Remarkable Drop in Colorado River Water Use a Sign of Climate Adaptation

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Use of Colorado River water in the three states of the river’s lower basin fell to a 33-year low in 2019.

What's Up With Water - June 15, 2020

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Listen to the June 15, 2020, edition of the What's Up With Water podcast.

HotSpots H2O: Water, Sanitation Services Face Shutdown in Yemen as Aid Funding Falls Short

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Aid operations to offset the deprivations of war are at risk of collapse in Yemen as funding falters, the United Nations warned last week. 

Uganda wants people to leave flooded wetlands - and not come back

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Authorities have been trying to clear the wetlands around Africa’s biggest lake for years. This year’s flooding may have helped their case.

Feds Propose River Temperature Limits to Protect Salmon in Pacific Northwest

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EPA seeks to keep Columbia and Lower Snake rivers from cooking…

World's Refugee Camps At Risk for Major COVID-19 Outbreak

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Health experts and humanitarian organizations fear that an outbreak of Covid-19 inside the world’s refugee camps could threaten global containment efforts.

Enthusiasm But Obstacles in Using Sewage to Monitor Coronavirus

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Health departments and researchers in hundreds of cities worldwide are turning to sewage to better understand the spread of the new coronavirus in their communities.

Pandemic Puts Local Climate Investments at Risk

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Officials from 13 states and cities are telling members of Congress…

New Jersey Cities Get Extension for Filing Sewage Control Plans

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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the New Jersey Department…

Perspective | Do Two Failed Dams Foretell a Dire Future?

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It is possible that more dams will fail. Upmanu Lall and…

Disaster Experts Develop Covid-19 Guidelines for Water-Related Emergencies

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The coronavirus pandemic is adding layers of complexity to already…

Utilities in Developing Countries, in Financial Tailspin, Try to Keep Water Flowing During Pandemic and Beyond

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Water utilities are experiencing a ‘double hit’ in their finances that could hinder operations into the future.