The fast-spreading pest poses a special risk in Iraq, one of the world's hottest countries that is already suffering from regular droughts and shrinking water resources due to overuse, pollution and upstream river dams.
Staying hydrated is a key element of maintaining day-to-day health and ensuring people avoid more serious problems like chronic headaches, constipation, dizziness, urinary tract infections and kidney stones.
Avocados guzzle four times more water than Algarve's traditional orange crops. Plantations of the fruit cover some 1,600 hectares (3,950 acres), nearly double the area in 2018.
Many valued partners and stakeholders from the business and tourism sectors have pledged to install a fountain. Dubai Can is well on track to meet the pledge of installing more than 50 fountains across the city by December 2022.
Strict water limits — imposed as the western United States endures its 23rd successive year of drought, worsened by human-caused climate change — are in place across swathes of southern California.
Approximately 45 kilometres north of Abu Dhabi, the Taweelah project will be the first reverse osmosis independent water project in the capital which will desalinate seawater for supply to local communities and industry in the area.
A study published Monday links exposure to fluoridated tap water during pregnancy to lower IQ scores in infants, but several outside experts expressed concern over its methodology and questioned its findings.
Local farmers are counting their blessings after unexpected heavy rainfall at the end of 2018 caused the dams to overflow by early January and water came gushing back to the wetlands in southeastern Iraq.
There’s no evidence you can get COVID-19 from the water itself. But since the virus may linger on surfaces, experts say to avoid fountains if you can or to limit any direct contact when using them.