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Nepal Earthquake Damages Hydropower Dam

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Near the earthquake epicenter, workers were rescued from a dam that is currently under construction by a Chinese company.

Hurricane Sandy Has an Ohio Wastewater Utility Operating Above Capacity

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The megastorm's effects reach far, far inland. Hurricane Sandy--after…

The Stream, October 29: Hurricane Sandy Batters East Coast

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Forecasters are predicting a "devastating landfall" for Hurricane…

Himalayan Landslide Floods

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At least 17 people are dead in the latest disaster in the landslide-prone…

Top 10 Water News Stories of 2011

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Understanding the interplay between water, food, and energy is…

Peter Gleick: When Beliefs Conflict with Facts

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Representative Jim Costa and the California Drought

Peter Gleick: The California Drought (2007-2009) - Myth Versus Reality

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It has been a wet year. Very wet. But remember the drought? California…
Japan Disaster Water Supply

After Earthquake, Millions in Japan Without Water—Extent of Damage to Water Infrastructure Unknown

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Myriad obstacles, from roads to snow to a nuclear crisis, hamstring rescue and recovery missions.

Peter Gleick: Unsafe Drinking Water for California's Poor – Unfair, Unnecessary, and Unacceptable

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The United States has -- for the most part -- an excellent tap…

Peter Gleick: State Needs More Water Storage – Underfoot

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The massive rains over the past month are both a blessing and a curse for California.

Infographic: Water and Energy

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The emerging collision between the diminishing water supplies and the rising energy demand across the sectors of the U.S. economy.

Toxic Sludge Carries Arsenic, Mercury Into Danube River

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High levels of mercury and arsenic have been released from a containment pond at a Hungarian alumina plant, according to Greenpeace.