FERC Panel Finds Deficiencies in Oroville Dam Safety Reviews

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After the Oroville spillway failure, hydropower regulators assess the dam inspection process.

HotSpots H2O, December 10: Inequality Fuels Water Quarrels in India’s Second Most Populous State

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The Rundown In late October, the government of Maharashtra,…

Water Crises Named the Biggest Business Risk in Four Countries

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Business leaders in some of the world’s most water-stressed countries say that water availability and pollution are the biggest risks to their operations.

Groundwater Scarcity, Pollution Set India on Perilous Course

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Drained and contaminated aquifers contribute to India’s “worst water crisis.”

HotSpots H2O, December 3: Water Infrastructure Still a Target in Ukrainian Conflict

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Attacks on civilian water infrastructure remain a strategic vulnerability in the ongoing conflict between the Ukrainian military and separatists.

Chennai’s Security Tied to Cleaning Up Its Water

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Water supply and quality motivate Tamil Nadu’s most dynamic social movements.

HotSpots H2O, November 26: Delays and Disagreements Hinder Africa’s Largest Hydropower Dam

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The Rundown The fate of a controversial dam that Ethiopia is…

Comprehensive Government Climate Report Warns That Warming Planet Threatens U.S. Water Security

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The National Climate Assessment is meant to inform U.S. leaders about changes to land, water, and air from a warming planet.

EPA Watchdog Flags Unregulated Pollutants in Treated Sewage Sludge

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An undermanned EPA is potentially failing to protect human health and the environment from hundreds of pollutants in treated sewage sludge

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.

The Stream, November 9: Invasive Species Consume Huge Amounts of South Africa’s Water, Study Shows

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The Global Rundown Invasive species in South Africa consume…