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Most aquifers in the state have dropped to record lows.

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Drought has placed Sao Paulo’s Cantareira water supply system under extreme stress.

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Algae toxins present in seven lakes, reservoirs and rivers that supply drinking water to 1 million people.

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The EPA has issued 13 vetoes since the passing of the Clean Water Act.

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The amount of food in storage around the world is on the rise, but stocks are still historically low.

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The Cantareira reservoir water system that supplies half of Sao Paulo’s 20 million residents is now only 10 percent full after more than year of record-setting drought.

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Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil and the ninth largest in the world, is mired in a severe drought and faces the prospect of water rationing.

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Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center team up for a Global Choke Point presentation.

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Detroit Water Shut off Life Without Water Voices from Detroit Circle of Blue J. Carl Ganter Todd Zawistowski

The U.S. government spends more than $450 million each year to provide water and sanitation to poor and vulnerable populations around the world. It’s the first rule of international development, and it brings health, education, and prosperity. Yet in Detroit — a city under emergency management that is reeling from decades of deindustrialization and neighborhood […]

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Photo courtesy of Kris Kaczor / 750 Productions Jean Hill fought to pass the first bottled water ban in the United States in Concord, Massachusetts. Click image to enlarge. By Miles Beauchamp Circle of Blue Divide in Concord — a self-funded documentary about the battle to ban the sale of plastic water bottles in Concord, […]

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Click through the interactive spreadsheets to see how phosphorous loading in the Great Lakes region has changed in the last decade and how these trends relate to changes in cropping patterns since the 1950s and land use patterns since the 1980s.

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A breakdown of the different types of phosphorous in Ohio’s Maumee and Sandusky rivers that have led to algal blooms in Lake Erie since the 1970s.

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A gallery of algae photos submitted by people from around the Great Lakes.

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Completed in 1935, Hoover Dam supplies electricity to 29 million people in Arizona, California and Nevada.

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Irrigation brought fat harvests to the plains. But the water is disappearing.

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When layered, maps of annual precipitation in Texas and Kansas show the stark moisture division in the United States between the wet East and the dry West running through the Great Plains.

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Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how planting trends have been affected by time, as well as how irrigated acreage has changed over the last two decades.

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Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how water use has changed over the last two decades, as well as how these trends relate to fluctuation of groundwater tables within the Ogallala Aquifer since the 1940s.

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Ogallala Aquifer groundwater irrigation Great Plains drought agriculture Kansas Nebraska Texas

Farmers are slowly drying up the nation’s largest underground source of fresh water.

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Blooms occur in Lake Erie’s western basin, Lake Michigan’s Green Bay and Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay.

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