water shortages

August 15, 2012

China risking water crisis due to coal power plants

BEIJING: Environmental campaigners Greenpeace urged China on Tuesday to review plans for a huge expansion in coal mines and power plants, warning of a water crisis […]
May 1, 2012

Solve water problems or forget growth, India told

India’s economic growth and political stability are at stake in coming years if it does not change its approach to water management, a member of its […]
April 4, 2011

Do we have a right to clean, fresh water?

Dear EarthTalk: Recently the UN voted to declare access to safe and clean water a “human right.” Isn’t that a no-brainer? What are the ramifications of […]
March 7, 2011

Scientists warn of water woes

Policy wonks, scientists and economists gather to discuss research and best practices for optimizing water management as a global water crisis looms. WATER SOURCES: The California […]
February 15, 2011

Water crisis by 2020

Experts tell conference that action to avert shortages is needed now South Africa faces a water crisis and could start having critical shortages as early as […]
January 26, 2011

Heavy rains cause water shortages

Residents and businesses in several towns in northern kwaZulu-Natal have been adversely affected by water shortages following recent heavy rains.
November 15, 2010

How IBM, Intel and SAP Confront Corporate Water Challenges

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Current water constraints and looming threats of shortage and decaying infrastructure are basic facts of business life that few companies have fully […]
October 23, 2010

Investors Warned of Hidden Financial Risks of Water Shortages

From Georgia to California, scarce water a threat to both environmental and financial security An economic study released yesterday on ongoing and worsening water shortages in […]
September 21, 2010

Worm Composting

Worm composting is a process where earthworms are used to process waste materials into a valuable organic fertilizer. It can be done on a large commercial […]