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Septic System Pollution Contributes to Disease Outbreaks

More research and funding is needed to help understand the severity By…

WaterSmart Pulls Water Savings from the Cloud

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Software company uses data to reboot the venerable water utility.

Celebrating with a Blue Streak

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A new member of the Circle of Blue team introduces herself. If…

President Obama Signs Bill to Continue Funding National Drought Warning System

The National Integrated Drought Information System puts federal data in the hands of farmers, state officials, and businesses.
Going the Distance for Water

Texas A&M University Unveils North American Soil Moisture Database

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The database is one step toward better information about the…

Isabella Bovolo

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Guyana means “land of many waters” in a native Amerindian…

Rohini Nilekani

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Rohini Nilekani began her career as a journalist and writer.…
Going the Distance for Water

The Stream, September 28: Brazil's Agricultural Future Buoyed by Water

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Days of heavy rainfall have swollen rivers in the United Kingdom,…
Going the Distance for Water

The Stream, January 24: Boosting Food Production

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How can the world feed 9.5 billion people, the projected global…

Israeli Data Company Makes a Splash in the Water Industry

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TaKaDu uses algorithms to save water, energy, and money for utility companies around the globe.

Infographic: China's Wind Energy Sector is Global Leader

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Wind generating capacity in China has reached more than 42 GW—the most of any country.
Going the Distance for Water

Infographic: Going the Distance, From Ashgabat to Whyalla—10 Cities Pumping Water From Afar

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In many cities, water travels far to reach the tap. Residents of the planet's driest places rely on extensive waterways to deliver their supply. Click through the interactive infographic below to learn more about 10 cities that pipe water in from distant aquifers, plus additional plans to expand waterway networks even further.