Pollutants and Heavy Metals Taint Moscow’s Water Supply

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Studies show that both surface water and groundwater in Moscow…

Fear and Fury in Michigan Town Where Air Force Contaminated Water

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Some residents can’t drink the water or eat the fish. Now they’re…
Bottled Water in Flint, Michigan. Photo by J. Carl Ganter.

What's Up with Water - Speaking of Water - Who Trusts the Tap (Bonus Episode)

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Do I trust my tap water? It turns out that the answer is very different for different groups of people.

Water Scarcity Looms in London’s Future

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The city's water demand is expected to exceed supply within the next decade.

Perfluorinated Chemicals Health Study Included in Congress Budget Deal

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CDC will assess exposure to the chemical at U.S. military bases.
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Egypt’s Nile River Pressured by Population Growth, Rising Sea Level

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Threats to the Nile and explosive population growth are pushing Egypt toward severe water scarcity.

Water-Stressed Beijing Exhausts Its Options

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After depleting groundwater reserves, China's capital is becoming increasingly reliant on water pumped from the country's flood-prone South.

São Paulo Heading To Another Dry Spell

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Three years after the megacity nearly ran out of water, signs of a new crisis emerge.

Straight Pipes Foul Kentucky’s Long Quest to Clean Its Soiled Waters

A two-decade mission to reduce sewage pollution still has a lot of work to finish.

Booming Infrastructure Poisons Bangalore’s Lakes, Depletes Groundwater

Bangalore’s largest lake is so contaminated that it routinely…

Jakarta, the World's Fastest-Sinking City, Also Faces Rising Sea Levels and River Pollution

Certain parts of the city have sunk 14 feet in recent decades, largely due to illegal well-digging.

Deadly Legionella Bacteria Are Common in U.S. Building Plumbing

Water samples from cooling towers across the country show signs of the bacteria.