Urban Trees Enhance Water Infiltration-newswire.com

November 20, 2008,AEDT

Newswire reports “Global land use patterns and increasing pressures on water resources demand creative urban stormwater management. A group of researchers from Virginia Tech, Cornell, and University of California at Davis have been investigating innovative ways to maximize the potential | Read More

Growing cities ‘facing water crisis’

November 5, 2008,AEDT

“Exploding urban populations are threatening to spark a water and sanitation crisis in many cities – particularly in the developing world – experts have warned. The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) predicts an additional two billion people will live in | Read More

UK signs green energy deal with Masdar – ArabianBusiness.com

November 3, 2008,AEDT

British PM Gordon Brown revealed on Monday that his country has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi to develop technologies for low-carbon-emitting energy. SOURCE: ArabianBusiness.com – UK signs green energy deal with Masdar – Energy –

Master plan of Water’s Edge to be unveiled soon

November 2, 2008,AEDT

The UDA, Central Environment Authority and the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC), have been entrusted with the task of devising the master plan. Secretary to the Ministry of Urban Development Dr. P. Ramanujam told The Sunday Times | Read More

Farming ‘main cause of water shortage’ – Gulfnews:

November 1, 2008,AEDT

“Water used for irrigation in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) is the leading cause of an impending water shortage, according to World Bank reports.” SOURCE: Gulfnews: Farming ‘main cause of water shortage’.

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