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Cape Town’s Harrowing Journey to the Brink of Water Catastrophe

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Cape Town, a city of 4 million people, almost turned off its taps.

Regulators Will Soon Know A Lot More About Algal Toxins in U.S. Drinking Water

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For the next two years, water utilities are required to test for ten cyanotoxins.

Water Access In Lima Complicated by Inequality and Climate Uncertainty

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Lima, Peru, is at high risk for water shortages.

U.S. Water Withdrawals Continue Marked Decline

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The country is using less water, but latest USGS report shows influences of California drought on national data.

Speaking of Water - Water Conflict Chronology

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Podcast interview with Dr. Peter Gleick discussing violence associated with fresh water

Oregon Capital Battles Algal Toxins in Drinking Water

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Toxins result in ‘do not drink’ advisory for Salem, the latest U.S. city challenged by cyanobacteria.

Kentucky AG Investigates Rural Water System That Has Been Failing for Decades

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Kentucky’s top lawyer opens inquiry into the management of the troubled Martin County Water District.

Tehran Faces Crisis As Iran’s Water Supply Runs Low

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Tehran, the capital and largest city, could soon be the epicenter of Iran’s water crisis.

In USAID Redesign, Water Is Grouped with Food and Climate

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Will sanitation and hygiene get lost in the organizational shuffle?

Price of Water 2018: Utilities Revise Household Water Rate Formulas

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Small increase in prices but some significant adjustments to water bill calculations.

In Kabul, Residents Chase Receding Groundwater

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The number and depth of wells is constantly increasing in Afghanistan’s capital city.

Water Debt Not on the Menu in Baltimore’s Tax Sale Season

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City and state officials take steps to keep residents from losing…