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Texas Fund Turns Oil Dollars into Water Investments

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Houston is the big winner in first round of state financing for new water infrastructure fund.

Line 5 Pipeline Task Force Highlights Weakness in Enbridge Management

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Pipeline owner criticized for lapses in inspection and disclosure.

One Way to Ease California Drought: Recycle Wastewater For Irrigation

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Del Puerto Water District to buy a third of its water supply from Modesto and Turlock treatment plants.

Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa's Hydropower Shortfalls

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Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.

Concerns over Bottled Water and NAFTA Swirl during British Columbia Drought

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Citizen petition calls for higher fees on Nestle and other bottled water companies while authorities worry about trade agreement implications.

California Oil Industry's Wastewater Saga Adds New Twist

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A lawsuit, an official's resignation, and failed legislative proposals marked the beginning of June.

California Court, Despite Drought, Questions Popular Water Pricing Tool

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Increasing block rates garner closer attention. Photo ©…

Nicaragua Canal Environmental Assessment Criticized As Scientifically Weak, Technically Inadequate

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Expert panel finds “scientifically indefensible” conclusions in 14-volume study.

California Farms Use How Much Water? Nobody Really Knows

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No comprehensive data exist on agricultural water consumption.

Alaska Bulk Water Shipments to California Proposed

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Despite a signed contract, Sitka city officials say the real test is whether water is actually delivered.

Price of Water 2015: Up 6 Percent in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 41 Percent Rise Since 2010

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As urban water use declines, utilities change business models. Graphic…

Big India Dam, Unfinished and Silent, Could Be Tomb For Giant Hydropower Projects

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Lower Subansiri River construction site was shut in 2011 and never restarted.