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Diseases of Poverty Identified in Alabama County Burdened by Poor Sanitation

Study finds “shocking” incidence of parasite infections in Lowndes County.

Alabama Risks Lives with No Dam Oversight

Only state without a dam safety program. By Brett Walton,…

America’s Spreading Septic Threat

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Failing septic systems produce disease outbreaks, algae blooms,…

Satellite Data Shows U.S. Water 'Hotspots'

Scientists who use the GRACE satellite say they need more resources…
Infographic: Apalachicola Oysters

Infographic: The Oyster Industry in Florida's Apalachicola Bay

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How do freshwater flows — or lack thereof — affect the marine life downstream?
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Florida Oyster Harvest Suffers As Drought Intensifies Water Battle with Georgia and Alabama

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The drought that set upon the United States this year has tightened a three-state tug-of-war over fresh water, affecting marine life and a valuable fishing economy downstream in the Deep South's Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, the most biodiverse river system in North America.
Hurricane Isaac Gulf of Mexico

Preparing for Isaac Means Hoarding Water

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Circle of Blue reporter Codi Yeager-Kozacek, a native Michigander…
Spider lilies fill the banks of the upper Flint River, near Thomaston, Georgia. Alabama and Florida also share the river basin, which the three states have quarreled over for more than two decades.

Lessons Learned? How Drought Has Shaped Water Policy in Georgia

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Just as it was five years ago, a record-breaking drought is evident…

The Stream, June 26: U.S. Supreme Court Awards Georgia in Tri-State Water Dispute

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Tough verdict on Rio+20 from author George Monbiot: governments…

Reporting From Apalachicola, Florida: A Thousand Straws Stress River Basin

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Reporter Codi Yeager visits the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, where a severe drought is putting pressure on vital freshwater supplies for farms, cities, industries, and ecosystems in three Southeast states.

The Stream, December 5: Afghanistan-Pakistan Water Relations

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Afghanistan's plans to build 12 dams on the Kabul River, and…