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farmers warned not to use aa river water after pollution incident




the aa river at beek en donk in brabant. photo: jan weijers, helmond via wikimedia commonsfarmers whose land borders the aa river in the east of brabant have been told not to use river water on their fields and as drinking water for animals because of a serious pollution incident involving toxic amm...



sena slams parrikar for statement on sharing mahadayi water




the shiv sena has hit out at goa chief minister manohar parrikar for his remarks on sharing river mahadayi water with neighbouring states, including karnataka.sena's goa spokesperson rakhi prabhudesai-naik on thursday said, "the chief minister's agreement to give river mahadayi water to karnataka wa...



sharing mahadeyi water inevitable: parrikar




goa chief minister manohar parrikar on wednesday said that sharing the water of the mahadayi river with other states was "inevitable"."one has to understand that 52 km of the river runs through goa, 35 km through karnataka and 16 km through maharashtra. as such, sharing of water of mahadayi river is...



how one man's shoes help nasa communicate water clarity issues




wearing white sneakers, a cowboy hat and overalls, bernie fowler walks into maryland's patuxent river every june to see how deep he can go and still see the tops of his shoes. as a young man he could see his feet on the river bottom as he stood chest-deep to net blue crabs. now in his nineties, he v...



pay a huge fine or go to jail if you ‘hurt’ the ganga




the uttarakhand high court declared the river ganga as a living entity in march this year; which also means that anybody ‘hurting’ the river can be punished.these punishments have been drafted by a centre-appointed panel headed by retired justice giridhar malaviya. they range from a rs 50,000 fi...



hc allows pepsi, coca cola to draw water from tn river, locals stage protests




the madras high court today allowed coca cola and pepsi to draw water from a river in tamil nadu for their bottling plants but the lifting of the ban triggered protests by locals who stood knee-deep in the river.in a relief for the cola majors, the madurai bench of the court gave them permission to ...



groups file lawsuit to halt chimney hollow, windy gap project




a coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop construction of chimney hollow reservoir southwest of loveland, calling the project "a terrible idea" and claiming it will cause irreparable damage the colorado river.the lawsuit, filed thursday in u.s. district court i...



another doklam in making? china mulls tunnel to divert brahmaputra water




chinese engineers are testing techniques that could be used to build a 1,000-km long tunnel, the world's longest, to carry water from brahmaputra river in tibet close to arunachal pradesh to the parched xinjiang region, a media report said today.the move, that is expected to "turn xinjiang into cali...



siang river turns black in arunachal; cm khandu urges centre to take action




arunachal pradesh chief minister pema khandu on wednesday categorically stated that he was personally monitoring the condition of siang river and have also requested the centre to take immediate action regarding it. khandu's concern comes after the river, which is considered the lifeline of arunacha...



goa sends team to ascertain mahadeyi river water 'diversion'




the goa government has sent a team of officials to a village near the border with karnataka amid media reports that the neighbouring state is diverting water from the mahadeyi river.goa water resources minister vinod palyekar today said the team has been sent after taking cognisance of reports that ...



another doklam in making? china mulls 1,000-km tunnel to divert brahmaputra




chinese engineers are testing techniques that could be used to build a 1,000-km long tunnel, the world’s longest, to divert water from brahmaputra river in tibet close to arunachal pradesh to the parched xinjiang region, a media report said on monday. the move, that is expected to “turn xinjiang...



photos: czech pensioners plunging into freezing cold rivers




view gallery | 24 photosa cold water swimmer in the orlice river, in the czech republic, on jan. 28 2017.radek kalhous / mafraa cold water swimmer in the orlice river, in the czech republic, on jan. 28 2017.radek kalhous / mafra1 of 24an unsuspecting passerby may be greeted with a rather bizarre sig...



algae on river flowing into lake erie prompts warning




health officials in ohio are telling children, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions not to swim in the river that flows through toledo because of an algae outbreak. the maumee (maw-mee') river along the city's downtown waterfront has turned unsightly shades of green the past few...



ribbed mussels could help improve urban water quality




ribbed mussels can remove nitrogen and other excess nutrients from an urban estuary and could help improve water quality in other urban and coastal locations, according to a study in new york city's bronx river. the findings, published in environmental science and technology, are part of long-term e...



presstv-canberra wins best tap water competition




the australian city of canberra has won the 5th best tap water competition.water providers have competed in the state-based race. water samples were judged on various qualities, including color, clarity, odor and taste during blind tests.the competition aims to recognize the hard work of those who e...



boulder county sheriff lifts tubing ban on st. vrain river




the boulder county sheriff's office has rescinded a tubing ban on the st. vrain river because the water flow rate has dropped to safer levels.the ban remains in effect until midnight friday, but sheriff joe pelle consulted with lyons town administrator victoria simonsen and lyons fire chief j.j. hof...



us, mexico expand pact on managing overused colorado river




in this march 26, 2014 file photo, abelardo martinez works to clear a blocked duct which leads water to his fields near colonia coahuila, mexico, through a maze of canals from the colorado river. the u.s. and mexico have agreed to expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they ma...



centre plans to transfer surplus godavari water to cauvery: nitin gadkari




the centre has taken up interlinking of rivers in "right earnest" and a meeting of chief ministers of various states will be held to evolve a plan on transferring surplus waters of the godavari to the cauvery to address water scarcity in the south. announcing this to reporters in chennai, union wate...



2 vehicles sink into frozen siberian river, trying to pull out a truck




a tractor has sunk into a frozen river in siberia as it attempted to pull out a crane truck that had itself sunk while trying to pull out a sunken fuel truck. the fuel truck was transporting 20 tons of diesel fuel last week when it went under water after attempting to illegally cross the frozen len...



karnataka's claim for drinking water exposes falsehood: goa govt




the goa government has told a tribunal that the mahadayi river water demand by neighbouring karnataka is actually for irrigating its sugarcane crop areas.notably, goa chief minister manohar parrikar had last week said his state could share the river water with karnataka for drinking purposes and exp...



duyfken replica all at sea after wa's late winter storms




she's sailed far and wide across the world with barely a hitch - but it was the wild waters of perth's swan river that have put the duyfken replica out of action.strong northerly winds whipped up waves on the river in october as the historic replica of dutch explorer dirk hartog's ship from the 16...



bjp plotting to misuse evms alleges kpcc chief




kpcc president dr g parameshwara said that bjp national president amit shah's assurance to party workers saying 'do what i say and i will bring you victory', had given raise to suspicion. speaking to reporters in kalaburagi on thursday, state congress chief alleged that bjp had plotted to misuse ele...



sc fixes july 11 for final hearing




the supreme court today said it will commence on july 11 the final hearing of the appeals filed by tamil nadu, karnataka and kerala against the 2007 award of the cauvery water dispute tribunal (cwdt) on sharing of water for 15 consecutive workings days. a bench headed by justices dipak misra said th...



water levels continue to rise in dutch rivers, due to rain and melting snow




the river waal near nijmegen. photo: britta johanssonthe water level in the rhine near the border with germany was higher than expected  on tuesday as rain and melting snow from the alps continued to swell the volume of water in dutch rivers.the key water level measurement at lobith reached 14.52 m...



study links groundwater with surface water in devils river




a study of the devils river watershed in southwest texas developed models that indicate a strong linkage of river outflow with edwards-trinity aquifer groundwater levels. credit: southwest research institutea southwest research institute (swri) study provides detailed models linking groundwater in a...