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Water Scarcity Constrains Food, Energy Security in Vietnam

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As the Southeast Asian country battles with climate change, it looks to use less hydropower.
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More Houses Submerged as Water Levels Rise in Pakistan's Attabad Lake

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Officials have begun blasting boulders to expand the spillway of glacial melt.

California Water Board Changes Power Plant Regulations to Protect Aquatic Life

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Power plants will be required to change their cooling systems to reduce the amount of water they withdraw from oceans and estuaries as a result.

World Water Day Panelists Urge New Mindset for Wastewater Treatment

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Newly-released UNEP report details challenges, benefits of expanding wastewater treatment coverage.
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Kenyan Prison Uses Constructed Wetland to Improve Sanitation

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Low cost, low maintenance water treatment system in Kenyan prison proves better for small communities than traditional waste water treatment.

Medications Discarded in Landfills May Be Contaminating Maine's Water

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A survey from the Maine Department of Environmental Quality has revealed that traces of medications like birth control, antidepressants, and pain relievers were found in the liquid that drains from landfills

Turkmenistan Vows to Water its Desert, Write New Tale of Glory

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desertwstroke Turkmen leaders are determined to revive life in the country's barren sands with a grandiose water project.
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Video: Reign of Sand

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The blowing sand in Inner Mongolia is more evidence of the consequences of the duel China fights as it promotes rapid industrial development.