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Argentina lakes turn pink but the outlook not rosy, environmentalists say

Officials with the municipality of Trelew recently uncovered a truck dumping waste in the watershed, according to posts made by the city on social media.

People enjoy and bath in the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) next to the city of Tiberias on June 23, 2015

Contaminated water in northern Israel leaves authorities worried

Samples taken from the streams in the Western and Lower Galilee and the Golan on June 20 and 21 indicated that the water has been contaminated.

Satellite footage points to another oil slick making its way to Israel

The Environmental Protection Ministry is investigating the report and its credibility.


Israeli tech helps Guatemala cope following Tropical Storm Amanda

The advent of GEN-M will allow Guatemala City increase its water production to meet the current demand of 6.5 cubic meters per second.

BGU researchers' new invention tracks water pollution in real time

The sensor tracks nitrate levels in crops, thereby notifying authorities quickly to potential groundwater nitrate pollution, to help prevent poisoning of groundwater.

Wastwater is located in Wasdale, a valley in the western part of the Lake District National Park, En

Scientists call on EU to protect Europe's rivers and lakes

More than 5,500 scientists have signed an open letter saying that Europe is facing a severe threat to its freshwater biodiversity

Jordan River

WATCH: Clean water pumped to Golan stream due to Leptospirosis

The Meshushim stream is being pumped with fresh water in order to reduce pollutants.

Snir Stream

Health Ministry Dir.-Gen.: Leptospirosis is easily treated

Health Ministry CEO Moshe Bar Siman Tov released a statement Sunday afternoon on the current status of the Leptospirosis ('ahberet') infection.

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