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Stakeholders seek licensing, regulation of borehole drilling

Drilling borehole

The Federal Government has been urged to regulate and license all borehole drilling companies towards protecting the nation’s groundwater resources. Borehole drilling Mr Francis Uzoma, President, Borehole Drillers Association of Nigeria (BODAN), said that the association was worried about the influx of unregistered and unlicensed drillers in the sector. Uzoma said indiscriminate drilling of boreholes in the country was depleting ...

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Urgent protection needed for groundwater – WaterAid report

Evelyn Mere

A new report from WaterAid raises the alarm about the threat to the world’s groundwater reserves, which are relied upon by millions of people for their daily water supplies. According to the organisation, the unmonitored and mismanaged resource provides a vital buffer against climate change. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director According to experts, hundreds of millions of people around ...

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Radioactive water leaks at New York plant

nuclear-plant

Radioactive water overflowed into groundwater at the Indian Point nuclear facility in New York on Saturday, resulting in increased radioactivity at the site. The contamination did not go offsite and doesn’t pose a threat to the public. Indian Point is located about 35 miles north of New York City and has been under more scrutiny from Governor Andrew Cuomo for ...

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