Asia

Bangladesh's water crisis: A story of gender

Climate change is driving an acute water crisis in coastal Bangladesh in which women are bearing most of the strain.

Bangladesh's water crisis: A story of gender

TechKnow

The science of water sustainability

A look at solutions for water scarcity from fog catching nets to water-efficient washing machines.

Human Rights

Finding solutions to Kibera's 'flying toilets'

Streets in Nairobi slum are littered with human waste, prompting locals to develop innovative solutions to the problem.

Water

Watergrabbing - A Story of Water

On World Water Day we look at how the inequitable distribution and control of water resources affects the lives of ordinary people living in Cambodia, South Africa, Ethiopia and Palestine

Watergrabbing - A Story of Water

Environment

663 million still 'lack access to clean water'

On World Water Day, charity warns that tens of millions still lack access to water, with most living in rural areas.

More than half a billion globally 'have no clean water'

Opinion

The politics of water insecurity

To achieve universal water security, we need to let politics and culture drive water planning as much as economy does.

Majed Akhter

by Majed Akhter

Majed Akhter

Water

Oroville dam spillway on verge of collapse

The Oroville dam spillway in California is on the verge of collapse. Thousands of people have been evacuated.

Oroville dam spillway on verge of collapse

Syria's Civil War

UN says Damascus water-supply sabotage is a war crime

Syrian forces battle rebels for Wadi Barada valley where damaged infrastructure has cut off water to millions of people.

UN: Wadi Barada water-supply sabotage is a war crime

Middle East

Damascus accuses rebels of polluting water supplies

Water authority cuts supplies to Syrian capital after rebels allegedly pollute the water with diesel.

Damascus accuses rebels of polluting water supplies

People & Power

Iran's Water Crisis

We investigate the race to save Iran's water, before water scarcity dries out entire cities and displaces millions.

Environment

US: Key ruling due on Dakota Access oil pipeline

The four-state oil pipeline threatens sacred tribal lands and local water sanitation.

US & Canada

Increased water use imperils Utah's Great Salt Lake

Water from the lake is being diverted to support the state's growing population at the expense of the environment.

Middle East

Israel: Water as a tool to dominate Palestinians

Israel deliberately denies Palestinians control over their water sources and sets the ground for water domination.

Israel: Water as a tool to dominate Palestinians

Palestine

Hamdallah: Israel waging water war on Palestinians

Palestinians call Israel's manipulation of water supplies to large areas of West Bank “inhumane and outrageous”.

Palestine

Israel denies cutting water supplies to West Bank

Utility company says there has been broad reduction in water supply to large parts of Palestinian territory.