Vietnam’s top officials eat fish to calm the public on toxic waters phobia

Director General of Ha Tinh Natural Resources and Environment Department Vo Ta Dinh (second from right) and other top officials of the province also went for a swim on April 30. Dinh told VnExpress that water samples from a number of local beaches all indicate that they are safe according to the national technical standard […]

Water supplies could RUN OUT in parts of England within 20 years with nearly three billion litres lost due to leaking pipes every single DAY – as MPs slam the government’s ‘inaction’

Data, illustrated in a map, shows Thames Water, the biggest company in the sector, responsible for serving 15 million people, lost 22,200 litres per kilometre of pipe each day between 2017-18 and 2019-20, more than double the rate of the next worst performer

MRC warns of low water levels on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

Phnom Penh (VNA) – The Mekong River Commission (MRC) recently said that the annual reversal in the flow of the Tonle Sap River remained delayed, causing “very low” water levels on the Tonle Sap Lake, according to Cambodia’s news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP).

Indonesia’s economy contracts for first time in two decades

Hanoi (VNA) – Indonesia’s economy contracted in the second quarter for the first time in more than two decades as it was slammed by coronavirus restrictions, with warnings that the recovery could be among the weakest in Southeast Asia. Output in the region’s biggest economy slumped 5.3 percent on-year in April-June, the country’s statistics agency […]

Los Angeles can cut off power and water at properties hosting parties during the pandemic

Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, said this week that California remains in the “red zone,” with at least 10% of coronavirus tests coming back positive. The virus continues to creep up the state’s Central Valley, which includes cities like Sacramento and Fresno.

Watch Roger Waters Perform Socially Distanced ‘The Wall’ Deep Cuts

Roger Waters and his band have recorded socially distanced performances of two deep cuts from Pink Floyd’s The Wall: “Vera” and “Bring the Boys Back Home,” which both come before “Comfortably Numb” on the double-album.

See Roger Waters Perform ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ in ‘Us and Them’ Film

Waters’ Us + Them tour spanned 2017 and 2018 and found him juxtaposing hits from his career with Pink Floyd and solo cuts from his recently released Is This the Life … with his messages of humanity and resisting tyranny. He and his band played 156 shows on the tour to 2.3 million people. The […]

Water level crosses 93 ft. at Bhavani Sagar Dam

PWD officials said about 17,000 cusecs continued to be discharged from Pilloor Reservoir into River Bhavani. Also, heavy rain in The Nilgiris brought more water to River Moyar that finally entered the dam. The water level had gone up by seven feet from 86.76 feet on August 4 to 93.13 feet on August 6, they […]

Los Angeles to cut off water, power to properties hosting large gatherings

During a press conference Wednesday night, Mayor Eric Garcetti authorized the city to shut off power and water to properties, including houses and businesses, that are in violation of gathering regulations as a means to “shut these places down permanently.”

Los Angeles Coronavirus Update: Mayor Eric Garcetti Says DWP Will Shut Off Water And Power At Homes That Throw Large Parties

Related Story Los Angles Coronavirus Update: Large Parties Now Illegal, Says Health Director; Case Rate Among 18-29 Year Olds Has Quadrupled Since Early June Asked about the legal standing for his action Garcetti said, “You’re breaking the law. Just as we can shut down bars breaking alcohol laws,” he said, “in places that are in […]