Water power: How one pump is helping an entire community - 22 March 2018
"Dodging hippos along the Niger river, photographer Aisha Augie-Kuta reached the remote village of Norandé.
It is here that she connected with a community that, despite its proximity to the river, faces a daily struggle for clean water." (BBC)
Brazil: Water Is an International Problem- Text + Audio + Pictures- 22 March 2018
"A U.N. report says water is in demand around the world as temperatures on Earth’s surface rise and demand grows along with populations.
The report was released this week at the World Water Forum in Brasilia. The conference has been described as the world’s largest water-related event." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Fontus Transforms Thin Air Into Water
"This bottle collects moisture from the air and converts it into water through condensation, the whole process taking less than an hour.
The fresher the air, the cleaner the water is." (technobezz.com)
Israel Helps California Deal with Water Shortages - VIDEO - 27 July 2015
"The U.S. state has been suffering from severe drought for the past four years. Israel has dealt with water shortages for many years.
It says California must learn to treat water as a resource - like natural gas and oil." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
California Limits Water Use Because of Dry Weather- Text + Audio + Video - 9 April 2015
"Governor Jerry Brown is ordering Californians to reduce their water use by 25 percent.
Some communities are developing new measures to control water use.
Golf courses and other major water users will face new restrictions.
California homeowners are being paid to remove grass from their property." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
California governor orders first ever water restrictions- Article + Video + Photos - 2 April 2015
"The governor of California has implemented the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history.
The order implements a 25% reduction in water usage for cities and towns across the parched state..." (BBC)
California governor orders historic water use restrictions due to drought- 2 April 2015
"California is in the midst of its worst drought ever recorded, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown to mandate restrictions on water use for 39 million residents.
The plan aims to cut overall water use by 25 percent. Omar Villafranca reports from South Lake Tahoe, California." (YouTube)
Governor Brown Directs First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions - 1 April 2015
"Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced actions that will save water, increase enforcement to prevent wasteful water use, streamline the state's drought response and invest in new technologies that will make California more drought resilient."
Capital could have desalinated water in 5 years
"Desalinated seawater may be available for residents of the capital within five years and become a main supply source in efforts to deal with the water shortage...
Demand for water in Beijing is increasing rapidly and the city's underground water has been overused." (china.org.cn)