Tag Archives: Water

India’s Groundwater Drops to Critical Levels

Cities and villages in India will soon run out of potable water if current trends continue, warns senior water official

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South Asia Needs to Face up to Water and Energy Dilemma

South Asia’s water and energy crises are deeply intertwined. Growing energy demand drives water shortages and lack of water fuels power outages. Regional cooperation – such as power trading between countries – could ease tightening resource constraints but such solutions have been largely scuppered by political suspicions.

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Bottled Water China’s Next Health Crisis?

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

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Diverting Blue Nile’s Course Could Take Africa to War

Water wars, many warn, could be around the corner. After the removal of former President Mohamed Morsi, Egypt has inherited a huge problem: Addis Ababa decided to divert the course of the Blue Nile late May, as part of its project to generate electricity through the construction of the Renaissance Dam. Ethiopia took the decision — which will have a …

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