What will it take for cities to get rid of natural gas?

It’s something that needs to happen anyway, to deal with climate change. To hit a climate target of 1.5 or 2 degrees Celsius, the entire global economy will need to reach net-zero emissions. That includes changing the way that buildings are heated and how kitchen stoves are powered, not only in new buildings, but in […]

Boil Water Advisory Issued For 2 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods After Water Main Break

Before you use water to drink, make ice, wash dishes, brush your teeth or prepare food, you should boil it first. If you don’t know if your property has lead pipes or solder, the PWSA recommends you first flush your lines by running water from the tap at least one minute before boiling.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister orders release of water in Lower Bhavani Project canals from August 14

Water release will benefit 1,03,500 acres in Sathyamangalam, Gobichettipalayam, Bhavani, Perundurai, Erode, Modakurichi and Kodumudi in Erode district and Kangayam block in Tiruppur district and Aravakurichi block in Karur district. He asked farmers to utilise the water judiciously and implement effective water management, and enhance productivity.

From damp bed sheets and sleeping outside to freezing a hot water bottle: Sweaty Britons share ingenious ways to get some precious hours of shuteye as UK swelters in 95F heatwave

Holly Baleen was short of a regular hot water bottle and so decided to improvise with plastic Sprite bottles. But her idea proved successful, commenting that ‘it was still half frozen this morning’ after a night in bed.

First hosepipe ban in eight years is threatened as homes are left without water after lockdown demand and 96F heatwave temperatures heaped ‘strain on the system’

‘If filling a paddling pool keep it shallow. I was shocked to be told that the average paddling pool now needs a whopping 530 litres of water to fill them – more than three times the total daily amount of water usually used by one person. This is adding to the high demand for water […]

Only two-thirds of UK bathing waters rated excellent in EU survey

The quality of UK beaches has risen and fallen in recent years, and can vary markedly based on factors such as droughts, which cause sewage to back up, followed by heavy rain, which can flush it out into rivers and on to beaches. This year’s showing continues a poor run compared with earlier this decade, […]

Water at England’s beaches is cleanest on record

“These results are welcome. Europe’s water directive, combined with the safer seas service which monitors bathing water pollution on an hourly basis at over 100 popular beaches, means we have the toughest water quality standards in the world,” said a spokesman for Surfers Against Sewage.

Full quantum of Tungabhadra water for Anantapur still a distant dream

Contractors of all the six packages in the HLC Stage -I had applied for pre-closure and work worth ₹148.6 crore has not been completed. In the HLC Stage-II project for modernisation of HLC’s branch canals, work on Yadiki Canal System is nearing completion with ₹22 crore and the balance remained due to land acquisition problems. […]

KCR yet to convey dates for meet on AP-TS water dispute

AP nod to tendersThe Andhra Pradesh government gave the go ahead for tenders with a deadline of August 13 afternoon and finalising them on August 19 with the permission of the National Green Tribunal which had earlier stayed the project. The tender documents were submitted to the Judicial Preview Commission which uploaded the same on […]

Thom Yorke Is Pissed Rogers Waters Thinks Radiohead Shouldn’t Play Israel: ‘It’s Like, F*ck Me,

“It’s deeply disrespectful to assume that we’re either being misinformed or that we’re so retarded we can’t make these decisions ourselves. I thought it was patronizing in the extreme. It’s offensive and I just can’t understand why going to play a rock show or going to lecture at a university [is a problem to them] […]