The Stream, May 3: India’s Water Pollution

After years of drought, water is again flowing in the Jordan Valley. But questions over who controls the water still divide Palestinian and Israeli communities, MSNBC reported.

Immersing painted idols in rivers and lakes during religious ceremonies in India has caused severe pollution to the country’s waters, according to scientists.

Cambodia has officially asked Laos to immediately halt the construction of the controversial Xayaburi dam in the Mekong River Basin, according to Radio Free Asia.

Water prices will have to rise in parts of the United Kingdom where water is most scarce, a parliamentary committee has recommended, according to the BBC.

The Huffington Post reviews Last Call of the Oasis, an upcoming documentary about water.

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