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Japan will likely dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea

TOKYO – Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday. T...

Japan will likely dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea

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Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be the only choice....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
10:00, 2019-09-11

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the site directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s envi...
17:00, 2019-09-10

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says Japan's Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday....
10:00, 2019-09-10

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Will Have to Be Dumped in the Ocean, Japan's Environment Minister Predicts A remark by Japanese environment minister Yoshiaki Harada about dumping wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean has sparked outrage among Japanese fishermen and environmental groups. Read more......
16:17, 2019-09-11

Dump Fukushima contaminated water into ocean, says Japan's environment minister Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be the only choice....
15:00, 2019-09-10

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment minister said Tuesday....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Fukushima plant running out of space for radioactive water More than eight years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, the utility company operating it said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years....
01:51, 2019-08-10

Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store radioactive water Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment efforts have been ongoing ever since. Now, with contaminated water from the plant continuing to pile ...
07:51, 2019-08-10

Fukushima nuclear plant running out of space for radioactive water, TEPCO says The company that operates Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said on Friday it will run out of space to store radioactive water within three years. Worries are intensifying on what will become of the water and whether a consensus can be reached in time....
14:17, 2019-08-10

Fukushima power plant is running out of space to store dangerous radioactive water The utility company operating Fukushima’s tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years....
19:34, 2019-08-10

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water Japanese government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant amid worries the water may be dumped into the ocean....
11:51, 2019-09-04

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-08-08

Japan briefs diplomats to wipe Fukushima nuke water concerns Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant’s safety amid concerns about massive amounts of treated but radioactive water stored in tanks...
10:51, 2019-09-04

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Rumours Of "Radioactive Water" In Paris, Probe Ordered After the panic, the prosecution: investigators in Paris have opened an enquiry to track down the source of false reports last week that drinking water in the French capital had been contaminated....
17:34, 2019-07-23

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes coast of Japan near Fukushima A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off of the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Sunday morning. People reported feeling the quake in the capital, Tokyo, approximately 155 miles away....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Japan's Tepco to decommission second Fukushima nuclear station Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it plans to decommission its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down after an earthquake and tsunami in 2011....
18:34, 2019-07-24

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capital’s water supplies had been contaminated with har...
12:51, 2019-07-22

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster Japan's nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would launch a new investigation into the Fukushima disaster, to look into how radiation leaked from damaged reactor containment vessels and other factors....
04:34, 2019-09-12

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.Shinjiro Koizumi’s comments, made hours after he became Japan’s third-yo...
10:34, 2019-09-12

Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-07-24

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest, according to a government video....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
08:34, 2019-08-23

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Fukushima diary, part one: 'I'm finally home' The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who were forced to flee their homes after the March 2011 triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ...
06:51, 2019-06-01

What should we do with radioactive nuclear waste? The race is on to develop strategies for storing the most dangerous materials on EarthThis article was originally published by EnsiaThere’s a small red hammer and sickle flag of the old Soviet Union on my dresser at home. I found it years ago on the floor of a primary school in Pripyat, the town bui...
11:17, 2019-08-01

The islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Fukushima diary, part two: overwhelming kindness and a new home The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who were forced to flee their homes after the March 2011 triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ...
05:51, 2019-06-08

Fallout particle offers insight into Fukushima nuclear accident Researchers have found and studied a fallout particle containing uranium released by the Fukushima nuclear accident. The study offered scientists insight into the sequence of events that led to the Fukushima meltdown....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Russian officials blame cesium exposure on 'Fukushima crabs' Officials in Russia's northern city of Arkhangelsk have acknowledged that one of the doctors who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military test site was found to have a radioactive isotope in his body....
23:51, 2019-08-24

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. The ACCC says that Samsung presented hundreds of adv...
21:51, 2019-07-04

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
06:17, 2019-07-19

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, and doing dishes....
06:34, 2019-08-20

'They were fighting for water to bathe. Water to drink.' Evacuees describe devastation in Bahamas after Dorian Some Hurricane Dorian survivors evacuated to the United States from the Bahamas are arriving with little more than their harrowing stories of the storm, the devastation of its aftermath, and the desperation of those left behind....
10:00, 2019-09-10

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
06:17, 2019-07-23

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy of Pediatrics still recommends that kids drink fluo...
00:17, 2019-08-22

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

Fears and Frustrations as Newark, NJ, Hands Out Bottled Water Amid a Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis of Its Own Inspiring comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New Jersey’s biggest (and predominantly black) city, Newark, is handing out bottled water to its residents amid a worsening contaminated water crisis....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A federal judge is now determining whether or not the cit...
18:34, 2019-08-17

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investigating the source of the contamination,” off...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new study shows. Researchers at Columbia University teste...
08:51, 2019-07-16

Radioactive dust in Antarctic ice could help map interstellar clouds Interstellar dust has been found in Antarctic snow samples. The discovery could provide a way of mapping the clouds of dust Earth has passed through in space...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Supernova Could Have Left Radioactive Dust in Antarctic Ice Scientists found evidence of dust produced in nearby supernovae hiding under a thousand pounds of Antarctic snow, according to new research. Read more......
19:51, 2019-08-09

Godzilla: from radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero Ever since Godzilla first rampaged across cinema screens 65 years ago, film critics have seen the reptilian anti-hero as a symbol of the fears gnawing away in the deepest recesses of movie-goers' minds....
19:00, 2019-06-04

What is Russia hiding after 'Skyfall' radioactive blast? After an explosion at a Russian missile-testing site led to a surge in radiation, five monitoring stations went offline. This did not happen by chance, experts say....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
17:34, 2019-06-12

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new study shows....
06:34, 2019-07-16

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns over the safety of food from Fukushima, media reports said.In additi...
07:51, 2019-08-22

AMC's Preacher gets another radioactive teaser ahead of its final season On August 4, AMC’s oddly compelling Preacher will return for a fourth and final season wherein Hitler reigns over Hell, which is a fun sentence to write. Now, AMC has dropped a poster for the series, as well as a new teaser following the one co-creator Seth Rogen shared upon news of the season’s pre...
21:51, 2019-06-28

Russia Identifies 4 Radioactive Isotopes From Nuclear Accident The Russian authorities identified four isotopes released in a nuclear accident; outside experts say the fallout probably comprised a more complicated mix....
21:51, 2019-08-26

Guy Fieri to feed Area 51 raiders with ‘Radioactive Ribs’ The Mayor of Flavortown is gearing up for a close encounter of the food kind. Guy Fieri announced on Twitter Wednesday that he’ll be taking part in the viral Facebook event “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” — and he’s bringing BBQ. “Workin’ on some...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Russian Health Officials Blame 'Fukushima Crabs' for Cesium-137 Exposure After Mysterious Accident A doctor who treated survivors of a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia was told that the radioactive isotope cesium-137 must have made its way into their body due to “Fukushima crabs,” according to CNN.Read more......
21:51, 2019-08-24

Russia finds radioactive isotopes in test samples after accident Russia's state weather agency said on Monday it had found the radioactive isotopes of strontium, barium and lanthanum in test samples after a mysterious accident during a test at a military site earlier this month....
10:51, 2019-08-26

Russian agency says radioactive isotopes were found after mysterious explosion The Aug. 8 explosion on a platform in the White Sea off Nyonoksa caused a reported brief spike in radiation in nearby Severodvinsk.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-26

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17:51, 2019-07-12

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Russia Urges Villagers to Leave Radioactive Blast Site Residents of a town in Northwestern Russia were urged to leave their homes, days after a nearby Defense Ministry test of a nuclear-powered engine exploded, boosting radiation levels that alarmed the region....
01:51, 2019-08-14

Why You Should Dump Myfitnesspal for Cronometer Myfitnesspal seems to be the fitness world’s default calorie counter, and I can’t figure out any good reason why. It tries to show you ads and articles while you’re trying to log your food, puts your exercise calories into an equation at the top of the screen (not a great way to track, honestly), an...
20:17, 2019-09-03

Russian agency detects radioactive isotopes near missile explosion site Radioactive isotopes have been detected in samples near the Russian military base where a missile testing accident killed five scientists and injured several others....
06:00, 2019-08-27

$72M worth of radioactive element used in nuclear reactors reportedly seized in Turkey Authorities in Turkey reportedly discovered $72 million worth of a radioactive element — used in nuclear reactors and found in the fallout of nuclear explosions — from a car....
19:51, 2019-07-08

Someone Please Return My Rattlesnake, Radioactive Uranium, and My Open Bottle of Kentucky Deluxe In what sounds like an average Wednesday morning in Logan County, Oklahoma, police pulled over two people driving a stolen car last week with expired tags. Oh, and it was also filled with guns, a rattlesnake, a canister of uranium powder and an open bottle of whiskey....
10:34, 2019-07-16

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Tellez homers twice as Jays dump Red Sox 10-3 Marcus Stroman has been saddled with little run support in most of his starts this season. Rowdy Tellez made sure that wasn't the case Tuesday night....
13:51, 2019-05-22

NBA round-up: Celts dump Pelicans for 6th win in row "Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed\r\nBoston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New\r\nOrleans Pelicans 113-100 on Monday night."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Dump truck collapses through MA parking garage Aerial footage showed a dump truck through the upper level of parking garage in Quincy, Massachusetts, Wednesday. The weight of the truck is believed to have caused the ground to give way. No injuries were reported. (August 21)        ...
20:17, 2019-08-22

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owner’s Association said on its website Tuesday that no fire, smoke or elevated surface temperature readings coul...
17:51, 2019-06-05

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the proposal, which it claimed would eradicate tens of ...
23:00, 2019-07-08

