, in most cases, impact other countries sharing the same system.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slapped a cost of Rs 5 lakh on real estate developer Mantri Techzone Pvt Ltd for failing to file a compliance report on its orders for maintaining a b

A High Level Panel on Water consisting of 11 Heads of State and a Special Advisor has issued a New Agenda for Water Action calling for a fundamental shift in the way the world manages water so that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular SDG6, can be achieved.

Corruption among government and council officials as well as general lack of knowledge among residents has been blamed for the continued destruction of wetlands in Harare.

Each year UNESCO releases a World Water Assessment Report, a document that explores potential solutions to the globe's water problems. The 2018 report will focus on nature based solutions.

Researchers from The University of Manchester are calling for tighter regulations on waste flowing into urban waterways, after the first study of its kind found that microplastics from urban river

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