Price of Water 2019: Even Without Federal Infrastructure Deal, Cities Continue to Invest

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The rising price of water continues to raise questions about affordability for households at the bottom of the income distribution.

HotSpots H2O: Violence Flares in India Amid Record Heat and Delayed Monsoon Rains

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India’s monsoon, essential for the country’s water supply, arrived a week late this year, testing the patience of a country where extreme weather is fraying the social fabric.
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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.
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HotSpots H2O: Somalia on the Edge of Famine After Driest Rainy Season In Decades

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Somalia’s current rainy season has failed, a situation that the United Nations warns could leave a third of the country’s residents food insecure by July.

New Design Challenge Empowers and Informs Responses to Global Water Crises

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Initiative engages cross-disciplinary teams of next-generation…

What's Up With Water – Microplastic Pollution in Rain

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Somalia faces deepening drought. Villagers in Pakistan’s…

HotSpots H2O: Islamic State’s Scorched-Earth Tactics Devastate Promising Harvests

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Wheat and barley fields across Iraq and Syria are ablaze following attacks by Islamic State militants.

HotSpots H2O: Lowest Rainfall In Decades Pushes North Korea Toward Famine

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The lack of rain is worsening North Korea’s chronic food shortages, and an estimated 10.1 million people, about 40 percent of the population, are facing severe food insecurity.