I Took a Dump the Same Way the Apollo Astronauts Did—and Dear God Was It Awful Ever since human beings have been jamming themselves into little metal canisters and shooting themselves off into space, there has been one thing everyone wants to know: how do you go to the bathroom? Sure, you can read about how it’s done, and for most people that’s enough. But not for me. I wanted...
20:51, 2019-07-24

No. 9 Florida rallies without Franks to dump Kentucky No. 9 Florida, with backup quarterback Kyle Trask under center, scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to rally for a 29-21 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night in their SEC matchup in Lexington, Ky....
10:17, 2019-09-15

The infamous Kibarani dump in Mombasa goes green In a move to reclaim the lost glory of Mombasa, the government and local private stakeholders are tackling the 50-year-old Kibarani dump. They have started to repurpose the tract of land into a green recreational park....
18:34, 2019-08-07

VAR Took A Dump All Over This Vancouver Whitecaps Penalty Kick VAR keeps hitting never-before-seen low points in ways that were hard to imagine when it was first implemented. The Vancouver Whitecaps experienced a new version of outrage during their match against the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night, when replays ruled out one of their goals, due to both the ...
00:17, 2019-08-30

A deleted version of Nick Fury's big Iron Man speech namechecked mutants and "radioactive bug bites" Nick Fury’s big theater kid moment at the end of the original Iron Man—we like to imagine him testing out all the various shadows in Tony Stark’s apartment to lurk in, the better to make stepping out of one as dramatic as humanly possible—is one of the defining scenes of the entire Marvel Cinematic ...
19:00, 2019-09-14

People Fall Ill After Swimming In Lake That's Actually Toxic Dump Several people in Spain have reportedly fallen ill after bathing in Monte Neme - an Instagram-famous tourist spot that appears to be an idyllic turquoise lake but is actually a toxic dump....
15:00, 2019-07-22

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, according to the Guardian. Tensions have been incre...
16:17, 2019-05-23

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might see at......
17:34, 2019-07-11

YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good To make the internet a better place we could start by switching off the world’s biggest video sharing site amid claims its algorithms magnify fringe views, says Annalee Newitz...
23:17, 2019-08-21

‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned Russian lake that has sparked social media frenzy is full of metal oxides from coal ashA Russian energy company has warned Instagram users not to swim in a mesmerising turquoise lake nicknamed the “Siberian Maldives” because it is actually an ash dump filled with harmful metal oxides.But despite war...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country's northwest....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Eight things we learned in the UK government's pre-Johnson info dump Air pollution, plastic packaging, nuclear power plants, genome sequencing: just before Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, the UK government has put out dozens of documents. Here's what you need to know...
16:17, 2019-07-23

Big cruises dump boatloads of problems on beloved cities Earlier this year, Venice greenlighted an “entry fee,” beginning at $3.33, which will be used to limit the number of daytrippers to the sinking city. Meanwhile, Barcelona has been under such duress that in 2017, the regional government enacted laws that prohibit new hotels in the city ce...
07:17, 2019-08-31

Russia nuclear missile explosion resulted in radioactive isotopes found in test samples after accident Radioactive isotopes have been discovered by Russia's state weather agency in test samples more than two weeks after a mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in the northwestern part of the country, the agency disclosed Monday....
22:17, 2019-08-26

Mets let Noah Syndergaard dump Ramos in sudden trend Noah Syndergaard returned from the injured list wanting Tomas Nido as his personal catcher and was granted his wish by Mets officials in recent days. That has left Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom as members of the starting rotation with Nido as their personal catcher, placing Wilson Ramos — signed in t...
02:51, 2019-07-03

Man fatally struck by dump truck on Cross Bronx Expressway A dump truck driver struck and killed a 21-year-old man in the Bronx Thursday — one of two hit-and-runs in the city Thursday morning. Ronald Nival was crossing the Cross Bronx Expressway sometime before 2:30 a.m. when he was hit by a 2013 Peterbilt Dump Truck driving east in the center lane, accordi...
04:34, 2019-08-30

Owner pleads guilty to shooting 2 dogs at dump, killing 1 PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to shooting his two pit bulls at a local dump, killing one and leaving the other wounded. Quincy Cowans entered the plea Friday to multiple counts of cruelty to animals and was sentenced him to five years of probation. He’s also forbidden...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
22:34, 2019-06-30

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
05:00, 2019-07-01

Blues dump Bruins to win Stanley Cup after agonizing 52-year wait The St. Louis Blues completed a most improbable journey and wiped out decades of misery by beating the Boston Bruins on Wednesday to capture their first Stanley Cup and set off a celebration that was 52 years in the making....
16:34, 2019-06-13

Investors see less gloom, dump winners and buy economically sensitive stocks There's a shift underway in the stock market that may be signalling that some investors believe there was way too much pessimism on Wall Street this summer....
02:51, 2019-09-11

U.S. Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
17:34, 2019-05-22

NASA just received a major data dump from its mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ We’re rapidly approaching the one-year anniversary of the launch of NASA’s much-hyped mission to “Touch the Sun” with its Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is breaking records left and right, but NASA didn’t fire the probe at our nearest star just to impress us. The su...
15:51, 2019-08-06

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Lara Trump: 'Frustrating' to watch progressive Democrats 'dump on our country' Democrats' so-called progressive "squad" continues to critique America, which has rightfully led to friction with President Trump, according to 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump....
03:34, 2019-07-16

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Craig Wright might have to dump $2B worth of Bitcoin to pay taxes’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Stephen Hawking used to say: Crack open this tasty lobster! Bitcoin Price We closed...
21:00, 2019-08-28

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it ref...
08:34, 2019-05-23

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for Senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campaign....
19:51, 2019-06-13

Creepy phone messages revealed in Jeffrey Epstein document dump Transcripts of phone messages left for multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — which include talk of providing him “females” — were revealed in documents unsealed Friday in connection with a defamation case against the perv’s alleged recruiter. The photos of the telephone mess...
09:34, 2019-08-10

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
03:17, 2019-07-08

Dump truck hits freight train in northern Michigan; 1 hurt WELLS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a dump truck hauling an excavator crashed into the side of a freight train in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, causing some of the train’s cars to derail. The crash happened Thursday in Delta County’s Wells Township. State police say the truc...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over a string of issues that have frayed bilateral ties....
05:34, 2019-07-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
20:51, 2019-08-24

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-07-24

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ The post Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ appeared f...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Parents Kill Teenage Daughter In Bengal, Dump Her Body In Ganga: Cops A couple was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the Ganga river as they were against her relationship with a boy, the police said....
09:51, 2019-07-07

Oklahoma police find live rattlesnake, open bottle of whiskey and a canister of radioactive uranium in stolen car during traffic stop (KFOR) An Oklahoma mand and woman were arrested Wednesday after a traffic stop of a stolen car revealed the two had a rattlesnake, radioactive uranium, a gun and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey. Stephen Jennings is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, transporting an open container...
12:34, 2019-07-12

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
02:34, 2019-05-26

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was able to showcase the strength of h...
06:17, 2019-05-29

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgraced financier's alleged sex-trafficking crimes – coupled with the interest generated by his shocking death – is renewing scrutiny on a member of the r...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
20:51, 2019-05-22

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more likely flooding from slow, heavy rains than high winds in Louisiana.        ...
01:00, 2019-07-13

Court records detail why Del Mar track wants 'radioactive' horse trainer to stay away The Del Mar race track detailed in court filings why it did not want Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer participating in its summer meet.       ...
18:01, 2019-07-23

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
05:51, 2019-06-04

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives.” But it’s not white sands or microscopic plankton that give the water its unusual hue. The “lake” is actually a human-made ash d...
00:17, 2019-07-11

A Concert To Remember: Kacey Musgraves Invited Cap’n Crunch To Sing With Her On Stage Last Night Just As A Ruse To Dump Pig Blood On Him And Make The Crowd Laugh Kacey Musgraves has established herself as one of the most amazing performers working today, and last night at a concert in Knoxville, TN, she wowed thousands of fans with a show they’ll remember forever: The country artist invited Cap’n Crunch to sing with her on stage just as a ruse to dump pig bl...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Super Mario Maker 2 news dump: Finally, Mario gets an online-versus mode Yes, you can stack Goombas, or any characters, in Super Mario Maker 2. And more. Much, much more. [credit: Nintendo ] With only six weeks to go before launch, Super Mario Maker 2's new and ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

U.S.-Japan Corn Deal Has Just One Flaw: Japan Doesn't Need the Corn With U.S. corn farmers hammered by the trade war with China, President Trump has said Japan will buy enough to pick up the slack. But not everyone in Japan has gotten the memo....
13:34, 2019-09-08

A new way to mix oil and water The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing any two things that do not go together well. Now, a new finding from researchers at MIT might turn that expression on its head, providing a way to get the two substances to m...
08:51, 2019-06-21

Getting the oil out of water Oil and water are famously reluctant to mix fully together. But separating them completely — for example, when cleaning up an oil spill or purifying water contaminated through fracking — is a devilishly hard and inefficient process that frequently relies on membranes that tend to get clogged up, or ...
11:01, 2019-06-10

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will be slow-moving, meaning we have a few more days of rain ahead of us. The low in question originally started out as a weak wave of low pressure that f...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Microplastics found in UK tap water The World Health Organisation has called for urgent research on the risks of microplastic to human health after confirming that tiny fragments are found in drinking water....
08:51, 2019-08-22

Sharpedo Can Shoot Water Out Of Its Ass At 75 MPH Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Sharpedo!...
17:51, 2019-08-03

Scooters are being thrown into water for fun In Marseille, scooters are being thrown into the water by the dozen. An environmentally harmful practice that is causing headaches for authorities.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-23

U.S. Stocks Tread Water U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses Monday as investors weighed second-quarter earnings from Citigroup and looked ahead to results from other large banks....
18:00, 2019-07-15

