Water supply in Hulu Langat and Kuala Langat which was disrupted due to mechanical breakdown and contamination last month, have been fully restored.
Annually, 250 million people face water-related healthcare issues all over the world and amongst them, 20 million succumb to their illnesses. Pakistan ranks at number 80 among 122 nations in the index of provision of hygienic drinking water – which means 44% of Pakistani people have no access to clean, usable water resources.
Karachi is a water insecure mega-city; that is hardly a revelation to anyone living there. With water shortage returning to the city the past few weeks, it appears that the city government has done little to redress what is essentially a structural problem.
Much before intense summer sets in, the entire Marathwada region is already facing an acute shortage of drinking water.
Data released by the water resources department shows that on May 10, the total stock of water in 806 large, medium and small dams in Marathwada region stood at 9%. It was 25% on the same day last year. In other words, the water in the dams is not likely to last for more than three weeks.
As drought, flooding, and climate change restrict America’s water supply, demands from population growth and energy production look set to increase, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
California Drought Lesson: Do Not Take Water Supply for Granted Warns Fresh Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne
The fresh water supply in the United States is too often taken for granted and given a far too low priority by governments.
The report from the 2014 World Economic Forum has warned that water scarcity is the third biggest threat to the global economy, after fiscal dilemmas and joblessness.
Walgett Shire Council says it has only about 70 days of water supply left.
This year, the theme is “Water and Sustainable Development,”1 highlighting the issue of water scarcity. Water is a resource used every single day, often times irresponsibly or absentmindedly, making this theme highly relevant for today.
Freshwater in the Eagle Ford Shale — a geological formation that encompasses 30 Texas counties, including Brazos — is being drawn from the aquifers 2.5 times faster than the replenish rate, according to key findings from a Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service study.
Just how bad is California’s water shortage? Really, really bad, according to these new maps, which represent groundwater withdrawals in California during the first three years of the state’s ongoing and epochal drought