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As a Hot, Dry Summer Begins in California, More Water Wells Are Failing

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Government agencies and nonprofit groups are preparing for difficult months ahead.

California Report Tallies Hundreds of Failing Water Systems in the State

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Hundreds more systems are at risk of not being able to meet drinking…

Hidden Flood Risk for San Francisco Bay Area Communities Lurks Underground

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Flooding linked to rising groundwater levels is a neglected consequence of rising seas. Bigger walls won't keep it out.

Speaking Of Water With Peter Gleick - California Drinking Water Bill

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Dr. Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of the Pacific Institute, discusses the new clean water bill signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom.

In Bid for Cleaner Water, California Seeks Arranged Utility Marriages

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Uniting small, failing utilities with larger neighbors can fix water problems.

Severe Drinking Water Contamination Surfaces After Brutal Camp Fire

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California town’s water pipes fouled by benzene and other toxic compounds.

With Alternate Water Sources, Some Paradise Businesses Reopen

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County health department requires trucked-in water for restaurants.

Scenes From Paradise, Four Months After the Camp Fire

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The Camp Fire was the most destructive in California's history. Recovery will take years.

‘It Will Probably Resemble a Military Operation’: Q&A with Andrew Whelton on Recovery of Paradise Water System

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Andrew Whelton leads a Purdue University research team that is advising the town’s water utility.

Despite Unity of Purpose, Familiar Schisms Appear As California Lawmakers Rekindle Clean Water Funding Debate

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Three options on are the table for helping water utilities deliver clean water.

California Water Board Outlines $606M Bill Assistance Program

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The state looks for ways to help poor households with the increasing cost of drinking water.

Counting Homes Cut Off From Water Is A Data Collection Nightmare

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California utilities revolt against state attempt for more water shutoff information.