The Stream, July 18: Severe Drought Escalates Water-Sharing Tensions Between Afghanistan and Iran

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The Global Rundown Prolonged drought aggravates tensions between…

A Decade After Barcelona’s Water Emergency, Drought Still Stalks Spain

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Precipitation in 2017 was scarce, plunging Spain into its worst drought since 2008.

The Stream, July 17: Hundreds of Rivers Overflow in China Amid Heavy Rains

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The Global Rundown Heavy rains cause intense flooding along…

HotSpots H2O, July 16: War, Drought, and Upstream Dams Hinder Water Access in Iraq

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In Iraq, water availability has been both a casualty and a catalyst of conflict.

Federal Water Tap, July 16: FEMA Notes Failures In 2017 Hurricane Response

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The Rundown Emergency response agency was not prepared for three…

The Stream, July 13: Children in Syria Dying from Dehydration, Waterborne Illness, Says WHO

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The Global Rundown The World Health Organization (WHO) calls…

Cape Town’s Harrowing Journey to the Brink of Water Catastrophe

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Cape Town, a city of 4 million people, almost turned off its taps.

The Stream, July 12: 250,000 Homes Without Water in the Wake of Japan Floods

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The Global Rundown Hundreds of thousands of homes in flood-hit…

The Stream, July 11: Reservoir Levels in Wales Fall As Record-Breaking Heat Continues

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The Global Rundown Officials in Wales say the country’s water…

Regulators Will Soon Know A Lot More About Algal Toxins in U.S. Drinking Water

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For the next two years, water utilities are required to test for ten cyanotoxins.

The Stream, July 10: Torrential Rains in Japan Kill More Than 100 People, Force 2M to Evacuate

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The Global Rundown More than 100 people are left dead after…