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.

Capital Flight? Indonesia Leader Suggests Moving Government Out of Sinking Jakarta

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Unsustainable groundwater use is one factor that could prompt a political and urban restructuring in Indonesia.

In Bid for Cleaner Water, California Seeks Arranged Utility Marriages

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Uniting small, failing utilities with larger neighbors can fix water problems.

The Water ‘Accessibility Trap’: Q&A with Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari and Luke Wilson

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Authors of a report on local drinking water laws discuss the lack of water shutoff data and the fees that make it harder for struggling households to stay afloat.

In Maryland, Vulnerability to Water Shutoffs Depends on Your Address

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New report highlights how local laws can trap households in a cycle of fees that influence water affordability, shutoffs, and timely bill payment.