Is U.S. Groundwater Quality Getting Better or Worse? It’s Hard to Say

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Too little data so far for main national monitoring network.

Fire and Water: Paradise, California

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In Paradise, CA, those faced with rebuilding homes and businesses are faced with a grand challenge: how to restart the town's imperiled water system.

HotSpots H2O: Drought, Violence Spread Hunger in Ethiopia

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A web of violence, past droughts, and current dry conditions is ensnaring Ethiopia in an ongoing food crisis.

Severe Drinking Water Contamination Surfaces After Brutal Camp Fire

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California town’s water pipes fouled by benzene and other toxic compounds.

With Alternate Water Sources, Some Paradise Businesses Reopen

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County health department requires trucked-in water for restaurants.

Scenes From Paradise, Four Months After the Camp Fire

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The Camp Fire was the most destructive in California's history. Recovery will take years.

‘It Will Probably Resemble a Military Operation’: Q&A with Andrew Whelton on Recovery of Paradise Water System

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Andrew Whelton leads a Purdue University research team that is advising the town’s water utility.
The Duñas de Yeso are unique in Mexico and are often compared to the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. The dunes were formed over thousands of years by sand grains moved by the wind from deposits left on the banks of the Laguna Churince. Water on the lake has disappeared in the past few years. Conservationists fear that this process has now been interrupted, with unpredictable consequences for the dunes and its unique ecology.

What's Up With Water – Mexico, approved exploratory fracking wells in pursuit of energy independence.

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What’s Up with Water, your “need-to-know news” of the…

New Jersey Said 10 Years Ago It Would Rank Its Most Contaminated Sites. It Never Did.

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For decades, New Jersey’s chemical plants, textile mills and metal factories helped power America. That came at a price.

Lake Erie's Bill Of Rights

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Toledo, Ohio, residents will vote on an unusual and controversial proposal to steward their water – by giving Lake Erie its own legal rights

What's Up With Water – Proposal To Give Lake Erie Its Own Legal Rights

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 I’m Eileen Wray-McCann, for Circle of Blue, and here’s…