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The Fall and Potential Rise of California’s San Joaquin Valley

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Groundwater pumping is reshaping California’s farm belt.

Texas Fund Turns Oil Dollars into Water Investments

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Houston is the big winner in first round of state financing for new water infrastructure fund.

Groundwater Depletion Stresses Majority of World’s Largest Aquifers

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Scientists do not know how much groundwater is left.
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National Groundwater Awareness Week: 21 Stories on the World’s Most Abundant Source of Liquid Freshwater

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Circle of Blue reports on groundwater supplies and pollution from California and Texas to India and the Middle East.

The Stream, February 1: New Water Technology Could Give Crops a Boost

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Technology Researchers at Michigan State University are developing…

Rohini Nilekani

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Rohini Nilekani began her career as a journalist and writer.…

The Stream, October 29: Hurricane Sandy Batters East Coast

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Forecasters are predicting a "devastating landfall" for Hurricane…

The Stream, September 25: Oceans & Clouds

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Oceans In a new study, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric…

The Stream, August 21: Microbes in Drinking Water Provide New Insights

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Drinking Water Bacteria A University of Michigan study showed…

The Stream, June 20: Maryland's Million-year-old Water

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Maryland is sitting atop an aquifer containing water that is…

The Stream, January 20: Mongolia's Mining Boom

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Vast mineral wealth and growing demand from China are driving…

The Stream, November 9: Fracking Without Water

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A new method of hydraulic fracturing utilizes reusable liquid…