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Call for abstracts Water Security and Climate Change Conference

Call for abstracts for "Water Security and Climate Change Conference" is now open! Great opportunity to share your experiences on #water management, climatechange, water-energy-food nexus, hazards and more!

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Call for Abstracts (En)Gendering Transboundary Water Governance: Feminist Perspectives on Water Conflict and Cooperation

Call for women working on water governance for participating in the "Feminist Perspectives on Water Conflict and Cooperation" that wants to bring together researchers and practitioners of water conflict and cooperation at the transboundary level.

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Water diversions paused to ensure Rio Grande keeps flowing

Low precipitation amounts and high temperatures are linked to the pause of the water diversions in the Rio Grande to ensure its flow

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Ghana pushes forward cross-border water cooperation in Africa by joining UN Conventions

On 22 June 2020, Ghana became the 3rd African country (44th Party) to accede to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), serviced by UNECE, and the 37th Party to the Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (Watercourses Convention).

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Water Sharing Tensions Between Iran and Afghanistan Still High as Droughts Ease

Both Iran and Afganastan have suffered from prolonged droughts over the last several years. In Afghanistan, the worst drought in decades directly affected two-thirds of the country in 2018-19.

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Amaga Conagua con despojar de agua a regantes

CIUDAD VICTORIA, TAMAULIPAS.- Existe preocupación en productores del Distrito 026, luego que el gobierno federal pretende usar aguas de las presas el Cuchillo en Nuevo León, y de la Marte R. Gómez, en Camargo, Tamaulipas, para completar el pago de agua que adeuda a Estados Unidos antes del mes de octubre.

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SIMAS detecta 4 mil tomas clandestinas de agua en Monclova y Frontera

Al iniciarse un programa de regularización por parte del Sistema Intermunicipal de Aguas y Saneamiento se anunció que se han detectado más de 4 mil tomas clandestinas de agua en viviendas de los municipios de Monclova y Frontera.

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Collection of transboundariness publications

Do you know about transboundary aquifers between Mex-US? check out this collection of publications by @PhDRosarioSF and colleagues to understand how the degree of transboundariness is defined

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3 strategies to create a resilient water supply for Texas

The world is a different place now than it was when I grew up in Houston in the 1980s. I have vivid memories of steamy summer thunderstorms consistently interrupting my afternoons at the neighborhood pool. My sister and I would head home and swap our swimsuits for raincoats, then stomp around muddy ditches and dig up crawdads while thick warm raindrops drenched our faces.

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Supporting water cooperation between Kenya and Uganda

The Sio-Malaba-Malakisi (SMM) basin is a transboundary watershed spanning 3,240 km2 (roughly the size of Cairo) shared between Kenya and Uganda. The basin's landscape consists of lakes, rivers, forests, game reserves and national parks home to a rich variety of flora and fauna.

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Rethinking business and human rights in transboundary river governance in South Asia

The transboundary rivers of South Asia are seeing increased business investments and infrastructure development. There is a growing need for the integration of businesses and human rights frameworks in water governance decision-making.

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Arizona leaders must finish what was started on groundwater 40 years ago

Forty years ago, then Democratic Gov. Bruce Babbitt signed Arizona’s landmark Groundwater Management Act, which created a system to manage groundwater in five regions of the state where overpumping was most severe and aquifer levels were declining rapidly.

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Deforestación daña los acuíferos que nos surten de agua

La vegetación ayuda a cargar y a depurar los mantos freáticos de los cuales dependen muchas ciudades, sin embargo, la expansión urbana propicia la deforestación de grandes extensiones.

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Remarkable Drop in Colorado River Water Use a Sign of Climate Adaptation

Colorado River basin has experienced a steady drop in water consumption in recent years as a signal that urban conservation and development of local water sources are working.

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STEP-BY-STEP MONITORING METHODOLOGY FOR SDGINDICATOR 6.5.2

Integrated Monitoring Guide for SDG 6Step-by-step monitoring methodology for SDG indicator 6.5.2 version “2020”Final version 2020-01-2521.PRESENTATION OF SDGINDICATOR 6.5.2AND MAIN DEFINITIONS1.1TRANSBOUNDARY RIVER/LAKE BASINS AND AQUIFERS MANAGEMENT AND SDGINDICATOR6.5.2Most of the world’s water resources are shared: at least 592 transboundary aquifers have been identified and 310 transboundary lake and river basins cover nearly one half of the Earth’s land surface and account for an estimated 60% of global freshwater

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International water conflicts with Dr Kimberley Thomas

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Regulating what we can't see: International Law and Transboundary Aquifers

Don't miss the keynote of GabrielEckstein ""Regulating what we can't see: International Law and Transboundary Aquifers"" at IAHgroundwater Congress IWRA_water"

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Fenómeno de El Niño y sus efectos en la agricultura

El Niño es un fenómeno climatológico complejo que afecta a todo el mundo, generando sequías e inundaciones en diferentes partes. El Niño no se puede evitar, pero el monitoreo y la gestión pueden ayudar a mitigar sus efectos negativos…"

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Water Challenges Inside and Outside China’s Borders: A Conversation with Scott Moore

This episode explores the major challenges that threaten China’s water resources, from scarcity and mismanagement, to pollution and climate change. Our guest, Dr. Scott Moore, describes China’s sweeping attempts to mitigate the negative impacts that growing water challenges pose at home. Dr. Moore also discusses how China’s efforts to secure its water resources have created security challenges with its neighbors, and the ways in which China has exported many of its most ambitious water projects to Belt and Road partner countries.

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¿Quén controla el Nilo? La guerra del agua entre Egipto y Etiopía por controlar el gran río africano

¿Quén controla el Nilo? La guerra del agua entre Egipto y Etiopía por controlar el gran río africano

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The Water Conflict Chronology: Water Conflicts over the Centuries and Millennia

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Webinars informativos sobre el Borrador Marco del Programa Frontera 2025

La Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT),  y su contraparte Estudounidense,  La Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los Estados Unidos, ( la EPA por sus siglas en inglés ) les extienden una cordial invitación para asistir a una de sus tres sesiones informativas, llevadas a cabo vía webinar, organizadas por el Banco de Desarrollo de América del Norte (BDAN), sobre el borrador marco del Programa Ambiental México-Estados Unidos: Programa Frontera 2025.

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Convocatoria Primer Seminario Virtual "Diaspora Hidrica"

Si eres mexican@ y estudias un doctorado/postdoctora relacionado con el estudio del agua, participa en el primer seminario virtual "Diáspora Hídrica" organizado por el @IMTA_mx

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Draft U.S-Mexico Environmental Program: Border 2025 Framework

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its Government of Mexico counterpart, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), are announcing the availability of the draft U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program: Border 2025 framework document.

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Convocatoria al primer seminario virtual "Diáspora Hídrica" para Jóvenes Mexicanos Explorando las Fronteras del Conocimiento del Agua

Si eres mexican@ y estudias un doctorado/postdoctora relacionado con el estudio del agua, participa en el primer seminario virtual "Diáspora Hídrica" organizado por el @IMTA_mx

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Identifying species in need of protection

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is responsible for identifying those species that are in need of protection under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The Service will be making a determination on whether two species of freshwater mussels (Mexican fawnsfoot and Salina mucket) warrant protections under the Act. These freshwater mussels are endemic to western Texas in the Rio Grande and Pecos river basin.

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