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Camelford poisoning: 'water authority insisted supplies were safe'Guardian Unlimited | 01 Nov 2010
Inquest hears how water authority said there was no health risk after aluminium sulphate was dumped in wrong tank. A water authority instructed its communications centre to tell people their tap water was safe even as one customer reported that his hair was sticking together and others said the...
More swimming spots pass quality testsEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 24 Nov 2009
Swimming spots in England and Wales are getting cleaner according to latest test results published this month.
Alert on threat to freshwater crabsThe Herald | 26 Jul 2009
Pollution and habitat loss are wiping out one of the essential guardians of the world's river systems, it was claimed today. A sixth of all the world's freshwater crab species are now threatened with extinction, according to experts.
Recycled bottles used at reserveBBC | 03 Jul 2009
Thousands of plastic bottles are turned into a dipping platform and two boardwalks at a Suffolk nature reserve.
Mekong dolphins 'almost extinct'BBC | 18 Jun 2009
Freshwater dolphins in the Mekong River are on the verge of extinction, according to the conservation group WWF.
Mekong river dolphin near extinct: WWFYahoo! News | 18 Jun 2009
Pollution in southeast Asia's Mekong River has pushed freshwater dolphins in Cambodia and Laos to the brink of extinction, an international conservation group said.
Snake on a plateAnanova | 08 May 2009
A New York man regretted changing his side order from chips to vegetables after finding a snake's head in his broccoli.
Water worries cloud future for U.S. biofuelYahoo! News | 14 Apr 2009
It's corn planting time in the U.S. Plains, and that means Kansas corn farmer Merl "Buck" Rexford is worrying about the weather -- and hoping there is enough water.
Massive Antarctic ice shelf set to break looseYahoo! News | 03 Apr 2009
A Jamaica-sized ice shelf is close to wrenching itself away from Antarctica, following dramatic weakening of an ice "bridge" linking it to the continent, the European Space Agency (ESA) reported Friday.
Southern Africa's freshwater species 'in peril'Yahoo! News | 19 Mar 2009
The world's leading conservation agency on Thursday said many species of freshwater fish, shellfish and insects in southern Africa were at threat from water extraction and habitat loss.
The Red Sea might save the Dead SeaYahoo! News | 19 Mar 2009
Abundant water from the Red Sea could replenish the shrinking Dead Sea if Jordan, Israel and the Palestinians decide to commission a tunnel north through the Jordanian desert from the Gulf of Aqaba.
Solve water problems before peace deal: AbbasYahoo! News | 19 Mar 2009
Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas accused Israel on Thursday of forcing Palestinians to live in chronic water scarcity and declared a "rightful share" of water should not be tied to a peace deal.
Please save our water, world forum toldYahoo! News | 16 Mar 2009
The World Water Forum, a seven-day arena aimed at addressing the planet's deepening crisis of fresh water, was launched here Monday to appeals for a campaign to save the precious stuff of life.