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      The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says it is working with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to discourage growers who use polluted sources of irrigation. A Joy News documentary last week revealed the practice is dominant in most parts of the country, with experts warning it’s a major cause of food poisoning. Experts ...
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    The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, has said he will not kowtow to pressure from small-scale miners to permit them to resume operations following a freeze on their activities by government. Members of the Ashanti regional chapter of the Small Scale Miners Association, in a press conference on Thursday 18 May, ...
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    Abandoned illegal mining pits with stagnant water in the Amansie West District of Ashanti Region have become breeding grounds for mosquitoes. No attempt has been made to reclaim the land at sites exploited by miners, three weeks after the expiration of government’s ultimatum to suspend operations. There are fears of a potential rise in malaria ...
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    City of San ​Diego is ​embarking on ​the phased, ​multi-year Pure ​Water San Diego ​Program that ​will see ​recycled water ​provide 1/3 of ​the city’​s water supply ​locally ​and reduce the ​city’s ​ocean ​wastewater ​discharges. ​ San Diego ​imports 85% of ​its water ​supply from the ​Colorado River ​and Northern ​California Bay ​Delta. Over the ​past ...
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    Government has promised to allocate three million Dollars for the Yendi water expansion project.Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia made this known at the Dagbon Regent, Kampakuya-Naa Yakubu Abdulai Andani’s palace in Yendi. He said government was much concerned about the Yendi perennial water crisis, hence the move to solve it.He commended the Yendi constituency ...
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    By Prosper K. Kuorsoh, GNA Lawra, (U/W), May 17, GNA – Feed Without Destroye (ANSD) and the Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) are jointly implementing a project to improve access to water and sanitation facilities among selected communities in Eastern Burkina Faso and Northern Ghana. The project, dubbed “Strengthening Resilience through Improving ...
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    The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project coordinators insist the project has made significant strides in improving sanitation conditions for households despite it narrowing its efforts to the provision of toilets. Even with the output in the provision of toilets, the project has only managed to provide 900 out of the projected 12,500 toilets. The ...
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    About 60 per cent of Ghana’s water bodies are polluted, with many in critical condition, the Water Resources Commission (WRC) has said. Mr. Ben Ampomah, Executive Secretary of the Commission at a workshop in Ho, said the polluted water bodies were mostly in the south-western parts of the country, where illegal mining activities (galamsey) were ...
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    If the queen from the Snow White story were born these days, she would also have doubts about water. She might say “Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what is the purest water in the world?” Instead of asking who is the most beautiful woman in the world. For this woman, who has so many worries ...
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    Millions of Americans Are Drinking Contaminated Water—and Don’t Even Know It Mother Jones America’s crumbling water infrastructure and insufficient implementation of environmental laws have left millions of people drinking unsafe water, … 1 in 4 Americans’ Water Comes From A Utility With A Safety Violation – Huffington Post Report finds Florida drinking water ranks 2nd worst ...