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Historic Missouri River Flood Damages Water Infrastructure

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Sewage spills, pollution risks, and reduced capacity at drinking water plants.

In Nepal, Deadly Landslide Has Calmer Second Act

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Dammed by the landslide, the Sun Koshi River breaks free. Image…

Himalayas Strike Again: Deadly Landslide in Nepal

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Sun Koshi River is blocked, 156 people are dead, and 10 percent…

Uttarakhand Flood Disaster Made Worse By Existing Hydropower Projects, Expert Commission Says

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Report calls for new Himalayan development policy; stirs political battle in New Delhi.

Warnings — They Are So Easy To Ignore

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An American landslide as a global metaphor. Photo © Keith…

The Stream, April 23: Looming Storms Threaten Communities Along the Great Lakes

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Looming storms are keeping communities along the Great Lakes…

The Stream, April 19: Drought-hit Midwest Pummeled by Rains

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Drought Relief Farm fields across the Midwestern United States…

The Stream, January 30: After Cyclone, Water Supplies Tight in Brisbane

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Storms spawned by Tropical Cyclone Oswald created "record turbidity…

The Stream, January 23: Andean Glacier Melt a Risk to Water Supply

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Water Supply A new study about Andean glaciers found that the…

The Stream, January 9: West Bank Floods as Wall Blocks Drainage

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Winter Storms An Israeli security barrier built mostly in occupied…

The Stream, January 3: Snowpack Looks Good for California Water Supply

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California The first measure of Sierra Nevada snowpack in 2013…

The Stream, January 2: Pollution, Flooding & the Safety of Bottled Water

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Pollution A pig farm in the Chinese town of Houtonglong has…