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Fire and Floods Test Chile

Extreme weather poses dual threat to water supplies, and provides glimpse of the future.

Infographic: Lake Titicaca Contends With Water Pollution and Climate Change

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Receding glaciers, growing cities, and expanding agriculture threaten the highest navigable lake in the world.

Peru and Chile Gold Mine Projects Address Water Concerns

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The mining companies behind the Conga and Pascua-Lama mines are working to gain support from communities who have been worried about water pollution and adequate supplies.

Chilean Government Decides Fate of Patagonia Dams Tomorrow

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The decision pits energy development against river protection…

The Stream, April 17: Vietnam Farms and Dams Compete for Water Amid Drought

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Water-Food-Energy A drought in Vietnam has uncovered tensions…

The Stream, April 10: Japan's Fukushima Water Tanks Spring Leaks

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A leak was discovered at yet another underground water storage…

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

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Drinking Water Bacteria A University of Michigan study showed…

Global Gold Rush: The Price of Mining Pursuits On The Water Supply

Water supplies remain key to the global boom in gold mining, driven by high demand and near-record prices.

The Stream, May 23: Glacial Floods, Robot Fish, and Missing School for Water

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Chile A glacial lake in Chile's Patagonia region drained for…

The Stream, April 10: India Water Week

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Asia On the eve of India Water Week, The Wall Street Journal…

The Stream, April 9: Chilean Court Green-lights Patagonia Dam Project

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Patagonia Chile's supreme court has rejected seven appeals filed…

The Stream, February 3: Fixing U.S. Water Infrastructure

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It will take $US 1 trillion over the next 25 years to fix the…