Water Conflicts of the 21st Century

Water is one of our most critical resources, but around the world it is under threat. This timeline shows a selection of water conflicts since 2000.

2000-01-01 19:09:56

Violent conflict in Afghanistan

2000-01-06 00:00:00

Ethiopian killed in water fight

2000-03-05 00:00:00

Central Asian nations cut off water to neighbors

2000-03-09 00:00:00

Kenyans battle monkeys for drought relief

2000-04-07 00:00:00

Water riots in India

2000-05-09 19:09:56

Riots over privatization in Cochabamba, Bolivia

2000-06-10 19:09:56

French workers pollute river over labor dispute

2000-07-17 05:23:52

Riots in northern China

2000-08-25 22:05:41

Australian hacker causes sewage spills

2000-09-27 00:00:00

Terrorist drill gets out of hand in California

2001-01-10 21:45:47

Palestinians destroy water supply to Israeli settlements

2001-02-10 21:45:47

US bombs Afghan powerhouse

2001-03-10 21:45:47

Unrest over shortages in Pakistan

2001-04-10 21:45:47

Deadly fight between Kenyan herders and farmers

2001-05-10 21:45:47

Chinese protestors block canal

2001-06-10 21:45:47

Water cut off in Macedonian conflict

2001-06-26 21:45:47

Kyrgyzstan charges downstream countries for water

2001-07-24 21:45:47

Philippine water poisoned

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2001-10-10 21:45:47

Nepali soldiers stop rebels from targeting drinking water supplies

2001-12-01 21:45:47

Palestinians destroy water supply to Israeli settlements

2002-01-01 21:45:47

Deadly clash in Kashmir, India

2002-02-05 21:45:47

Italy foils terror plot

2002-03-19 21:45:47

Four wells found with human remains in Cote D'lvoire

2002-04-15 21:45:47

Botswana authorities destroy wells of Kalahari Bushmen

2002-05-02 21:45:47

Inter-clan fighting in Somalia

2002-07-25 21:45:47

Bolivian irrigators and townsmen clash over water rights

2003-01-02 21:45:47

Columbian water plant bombed

2003-02-20 21:45:47

Sudan targets water in civil war

2003-03-27 21:45:47

Insurgents bomb Iraq pipeline

2003-04-02 21:45:47

Armed cadres kill Bangladesh Nationalist Party workers over resource dispute

2003-07-27 21:45:47

Sa'ad and Dir clans fight over water and grazing in Somalia

2003-08-30 21:45:47

Al Qaeda theatens US water

2003-09-03 21:45:47

Water systems damaged in US-Iraq war

2004-02-27 00:00:00

Mexican farmers shot in duel over spring

2004-02-27 03:03:11

Taiwan to target China's water in defense?

2004-03-27 00:00:00

Violent protests in South Africa

2004-04-27 00:00:00

Terrorists bomb water pipe in India

2004-05-02 00:00:00

US halts water projects in Gaza

2004-06-02 00:00:00

Riots over water shortage kill prisoners

2004-07-02 00:00:00

Violence over water in Ethiopia

2004-08-02 00:00:00

Police kill water protestors in India

2004-09-02 00:00:00

Violent protests in South Africa

2004-10-02 00:00:00

Murusade and Duduble subclans clash over water well in Somalia

2004-11-20 00:00:00

Government shuts off electricity and water supplies in northern Cote D'lvoire

2005-01-01 21:03:07

Marehan and Garre clans clash over land and water rights in Somalia

2005-02-01 21:03:07

Over 90 dead in Kenya water fight

2005-03-01 21:03:07

Soviet troops dynamite Ukranian dam

2006-01-01 21:03:07

Sri Lankan rebels cut water supplies

2006-02-01 21:03:07

Gas and water pipeline blown up by insurgents in Pakistan

2006-03-19 21:03:07

Lebanon, Israel target water infrastructure in attacks

Water Conflicts of the 21st Century

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