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Infographic: Global Reservoir Storage Capacity

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The rate of storage expansion has slowed since the mid-20th century Hoover…

Commentary: Drought Influenced Syrian Civil War; So What, Says U.S. Congress

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U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial. Photo…

Australia Coal Mines Prompt Concerns about Groundwater and Climate

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Mining Queensland’s ample coal seams will require a lot of…

El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

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Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water…

California Drought Signals Fundamental Shift to New Water Conditions

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Climate change models have long predicted a drying West. In California, the future has arrived.

Water Buyback Limit Proposed for Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin

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Legislation would redirect the flow of money for water-saving projects.

California Water Restrictions Still Target Lawns

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Few substantial changes to the latest version of conservation regulations.

California Drought Puts Desalination, Fresh Water From The Sea, In A New Light

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Era of ample water supply and cheap prices is ending.

Recycled Water Facility in Australia Offers Lessons for Global Drought Planning

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Recycling wastewater is cheaper than desalination and less environmentally damaging than river diversions.

Record Heat and Loss of Glaciers Mark the Global Climate in 2013

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It was business as usual for many climate indicators. Image…

Australia Disbands National Water Commission

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The water advisory group is a casualty of sharp cuts to the Commonwealth’s…

Australian State Considers Selling Its Biggest Water Assets, Built During Drought Panic

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Queensland’s rush to build desalination and recycled water…