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Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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Monitoring network for the Himalaya region

An article in the journal Nature has set out details of a network of monitoring stations for the ‘third pole’ – the Himalaya-Hindu Kush...

EEA cautions on European water prospects

The European Environment Agency’s latest annual indicator report shows that the European Union is continuing to fall short of achieving several of its environmental...

Scientists trial new technology for water quality monitoring

A project to trial new ways of protecting the aquaculture industry from the impact of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and other threats to water...

Fake data on water investigated in China

The Chinese government has sent investigators to Hunan province in the southeast of China to probe into faked data at a water monitoring station. Chinese...

New study warns of rising water use for fracking

Volumes of water used for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have risen more than seven-fold in the last five to six years, a new study shows. The...

China’s water diversion project replenishes 30 rivers

China has replenished 30 of rivers via the central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project. The project, which began in April this year and...

Water-scarce areas of Scotland on highest level of alert

A recent Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) report has upgraded many parts of Scotland to a state of "significant" water scarcity. The document finds that...

UK heatwave leads to water restrictions

Record June temperatures across the UK last month have created unprecedented demand for water, forcing utilities to impose restrictions and bans. Although dam and reservoir...

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Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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