Saudi Water Use ‘Growing Exponentially,’ Higher Prices Needed, Report Says

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Agriculture is draining non-renewable groundwater reserves in the water-scarce country.

Japan Considers Wastewater-for-Gas Trade with Qatar

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The wastewater would be used as ballast for returning tankers.

Drought Aggravates Extreme Poverty in Syria

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Ongoing drought in Syria is causing acute water shortages, food insecurity and economic uncertainty.

Infographic: Water Use Per Mile Driven — Biofuels vs. Fossil Fuels

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A breakdown of gallons of water used by transportation fuels per mile.

Flooding Kills Hundreds in Pakistan

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Heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan have caused rivers to overflow—triggering landslides, destroying villages and blocking rescue efforts.

Record-Breaking Heat Sweeps Across Russia

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High temperatures have caused forest fires around Moscow, damaged farmland and left 23 regions in a state of emergency.

More Houses Submerged as Water Levels Rise in Pakistan's Attabad Lake

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Officials have begun blasting boulders to expand the spillway of glacial melt.

USGS Reports Declining Water Supply, Rising Mineral Wealth in Kabul

Mining for Kabul's untapped reserves could further compromise the area's already fragile water resources

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

Glacial Melt Could Cause Tidal Wave in Pakistan

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A tidal wave, reaching up to 60 meters high, is expected to race through the Hunza valley of the Himalayas.

Experts Name the Top 19 Solutions to the Global Freshwater Crisis

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"...Decisions executives make to respond to freshwater scarcity will penetrate almost every aspect of their business operations."

Drinking Water Access on Target for Millennium Development Goals, while Sanitation Falls Short, Report Says

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World Health Organization and UNICEF has found that the world is on track to surpass the Millennium Development Goal for drinking water access, but will fall short by one billion people for sanitation if current trends continue.