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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.

‘Alarming’ Increase in U.S. Hepatitis A Cases, CDC Reports

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The resurgence of the viral liver disease hepatitis A is linked to drug use and homelessness.

Groundwater Plummets in Delhi, City of 29 Million

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Experts warn that Delhi could reach “zero groundwater levels” by 2020.

CDC Releases Latest U.S. Legionnaires’ Disease Data

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Legionnaires’ disease, a pneumonia-like illness, is the deadliest waterborne disease in the United States, killing about one in eleven people it sickens.

Detroit Schools Shut Off Drinking Water After Finding Elevated Levels of Lead, Copper

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A task force will investigate the contamination and identify solutions.

Recovery Begins in Kerala, Where Historic Flooding Killed Hundreds

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More than 1 million Kerala residents were displaced by the worst flooding in a century.

Toxic Water, Toxic Crops: India’s Public Health Time Bomb

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Raw sewage and industrial wastewater contaminated with metals and chemicals irrigate much of the India's food.

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.

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.

California Hepatitis Outbreak Has Killed 19 People

State health emergency declared in response to largest U.S. hepatitis A outbreak in more than two decades.

Water A Key Factor in Zika Virus Spread

Zika is carried by mosquitoes that reproduce in standing water,…

Hookworm Infections and Sanitation Failures Plague Rural Alabama

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New civil rights movement emerges around septic system pollution   By…