What to know about gargling with salt water Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and dental procedures. Learn more about salt water gargles here....
09:34, 2019-05-22

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
23:17, 2019-05-21

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for exploration...
15:01, 2019-05-21

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

What did Huawei actually do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Add Seaweed to Your Pasta Water Adding salt until your pasta water is “salty like the sea” is a common practice, but no one talks about the other briny, oceanic flavors the large body of water has to offer. I wouldn’t boil my pasta in actual sea water, but you can impart a bit of minerality and mushroom-like umami with the help of...
00:51, 2019-08-27

A Flawed Cap-and-Trade Plan for Water Could Come to U.S. An attempt in Australia to apply market discipline to the water supply has drawn criticism for failing to anticipate hoarding and theft. The approach is being considered in several western U.S. states....
14:17, 2019-09-03

Three Myths About Sparkling Water, Debunked Whether you call it seltzer, sparkling water or soda water, this bubbly beverage is getting popular by the day, with Americans guzzling it at increasing rates. And though it’s frequently marketed as part of a healthier lifestyle—specifically one that does not include sugary soda—there are some persi...
20:17, 2019-08-23

From the archives: Does dowsing really help you find water? The ancient practice of water divining is still used across the world to locate water sources. Forty years ago, we wondered whether it might actually work...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. At the Phoenix Zoo, animals were beating the heat with cooling sprays of water and ice treats. (July 16)        ...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Charity in hot water over Epstein connection Leon Black’s efforts to distance his family charity from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein could draw scrutiny from regulators, experts say. Last week, reps for Black, the billionaire chairman of the Museum of Modern Art, said his charitable foundation had dropped Epstein as a director months befo...
04:51, 2019-07-17

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more....
17:34, 2019-08-14

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Teens water-ski from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
17:00, 2019-08-19

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing so with a goal of eventually establishing scientific settlements in the not-so-distant future. With that in mind, researchers are trying to figure out ...
02:51, 2019-07-24

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of chemicals used to manufacture plastics, epoxy resins and other products since the 1960s. Bisphenol-A (B...
09:34, 2019-05-24

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people....
09:17, 2019-07-02

‘Aquarela’ Review: The Shapes of Water In this dazzling survey of man against water, mysteries and revelations are as integral to its impact as our certainty of the dangers faced by its makers....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them contained “microplastic” synthetic polym...
17:34, 2019-05-29

Newark is getting $120M to fix its water crisis The Essex County Improvement Authority will lend $120 million to the city of Newark to replace pipes that are contaminating water with lead, officials announced at a news conference Monday....
01:51, 2019-08-27

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said....
10:17, 2019-07-19

How to Choose the Right Water Bottle For Hiking Bringing the right amount of water with you on a hike is important, obviously. Unfortunately, water can be a pain in the ass to carry. It weighs a lot, and can feel onerous to get to if you don’t have the right system. Luckily, the outdoor industry has created a massive number of options for bringin...
01:51, 2019-06-12

Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Organization.However, the United Nations body warned ...
15:51, 2019-08-22

‘It won’t be long’: why a Honduran community will soon be under water Rising sea levels are destroying coastal towns in Honduras – and shrimp farms which export to the UK and US are making it worseEric Pineda runs a modest beachfront restaurant which serves up plates of fresh fish and rice – and faces imminent destruction.A recent tidal surge razed the nightclub next ...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water Fast currents and swollen channels have made many of the nation’s rivers unsafe for commercial traffic, spreading economic pain from a spring of severe flooding....
20:00, 2019-06-10

Ft. Lauderdale could be without water service 24 hours A contractor broke a water line last night near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, leaving residents and businesses without water service for up to 24 hours....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
23:00, 2019-07-04

'We Can't Waste a Drop.' India Is Running Out of Water. Water crises are unfolding all across India, a product of population growth, modernization, climate change, mismanagement and the breakdown of traditional systems of distributing resources....
21:00, 2019-08-19

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
10:34, 2019-07-04

CEO gets water poured on his head at company event One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
21:51, 2019-07-03

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
09:00, 2019-07-04

NYPD cops get drenched by buckets of water Stunning videos posted online Monday show uniformed NYPD cops getting drenched with buckets of water by brazen young men in Harlem and Brooklyn, law enforcement sources told The Post. One clip even shows a soaked cop getting beaned in the back of the head with an empty, red plastic bucket while the ...
05:17, 2019-07-23

They Grow the Nation’s Food, but They Can’t Drink the Water The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its Aquafina brand of water in aluminum cans for US food service outlets next year. PepsiCo will also t...
20:51, 2019-07-02

These houses with water slides certainly make a splash This summer may be mild, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting wet and wild. Three on-the-market homes in the tri-state area include thrilling water slides for their new owners to ride. No, not those flimsy blue plastic ones: These over-the-top chutes offer twists, speed and tons of late-season f...
06:34, 2019-08-15

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
21:34, 2019-07-24

A Global Water Emergency Is Right Around the Corner—Unless We Stop It When Chennai, India’s main reservoir disappeared earlier this summer, the world was rightfully shocked. A city of more than 4.6 million people had lost its main sources of drinking water, forcing authorities to rely on water shipped in by train. Read more......
19:51, 2019-08-06

India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water....
02:34, 2019-06-20

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
18:51, 2019-05-30

Water on Mars is probably too cold and salty for life as we know it Even if there is water on Mars’s surface it may be too cold and salty for life as we know it to survive there – so there is no risk of contaminating Mars with Earth microbes...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
15:01, 2019-05-21

These Are Our Readers' Five Favorite Everyday Water Bottles Pour one out for the pretenders, because these are our readers’ five favorite everyday water bottles. Sip on what everyone had to say about the finalists below, then be sure to vote for your favorite before this Co-Op runs dry. ...
07:01, 2019-05-31

EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. (Sept. 12)        ...
06:51, 2019-09-13

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our planet from ancient comets, millions of years ago....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Why Drinking Water All Day Long Is Not the Best Way to Stay Hydrated Dehydration is a drag on human performance. It can cause fatigue and sap endurance among athletes, according to a 2018 study in the journal Frontiers in Physiology. Even mild dehydration can interfere with a person’s mood or ability to concentrate. Water is cheap and healthy. And drinking H2O ...
20:51, 2019-08-09

All 3 Navy Zumwalts now 'in the water' – how can a destroyer be stealthy? Eluding radar, quietly sailing into enemy territory and launching long-range precision attacks from less-detectable positions all begin to paint the picture of how a “stealthy” offensive surface destroyers could transform modern maritime warfare....
17:00, 2019-05-28

Tripoli's water supply cut-off by Haftar forces Libya's UN-backed government has blamed forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar for cutting off Tripoli's major water pipeline. A UN spokesperson said some Tripoli residents were already experiencing low water pressure....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Turning raw sewage into fresh water the organic way Beautiful, fragrant, alive may not be words immediately associated with sewage. That's where the Living Machine comes in. The waste water treatment system created in Scotland is now spreading around the world....
15:34, 2019-05-21

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV presented th......
15:17, 2019-09-13

This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming Iron Ox's robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming. The plants are grown without soil in sensor-connected, hydroponic trays. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is the transcript of the video. This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farmin...
03:51, 2019-07-20

Luxury bottled water is absurd – so why is it so popular? People pay top dollar for ‘premium’ brands indistinguishable in blind taste tests from tap water – is it about status, wellness or something more fundamental?Last year, judges at the 28th International Berkeley Springs Water Tasting competition deemed the best bottled water in the world to be an Aus...
10:00, 2019-07-16

Cats and water don’t mix in this Catwoman #14 exclusive preview Whenever a costumed crusader comes to a new city, it causes trouble for the established criminal element. Selina Kyle’s presence in Villa Hermosa is especially tricky for these gangs because she operates on both sides of the law, making her an X-factor that poses all sorts of complications if she’s ...
21:17, 2019-08-12

Capsized tourist boat to be lifted from water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have confirmed that the soil sample contained about two per...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report Experts find no proof minuscule particles are a threat to health but say more research is neededMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Organization.However, the United...
02:17, 2019-08-22

Locations of 50 new London water fountains revealed Work starts on first wave of 100 fountains to be installed in drive to cut single-use plasticsThe locations of the first 50 of a £5m wave of public water fountains earmarked for the capital have been announced.The first of the new fountains – which people are encouraged to use to refill their own bo...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Check out the bizarre way water boils in space They say “a watched pot never boils,” but you’re not going to want to miss seeing water boil in one big bubble in microgravity.        ...
14:17, 2019-05-24

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
20:01, 2019-05-23

The big picture: joy and nostalgia in a French water park Photographer Franck Bohbot evokes the freedom and friendships of summers past in his dreamlike series Forever YoungThe earliest family holidays Franck Bohbot remembers were in Alicante, in the south of Spain. The first thing he and his parents did was go to a big water park. “It was so much fun,” he...
13:34, 2019-05-26

Your Kid's Contigo Water Bottle May Be a Choking Hazard Contigo has recalled 5.7 million of its popular kids’ silicone-spout water bottles because in some cases, the spout may detach and become a choking hazard....
17:00, 2019-08-30

She thought there was water in her ear. Turns out it was a venomous spider Susie Torres went to the doctor with what she thought was water sloshing around in her left ear. But water doesn't have eight legs, pincers and a venomous bite....
04:17, 2019-08-25

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major oil spills. The newly revealed spill has been flowing off and on since Ma...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their carcasses were found around a group of forest caves in Madhya Pradesh after a nearby river dried up, Indian news site NDTV reported. Autopsies carried out...
23:00, 2019-06-10

Microplastics in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO The World Health Organization has said that the level of microplastic particles in drinking water isn't a major cause for concern. However, it warned that more research was needed into their effects on human health....
10:17, 2019-08-22

