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EPA’s Clean Water Rule confronts deep-rooted farm resistance.

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The Global Rundown Industrial growth could be curtailed in Mexico if the country does not improve its water management, a new report found. Blackouts continued over the weekend in South Africa to allow hydropower and other energy supplies to rebound, the United States may overhaul its 39-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act, and Germany is considering […]

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The Global Rundown Scientists are predicting a megadrought in the United States in the next 100 years, and the hospitality industry in Rio de Janeiro is preparing for water shortages during Carnival celebrations. Meanwhile, Pakistan may face a country-wide water shortage in the next decade. Nearly half of Ireland‘s water supply is lost to leaks. Finally, […]

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Droughts that are extreme by today’s standards will be normal by the end of the century, according to NASA research.

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72 dams were torn down in 2014, a record.

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Deeper channels and immense new locks are due to open in 2016.

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Prime Minister Modi and President Obama this week need to talk about 21st-century development.

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One-fifth of U.S. groundwater wells had at least one contaminant above federal standards for human health, according to new USGS study.

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The Global Rundown During the 2015 State of the Union Address last night, the President of the United States made it clear that he is concerned about climate change and that Americans should be, too. Pakistan is showing similar sentiments and reinstating its ministry for climate change. Chicago, Illinois is settling with a suburb that owes it […]

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The Global Rundown Two lawsuits involving hydraulic fracturing were filed in the United States this week. In Pakistan, residents of drought-stricken Tharparkar District are getting relief from the Sindh provincial government, and the Indus River Delta is being swallowed up by rising sea levels. In Florida, engineers must find a way to send water from […]

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Vulnerabilities, exposed by the spill and incidents in North Carolina and Toledo, remain.

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Circle of Blue’s Keith Schneider discusses the implications of the landmark climate agreement.

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John Burchard, General Manager of the Alpaugh Community Services District, walks a ditch bank on the outskirts of town. The small farmworker community in California's Central Valley suffers from high levels of arsenic and other contaminates in its drinking water.

Water is priority in state legislatures and governors’ offices.

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The Global Rundown Malaysia and Thailand are being hit with severe flooding during the seasonal monsoon, 10 years after floods from a major tsunami devastated Southeast Asia. Meanwhile, properties worth billions of dollars are at risk of falling into the sea in the United Kingdom. Companies in the United States paid billions in environmental fines […]

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The Global Rundown Small, but costly, floods are expected to affect most U.S. coastal areas by 2050 due to sea level rise. A new hydropower project in Brazil will flood much of one indigenous community’s land. Argentina is also building a major new dam in Patagonia. Meanwhile, investment in Ireland’s water infrastructure is the lowest […]

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The Global Rundown Scientists have calculated that it would take more than the amount of water California uses in a single year to make up for water lost during the drought. The World Bank just approved a loan to Kenya for improved water access, and British Columbia just approved a controversial hydropower project. Oil is […]

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The Global Rundown A severe drought is threatening food security in Central America. Los Angeles’ water supply is at risk from earthquakes, the newest section of China’s South-North project is now delivering water, and Jordan’s water sector desperately needs investment. Brazil found super bacteria at the 2016 Olympic sailing site, while the United States passed […]

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Surge in oil and gas production has seen more spills that are harming water supplies.

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The Global Rundown   Over-reliance on traded grain and ‘virtual water’ is apparently what led to the rise and demise of the Roman Empire. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has recently announced that it will rely completely on imported grain by 2016. Facing inadequate public supply, desperate citizens of Yemen’s capital have taken to replacing their water meters […]

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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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