She said the firm has the ability to move water around its grid network to fulfil demand, but she also asked household to help conserve supplies. The firm has asked its three million households to voluntarily cut their water usage, urging people to turn the taps off when brushing their teeth. … [Read more...] about Britain braces for hottest day of year with temperatures set to hit 82F – so will people REALLY wait until Monday to meet up for barbecues?
If local stakeholders, whether they be governmental or non-governmental, adopt these methods or press for near-real time reporting from Eyes on Earth or another research institution, then these findings could become commonly held knowledge and used for the betterment of the Mekong at large. … [Read more...] about Chinese dams withhold water, worsen 2019 drought in Mekong Delta: researchers
“Normally I get 50 to 60 tonnes of corn from an acre. But now we will have to be happy with only half of that - on the condition that it will start raining again,” Joel Van Coppenolle, a farmer from the town of Kaaskerke, said. As he spoke, he stood in fields where his corn seedlings are half their usual size, and the soil is cracked and dusty. … [Read more...] about Drought adds to Belgian farmers’ coronavirus misery
After all, king salmon is a Bay Area rite of summer. When I was a kid, I remember my uncle bringing some to my grandparents’ Castro Valley home on a warm evening and teaching me how to make a tinfoil tray, folding up the edges in a rectangle, to cook the fish on the grill. … [Read more...] about Will there be a summer this year? Our wild salmon offers hope
Every four hours, authorities sent tanks of water to people, while Thuận Bắc District authorities co-ordinated with investors of Bình Tiên Tourism Site Project to examine and drill wells, as well as treat underground water from the wells to provide local citizens. … [Read more...] about Historic drought in Ninh Thuận