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’

Daily volume of water lost through leakage between 2017/18 and 2019/20Company  Litres lost per km of pipe  Thames 22,200 Affinity 10,700 United Utilities 10,600 South Staffs (including Cambridge Water) 10,000 Portsmouth 9,600 Yorkshire 9,100 Severn Trent 8,800 Northumbrian (including Essex and Suffolk Water) 7,500 Southern 7,400 SES Water 6,900 South West (including Bournemouth Water) 6,500 Wessex 6,500 Bristol 6,000 South East 5,900 Anglian 4,700 

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

The report, conducted by the MRC Flood and Drought Management Centre in Phnom Penh, said Mekong water levels in Stung Treng, Kratie, Kampong Cham and Neak Luong had risen from the previous week. However, they were “still below their minimum levels” recorded between 1960 and 2019, it said.

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

And earlier this week, over 100 Los Angeles first responders attended a party where masks and social distancing were not enforced, according to CNN’s reporting from the scene. The bar that hosted the event said it was meant to celebrate the first responders’ profession.

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

Waters will be releasing his Us + Them concert film on Blu-ray and DVD this fall. He recently teased it with a clip of three songs from The Wall: “The Happiest Days of Our Lives” and parts two and three of “Another Brick in the Wall.”

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

For now, he’s releasing a clip showcasing a suite of songs from Pink Floyd’s The Wall album, starting with a helicopter spotlight surveying the crowd during “The Happiest Days of Our Lives.” Children stand at the front of the stage dressed in orange jumpsuits and executioner masks like prisoners, and the lights go up for […]

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

“These parties and gatherings hurt all of us,” said L.A. County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer. “We ask that everyone make good decisions. Don’t host large parties and don’t attend one if you’re invited.”