Uganda wants people to leave flooded wetlands - and not come back

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Authorities have been trying to clear the wetlands around Africa’s biggest lake for years. This year’s flooding may have helped their case.

Lake Victoria's surging water levels threaten hydro dams: Uganda

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Lake Victoria's water levels have surged to their highest level in more than half a century after about eight months of relentless downpours, posing a threat to Uganda's hydropower plants.

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to Limit Water Pollution Law

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected arguments seeking to limit the reach of a landmark water pollution law in a Hawaii dispute over wastewater indirectly discharged into the Pacific Ocean.

Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

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A study says water levels measured downstream from China along the Thai-Lao border were at times up to 3 metres lower than they should have been.

A Sinking Metropolis

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

Election 2019: State and Local Voters Face Water Infrastructure Funding Decisions

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Ballot initiatives in Colorado, Texas, New Orleans, and Portland address flooding, financing, and watershed protection.

Maui Mayor Rejects Clean Water Act Settlement, Aims for Supreme Court Hearing

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Internal politics in Maui County muddle a closely watched groundwater case.

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.

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.

Chicago’s New Mayor, In Rare Move, Considers Water Shutoff Ban

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Few cities have complete bans on the practice. But some restrict when water can be turned off and which residents are eligible.

Michigan leads nation in PFAS. It will lead cleanups, too, U.S. reps say

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A report this month found Michigan leads the nation in sites contaminated with toxic chemicals known as PFAS, and the state’s bipartisan delegation in Congress has introduced a flurry of legislation to increase testing.