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Filipino artists get dirty to highlight pollution in Manila's rivers - BBC News

Filipino artists get dirty to highlight pollution in Manila's rivers - BBC News | Water Law | Scoop.it
Nine artists find a creative way to draw attention to pollution, by using dirty water pigments from Manila's most polluted rivers to create works of art.
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Irrigators count down to Riverland water allocations

Irrigators count down to Riverland water allocations | Water Law | Scoop.it
After months of frustration and calls for more information, Riverland irrigators will finally learn their minimum opening water allocations by the end of this month.
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Tasmanian Government pushed for sale of Hydro's Entura, unions say

Tasmanian Government pushed for sale of Hydro's Entura, unions say | Water Law | Scoop.it
As the power crisis unfolds and Hydro Tasmania's every move is scrutinised, it is revealed the company was looking to sell-off its consulting arm.
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SA Water blow-out leads to flooded properties in Adelaide

SA Water blow-out leads to flooded properties in Adelaide | Water Law | Scoop.it
Up to nine properties are flooded in Adelaide's north-west as emergency crews respond to the latest in a string of burst water mains.
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US environmentalist Bill McKibben sounds warning on Tasmanian energy crisis

US environmentalist Bill McKibben sounds warning on Tasmanian energy crisis | Water Law | Scoop.it
In his first visit to Tasmania, world renowned US environmentalist Bill McKibben gives a stark warning to the Tasmanian Government as the island state grapples with its energy crisis.
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Houston floods: Disaster zone declared after 'historic' rainfall - BBC News

Houston floods: Disaster zone declared after 'historic' rainfall - BBC News | Water Law | Scoop.it
A state of emergency is declared in Houston, the fourth-largest city in the US, after record rainfall claimed five lives.
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'Shockwaves' from state energy crisis reach Asia, inquiry hears

'Shockwaves' from state energy crisis reach Asia, inquiry hears | Water Law | Scoop.it
The Tasmanian energy crisis has sent shockwaves through Bell Bay Aluminium's customers in Asia as orders not filled, a Senate inquiry hears.
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TasWater emails show plan to hit back at scientists over contamination studies

TasWater emails show plan to hit back at scientists over contamination studies | Water Law | Scoop.it
Documents appear to show TasWater had a strategy of avoiding unwelcome independent scientific findings about lead contamination in the water supply in north-east Tasmania.
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Is India facing its worst-ever water crisis? - BBC News

Is India facing its worst-ever water crisis? - BBC News | Water Law | Scoop.it
The flow of the legendary Ganges river appears to be receding, sparking concerns about India's rising water crisis, writes Soutik Biswas.
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Lake Gordon dam level fall captured in dramatic video

Lake Gordon dam level fall captured in dramatic video | Water Law | Scoop.it
A retired filmmaker in a kayak creates a stark video contrasting Hydro Tasmania's Lake Gordon five years ago with its record low levels today.
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TasNetworks investigating enforced blackouts to save power

TasNetworks investigating enforced blackouts to save power | Water Law | Scoop.it
The Labor Party seizes on documents indicating TasNetworks is investigating a plan of enforced blackouts and brownouts in Tasmania to save power.
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Fire-fighting foam chemicals found in Darwin waterways

Fire-fighting foam chemicals found in Darwin waterways | Water Law | Scoop.it
New evidence of contamination by toxic fire-fighting foam has been found in Darwin waterways, the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority says.
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Indigenous community in Peru suffers after oil spill - BBC News

Indigenous community in Peru suffers after oil spill - BBC News | Water Law | Scoop.it
BBC South America correspondent Wyre Davies reports from Chiriaco, in northern Peru, where an oil spill has blighted the lives of the indigenous community.
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Early start to cloud seeding has stabilised dam levels: Hydro

Early start to cloud seeding has stabilised dam levels: Hydro | Water Law | Scoop.it
Hydro Tasmania's cloud-seeding operations to stem the drain on the state's dams is stabilising water levels, the state-owned company says.
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Northern Territory Labor unveils water policy

Northern Territory Labor unveils water policy | Water Law | Scoop.it
Northern Territory Labor's Ken Vowles has refused to rule out that people may lose their water licenses under its proposed review.
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The canal boat dwellers told to keep moving or face eviction - BBC News

The canal boat dwellers told to keep moving or face eviction - BBC News | Water Law | Scoop.it
Canal boat owners with "continuous cruiser" licences must keep moving to a new place every 14 days - or face being thrown off their vessel.
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Millions without water in Chilean capital after landslides pollute supply rivers

Millions without water in Chilean capital after landslides pollute supply rivers | Water Law | Scoop.it
Millions are left without clean drinking water in Chile's capital Santiago after major supply rivers are contaminated by landslides.
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Curious Canberra: What happened to Lake George?

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Hydro Tasmania given assurances on outages days before Basslink failure

Hydro Tasmania given assurances on outages days before Basslink failure | Water Law | Scoop.it
Tasmania's Energy Minister fails to say if he was informed about a committee's concerns about a long-term Basslink cable failure just five days before it went down.
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China pollution: Over 80% of rural water in north-east 'undrinkable' - BBC News

China pollution: Over 80% of rural water in north-east 'undrinkable' - BBC News | Water Law | Scoop.it
More than 80% of rural wells in China's north-east contain water unsafe for drinking, water ministry officials say.
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The global water crisis in pictures - BBC News

The global water crisis in pictures - BBC News | Water Law | Scoop.it
The first UK solo exhibition of photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz's long-term project on water opens in London.
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Farmer pleads for help to save Murray Darling Basin

Farmer pleads for help to save Murray Darling Basin | Water Law | Scoop.it
A Lower Darling River farmer takes to YouTube to urge the Australian public to get angry and fight for the survival of the Murray Darling Basin.
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Tasmanian Opposition seeks 'transparency' on dam level data

Tasmanian Opposition seeks 'transparency' on dam level data | Water Law | Scoop.it
The Tasmanian Opposition wants the State Government to release more detailed documents on Hydro Tasmania's falling dam levels before winter, denying suggestions it would create panic.
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Millions drinking arsenic-laced water in Bangladesh: report

Millions drinking arsenic-laced water in Bangladesh: report | Water Law | Scoop.it
Twenty million people in Bangladesh — mostly rural poor — are still drinking water contaminated with arsenic two decades after the problem came to international attention, Human Rights Watch says.
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Senate inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisis to begin mid-April

Senate inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisis to begin mid-April | Water Law | Scoop.it
A Senate inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisis is having its first hearing within a fortnight, the ABC is told.
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