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

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Strong winds and dry soils are a frightful combination.

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In Rajasthan, renewables are a bright spot in a troubled national energy industry.

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Agriculture may do better this year than expected, researchers say. But at a long-term cost.

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New conditions of supply and demand in the world’s ninth-largest city.

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The current three-year dry cycle is the state’s worst ever.

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One of the world’s largest canal systems moves billions of gallons of water to where it does not naturally flow.

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Food prices set to climb as production of wheat and other staple crops is cut.

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The water advisory group is a casualty of sharp cuts to the Commonwealth’s budget.

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Workers walk through the mechanical room underneath the membrane filters.

Why? Old pipes, clean water regulations, and years of inadequate investment.

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The Meghalaya box mine is a fiercesome sight. The sides of the mine, cut from limestone and sandstone, typically plunge 60 to 70 meters (197 to 230 feet) straight down to the coal seams at the black bottom.

National court orders end to feudal labor conditions, wanton water pollution, and deadly accidents.

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Rainfall deficit is worse than the 1930s Dust Bowl.

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Report calls for new Himalayan development policy; stirs political battle in New Delhi.

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Water scarcity and successful conservation programs force utilities to adapt their business plans.

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The Southwest is drying out, while the Northeast is becoming wetter.

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Watch this tutorial to learn how to use Circle of Blue’s Google Fusion Tables maps that show changes in California’s water use over the last two decades and how these trends relate to population demographics and water contamination from arsenic.

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Watch this short tutorial to learn how to use Qlikview’s tool that was endorsed by the White House Climate Initiative.

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Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how water pollution in California’s Central Valley has changed in the last decade and how these trends relate to population demographics.

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Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how California’s water use has changed over the last two decades and how these trends relate to population demographics and water contamination.

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The biggest declines are in the San Joaquin Valley and in metropolitan Southern California.

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