Water

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Wyangala and Dungowan dam upgrades put WaterNSW's credit rating at risk
Agency seeks guarantee it will be reimbursed for the estimated $250m already spent if the dams are not built

Anne Davies

01, Mar, 2021 @4:56 AM

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‘It’s a funeral march’: French artist JR’s powerful eulogy for Australia's Murray-Darling
Exclusive: The street artist’s latest work saw 60 people parade through Lake Cawndilla in NSW, holding aloft enormous portraits of local farmers and leaders as they fight to save Australia’s vital river system

Walter Marsh

28, Feb, 2021 @12:03 AM

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Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution incident
Judge says firm’s breach of environmental standards in 2016 amounted to ‘high negligence’

Diane Taylor

26, Feb, 2021 @5:03 PM

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More than 25m drink from the worst US water systems, with Latinos most exposed
Guardian investigation shows systems in Latino areas violate federal drinking water rules twice as much as those serving the rest of the US

Emily Holden, Caty Enders, Niko Kommenda and Vivian Ho

26, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Thames Water hopes to harness human 'poo power' to heat homes
Company says sewage plan would avoid 105,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions over 30 years

Jillian Ambrose

26, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Biden urged to back water bill amid worst US crisis in decades
Water Act proposes massive injection of federal dollars as millions of people go without access to clean, safe, affordable water

Nina Lakhani in New York

25, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Workers clear 'huge, disgusting' fatberg from London sewer
Public told to watch what they flush after workers take two weeks to free blockage

Lucy Campbell

19, Feb, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Millions of Texans struggle for drinking water following deadly winter storm
Record low temperatures damaged infrastructure and froze pipes, disrupting services and contaminating supplies for 12 million

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin and Erum Salam in San Antonio

18, Feb, 2021 @10:22 PM

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Very few of world’s rivers undamaged by humanity, study finds
Rivers are biodiversity hotspots but pollution, dams and invasive species have caused havoc

Damian Carrington Environment editor

18, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘Am I going to regret it?': forever chemicals dilemma for breastfeeding mothers
Many health experts and advocates say breastfeeding is the best choice for babies but the threat of passing on contamination from PFAS is prompting new questions

Sarah Hurtes in Hoosick Falls

15, Feb, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Toxic blooms and local fury: what's going on at Menindee Lakes?
Despite months of a new river management strategy, the Menindee community is seething – and their water is turning green

Anne Davies

13, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Public funding for dam projects with no business case is private sector subsidy, report says
Productivity Commission says Australian governments have allocated funding to several projects failing cost-benefit analyses

Anne Davies

11, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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