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The Stream, March 28: Diminishing Water Could Slow Clean Energy Development

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Diminishing supplies of water, metals and biomass could slow…

Water is a Key Issue in Iraqi Election, U.S. General Odierno Says

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Opinion polls show that basic services such as water and electricity are top issues for Iraqis in the March 7 parliamentary elections, the United States’ commanding general in Iraq said last week.

Water: Iraq's Other Problem

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Iraq also blames upstream dams in Turkey for the river’s low levels, which permit seawater intrusion in the Tigris and Euphrates. Both sides tried to ameliorate the situation with Thursday’s agreement.Add water shortage to the list of problems besetting the Iraqi government.

Oil Slick Makes Its Way to Baghdad

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A burst pipeline in northern Iraq has forced authorities to close down three municipal water treatment plants.