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World behind on investments into water systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world will face increasingly uncertain weather due to climate change, which could lead to future water shortages, while current investment into water systems remains i...

Taiwan eases water curbs for central, southern regions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities have partially lifted water restrictions throughout Taiwan after several days of heavy rains amid one of the worst droughts in recent memory exacerbated by the...

First wave of plum rains brings 200 mm of rain to Taiwan in 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's first wave of plum rains has brought over 200 millimeters of rainfall to 100 weather stations across Taiwan over the course of a little over two days. T...

Rains bring 18 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain weather front over the weekend brought 18 million cubic meters of rainfall to northern Taiwan's Shihmen Reservoir. According to the Water Resources Agen...

Rain pelts down in Taiwan to provide drought relief

Taipei (Taiwan, News) — An “extremely heavy rain” advisory was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday (May 30) for the geographical heart of the country, Nantou County,...

Plum rains to last for 5 days in Taiwan starting Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A plum rain weather front is expected to bring precipitation across the country over the weekend, providing badly needed relief amid the drought plaguing the country this ...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu could face water rationing if drought worsens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Water Resources Agency (WRA) on Wednesday decided that it will carry out water rationing in the Hsinchu area if the drought situation fails to improve. I...

Taiwan drought could threaten global supply of electronic chips

The Taiwanese government proposed further water-saving measures on Wednesday to deal with the ongoing historical drought across the island, posing a potential risk to the heavily water-reliant product...

Rains bring over 13 million cubic meters of water to Taiwan's reservoirs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rainfall from a weather front has brought 13.18 million cubic meters of rainwater to Taiwan's reservoirs over the past few days. On Thursday (April 29), Water Resou...

Taiwan's Nanhua Reservoir gets boost of 670,000 cubic meters of water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A weather front from southern China on Sunday (April 25) is estimated to have delivered enough rainfall to provide 670,000 cubic meters of water to a major reservoir in so...

Taiwan’s TSMC building wastewater treatment plant to address water needs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues to battle severe drought, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is building a facility that can treat industrial wastewater to be reused for ch...

Video shows heavy rainfall in parched central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Surigae came closest on Thursday (April 22), the storm's periphery brought badly needed rain to drought-stricken central Taiwan. The country continues to...

Typhoon Surigae to bring rain to eastern Taiwan, Taipei on April 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Surigae will come closest to Taiwan on Thursday (April 22) and Friday (April 23) and could bring rain to eastern Taiwan and the eastern side of Greater Taipei. ...

Typhoon Surigae to come closest to Taiwan on April 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Surigae is projected to come closest to Taiwan on Thursday (April 22), when it will bring some rain to eastern Taiwan, while the country should see more rain over ...

Taiwan's Techi Reservoir could run dry in 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Techi Reservoir in Taichung is down to less than 4 percent of its water capacity and could run dry within two weeks if Taiwan's drought continues. Taiwan contin...