APWF Water News 369

Date: 2020-4-24

Flood prevention could bring ‘huge’ payoff as global risks rise
Reuters, 24 April 2020 (Asia)

Southeast Asia’s hydropower boom grinds to a halt as COVID-19 stalls projects
CNA, 22 April 2020 (Southeast Asia)

The great salt drought desiccating Vietnam’s Mekong Delta
Aljazeera, 22 April 2020 (Viet Nam)

Australia’s inland rivers are the pulse of the outback. By 2070, they’ll be unrecognisable
The Conversation, 21 April 2020 (Australia)

Greening the desert with wastewater in Xinjiang
The Star, 21 April 2020 (China)

25 provinces in Thailand declare drought disaster
Pattaya Mail, 21 April 2020 (Thailand)

Kerala sits on proposals from Japanese agencies on flood management
The New Indian Express, 20 April 2020 (India)

Japan spa busts boredom with hot spring water home deliveries amid pandemic
The Mainichi, 19 April 2020 (Japan)

Air Selangor: Water supply restoration in seven regions reaches 97pc
Malay Mail, 18 April 2020 (Malaysia)

Auckland on track for one-in-1000-year drought
Newshub, 18 April 2020 (New Zealand)

Major Energy, Water Projects to Be Launched in Iran: Minister
Tasnim News Agency, 16 April 2020 (Iran)