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India and Pakistan Water Tensions Escalate to The Hague

Hydropower projects spark discord in the Indus River Basin, but water management challenges go deeper.

The Stream, July 11: Tensions High in Israel and Lebanon Over Water

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Tensions have heightened between Israeli and Lebanese troops…

The Stream, April 17: Iran's $1.5 Billion Water Transfer Project

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Iran has launched a $US 1.5 billion project to divert water from…

The Stream, October 26: Global Water Demand Outpaces Population Growth

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Global water use is increasing at twice the rate of population…

The Stream, October 14: Asian Carp Reach North Dakota

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Invasive Asian silver carp are in North Dakota for the first…

The Stream, March 24: India-Pakistan Water Disputes

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A 330-megawatt dam under construction in the Indus River Basin…

Pakistan and India in Dam Building Race -- Interpreting the Indus Waters Treaty

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A new era of dam building brings uncertainty to the 50-year-old water truce between India and Pakistan.

Secretary Clinton Announces Pakistan Water Program

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U.S. aid projects focus on city water systems, clean drinking water, dam construction and irrigation.

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

Glacial Melt Could Cause Tidal Wave in Pakistan

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A tidal wave, reaching up to 60 meters high, is expected to race through the Hunza valley of the Himalayas.

Landslide Lake Puts Pakistani Villages at Risk of Flooding

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Thousands of Pakistani villagers are at risk if a landslide-formed lake breaches its rock dam.

Pakistan Raises Water Issue During Diplomatic Talks with India

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Pakistan officials argue India’s dam-building violate the Indus River Treaty.