Water Security

December, 2022

  • 6 December

    Digital Storytelling Can be a Powerful Tool for Water Researchers

    Traditional research outputs like journal articles don’t often give voice to communities’ stories.

May, 2020

  • 26 May

    Amid US Groundwater Declines, Water Data Gains Importance

    As Ogallala Aquifer dries up, New Mexico has started a new initiative to help the state better track water use, quality and scarcity. The idea is that by collecting data in one central location and making it available to everyone, policy makers will have a better understanding not only of current water resources, but also how to shape water management policies moving forward.

June, 2019

  • 15 June

    Saving Water in Pakistan and India by Feeding Thirsty Crops with Drops

    How India and Pakistan can reduce wastage of water in the age of climate change and water scarcity. The two countries can conserve water and increase productivity which can lessen stress on their shared and contested water resources.

February, 2018

  • 12 February

    Kazakhstan’s Water Efficiency to Ease Tensions with China

    Policymakers in Kazakhstan shift focus to domestic water saving measures to reduce reliance on river water flowing from China.

October, 2017

  • 23 October

    Water Levels in Jhelum Lowest Ever Recorded

    With no rains in October so far, and limited rainfall in September, more than half a million people in three districts of Kashmir have been affected.

March, 2017

  • 3 March

    Afghanistan-Pakistan Treaty on the Kabul River Basin?

    Both Pakistan and Afghanistan would benefit from a treaty to manage the Kabul river basin, but deep mistrust, scaremongering, and a lack of preparation is damaging the chances.

September, 2015

  • 16 September

    Global Consumption Trends Break New Records

    Record increase in global consumption and acceleration of resource depletion, pollution, and climate change may come with under-appreciated social and environmental costs, says a new report by Worldwatch Institute.

September, 2014

  • 29 September

    India Gives Green Light to Build Country’s Largest Dam

    Largest dam in Indian history will be built on a tributary of the Brahmaputra river but, with no public consultation or study of downstream impacts.

August, 2014

  • 20 August

    China, South Asia Ignore UN Watercourses Convention

    A the UN Convention on International Watercourses comes into effect this week, we ask experts if it can lower regional frictions over access to water.

  • 2 August

    Bottled Water China’s Next Health Crisis?

    Recent contamination and counterfeit scandals have escalated safety concerns over China’s fragmented bottled-water industry