A Sinking Metropolis

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A day in the life of Jakarta—a city drowning in water insecurity.

Water Inequality Used to be a Developing World Problem Only. Not Any More.

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The problems of water scarcity and polluted supplies are no longer solely the preserve of developing countries.

Houston Agrees to $2 Billion Sewer Fix

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Houston, the largest city in Texas is the latest to face a federal order to plug a leaky sewer system. Fewer such orders may be coming.

As Seas Rise, Unchecked Groundwater Use Sinks Coastal Cities

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Life on the coast is already hazardous. Groundwater mismanagement amplifies other risks.

The Next Urban Water Crisis? Inadequate Data Clouds the Forecast

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What is the next center of population and commerce to be roiled by a severely constricted water supply?

Speaking Of Water With Peter Gleick - California Drinking Water Bill

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Dr. Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of the Pacific Institute, discusses the new clean water bill signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom.

Speaking of Water with Janis Searles Jones - Ocean Conservancy

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Janis Searles Jones, CEO of the Ocean Conservancy speaks with Circle of Blue's J. Carl Ganter about where freshwater and ocean preservation meet.

Reservoirs in Parched Chennai, City of Millions, Are Dry. Can Better Forecasting Avert Future Crises?

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The megacity in southern India, as it waits for the monsoon, is not the first to run short of water. It won’t be the last.
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Pesticides, Antibiotics, Heavy Metals Tarnish Europe’s Waterways

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New chemicals and medicines are being developed, then leaching into waterways, faster than researchers can study them.

As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

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As drought grips the Philippines, Manila is becoming the latest big city to struggle to access enough water.

In Mississippi River Flood Fight, Army Corps Prepares to Open Rarely Used Spillway

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The Morganza spillway will redirect some of the river’s surging waters to protect Louisiana’s big cities and its levee system.
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New Zealand Waterways Fouled by Farm Runoff, Tourist Waste

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Pesticides, trash, and heavy metals litter New Zealand’s waterways.