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Virginia Officials Recognize Groundwater Pumping Allows Sea To Rush In

Reversing aquifer decline will test state oversight and local…

U.S. Clean Water Law Needs New Act for the 21st Century

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Seminal water law does not address nation's emerging water pollution challenges.

World Stands By As Algae and Dead Zones Ruin Water

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Expensive research and cleanup efforts make little headway. Photo…

A Crash Course in Urban Watersheds

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Cities are ecosystems too. Image by Codi Kozacek/ Circle…
U.S. House Appropriations Committee

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Cuts Funding for Water Programs in 2013 Budget

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Funds for water infrastructure are slashed. By Brett Walton Circle…
Top Ten Endangered Rivers

Endangered Rivers and Success Stories

Leavening the imperiled areas from the latest "Endangered Rivers"…

The Stream, March 14: South Africa's Water Gap

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South Africa could face a 17 percent gap between water supply…
President Obama spoke to students at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va., on Monday, the day he submitted his fiscal year 2013 budget to Congress. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Obama’s 2013 Budget a Mixed Bag for Water, a Boon for Clean Energy

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The president throws more clean-energy money at the Energy Department, while cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget come at the expense of water and sewer infrastructure.

The Stream, January 4: China's Largest Freshwater Lake Shrinks

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Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, currently has less…

The Stream, December 29: Cleaning Up The Potomac River

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Washington, D.C. is ploughing ahead with a $2.6 billion underground…

The Stream, June 30: Water Highs and Lows in the U.S.

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Georgia officials are smiling after Tuesday’s verdict from…

EPA Releases Draft of Clean Water Strategy for Public Comment

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The EPA seeks stricter pollution standards and a national water quality assessment.