Tucson Water: Service restored to most customers TUCSON – Crews continue to repair the 16-inch water line that broke Monday evening on Tucson’s southwest side. Crews are working to repair the 16-inch waterline that broke Monday evening on Tucson’s southwest side. Tucson Water says most residents should have services restored by now. p...
18:17, 2019-09-04

Bacteria in water bigger worry than microplastics The World Health Organization says bacteria in drinking water, not microplastics, currently represents the biggest threat to public health. But the WHO is calling for further study of microplastics and the health effects to drinking water. (Aug. 22)        ...
00:17, 2019-08-23

How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer The village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, has enough water even at the end of a long and dry summer. In fact, Laporiya's wells never run dry and fields have moisture, even in summer,......
16:51, 2019-07-14

Water restrictions: how can you avoid being fined and cut your consumption? The good news? Most water-saving changes require less effort than your usual routineDespite a week of rainy days, from Sunday residents in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and Illawarra will be fined $220 for turning on their sprinklers, watering their gardens between 10am and 4pm or leaving their hoses r...
06:51, 2019-09-01

WHO publish report on microplastics in drinking water A recent report from the WHO examines the potential impact of microplastics on human health. The main conclusion is that more research is sorely needed....
10:00, 2019-08-29

'Hideous' and 'naff': are London's new water fountains too ugly? The design of London’s new drinking fountains has been criticised on social media – so which cities have managed to get it right?Last week, the locations of 50 new public drinking water fountains in London were announced. The scheme, a joint venture between Thames Water and the mayor of London which...
15:00, 2019-07-24

Capsized Budapest tourist boat to be lifted from the water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
15:17, 2019-05-31

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
22:00, 2019-06-20

1 dead, 3 rescued after vehicle swept away by high water TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a family trying to cross a flooded bridge in Kentucky was swept away in the water. Spencer County Sheriff Scott Herndon told news outlets that emergency crews were called to the water rescue early Monday and found a woman and two children alive, but they were...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—echoing battles around the world over the resource....
20:17, 2019-07-16

The 'Gamer Girl Bath Water' Saga Keeps Getting Stranger Apparently, a lot of weird things can happen when you decide to sell “gamer girl bath water” on the internet. On July 1, Belle Delphine, a UK-based internet personality known for viral stunts and Patreon-supported NSFW content, announced on her Instagram that she would be selling her bath water to f...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Water wars: How to avoid conflict over our most precious resource Climate change is altering weather patterns, endangering the water supply of over half of humanity. New thinking is required to avoid things boiling over...
19:51, 2019-08-05

Make Frothy, Egg-Free Cocktails Using Burrata Water A true sour has a layer of frothy, fun foam. This is usually achieved by the addition of egg whites but some people are squicked out by raw egg in their drink (and some people have allergies). Aquafaba (chickpea liquid) is a popular alternative but, according to Camper English of Alcademics, burrata...
01:00, 2019-07-12

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind says the new Ministry of Water Power will tackle wat...
11:51, 2019-06-20

India heat wave triggers clashes over water With temperatures nearing record highs across India, residents of some areas started fighting over access to water. Madhya Pradesh authorities have deployed police to escort water tankers....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Enki: The Epic Mesopotamian Water God Who Saved Humanity In the belief system of the Sumerians, Enki (known also as Ea by the Akkadians and Babylonians) was regarded to be one of the most important deities. Originally Enki was worshipped as a god of fresh water and served as the patron deity of the city of Eridu (which the ancient Mesopotamians believe wa...
00:00, 2019-06-19

How to suck water from desert air and quench the planet's thirst The global water supply is limited, and shortages will affect over 1.8 billion people by 2025. Fortunately, we've discovered a way to pull water from thin air - even in the desert...
17:17, 2019-08-02

Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the US – podcast Nina Lakhani explores how drought and famine are fuelling the wave of migration from Central America to the US. Plus: Emma Graham-Harrison on China and the Hong Kong protestsVictor Funez walks to a cemetery in Nejapa, El Salvador, every day and fills a three-gallon plastic pitcher with water before ...
08:34, 2019-08-02

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life....
18:51, 2019-08-01

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
14:17, 2019-07-03

Train brings relief to city running out of water A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately needed relief to residents who have been facing an acute water shortage for the past month....
20:51, 2019-07-12

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it would investigate....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Bar owner gets death threat for calling out water drinkers A bar owner in England came under fire for complaining about people who just drink water. Sam Espensen, owner of Bristol Spirit in Bristol, took to Twitter to complain about the water drinkers last week. Since her bar occasionally features pop-up kitchens, some customers may not realize that the bar...
22:51, 2019-05-30

2 Children Dead, 52 Ill After Drinking Contaminated Water In UP Village Two children died and 52 have fallen sick after drinking contaminated water from a hand pump at their school in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, officials said....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Why Chennai, India's Sixth Biggest City, Has Run Out of Water In what’s becoming an increasingly common story, a major city has run out of water. Chennai, India is home to 4.65 million and a severe deficit of water to serve their needs.Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

Missouri River will remain high because of water from dams OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River from upstream dams will remain at a high level for several months because of recent heavy rain and remaining snowpack. The Army Corps of Engineers says it expects water releases from reservoirs on the Missouri to be ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Low water hampers Rhine river shipping in Germany Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on sections of the river, traders said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Government Planning Competition Among States For Water Conservation The government is planning to conduct a competition among states to encourage water conservation, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said this morning....
14:34, 2019-07-23

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more importantly, what's in them, says Samuel Fishwick...
10:34, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Charges dropped in Flint water scandal FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges dropped in the Flint water scandal (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Prosecutors say they’re dismissing all criminal charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal and starting the investigation over again. The eight people include former ...
20:17, 2019-06-13

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Lowville Had Lots of Water. Then String Cheese Came to Town. Kraft Heinz’s status as a revered employer in an upstate New York community was tested when a thirsty new operation strained water supply. A potent mix of population growth, industrial demand and climate change is putting relentless stress on water resources around the world....
21:51, 2019-06-05

To dye for: Wrangler's new denim process eliminates water waste The US jeans brand has been working on the Indigood technology for the past decadeDenim manufacturing doesn’t have a good reputation when it comes to creating excessive levels of waste, but an innovative process spearheaded by the US jeans brand Wrangler may change that.The company has partnered wit...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-03

Drowning happens so easily. Here’s what parents get wrong about water safety. Though drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-4, many parents inadvertently put young children at risk around water. One mother who lost her son explains....
16:34, 2019-07-05

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie Mansion to get to via motorcade — has been s...
03:00, 2019-07-05

Police search body of water in disappearance of mother of 5 NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut State Police dive team has begun searching a body of water as part of the investigation into the disappearance of a mother of five who has been missing for nearly three weeks. Fifty-year-old Jennifer Dulos, of New Canaan, has been missing since May 24. She and ...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Wall Street treads water after recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat and the Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains and fresh worries emerged over the U.S. trade war with China....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Government Looking Into Overpricing Of Bottled Water, Packaged Food The government is seriously looking into complaints of bottled water and packaged foods and drinks being sold at prices higher than the maximum retail price, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan......
14:51, 2019-07-02

EU hails quality of swimming water as the mercury rises BRUSSELS (AP) — With weather temperatures starting to climb, the European Commission says that 85 percent of Europe’s bathing sites have excellent water quality. The commission said Thursday that the islands of Cyprus and Malta, as well as Greece and Austria, have the highest numbers of clean ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry....
05:17, 2019-07-12

Flint hears from prosecutors who dropped water charges FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal have explained their decision in a public forum. Fadwa Hammoud and Kym Worthy spoke to about 100 residents Friday night at a Flint union hall, two weeks after dismissing charges against former Michiga...
03:51, 2019-06-29

Plan to sell 50m meals made from electricity, water and air Solar Foods hopes wheat flour-like product will hit target in supermarkets within two yearsA Finnish company that makes food from electricity, water and air has said it plans to have 50m meals’ worth of its product sold in supermarkets within two years.Solar Foods is also working with the European S...
10:34, 2019-06-29

Rain Water Harvesting To Be Done On War Footing Mode: Rajinikanth Tamil film superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday said Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) should be taken up on a war-footing to address the acute water crisis in the state....
21:17, 2019-06-29

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state where prolonged drought is a regular occurrence. Indications that the state’s water infrastructure is more fragile than once thought come as demogr...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Cops ID one of the NYPD water throwers, say he’s a gang member Cops have identified one of the punks who was caught on video dousing uniformed NYPD officers with buckets of water as they attempted to make arrests over the weekend, according to police sources. The “person of interest” — described as a gang member in his 20s — was allegedly involved i...
05:17, 2019-07-24

BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi Protests Against "Water Shortage" In Delhi BJP lawmaker from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi today protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's RK Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the people of her constituency. She claimed that even......
14:34, 2019-06-11

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.Southern Water and Yorkshire Water were singled out ...
08:51, 2019-07-10

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and now the Department of Attorney General is dropping...
20:51, 2019-06-14

The Latest: Water rescues in tiny Missouri town LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 4 p.m. Emergency officials are conducting water rescues in the tiny northwestern Missouri town of Levasy in the wake of a levee breach along the Missouri River. Kansas City station WDAF reports the breach happene...
08:51, 2019-06-02

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
23:00, 2019-06-11

"Poop Water," a Proposal and Lots of Complaints on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Only on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way could a there be a storyline where a man might be deported from a country because of translation issue has mistakenly labeled him a terrorist. That's......
17:34, 2019-07-23

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conference" was detained....
11:51, 2019-07-04

Oldman River water levels below average in Lethbridge “The risk of flooding in the river this spring is really quite low because of the current conditions,” said Doug Kaupp, Lethbridge’s manager of water and wastewater....
04:51, 2019-05-22

