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Infographic: U.S. Surface Water Pollution by State

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More than half of the country's lakes and rivers are not meeting water quality standards.

On the Value of Water and the Pain of Drought in the American West

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Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton says that drought is forcing…

The Stream, June 6: Pakistan's Kashmir Hydropower Project

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Asia Pakistan's plans to divert 86 percent of the Neelum River's…

The Stream, March 2: Where Did The Brahmaputra River's Water Go?

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As water levels dropped three meters (10 feet) in India's Brahmaputra…
NASA Satellite image of Lake Poyang

Pollution, Dry Weather Choke the World's Major Lakes

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Urban waste and falling water levels signaled a rough start to…
Public Art Purple Pipe

Mixing Art and Technology: North America’s Largest Membrane-filtration Sewage Plant Opens Near Seattle

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The $1.8 billion Brightwater facility, 10 miles northeast of Seattle, eschews old notions of what a sewage plant is. State-of-the-art membrane technology produces reusable water, a trail system allows outdoor recreation, and wetlands give salmon a place to spawn.
Infographic: Map of Pollution Levels in China

Infographic: Map of Pollution Levels in China's Major River Basins

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The seven major river basins, as a whole, have had steady improvements in water quality over the past decade.

Asian Carp -- On the Docket in D.C. and Chicago; On the Menu in Michigan

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Federal judge rejects Asian carp injunction as Congress passes a ban on their import.

New Project Resurrects Hope for Dying Aral Sea

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“Good news – the mother sea is coming,” says a sign hanging…

An Elder’s Prayer for The River

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Fish Come Back Dead Red Gum trees, Lake Pamamaroo near Menindee. by…

Fish to Celebrate Centennial Removal of Dilapidated Dam

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After one hundred years of frustrated swimming, finned species…

Fishes and loaves: Miracle needed to restore Sea of Galilee

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Water levels in the Sea of Galilee are at their lowest level…