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The Stream, February 4: Smart Metering Facing Resistance

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

The Stream, December 26: China's Big Desalination Plans

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China has revealed plans to boost its desalination capacity to…

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…

The Stream, December 10: U.S. Intelligence Analysts: Water, Food, Energy Shortages Will Transform World by 2030

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Shortages in water, food, and energy comprise one of four "megatrends"…

To Drought-proof City's Water Supply, Sydney Proposes a Second Set of Pipes

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Australia’s largest urban economy wants to build a parallel water system to deliver non-potable supplies.

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.

The Stream, October 15: After Drought, Some U.S. Farmers Give Up On Corn

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Sea level rise and increasing floods are forcing families living…

The Stream, August 27: Water Versus Carbon

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Technology Desalination technologies are expanding as freshwater…

The Stream, July 18: Lima, Algal Blooms, and Tibetan Glaciers

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New research based on 30 years of observation suggests that Harmful…

The Stream, July 17: Drought in the United States

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Low water levels in the Mississippi River have prompted salt…

The Stream, July 3: India's Looming Food Crisis

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Food Millions of tons of grain in India are at major risk at…