‘I would have had to turn water into wine’ to sway Jones, says Cipriani • Fly-half had ‘no expectation’ of going to World Cup with England• ‘Eddie is a very strong character and is not going to be swayed’England’s ousted fly-half Danny Cipriani says it would have taken a miracle for Eddie Jones to pick him in his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup but he will be ready...
06:34, 2019-09-12

'Damage has been done': Newark water crisis echoes Flint The New Jersey city’s lead contamination crisis has been more than three years in the making – and residents feel officials have been slow to actOn a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Street recreation center. Typically, they would be dri...
19:00, 2019-08-25

Sen. John Barrasso throws cold water on new gun legislation Sen. John Barrasso said Friday that he had concerns about “red flag” laws and voiced skepticism that Republicans would support expanded background checks during gun sales. “I want to make sure we protect our constitutional rights and whatever comes up will actually help solve a problem,” Barrasso, t...
23:17, 2019-08-09

Water found in atmosphere of planet beyond our solar system Scientists for the first time have detected water in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet orbiting a distant star, evidence that a key ingredient for life exists beyond our solar system, according to a study published on Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-09-12

Cambridge Audio’s Melomania 1 blow the AirPods out the water Cambridge Audio’s recently released Melomania 1 true wireless earbuds have obliterated the competition – including the ever-popular Apple AirPods.We had no choice but to award the wireless earbuds a full five stars in our recent review, thanks to their spectacular sound quality, sleek ...
19:51, 2019-08-09

Top Senate Republican throws cold water on new gun legislation Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said Friday that he had concerns about “red flag” laws and voiced skepticism that Republicans would support expanded background checks. “I want to make sure we protect our constitutional rights and whatever comes up will actually help solve a problem,” Barrasso, the third...
17:17, 2019-08-09

Water main break causes outage on southwest side TUCSON – Tucson Water has reported water outages in the area near Ajo Hwy and Kinney Rd. According to the city of Tucson water outage map, an unplanned water main repair is underway. Water has been out in the Tucson Estate area since 7 p.m. The outage is expected to last until about 11:45 p.m ...
10:51, 2019-09-03

Mindful Consumption Of Water Can Help Us 'Heal', Says Rashi Chowdhary In her recent Instagram post, Rashi Chowdhary who is a celebrity nutritionist and an 'Inch-loss expert' talked about something called 'Water Memory'. She says we may be able to use this purported......
21:51, 2019-09-02

Madhya Pradesh Congress In Hot Water As BJP Sweeps State In a re-run of the saffron wave in the heartland state as PM Modi's BJP improved on its 2014 haul of 27 from 29 seats, winning 28 and leaving the Congress with just the Chhindwara seat...
12:17, 2019-05-24

Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
07:51, 2019-08-22

Video: Water Pours Into Airport, Stuns Travellers Rainwater was seen pouring through the ceiling into the London Luton Airport on Friday, stopping passengers in their tracks who filmed the incident on their cellphones....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Humans, the environment and the global water crisis - in pictures The American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has won the Leica Oskar Barnack photography award with his eight-year project exploring the global crisis around water, and how different cultures interact with this precious resource Continue reading......
16:17, 2019-09-04

Water contaminants to be addressed at upcoming meeting in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. – A class of contaminants, known as PFAS, that has been found in water and the operations of a wastewater treatment plant in Nogales, Sonora will be the focus of the next public meeting of the Southeast Arizona Citizens Forum of the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and...
18:17, 2019-09-04

Water found on most habitable known world beyond solar system But humans would not fare well on planet K2-18b despite wispy clouds and huge red sunA faraway planet in the constellation of Leo has been named the most habitable known world beyond the solar system after astronomers detected water vapour in its atmosphere.It is the first time a planet in its star’...
19:51, 2019-09-11

Mom of drowning victim shares importance of water safety TUCSON – Stephanie Maynard knows first hand what it means to lose a child in a drowning incident. “What can we take out of this tragedy? For us it was sharing her story and letting people know that it can happen to anybody,” said Maynard. Maynard said back in 2011, she was pregnant...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Wild mountain gorillas enjoy playing in water just like we do Captive mountain gorillas love playing in water, as a 2017 viral video demonstrated, and it turns out their wild counterparts also enjoy a good splash...
13:00, 2019-09-08

Hubble just detected water vapor around a distant exoplanet In the ongoing search for life beyond Earth, astronomers studying distant exoplanets are looking for a few key ingredients. For starters, a planet has to be close enough to its host star to receive sufficient heat, but far enough away that it’s not boiling hot. Second, and equally as important...
22:51, 2019-09-11

Boil water advisory lifted for southwest Tucson TUCSON – The boil water advisory for customers affected by the Labor Day main break was lifted Thursday. Earlier Thursday, Tucson Water announced the end of the boil water advisory that had been issued for citizens living near Ajo Highway and Kinney Road. The boil water advisory was originally...
03:34, 2019-09-06

Newark's Lead-Tainted Water Crisis Is Getting Worse When Al Moussab had his water tested for lead, he got comparatively good news. Tests on the taps in his Newark, New Jersey home revealed lead in concentrations of around 6 parts per billion (ppb). Read more......
03:34, 2019-08-15

Scientists discover water on planet outside solar system Astronomers have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of the exoplanet K2-18b. They say it is the first planet beyond earth that has the potential to support life....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Big irrigators take 86% of water from Barwon-Darling, report finds Lower Darling pushed into drought three years early because of sheer volume of water extraction by just a few licence holders A handful of big irrigators have extracted 86% of the water from the Barwon-Darling river system, pushing the lower Darling into drought three years early, an expert report ...
20:17, 2019-08-20

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest world ever explored” — there are both wate...
19:51, 2019-05-21

In the arty documentary Aquarela, water is both hero and villain For its first 15 minutes, Viktor Kossakovsky’s documentary Aquarela plays like a combination of sobering ethnography, silent comedy, and Hitchcock thriller. On Siberia’s semi-frozen Lake Baikal, a group of men with wooden poles and coils of wire are seen walking across the ice in long takes, in sear...
02:17, 2019-08-14

First water detected in the atmosphere of a habitable-zone planet Enlarge / An artist's impression of the planet K2-18b and its clouds. (credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser) On Wednesday, astronomers announced the first detection of water in the atmosphere of a planet that orbits within the habitable zone of its host star. The planet, K2-18b, is certainly not habi...
21:17, 2019-09-12

A smartphone app can detect tiny amounts of norovirus in water A device consisting of a smartphone and an attachable microscope can detect minuscule amounts of norovirus, which may help identify its spread earlier...
18:00, 2019-08-27

The Latest: Braggs, Oklahoma completely surrounded by water TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on major flooding Oklahoma and Arkansas from severe weather across the central U.S. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Officials say a small town in eastern Oklahoma is completely surrounded by water and without power from major flooding on the Arkansas River. Oklahoma Depar...
01:51, 2019-05-26

She Thought She Had Water In Ear - It Was A Venomous Brown Recluse Spider The discomfort in Susie Torres' left ear felt like the water that can get stuck there after swimming. She heard swooshing when she woke up Tuesday and assumed it had been caused by an allergy shot....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Advocates demand action in Newark over water contamination Two groups challenged Newark and New Jersey officials in federal court Thursday over the city's burgeoning water crisis, asking a judge to order treatment and replacement for old service lines....
12:34, 2019-08-16

NASA astronauts are preparing for the Moon in a big water tank NASA astronaut candidates have to meet a long list of criteria before the space agency decides they’re fit to carry out important duties in space. When astronauts return to the Moon in the near future, they’ll be met with challenges that few space travelers have ever endured, and NASA wa...
00:17, 2019-09-16

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on the conveyor belts of the Berain water factory in Riyadh, as a puddle of water collects on the concrete floor. In a second warehouse, tanks emit a low...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Libyan capital, under siege, gets water back after 2 days Authorities say the Libyan capital, which has been under attack by commander Khalifa Hifter's forces since last month, has seen its water supplies resume two days after gunmen shut the pipes down, depriving over 2 million residents of water....
15:17, 2019-05-21

A Dying Town, a Crumbling Hotel and the Water That Could Restore Both Business leaders in Mineral Wells, Tex., are rallying behind a $65 million renovation plan to reopen the Baker Hotel and cement a downtown revitalization....
18:00, 2019-09-10

Stalin's Azerbaijan prison where water burns like fire If an artist were to sketch a map of Azerbaijan, its southernmost part would be covered in green tea gardens, citrus bushes and the coastal line would be dotted with picturesque lighthouses....
17:34, 2019-08-06

Messing about with the river: water firms accused of draining the Cam dry Cambridge punting idyll disguises crisis in flow of chalk streams, campaigners warnIt’s a beautiful day on the river Cam in Cambridge. As the sun sparkles on the water at Jesus Green lock, tourists line up for ice-cream and prepare to take a punt around the university’s most celebrated colleges. Few...
20:51, 2019-08-24

'Our water is our gold': Armenians blockade controversial mine In the mountains of Armenia, a previously bucolic spa town is home to a goldmine locals say threatens the country's biggest source of freshwater, and with it, an entire ecosystem....
12:00, 2019-09-11

A woman in Missouri thought she had water in her ear but it was actually a venomous spider Miles Boyer/Shutterstock Susie Torres, from Kansas, City, Missouri, went to the doctor on Tuesday thinking she had water in her left ear. Instead, doctors found a dime-sized, venomous, brown recluse spider living there. Thankfully, the spider didn't bite Torres, or lay any eggs. Visit INSIDER's ...
15:17, 2019-08-24

Germany facing risk of increased water shortages Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing....
10:00, 2019-08-08

Iceberg Hunters On The Trail For 'The World's Purest Water' For more than 20 years, a Canadian iceberg hunter has hauled in the mighty ice giants and then sold the water for a handsome profit to local companies, which then bottle it....
15:17, 2019-08-08

