politics

July 16, 2014

Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

Far more than oil, the control of water wealth throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers, the achievements of civilization, […]
December 8, 2012

Zimbabwe water crisis: Ruling Zanu-PF to blame

Clean and plentiful water provides the foundation for the prosperity of any community for it to survive. Water supply issues should not be a problem for […]
December 6, 2012

Water conservation incentives for U.S. Embassies

Facing mandates from the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and a 2009 executive order from President Obama, federal government agencies are working to reduce […]
November 11, 2012

Diplomatic disputes over use of Nile water

Water is an emotive issue. It also adopts a political tone when it is used as a tool to control beliefs and opinions of a people. […]
September 30, 2012

Access to clean water in South Africa a subject of protests

Access to clean drinking water in South Africa has been the subject of service delivery protests and even court action. For some communities, having permanent access […]
September 17, 2012

South Africa: Legal Action Over Access To Water?

The Human Rights Commission says government is likely to face legal action over the high number of people in the country who still don’t have access […]
September 13, 2012

USA Water Sector Needs: Private Infrastructure Funds

One of the great ironies in the US water sector is that while many cities are starved for funding, billions of dollars in capital raised by […]
September 12, 2012

Deadly Kenyan Water Wars

Nairobi — Water scarcity is fuelling deadly inter-ethnic wars that continue to claim lives in Kenya, according to government officials. And if nothing is done to […]
September 12, 2012