Sep 052021
 

Category:          Peace or Violence Sub-category:             Resource depletion (Water in USA) Prompted by, Aug 30:         40 Million People Rely on the Colorado River, But it’s Drying Up Fast. What Happens Next? = = = = = = = = = = = = = […]

Aug 222021
 

THE WELL FIXER’S WARNING The lesson that California never learns By Mark Arax AUGUST 17, 2021    (There are photos if you go to the link) https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/08/well-fixers-story-california-drought/619753/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=masthead-newsletter&utm_content=20210821&silverid=%25%25RECIPIENT_ID%25%25&utm_term=Subscriber%20Only%20Weekly%20Newsletter   The well fixer and I were standing at the edge of an almond orchard in the exhausted middle of California. It was late July, and so many wells on […]

May 302021
 
2021-05-30  California faces another drought as lake beds turn to dust – a photo essay.  Plus updates on Lake Mead and Lake Powell.  And warnings to Canadians.

CONTENTS 1.    (Utah)  Lake Powell water level at a historic low.  From “TownLife”, Bullfrog Utah,   May 28, 2021.  For now, the water level continues to drop a little more than an inch a day. 2.  (Nevada)   Projections for Lake Mead show it dropping well below the lowest level on record, in the next 20 […]

Feb 142021
 

Derek writes: This really bothers me….I see it as a slithery ploy by Trudeau and Freeland to finally allow bulk sale of fresh water to the States under some mumble mouthed phrase that will be interpreted by “an independent Tribunal of corporate CEOs”. If you have any way of supporting Sandra Finley please do.  (simply […]

Feb 032020
 

Feb 3, 2020 TO:  Bernadette Jordan South Shore—St. Margarets Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard FROM:  Sandra Finley  (contact info)   Dear Minister Jordan,   RE:  Herring Fishery, BC   I lived in Nova Scotia from 1974 to 1990. During that time the cod fishery collapsed. I now live on Vancouver Island. […]

Nov 112019
 
2015-11-16  Most groundwater is effectively a non-renewable resource, study finds,  CBC News

Less than 6% of groundwater is replenished within 50 years Emily Chung – CBC News Last Updated: November 18, 2015 Internally displaced Afghans collect water from a public water pump next to their tents at a refugee camp in Kabul in January. Billions of people around the world rely on groundwater for drinking, washing and […]

Nov 052019
 
2019-11-04   'All Eyes on Nestlé' campaign draws attention to the commodification of water,  rabble.ca

Ontario’s environment minister, Jeff Yurek, plans to announce the provincial government’s decision on water bottling permits by mid-December. The announcement comes after the government’s extension of a moratorium on new and expanded permits, put in place by the Liberal government in 2017. Doug Ford’s government extended the moratorium until January 1, 2020. Doreen Nicoll   […]

Sep 072019
 
2019-09-03  Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization, with thanks to Defend Democracy Press

You may want to view this on the Defend Democracy website,  click on Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization.   Canadians should be aware, important information. = = = = = = = = = = = = = By Franklin Frederick Translation: Tamanna Kohi Last February, the Government of Switzerland announced the creation of […]

Aug 282019
 
2019-08-06   The Liberal Government Says It is Looking to Privatize Municipal Water Systems Across Canada,  PressProgress

NOTE:  The CIB (Canada Infrastructure Bank) in contrast to the Bank of Canada (BofC), see Banksters: Index.   News Canada’s biggest public sector union calls the public-private scheme risky and expensive August 6, 2019 The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is looking to pressure cash-strapped municipalities into using Public-Private Partnerships to refurbish or replace water and […]

Aug 282019
 
2016-10-26  Water from Revelstoke area being bottled in Vancouver (while re-building local plant), Revelstoke Review

New owners of Revelstoke water bottling plant shipping water to Vancouver facility while they re-build plant by Alex Cooper Marke Antonsen The new owners of the Revelstoke water bottling plant are selling their product in the United States and in town. Revelstoke Artesian Spring Water can bought at the Esso gas station and Big Eddy […]