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The other day I got into an argument with one of the residents in my locality. Every morning this person uses a pipe to clean the area around his house. 617 more words

The 'water war' brewing over the new River Nile dam

  • 24 February 2018

A new dam on the Nile could trigger a war over water unless Ethiopia can agree a deal with Egypt and Sudan, writes the BBC’s Africa Correspondent Alastair Leithead. 107 more words

Africa

¡EL AGUA ES NUESTRA, CARAJO!: BOLIVIA’S STRUGGLES FOR WATER CONTROL IN THE AGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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A post of a piece written a little while ago. Enduringly relevant in light of Morales’s presumed – and previously illegal – candidacy for the 2019 Bolivia elections. 6 more words

Politics

The City With No Water

In April this year, my home will become the first major city to run out of water. We’re calling the date our taps will run dry “Day Zero”. 518 more words

A Hint Of Vanilla

#TDIWH-January 21, 2015: End of "Chinatown" Water Feud; 1915: Passaic Valley Sewer

January 21, 2015:  New York Times Headline. Century Later, the ‘Chinatown’ Water Feud Ebbs. “OWENS LAKE, Calif. — For 24 years, traveling across the stark and dusty moonscape of what once was a glimmering 110-square-mile lake framed by snow-covered mountains, Ted Schade was a general in the Owens Valley water wars with Los Angeles. 563 more words

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