Water Rights and Human Rights
- Wight or Wrong? Richler, Ian // Water Canada;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p38
The article offers information on the adoption of a resolution recognizing water as a human right by the United Nations General Assembly on July 28, 2010. The resolution which was voted by 41 countries including Canada and U.S. involved the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation...
- EL DERECHO HUMANO AL AGUA: POSIBILIDADES DESDE UNA PERSPECTIVA DE GÃ‰NERO. Viridiana Molinares-Hassan; Echeverría-Molina, Judith // International Law;jul-dic2011, Issue 19, p269
In this paper, we present an analytical reflection on key issues and opportunities that may arise for women with lower incomes or marginal communities in Colombia, from the delivery of UN A/64/L.63/Rev.1, July 26, 2010 by which the UN, "declares the right to drinking water and sanitation as a...
- Water pressure: rewriting the Safe Drinking Water Act Tibbetts, John // Environmental Health Perspectives;Sep1996, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p930
No abstract available.
- House committee approves revised drinking water bill. // Contractor Magazine;Oct94, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p32
Reports on the House Energy and Commerce Committee's approval of a proposed revised Safe Drinking Water Act. Intention of proposed legislation to loosen current rules; Requirements that cancer-causing pollutants be reduced to a no-risk level.
- Feds open tap for state upgrades. Wright, Andrew G. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/19/96, Vol. 237 Issue 8, p8
Reports on the Safe Drinking Water Act signed by President Bill Clinton last August 6, 1996. Overhaul of public policy for tap water; Loans for state and localities; Upgrade of systems by investor-owned utilities.
- Risk management applied to save water legislation. // Snack Food;Aug96, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p10
Reports that the Congress has passed amendments that require the use of sound science, risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis in implementing the regulations for the 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act. Exemption of drinking water disinfectants from the cost mandate.
- The Rivers Bill is a step too far. Dils, Richard C. // BusinessWest;Mar96, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p8
Editorial. Criticizes the Rivers Bill, a proposed legislation on the protection of public drinking water. Negative impact on private property rights; Bill as a contradiction to state leaders' efforts to overturn the Commonwealth's anti-business perception.
- SDWA--good news, bad news. Barlas, Stephen // American City & County;Sep96, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on the impact of the State Revolving Fund (SRF) which is included as an amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) of 1996. SRF's provision of funds un low-interest loans for modernization and construction of drinking water treatment facilities; Issue of whether Congress will...
- Drinking water bill funds construction program. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Oct96, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p5
Reports on the passage of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996 in the United States. Purpose of the legislation; Appropriation for drinking water pipeline construction in the bill; Funding system.