Mexico City residents, faced with water crisis, resort to drastic measures

June 29, 2024

By Doc Louallen and Matt Rivers, ABC News June 29, 2024 Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world, yet it is running out of water. It’s a slow-motion disaster decades in the making, caused by a litany of issues including human-induced climate change. Residents are deeply concerned about the impending water crisis…. >> Read More

Repairs on Calgary’s broken feeder main are now complete, but water service not yet restored

June 25, 2024

By CBC June 25, 2024 Repair work on the five additional “hot spots” of the feeder main that ruptured is now complete, but the full restoration of Calgary’s water supply is still days away. Mayor Jyoti Gondek shared the news during her Tuesday afternoon update on the developments of the Bearspaw south feeder main, saying… >> Read More

Italian island of Capri bans tourists due to water crisis

June 22, 2024

By Euronews with AP, Euro News June 22, 2024 A water emergency prompted the mayor of one of Italy’s most popular islands, Capri, to order a halt to the arrival of tourists on Saturday. The move was prompted by a water crisis that has deprived some areas of any water supply. Mayor Paolo Falco said… >> Read More

Residents of Mexico City on brink of ‘Day Zero’ disaster as water sources fall to historic lows: ‘It is very difficult to think’

June 15, 2024

By Kaiyo Funaki, The Cool Down June 15, 2024 Mexico City is on the brink of a disaster after a devastating combination of hotter, drier weather and inadequate management and infrastructure has left residents conserving every drop of water.  What’s happening? One of the metropolitan area’s primary water sources hit a historic low, pushing its… >> Read More

No bath, no laundry: Calgarians do their part to cut water usage as pipe rupture continues to cause shortages

June 10, 2024

By Carrie Tait, The Globe and Mail June 10, 2024 Alexander Aubichon says the last time he had a bath was never. On Monday afternoon, the five-year-old was testing his new-found ability to pump himself higher on a swing. He jumped off and landed on a bed of pebbles in a playground at the Bowness… >> Read More

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