water

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study finds

Plastic Fibers are found in 83% of the world’s tap Water, a new study reveals People may be ingesting between 3,000 and 4,000 microparticles of plastic from tap water every year, according... Read more »
NSW infrastructure

Billion dollar boost for regional NSW

NSW Government will invest in transport, energy, water and projects that turbocharge regional economies Regional NSW will receive record investment under the NSW Government’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund, announced in the... Read more »
water

Hunter’s first Water Education Centre launched

Minister for Energy and Utilities Don Harwin officially opened the $1 million Hunter Water Centre for Education and announced it is free for local school tours. Minister Harwin said the region’s first... Read more »
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World Water Day: Why we shouldn’t waste wastewater?

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces, putting them... Read more »
River Murray​, South Australia

$12 million announced to secure Flows for the Future of the River Murray​

The Coalition Government is delivering $12 million in funding for a project to restore natural flow patterns in key South Australian branches of the River Murray, to support strong and sustainable agriculture... Read more »
Israel has cut water supplies to large areas of West Bank leaving thousands of Palestinians without sufficient drinking water during the holy month of Ramadan.

Israel ‘cuts off water supply to West Bank’ during Muslim holy month

Thousands of Palestinians have reportedly been left without access to safe drinking water during Ramadan as Israel has cut off the water supply to large areas of the West Bank PALESTINE – Israel has... Read more »
Water bills in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra reduced by $100 per year

Water bills in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra reduced by $100 per year

Households in Sydney, the Illawarra and the Blue Mountains will save up to $100 a year on water bills over the next four years Water bills in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and... Read more »
World Oceans Day 2016 focuses on reducing plastic waste to save the planet

World Oceans Day 2016 focuses on reducing plastic waste to save the planet

Out of 300 million tons of plastic produced every year, around 8.8 million tons eventually get washed into the ocean Plastic is all around us. It’s in our homes, our offices, our... Read more »
humanitarian and public health crisis in Gaza

A glimpse into Gaza’s forgotten humanitarian crisis

Ninety per cent of all water in Gaza is classified as “unsuitable for human consumption” — and is contaminated by human faeces spewing from a bombed-out sewage system, pesticides, heavy metals and... Read more »

Sydney Water proposes to slash up to $100 from household bills

Households will save up to $100 on their water bill each year under a proposal from Sydney Water. Sydney Water’s pricing proposal to slash household and business bills for four years from... Read more »

Australia’s underwater wave farms provide both Power and Water

It isn’t the motion of the ocean that matters so much as what you do with the waves. At one Australian naval base, those waves are being put to use providing steady... Read more »

India’s Water Man Rajendra Singh wins Stockholm Water Prize

Rajendra Singh, an eminent environment activist, has been conferred the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize this year for his innovative water restoration efforts and extraordinary courage to empower communities in Indian villages. Singh,... Read more »

World Water Day: Nearly 750 million globally still without access to Water

Access to drinking water has been one of the biggest successes of the Millennium Development Goals, UNICEF said ahead of World Water Day, but for 748 million people around the world, just... Read more »

World will face massive water shortage in 15 years unless consumption habits are changed

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The planet faces a 40 per cent shortfall in water supplies in 15 years due to urbanization, population growth and increasing demand for water for food production,... Read more »