Blogs

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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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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The Texas Watershed Planning project

Comprehensive watershed protection plans that outline ways to preserve or restore watersheds are a voluntary and accepted approach to protecting Texas surface waters. Using a watershed approach to restore impaired water bodies addresses the problems in a holistic manner, and stakeholders in the watershed are actively involved in developing the management strategies and plans.

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