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Tulare County continues to be the center of the drought’s drinking water crisis.

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Water wells like these (I am pretty sure these are water wells??) , are a common site all around  Cuatro Cienegas and surrounding rural areas, symbolizing the rampant water extraction the area has experienced in recentl decades.

Proposed oil and gas development zones in Coahuila are among the driest in the Americas.

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State and provincial leaders act to end danger to Lake Erie, which has suffered from a resurgence of nutrient pollution and toxic algae outbreaks over the past decade.

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In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving “net zero” energy use are top priorities.

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Hydro Resources drilling a well near Sublette, Kansas.

Scientists do not know how much groundwater is left.

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Increasing block rates garner closer attention.

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Expert panel finds “scientifically indefensible” conclusions in 14-volume study.

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Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.

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State and federal authorities move to tame use of aquifers as oil field dumps.

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Groundwater, food imports, low fuel prices, and a strong American dollar have more influence on prices than drought.

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Debate demonstrates the power of water in the drying American West.

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Transparency , accountability, and civic participation are key to improving Sao Paulo’s water security.

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Sitka pipeline

Despite a signed contract, Sitka city officials say the real test is whether water is actually delivered.

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Few substantial changes to the latest version of conservation regulations.

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Coachella Valley aquifer recharge

Cities object to mandatory limits on water use.

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As urban water use declines, utilities change business models.

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Era of ample water supply and cheap prices is ending.

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State and local water administrators face supply emergency that is tightening.

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Lower Subansiri River construction site was shut in 2011 and never restarted.

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California Governor Jerry Brown April 1 Snow Survey 2015

Abysmal snowpack ‘obliterates’ record; cities told to conserve 25 percent.

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