- Interview: Oliver Brandes
On September 17, the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance resumed its Creating a Blue Dialogue Webinar Series with an exploration of current water and watershed governance issues in British Columbia. Oliver Brandes, co-director of the POLIS Project at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies, and Dr. Jon O’Riordan, a strategic water policy advisor […]
- Actual Media
- Water Upgrades Complete in Kananaskis Country
Upgrades to improve the quality and supply of tap water in Kananaskis Country have been completed. The Government of Alberta, EPCOR, and the federal government partnered to deliver significant upgrades and expansions to the 30-year-old Evan Thomas water and wastewater treatment plant, which will now meet the growing water needs of the Bow Valley region. […]
- Safe Water in Corail Thor
After experiencing so much personal hardship and loss related to their former water source, a young girl and her family are happy to have access to safe water now. Read more...
- A lesson with turmeric
Women in Palanjogihalli, India showed us how they cover their hands in ground turmeric to educate their friends and family on proper hand washing technique. Read more...
- Realizing it is possible
Realizing it was possible to have safe water and a toilet at home, Margaret and her husband decided a micro-finance loan was a good solution to meet their basic needs. Read their story.
- The Stream, September 18: Iran Could Import Water For Capital’s Emergency Supplies
Water Supply As water supplies continue to decline in Tehran, Iran is spending $US 11 million to complete a new water treatment plant and mulling a plan to import water from Tajikistan, Bloomberg News reported. Officials are also considering stricter measures to get residents to reduce water consumption, which is much higher in the capital […]
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- Despite Delays and Billions in Overruns, Olmsted Locks and Dam Project Rolls On
Ohio River project is departure for funds-starved U.S. water infrastructure installations. Photo © Keith Schneider / Circle of Blue The Olmsted Locks and Dam project, the largest and most expensive inland water navigation installation ever built in the United States, is either an outstanding example of American technical excellence and persistence, or a folly of […]
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- The Stream, September 17: Iraq Oil Production Restricted by Water Scarcity
Water Scarcity Shortages of water are hurting production at two major oil fields in southern Iraq, with one field citing water as a reason its output has declined 40 percent since last year, Reuters reported. Water scarcity in general threatens Iraq’s plans to grow its oil production capacity, which may rely on pumping seawater to […]
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