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Israel’s Mediterranean Desalination Plants Shift Regional Water Balance

Desalination could remake the region’s politics and ecology.…

Israel’s Water Resource Ethic: More With Less

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Desert life nurtures respect for water. By Brett Walton,…

The Missing Ingredient in the Obama Water Strategy

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Science and technology are fundamental pieces, but policy change may be the hardest fix of all.

Infographic: Brackish Water Desalination Plants in Texas

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Less salty than the sea, brackish water is poised for wider use…

2016 Preview: Brackish Groundwater Takes a Star Turn

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In the perpetual search for water supplies, a salty upstart will…

Report: Lima Citizens Shoulder the Financial Burden of Water Insecurity

In Peru’s capital city, vulnerable communities pay a premium for water as poor infrastructure, population growth, and climate change pressure supplies.

California Drought Puts Desalination, Fresh Water From The Sea, In A New Light

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Era of ample water supply and cheap prices is ending.

Recycled Water Facility in Australia Offers Lessons for Global Drought Planning

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Recycling wastewater is cheaper than desalination and less environmentally damaging than river diversions.

Australian State Considers Selling Its Biggest Water Assets, Built During Drought Panic

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Queensland’s rush to build desalination and recycled water…

The Stream, February 14: Major Water Loss Across Middle East

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The Tigris and Euphrates' river basins lost almost as much water…

The Stream, February 5: Water-Energy Nexus in China

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When a Greenpeace China rapid response team ventured to a chemical…

The Stream, February 4: Smart Metering Facing Resistance

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Smart water meters—digital meters that measure usage and transmit…