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The Stream, October 29: Hurricane Sandy Batters East Coast

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Forecasters are predicting a "devastating landfall" for Hurricane…

The Stream, September 6: U.S. and Canada Finalize Great Lakes Water Quality

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Environmental officials from the U.S. and Canada announced that…

Has the Invasion Started? Asian Carp eDNA Found in Lake Erie

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While federal efforts are largely focused on stonewalling invasive Asian carp at Chicago, the fish could be making their way into the Great Lakes through Lake Erie, where studies show they are likely to thrive.
Great Lakes Biennial Meeting IJC 2011 Detroit Michigan

Report & Conference: Assessing Great Lakes Health and Future — Al Gore Delivers Keynote

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In Detroit last week, three organizations involved in Great Lakes management held concurrent and joint meetings to discuss the future of one of the world’s largest sources of fresh surface water. Former Vice President Al Gore delivered the keynote address, linking climate change to water issues.

Peter Gleick: Unsafe Drinking Water for California's Poor – Unfair, Unnecessary, and Unacceptable

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The United States has -- for the most part -- an excellent tap…

World Water Week 2010 Tackles Quality Issues

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Canadian teen duo wins the prestigious Stockholm Junior Water Prize for their project on biodegredation.

World Bank Report Endorses Integrated Approach to Water Management

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Rising population growth and food demand coupled with climate change will test World Bank’s water resource strategy

The Price of Wastewater: A Comparison of Sewer Rates in 30 U.S. Cities

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Following Circle of Blue’s survey of water prices, we examine the wastewater costs of the same 30 major cities.

British Company Creates Cheap, Small-Scale Desalination for Agriculture

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The new system, which uses sub-surface pipes to remove salts and deliver water to plants on demand, grew 200 prosopis trees in the United Arab Emirates' desert during a test-run.

Biofuels that Save Water and Land

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Flushing For Fuel: Wastewater grows energy-rich plants and algae.

2009 California Water Plan Published

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Report recommends upgrading the state's information base to better user understanding of the water system.

Analysis: World Water Day Promises Much, but We’ve Been Here Before

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Global leaders lay out steps to improved water quality at World Water Day, but much of the implementation is beyond their control.