Noviembre

Beyond Water Data Sharing, Mekong-Lancang River Needs Accountable Water Governance

An intense and often divisive regional debate has ensued about whether low flows are due to drought or the operation of large dams that have been progressively built across the basin since the early 1990s. 

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The watershed watchers: in conversation with the International Joint Commission

Canada and the U.S. share water in their borders. But what happens when industrial development changes those waters in ways? Read this interesting note about transboundary watersheds

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Phase II of the Nexus Assessment in the Drina river basin is launched

The ad-hoc Steering Committee for the Nexus activities in the Drina River Basin under the SEE Nexus Project, supported by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), had its first online meeting on 15 October 2020

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Mississippi doesn't own groundwater, judge rules

A judge has ruled against Mississippi in its 15-year legal battle with the state of Tennessee over ownership of groundwater from an aquifer that rests under eight states. All groundwater drawn in DeSoto County comes from this aquifer

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Laying The Groundwork For Transboundary Groundwater

On October 14-15, the Permanent Forum of Binational Waters hosted its first conference, titled “U.S.-MX Transboundary Groundwater Conference: Innovation and Creativity: Strategies for Unprecedented Challenges.” 

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The Teesta quagmire: India’s missed opportunity?

Amidst heightened border tensions between India and China, news that Bangladesh was considering moving ahead with extensive lending from China for management of the Teesta river came as a bolt from the blue for India.

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Texas Water Journal publishes new program review: Internet of Texas water

The Texas Water Journal has published a new program review in the Volume 11 issue, titled “Internet of Texas Water: Use Cases for Flood, Drought, and Surface Water–Groundwater Interactions,” by Rudolph A. Rosen, Robert E. Mace, Sam Marie Hermitte and Richard Wade.

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Tratado de Aguas con Estados Unidos beneficia a México

Los convenios de mantos acuíferos entre México y Estados Unidos comenzaron en 1906 con el Convenio de Aguas de Ciudad Juárez. Posteriormente, las regulaciones fueron actualizadas en el Tratado de Aguas de 1944, el cual continúa vigente y que, en semanas recientes, ha causado discordias entre ambas naciones, así como entre el Gobierno federal y algunos estados.

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Making Gender Visible in Transboundary Waters

In this week of women in water sciences, don´t miss this discussion of the gendering transboundary water governance! Many exiting contributions of the women's role within the water diplomacy

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