Police Fire Water Cannon at Protesters Near G-7 Summit (BIARRITZ, France)— Police have fired water cannon at about 400 anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads in a town near the venue of the G-7 summit in southwest France. A few protesters threw rocks at police but the crowd in Bayonne was largely peaceful, with some activists dancing. Police re...
07:17, 2019-08-25

Scientist says Loch Ness monster may be giant eel after water DNA test Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water where Loch Ness is said to reside....
11:17, 2019-09-06

China's Thirst for Bottled Water Stirs Backlash Overseas A growing number of Chinese businesses are investing in plants abroad to extract and bottle water for China’s expanding market, sparking protests and court actions in New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere....
13:34, 2019-09-05

Ta-Nehisi Coates Announces The Water Dancer Book Tour After attempting to deliver us all from evil with the beautifully written Between the World and Me, and his essay collection, We Were Eight Years in Power, award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates—who arguably may be the greatest essayist of our time—is veering into fiction to anoint us all with his de...
03:00, 2019-07-10

Per Capita Water Availability Has Declined: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat told the Rajya Sabha today....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Arizona Land and Water Trust hires Director of Development Tom Cashman / Courtesy: Arizona Land and Water Trust TUCSON – Tom Cashman has joined Arizona Land and Water Trust to lead the Trust’s development and fundraising efforts. Cashman will focus on expanding the support and resources needed for current and future land and water conservation efforts, the ...
10:00, 2019-09-11

An Abandoned Water Park is an Excellent Playground for an Electric MX Rider While it’s still sad that Alta Motors is dead, it’s pretty great that these bikes are still being used to their full potential. Josh Hill invades and absolutely dominates an old water park in Palm Springs, California to lay down the hoon gauntlet. And he rides atop an Alta MX. With a mix of bravery,...
20:51, 2019-07-06

'We have no food or water': Hurricane Dorian survivors feel abandoned As aid agencies struggle to reach devastated areas, some residents take recovery efforts into their own handsThe silence along the Grand Bahama highway, the only major road on the island, is foreboding, punctuated only by the occasional truck driving east. The once dense forest on either side of the...
07:34, 2019-09-08

India's "Water Aunties'' Show Way To Better Life, One Village At A Time Combining community health with women's empowerment, small water enterprises are making giant leaps in addressing the potable water needs of more than a million people in India's villages at minimal......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Prime Day 2019: Get LifeStraw’s super-portable water filter for just $10 And you thought those metal drinking straws were the latest and greatest. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter could be a game changer for the outdoorsy types and adventurous travelers in your life — and Amazon Prime Day 2019 is prime time to snag it with a deep discount. Unlike most portable filters...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Canada says it will send water bombers to help fight Amazon fires Canada will send water bombers to Brazil to help fight wildfires in the Amazon jungle and is also contributing C$15 million ($11.30 million) in aid, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday at the end of a Group of Seven summit in France....
20:17, 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used a water cannon to disperse protesters as a weekend of violent clashes dashed hopes of a return to peace after a week of relative calm.Hundreds of thou...
08:17, 2019-08-26

Oil prices tread water as market eyes global risks Crude prices were little changed on Monday as traders weighed geopolitical risks against the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war on the global economy, although last week's better-than-expected U.S. jobs data offered some supprt....
08:17, 2019-07-08

Kourtney Kardashian Debuts New Poosh Water Bottle for a Good Cause Kourtney Kardashian is using her platform for a good cause. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has partnered with S'well to create a stylish alternative to drinking from plastic......
04:34, 2019-06-12

Marathwada Drought Will Be History After Water Grid: Devendra Fadnavis A water grid project and lifting water from Konkan to the Godavari basin will make droughts in Marathwada "history", Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis claimed on Tuesday....
16:34, 2019-08-27

This exclusive iPhone 8 deal blows the rest of the competition out of the water For all of the Apple fans out there not ready to dive in to the deep end with Apple's latest £1,000+ handsets, we've got the perfect iPhone deal for you. And the best bit? It's exclusive to TechRadar readers - aren't you lucky?Taking an iPhone 8 deal that was already smashin...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Who is paying $30 for 'gamer girl' Belle Delphine's bath water? Delphine, 19, a social media star with an enormous global following, was mocked for the sale – but it sold out quicklyBelle Delphine, the social media star and so-called “gamer girl”, made headlines this week for selling her used bath water online.Delphine, 19, who has a global following (4.2 millio...
09:17, 2019-07-12

Brawl involving dozens at water park was over a towel: report An alcohol-ridden brawl involving dozens at a California water park Sunday was sparked after two families got into a confrontation over a beach towel, police said. The brawl left one man in critical condition and closed business operations for the rest of the day, police said. Police responded to Ra...
08:34, 2019-08-27

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry. Huawei is prepared to fight, even as numer...
01:34, 2019-05-24

Several Arrested Outside MTV VMAs in Newark After Protests Over Lead in City’s Water Police in Newark made several arrests outside the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday after protesters gathered to bring attention to the lead contamination in the city’s water supply. Police said the arrests came after some protesters attempted to enter a secure area of the star-studded event. M...
04:34, 2019-08-27

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
02:34, 2019-06-15

Hurricane Dorian: Several dead in Bahamas; power out; 62K without clean water Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said the country is in the midst of a "historic tragedy" after Hurricane Dorian battered the Atlantic islands for most of Monday and killed several people....
18:17, 2019-09-03

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for workers....
23:51, 2019-07-13

Will Smith is producing a murder mystery set against the Flint water crisis It’s been over five years since the water in Flint, Michigan was initially determined to be contaminated. While the water crisis in Flint rages on (it will allegedly be rectified this year), it’s somewhat surprising there haven’t been more TV shows or movies exploring the subject. According to Deadl...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Nursing mom gets booted from water park. Officer says she can't sit with both breasts out The Nessler Park manager wanted the mom out after people complained. An officer was called to the scene where his body cam captured the altercation.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Treat Your Feet With 30% Off This Memory Foam Water-Absorbent Bath Mat After a relaxing shower, the last thing you want is to step onto a gross bath mat. If your mat has seen better days, it is time to swap it out for a luxurious memory foam mat for peak comfort. Right now, the LOCHAS Extra Thick Memory Foam Absorbent Bath Mat is 30% off your first order when you clip ...
18:51, 2019-05-23

Microplastics in rain, snow, drinking water heighten concerns Scientists are finding tiny microplastics, invisible to the human eye, in rain, drinking water and oceans worldwide, raising questions about their effects on human and animal health....
13:34, 2019-08-27

Contigo recalls millions of water bottles due to choking hazard Millions of Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles were recalled Tuesday as its silicone spout can become detached, posing a choking hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said....
22:34, 2019-08-28

TFD performs swift water rescue as monsoon storms sweep in TUCSON — The Tucson Fire Department performed a swift water rescue Saturday as monsoon storms swept through southern Arizona. The call came in from a motorist near West King Avenue and South La Cholla Boulevard. According to authorities, a driver tried to go through a wash and became stuck. An...
09:34, 2019-07-14

Trump administration nixes Obama-era clean water protections NBC -The Trump administration rolled back a major Obama-era clean water regulation on Thursday, reversing protections for certain waterways and wetlands that had fallen into a legal grey area after a series of Supreme Court challenges. Announced by Environment Protection Agency Administrator Andrew ...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Water service restored after north side main break TUCSON –Crews are working to clean up a north side intersection after an early water main break, officials said. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, there are traffic delays on southbound Campbell Avenue, north of Skyline Drive. BREAKING: @TucsonWater says water has been restored to all ...
16:51, 2019-06-21

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Trump Administration to Roll Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
22:17, 2019-09-12

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lowlands of coastal Peru, so people in the area have...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump finalizes repeal of Obama-era clean water rule The EPA proposed replacing the 2015 water rule in December after an executive order from President Donald Trump, who has criticized the regulations for curbing the rights of farmers, developers and landowners....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Matt Gaetz, a Trump Ally, Is in Hot Water Again for Cohen Threat Representative Matt Gaetz ignored the House Ethics Committee’s request for an interview as it examined an accusation of witness intimidation. Now he faces an ethics inquiry....
00:17, 2019-06-29

EPA to announce rule revising controversial water regulation from Obama era The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a revised version of the Obama-era "clean water rule" in a move that the Trump administration is touting as a way to encourage economic development....
20:51, 2019-09-12

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line for water being provided through government tankers....
05:17, 2019-06-21

More than 500 arrested after protests and clashes as India water crisis worsens Millions of people are running out of usable water in the southern Indian city of Chennai, which is currently experiencing major droughts and a rapidly worsening water crisis....
04:51, 2019-06-21

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater....
13:17, 2019-06-19

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
16:34, 2019-06-19

Chennai in crisis as authorities blamed for dire water shortage Four reservoirs supplying India’s sixth largest city dry up as state accused of inactionAuthorities in Chennai have been criticised for failing to deal with a crippling water shortage that has brought the Indian city to crisis point, leaving taps dry in homes and forcing schools, offices and restaur...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Dramatic photo shows huskies walking on water in Greenland They say "a picture paints a thousand words" - and that was indeed the case when a Danish meteorologist tweeted a photograph of what appeared to be husky dogs walking on water in northwest Greenland....
13:51, 2019-06-18

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
21:17, 2019-06-19

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
15:01, 2019-05-21

NASA’s InSight lander is using magnetism to search for water on Mars Measuring magnetic fields on Mars could help us figure out how much water it has, and NASA’s InSight lander has taken the first ever measurements from the surface...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Water shortages pose growing risk to global stability Climate change has increased global water security issues and made society more vulnerable to natural disasters, according to a new report. International efforts are necessary to curb the most devastating effects....
13:17, 2019-09-12

