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Media  |  16 Apr 2018

Circle of Blue // America’s Oil Boom Can Not Happen Without Groundwater

By Keith Schneider. Unleashing billions of barrels of oil locked in beds of shale 10,000 feet deep is only possible if the oil industry — and state and federal regulators — safely manage production challenges involving the...› more

Media  |  10 Apr 2018

Euractiv // Water-energy nexus: Untying the Gordian knot

The relationship between water and energy is close and fraught with misunderstandings. The European Union has only dipped its toe into the subject, starting with a recent proposal to update the bloc’s drinking water directive....› more

Media  |   9 Apr 2018

The Peninsula Qatar // Belmont Forum Approves Qatar’s Research Proposal

The proposal titled "Formulating Sustainable Urban Food, Water and Energy (FEW) strategy by optimising the synergetic effects among food, water and energy sectors" that was submitted by a Qatari team to Belmont Forum for this...› more

Media  |   7 Apr 2018

Yale News // Using solar power to bring clean drinking water to remote areas

By William Weir. Using solar energy and nanoparticles to make saltwater drinkable, researchers from Yale and Rice University have developed a system that could potentially be used off-grid in remote areas or in domestic settings....› more

Media  |  , MENA  |  , Arabic  |  22 Mar 2018

الوكالة الوطبية للإعلام // أبي خليل خلال مؤتمر الترابط بين المياه والغذاء والطاقة: الوزارة تسعى إلى تأمين موارد اضافية

Lebanese Minister of Energy & Water Cesar Abi Khalil’s remarks during “Water, Food & Energy Nexus in the Face of Global Changes: Sustainability or Extinction of Future Generations,” a conference held in Lebanon on World Water Day.› more

Media  |   8 Mar 2018

Australian Water Association // Blockchain tech brings industry closer to water-energy nexus

Industry may be one step closer to realising the water-energy nexus thanks to a two-year project that aims to deliver renewable energy and sustainable water supply with the help of blockchain technology.› more

Media  |   5 Mar 2018

U.S. News // US Utilities Find Water Pollution at Coal Ash Dumps

By Matthew Brown and Sarah Rankin, via AP. Major utilities are finding evidence of groundwater contamination at coal-burning power plants across the U.S. where landfills and man-made ponds have been used for decades as dumping...› more

Media  |  22 Feb 2018

The Economist // What fuel, bread and water reveal about how Egypt is mismanaged

Egyptians are addicted to subsidies that make them poorer. Three commodities—fuel, bread and water—illustrate the problem that price controls and subsidies, which have existed since the 1920s, are costly, inefficient and have...› more

Media  |  21 Feb 2018

Foundation EURACTIV // How Europe can make its water sector energy neutral

Opinion by Mads Warming. The new EU Drinking Water Directive could be the tool to reduce water losses, cut energy consumption and deliver a better quality of water.

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Media  |  11 Dec 2017

Konrad Adenauer Foundation // „Make Water not War“

There can be no talk of mutual trust between Israel and Palestine: US President Trump has just recognized Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and wants to transfer the US Embassy of Tel Aviv there, causing violent protests and...› more

Media  |  21 Nov 2017

The Nexus: Efficient Approaches

The Sim4nexus and Magic consortia outlines how detailed understanding of the Nexus – water, land, energy, food, climate – can facilitate decision making. Even though the concept of the integrated management of natural resources...› more

Media  |  16 Nov 2017

World Bank Blog // Taking a Holistic Approach to Water Management in India

For the first time in India, two hydrology projects – Hydrology I (1995-2003) and Hydrology II (2006-2014) – supported by the World Bank, have introduced new systems and technology that give reservoir managers an accurate picture...› more

MENA  |  , Media  |  14 Nov 2017

Horizon // Jordan joins Mediterranean research effort to tackle water, food insecurity

Jordan has become the 19th country to sign up to an international research effort to tackle water scarcity and food insecurity in the Mediterranean region. The agreement was signed in a ceremony at the World Science Forum in...› more

Media  |  , MENA  |   1 Nov 2017

New York Times // Jordan Water Crisis Worsens as Mideast Tensions Slow Action

Jordanians don't need scientists to tell them that they live in one of the world's driest countries in the center of the planet's most water-poor region. But recent studies suggest the kingdom, a Western ally and refugee host...› more

Media  |   6 Oct 2017

The Independent // Water evaporation could provide vast amounts of renewable energy, find scientists

By Ian Johnston. A machine has been invented that can turn the movement of bacterial spores as air humidity changes into electricity› more

Media  |   1 Sep 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Turkey tests first floating 260 kW solar power plant in Istanbul

Turkey got its first floating solar plant on August 4 when a solar array of 250 kW became operational on lake Buyukcekmece lake outside Istanbul as a test which could lead to more similar facilities on lakes and reservoirs. The...› more

Media  |  31 Aug 2017

tagesschau // 160,000 solar panels on the water (German)

In Huainan, China, a very special solar power plant has been put into operation. Where only a few farmers lived a few years ago, some 160,000 solar modules are now swimming on a lake. The floating power plant has advantages, but...› more

Media  |  12 Jul 2017

BBC // Food trade drains global water sources at 'alarming' rates

By Matt McGrath. The global market for foodstuffs is depleting water sources in many parts of the world quicker than they can naturally be refilled. The complex trade is increasing pressure on non-renewable groundwater, mainly...› more

Media  |   7 Jul 2017

BBC // Welsh Water invests £250m to produce green energy

Welsh Water is investing £250m to help produce its own energy needs and cut its £44m annual utility bill.› more

Media  |  , MENA  |   6 Jul 2017

Financial Tribune // Morocco to Build Largest Seawater Desalination Plant

The project will be developed by Abengoa, a Spain-based company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, in the Agadir region in partnership with the National Office...› more

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