Water campaign highlights problems ahead

A two-day water conservation campaign attracted some 20,000 people from more than 10,000 households in Beijing over the weekend.

'More funds for water projects'

China will offer a package of policies to encourage the private sector to tap into the water conservancy infrastructure construction sector.

$636b investment in water projects

China's Minister of Water Resources Chen Lei said the government is planning to invest $636 billion through 2020 in various projects.

China, EU sign deal to enhance resource co-op

China and the EU will deepen cooperation in water management by establishing a new platform for sharing experiences.

China 'actively participates' in global water co-op

China, EU ink statement on water co-op

Dam on Poyang Lake approved

Three Gorges Dam to work at full capacity in May

Only drops of hope in drought lands

China Water Management

Govt invests big in water pollution control

The Chinese government invests big in water pollution control, pushing to commercialize most technologies, a top environment regulator said Tuesday.

'More funds for water projects'

China to invest $636b in water projects

China 'actively participates' in global water co-op

New marking system to help conserve water

World can tap into water management

International Cooperation

Israel to loan China $300m for water saving

Israel is to loan China $300 million for high-tech water-saving agricultural projects, according to an agreement signed by the two countries.

China, EU sign deal to enhance resource co-op

World can tap into water management

World meets Millennium safe water goals: UN

Singapore water agency's annual spending totals $1.03b

Islamic countries meet to address water issues

Global Challenges

Record low rainfall puts UK on drought watch

Large parts of Britain are facing a drought this year after groundwater reached levels not seen for more than 35 years.

Sri Lanka's hydro power project to start

Nepal National Water Week to be organized

Sale of bottled water surges in Pakistan

India facing with serious water pollution

250,000 die annually in Pakistan due to unsafe water

World meets Millennium safe water goals: UN

The UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of safe water for 88 percent of the globe's population already has been surpassed.

Water future

China has large amounts of cloud water to exploit

Taking aim on water quality woes

Water shortage, pollution threaten growth: official

China to maintain water conservation policies


Official website of 6th World Water Forum

The World Water Forum, the world's largest meeting around water, is held every three years since 1997. The goal of the 6th World Water Forum, held in Marseille, France is to tackle the challenges our world is facing and to bring water high on all political agendas.

2012 World Water Day

Official website of UN-Water


Forum to tackle global water issues

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