Water Vapour Found on Potentially Habitable Planet, Scientists Say In the dim, red light of an alien sun, scientists have found the first evidence for water in the atmosphere of a rocky planet - offering a tantalizing new target in the search for life in the......
11:34, 2019-09-12

Man claims he was served ‘toxic’ alcohol instead of water at Bronx eatery Murray Bauer sat down to dinner with his wife at The Pine Restaurant when he took a swig of the restaurant’s “exclusive flat water,” served in a clear glass bottle with the red-sauce joint’s name on it....
05:01, 2019-06-30

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
16:00, 2019-07-02

On Calling Release Of Water To Pak "Motivated", Amarinder Singh's Reply Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Thursday dubbed PEP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira's accusation of release of excess water to Pakistan as "politically motivated", saying surplus water was being......
21:34, 2019-06-13

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a...
22:17, 2019-07-02

The sixth-largest city in India is running out of water as reservoirs run dry Millions of people in Chennai, India, were affected by short water supplies, sparking protests, work stoppages and business closings.        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

'Difficulties on the road to AI': man pours water on Baidu chief at conference A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu Inc Chief Executive Robin Li on Wednesday at the opening of an annual conference for the Chinese search giant....
07:34, 2019-07-03

First water detected on potentially ‘habitable’ planet For the first time, water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of another planet with temperatures that could support life, a new study said.        ...
21:51, 2019-09-11

Scientists discover water vapor on an exoplanet with a rocky core Water vapor is common in gas giants; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune all have H2O floating around in their atmospheres. But water on a rocky planet is exceedingly rare, making the discovery of water vapor -- and possibly even rain -- on the exopl......
21:51, 2019-09-11

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants making the trek through the desert was deadlocked. Don’t worry, though: The Department of Justice isn’t going to quit until it gets this aqua-menace convi...
17:17, 2019-07-03

The Fiver | A man who had just fallen backwards down a water chute with a beer in both hands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Look at last night’s scorelines in the European qualifiers. 0-3. 1-5. 1-3. 4-2. 3-0. 0-4. What a load of lopsided nonsense. Not a whole lot of edge-of-the-seat fun to be had there. But though international football breaks are becoming an increasingl...
19:51, 2019-09-11

Water detected on potentially 'habitable' exoplanet for first time, scientists say Scientists have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a “super-Earth” exoplanet with potentially habitable temperatures. The discovery, which is being touted as a milestone, could have major implications in the search for life outside the Solar System....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Water found on exoplanet with temperatures perfect for potential life Scientists say it’s the only exoplanet known so far to have both water and temperatures needed for life, making it a prime candidate for potential life....
04:00, 2019-09-12

Amid A huge Water Crisis, PM Modi's 3 Requests to People Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people to conserve water, calling it "paras" (the philosopher's stone) that creates new life. As parts of the country pass through the worst-ever......
10:00, 2019-06-30

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut off when an armed group stormed a control room, averting shortages that could have caused a humanita...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Woman drowns in water off Fire Island during storm: cops A woman drowned in the waters off of Fire Island Sunday as violent storms tore across Long Island, police said. Suffolk County Police said a passerby spotted the woman in the water near the Seaview Marina around 3:40 p.m. and rushed in. The man, who called 911, kept the woman afloat on the paddleboa...
04:51, 2019-07-01

Water discovery means 'super-Earth' could support life Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of an enormous Earth-like planet already known to have habitable temperatures, which scientists say means it could support life....
08:34, 2019-09-12

Tour de France glossary: Fries, water heaters and lanterns PARIS (AP) — As Tour de France riders get ready for their three-week odyssey, everybody wants to know who will be the race’s new “patron.” And, of course, who will be the “lanterne rouge” when the race reaches Paris. As it is the case every year, some top contenders wil...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Study details the effects of water temperature on glacier calving New research has confirmed the primary driver of glacier calving, but analysis showed the effects of subsurface water temperatures aren't as influential as previously thought....
19:17, 2019-07-01

Flint water crisis: prosecutors drop all criminal charges State pledged to start restart the investigation into one of the worst manmade environmental disasters in US historyProsecutors stunningly dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch.The defendants include ...
03:00, 2019-06-14

Aamir Khan, Big B Endorse Water Conservation. "Inspiring", Says PM Modi As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, the central government on Monday launched a five-point water conservation campaign - Jal Shakti Abhiyan....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Prosecutors dismiss all criminal charges in Flint water case Prosecutors have decided to drop all criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis — and must now start the entire investigation over again. Eight people had been charged for their alleged involvement, including former Michigan health department director Nick Lyon, who was accused of turn...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
08:51, 2019-07-04

Advice for the End of the World: Lasik, Water Storage, and Musings On Fertility For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for cat...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Boil water advisory in effect for some Pointe-Claire homes Residents are asked to be diligent and bring their tap water to a boil for at least one minute before drinking, brushing their teeth, preparing baby bottles and more....
07:00, 2019-08-17

Do the 2020 Hyundai Palisade’s cupholders actually hold water? Buzz words and phrases like torque, horsepower and 'zero-to-60' don't mean much to someone shopping for a family car.       ...
16:17, 2019-08-13

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government......
18:34, 2019-08-16

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Ofwat calls for £12 billion boost to water network investment Britain's water regulator on Thursday called for the country's utilities to invest the equivalent of 6 million pounds every day for the next five years in plans to reduce pollution and leakages in increasingly stressed UK infrastructure....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Video emerges of third water-bucket attack on NYPD cops Video emerged Wednesday of a third water-bucket dousing of uniformed NYPD cops, this time in the Bronx. The minute-long clip begins with about a dozen young men and women — one leading a pre-teen girl by the hand — whooping as they assemble on a street corner, across from two female officers standin...
02:51, 2019-07-25

Huge hidden canyon under Greenland ice sheet may have flowing water A valley longer than the Grand Canyon hidden beneath the Greenland ice sheet may carry running water. How quickly it flows may affect how the ice melts...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Fort Lauderdale braces for long run without water after main break Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
04:00, 2019-07-18

In 1999, video game writing hit a high-water mark Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
12:51, 2019-08-09

Thirsty koalas need bowls of water to survive increasingly hot climate Koalas were once thought to get all the hydration they needed from eucalyptus leaves, but artifical water stations might be necessary for their survival in a warming climate...
22:17, 2019-06-05

California woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria without going in water A San Diego woman said she suffered a nightmarish flesh-eating bacterial infection on her foot over the Fourth of July weekend — but unlike several others who recently contracted the disease, she never even stepped into the water, according to a new report. Noelle Guastucci, of the University Height...
21:00, 2019-07-18

New water problems for New Brunswick beach prompt call for testing Poor water quality resulted in the advisories on Aug. 12, 14, 15 and 16 for Parlee Beach, a popular tourist destination on the province's east coast....
06:34, 2019-08-20

Lakes Erie, Superior set records as water levels surge DETROIT (AP) — Wet spring weather has pushed Lake Erie’s water level to its highest point ever recorded. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the shallowest of the Great Lakes hit the milestone in May, surpassing the previous peak set in 1986. Lake Superior also reached its highest kn...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
10:51, 2019-07-19

Multiple suspects in custody for dousing NYPD cops with water The NYPD has busted three men, including a reputed Crips gang member, for the caught-on-video water dousing of cops in Harlem and Brooklyn, law enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Gangbanger Courtney Thompson, 28, surrendered Wednesday morning at the 73rd Precinct stationhouse for his al...
17:34, 2019-07-24

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River ‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Nevada, Mexico.        ...
16:34, 2019-08-17

Quarter of world's population faces high water stress A quarter of the world's population lives in countries where water demand threatens to outstrip supply. Forty-four countries are under extremely high or high water stress....
11:00, 2019-08-06

NYPD union rips lawmakers after cops doused with water In the wake of recently circulated videos showing uniformed NYPD officers being drenched with water while on the job, an NYPD union boss is slamming lawmakers and their “criminal protection agenda” for creating a “dangerous environment” for department members citywide. “...
17:34, 2019-07-24

Welsh town's anti-sex toilets will spray users with water The Welsh town is set to install hi-tech toilets that would deter sexual activity by sounding an alarm and spraying the user with a cool blast of water....
23:51, 2019-08-18

Judge to settle impasse in Newark, New Jersey water emergency Residents of Newark, N.J., are waiting to learn whether a judge will order the city to hand out bottles of water in response to lead contamination in the public supply, and some filters that were given that don't work....
18:51, 2019-08-19

Pakistan, India spar over using water as a weapon in Kashmir dispute Accusing India of waging "fifth-generation warfare", Pakistan said on Monday New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam that could cause flooding across the border....
19:17, 2019-08-19

These Cuffed Dish Gloves Kept My Hands Dry, Come Hell or High Water I always thought dish gloves were stupid, and also, sort of precious. Like, aw, what are you trying to protect your oh-so-delicate fingertips from? It’s only water! Don’t you ever wash your hands?...
04:34, 2019-05-31

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Tuesday imposed water restrictions for the first time in a decade with dam levels at just over 50% due to a prolonged drought....
13:00, 2019-05-28

Nearly 90 percent of NYCHA apartments lost heat, hot water during winter The outages struck 259 of the embattled New York City Housing Authority’s 326 developments between Oct. 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019, according to data obtained through a Freedom of Information Law request....
04:34, 2019-08-12

Water Pollution Can Reduce Economic Growth By A Third, Says World Bank Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, a World Bank report said Tuesday, calling for action to address human and environmental harm....
10:34, 2019-08-21

San Francisco airport announces ban on sales of plastic water bottles The change, taking effect 20 August, is part of SFO’s plan to become a zero ‘waste-to-landfill’ facility by 2021The days of picking up a plastic bottle of water to stay hydrated during a long flight will soon be over for people flying out of San Francisco’s International Airport (SFO).The airport, w...
03:51, 2019-08-03

