Glacial rivers ‘could absorb carbon dioxide faster than the Amazon rainforest’

New research suggests rather than all rivers being sources of carbon emissions, some can actually act as carbon sinks

River pollution test
Chemical leak forces 34 Malaysian schools to close

Chemicals dumped into the Kim Kim river have caused 469 people to fall sick

Jakarta’s city government criticised for hiding polluting river

A screen has been installed over the water ahead of the capital city hosting the upcoming 2018 Asian Games

Severn Trent fined £350k for hazardous chemical leak

The incident in November 2015 killed an estimated 30,000 fish

Windsor’s water turbines

Water wheels should generate power for a century Other Water stories: Marine turbine enters test period off Orkney ‘Alien crayfish’ invades English waterways Century-old sewers get revamp in Salisbury Committee calls for evidence on Water White Paper

400 working on Yellowstone cleanup

A week on from the Yellowstone River oil spill, ExxonMobil has announced that 440 people are working on the cleanup. A statement from Exxon, whose pipeline spilled oil into the US river on Friday 1 July, said: “Active recovery continues in the zones closest to the spill site but we will go as far downstream […]