Entries by Nadya Ivanova

Dry Spell Sabotages Arusha’s Rainy Season

ARUSHA, Tanzania — Arusha may be close to the equator, but the Municipal District of Arusha in northern Tanzania is struggling with an extended drought that compromises its wet season. Faced with a “drastic fall in the water supply,” Arusha authorities have appealed to residents to take care of their water use. According to The […]

After Istanbul: Bridges Built and Burned Over Scarce Water

The United Arab Emirates might be rolling in oil and natural gas, but it could bring grist to its mill from water-scarce Australia. As the 5th World Water Forum and World Water Day wound up earlier this month, stakeholders called for more cooperation among sectors and countries in the face of a growing global water […]

Worldwide Drought May Soon Knock on Britain’s Door

Facing severe water shortages, England now offers its citizens less water than Egypt and might one day grow as thirsty as Australia. A new report by the Environment Agency, a public body for protecting the environment in England and Wales, calls for strict water use controls in Britain. Climate change threatens to dry up much […]