Floods In Rajasthan After Release Of Water From Dams, Thousands Evacuated Large areas in several districts of Rajasthan were flooded after water was released from dams, forcing evacuation of thousands of stranded people, including school children....
02:51, 2019-09-16

British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first down the ‘Splash’ ride on a board into the water. The golf-green keeper was in intensive care last ni...
11:17, 2019-07-17

Monkey Closes Tap After Drinking Water. A Lesson For Humans, Says Twitter A viral video shows a monkey drinking water from a tap. While that in itself is not remarkable, the fact that the monkey closed the tap after drinking from it has impressed social media users to no......
00:17, 2019-08-06

New York Times political editor in hot water over insensitive tweets A New York Times political editor is in hot water — with at least two Republican congressmen calling for him to be fired — for a series of tweets he made a decade ago that ridiculed Jews, Mohawk Indians, the Amish and even the Times itself. Tom Wright-Piersanti, a senior political editor, has delete...
05:51, 2019-08-23

Missing teen’s body pulled from water off Rockaway Beach Divers Monday recovered the body of a 15-year-old swimmer who had been missing for nearly 24 hours in Jamaica Bay, according to police sources. Maintain Joshua Odozi Jr. was last seen struggling to keep his head above water Sunday evening in the waters off of Beach 88th Street and Beach Channel Driv...
08:51, 2019-08-06

Rapid growth of India's Chennai threatened by water shortages India's water shortfall is disrupting business at all levels, from the gleaming, 45-kilometer (28-mile) IT Corridor to the neighborhood tea shop....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Danube water levels drop but not enough to reach sunken boat Hungarian water management authorities say the Danube River's high water levels, which have stymied efforts to reach a sunken tour boat where 21 missing people could be trapped, are falling....
15:34, 2019-06-02

In Drought-Hit Beed, Locals Forced To Drink Contaminated Water In the drought-hit Beed district of Maharashtra, cases of water-related diseases have gone up in the last couple of months. Amid water shortage, people here say they are forced to drink contaminated......
16:17, 2019-06-07

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of the campaign group Liberty.Martha Spurrier, a human...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Hong Kong Cops Use Gun, Water Cannon Against Protesters For First Time A Hong Kong police officer fired at least one gunshot Sunday, the first time a live round has been used during three months of protests. Hong Kong police used water cannon for the first time Sunday,......
16:00, 2019-08-25

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out.The rate at which water was pouring out of the rain-swollen Keystone dam less than 10 miles up ...
08:34, 2019-06-03

Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in southeast Turkey on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five months after they were elected....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two problems in one stroke.The researchers say the dev...
17:51, 2019-07-09

Use your waste water to save street trees, experts urge Dishwater and bathwater can be used to give vital support that councils often cannot afford to young treesInstead of letting your dirty dishwater go down the drain, consider using it to water the trees on your street. That is the message from tree experts, who say survival rates for urban trees coul...
18:51, 2019-08-01

Moody's Analytics' Zandi: Housing market 'treading water', here's why The supply of newly built homes for sale dropped for the first time in six years. Mark Zandi, Moody's chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss how housing is doing during the sell-off....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Hidden water found on Hawaii’s Kilauea could mean explosive eruptions Hawaii's Kilauea volcano , which just quieted down after a 30-year active stint, harbors a previously unknown patch of water at the bottommost part of its crater, according to the U.S. Geological Survey ....
17:17, 2019-08-07

UN admits data is ‘weak’ for impact of microplastics in drinking water GENEVA — The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don’t appear to be risky, but that research has been spotty and more is needed into their effects on the environment and health. Microplastics are created when man-made materials break down into tiny particles ...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Barr rips ‘prancing punks’ who doused cops with water Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday denounced the “prancing punks” who doused NYPD cops with water during a speech in which he condemned those who disrespect cops. “We were all nauseated by the spectacle of prancing punks pelting New York police officers with water and plastic buckets. Unfortunatel...
20:51, 2019-08-12

India's PM calls for water conservation push as drought hits crops Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pushed for greater grassroots water conservation efforts amid concerns weak monsoon rains would push millions of drought-hit people to the edge and hammer agricultural production in Asia's third-biggest economy....
13:01, 2019-07-01

Mumbai Rains Live: Road, Rail Traffic Hit Due To Water-Logging After a dry spell of 10 days, it rained through the night in Mumbai, leading to flooding in some parts of the city. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain in the city today......
07:34, 2019-07-24

Newark distributes bottled water to residents after lead filters fail The City of Newark handed out bottles of water to residents on Monday after the Environmental Protection Agency determined water filters failed to reduce elevated levels of lead in drinking water....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Texas man trapped in crashed car found alive after 5 days without food, water Texas rescuers on Monday called it a "miracle" after discovering a missing man -- who'd been badly injured and trapped in his car in the woods for five days without food or water -- was alive....
17:51, 2019-07-01

Wimbledon 2019: Water bottles set to be made entirely from recycled plastic for first time The hundreds of thousands of water bottles sold and handed out at Wimbledon over the next fortnight will be made entirely from recycled plastic for the first time....
10:34, 2019-07-01

United States and Spain reach women's water polo final Holders the United States and former winners Spain romped into the women's water polo final at the World Aquatics Championships and qualified for the 2020 Olympics after emphatic wins over their respective rivals on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-07-24

Watch: Scientists create drinkable vodka from Chernobyl water, grain A group of scientists announced they have created vodka from ingredients found inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone and verified that it is safe to drink....
04:00, 2019-08-10

World's first launched water coaster, Cheetah Chase, coming in 2020 You've probably heard of launched roller coasters -- the ones that blast you straight out of the station at incredible speeds before you ever reach a hill. You may have even been for a ride on one before, such as the new Maxx Force....
20:00, 2019-08-12

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Improve your dental hygiene with electric toothbrushes and water flossers on sale Still brushing and flossing the old school way? It’s time to step up your dental hygiene game. Electric toothbrushes and water flossers are all the rage right now — and for good reason. These powerful devices will give you the brightest smile on the block and improve your gum health along the way. T...
20:17, 2019-08-09

Videos of NYPD officers doused with water on the beat are sparking outrage New York City law enforcement officials are expressing outrage over a pair of videos in which men are seen to be dousing on-duty officers with buckets of water — and in one instance hitting an officer in the head — during the city's recent heat wave....
05:34, 2019-07-24

Chevron oil spill dumps nearly 800,000 gallons of crude, water in California canyon Chevron crews have begun to clean up a massive oil spill in California after nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water were dumped into a canyon in nearby Bakersfield since the flow first began in May. ...
19:51, 2019-07-13

How To Make Mess-Free Scrambled Eggs Using Just Water (Watch Video) Scrambled eggs are one of the most popularly prepared egg dishes. It's easy to make and is prepared in minutes with minimum effort and minimum ingredient requirements....
18:34, 2019-08-06

500,000 litres of produced salt water leaks from pipeline in northern Alberta A Calgary-based energy company says a pipeline has been shut down after it was found to have leaked an estimated 500,000 litres of produced salt water....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Greenland's Melting Sea Ice Captured In Viral Image Of Sled Dogs In Water A striking photograph of the early ice melt taken last week by a DMI scientist in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. It shows sled dogs pushing through a fjord, the sea ice submerged under several......
20:34, 2019-06-20

Meeting to discuss cross-border water flow from major storms NOGALES – The International Boundary and Water Commission is holding a public meeting to discuss trans-boundary storm water flows. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20th at the Nogales City Hall Council Chambers,  777 N. Grand Ave., Nogales, Arizona. It will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. a...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Watch: Greenland Ice Sheet Turns Into 10 Billion Tonnes Of Water In Hours When one thinks of Greenland, images of an icebound, harsh and forbidding landscape probably come to mind, not a landscape of ice pocked with melt ponds and streams transformed into raging rivers. And......
10:00, 2019-08-02

San Francisco airport to prohibit sale of single-use plastic water bottles The San Francisco International Airport will become one of the first major airports in the country to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles....
17:51, 2019-08-03

Extreme water stress affects a quarter of the world's population, say experts Qatar, Israel and Lebanon top list of places with worst shortages, as climate crisis threatens more ‘day zeroes’A quarter of the world’s population across 17 countries are living in regions of extremely high water stress, a measure of the level of competition over water resources, a new report revea...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Police fire teargas and water cannon at Hong Kong protesters Demonstrators surround government complex, throwing rocks and molotov cocktailsA peaceful rally in Hong Kong has descended into chaos as police fired teargas and water cannon at protesters who hurled petrol bombs, set fires and clashed with residents.Tens of thousands of demonstrators defied a polic...
18:34, 2019-09-15

India's ghost villages: Food and water scarcity forcing many to leave Prolonged droughts and crop failures are causing some Indian villages to empty. For the women and elderly left behind, it's a struggle. As temperatures continue to rise, there's little hope their loved ones will return....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Cops arrest man caught on video spraying traffic agents with water Police on Thursday busted the man caught on video tossing water on traffic cops in Queens, authorities announced. Steven Larosa, 35, was nabbed around 8 a.m. at his Cypress Hills homes by the NYPD’s Warrants Squad, after cops received several anonymous tips identifying him as the man who douse...
17:34, 2019-08-01

'Water bears' from crashed Israeli craft believed living on moon Tardigrades, pudgy microscopic eight-legged micro-animals that have survived in some of harshest environments on Earth, may now be the first living permanent inhabitants on the moon, experts believe....
00:34, 2019-08-08

Sharks use a special kind of protein to glow green in deep water Chain catsharks and swell sharks have evolved a special way to glow-in-the-dark skin that is completely different from other biofluorescent marine animals...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions about her health....
02:34, 2019-06-28