Tag Archive for 'water supply'

US Intelligence expresses concern for future global water security

March 22nd, 2012 by Office of the Director of National Intelligence

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (USA) has published a report on Global Water Security. According to a US intelligence assessment, during the next 10 years, many regions will experience water challenges – shortages, poor water quality, or floods – that will increase the risk of instability and state failure, and increase regional […]

Guernsey’s precious freshwater resource

October 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

We take our supply of fresh water for granted even though a regular supply of freshwater is essential to life. Andrew Redhead, Director of Water Services for Guernsey Water, said recently that long term plans call for Guernsey Water to take over Les Vardes quarry by 2030 to provide sufficient reservoir capacity to service Guernsey’s […]

Blog Action Day on Water

October 2nd, 2010 by Events

Petitions by Change.org|Start a Petition » Blog Action Day this year focuses on water. Why Water? Right now, almost a billion people on the planet don’t have access to clean, safe drinking water. That’s one in eight of us who are subject to preventable disease and even death because of something that many of us […]