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Report: Half of U.S. Fracking Wells Drilled in Highly Water-stressed Regions

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Energy companies should provide better data on fracking water…

The Stream, April 5: Irrigating Peru’s Desert

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Peru Plans for a $500 million water project in Peru could divert…

The Stream, March 14: Colorado Utilities Limit Municipal Water Use

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Colorado residents will face some of the strictest water limits…

The Stream, March 5: Southwest U.S. Municipalities Feel Drought's Early Effects

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A handful of cities north of Denver, Colo., are asking residents…

Major Federal Study Sets Foundation for Colorado River Basin’s Future

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Climate change and population growth will force the basin to…

2012 Election Results: U.S. Voters Favor Water

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Yesterday, American voters in many states and cities around the nation supported hundreds of millions of dollars in water infrastructure investment.

2012 Election Guide: Obama and Romney Say Little About Water, But Important Decisions Await Voters

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One week from today, on the first Tuesday in November, American voters will not only choose their representatives. In many states and cities, those casting ballots will also make decisions about their water supply.

Photo Slideshow: Above the Colorado River

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A bird's eye view of the Colorado River demonstrates how persistent drought conditions affect the basin and how the southern Nevada region manages its share of what trickles down.

This Is What Extreme Drought Looks Like, On a Graph

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The Arkansas River in western Kansas is flowing at less than…

The Stream, July 17: Drought in the United States

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Low water levels in the Mississippi River have prompted salt…

Rains Bring Black Water in Wake of Colorado Fire

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Though the High Park fire is 100 percent contained, its effects are just beginning. Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton speaks with the experts and the water enthusiasts in the aftermath.

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.