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In drought-hit Delhi, the haves get limitless water, the poor fight for every drop

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Delhi was the second driest it has been in 26 years in June, and recorded its highest ever temperature for the month at 48 degrees Celsius on June 10.

Speaking of Water with Janis Searles Jones - Ocean Conservancy

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Janis Searles Jones, CEO of the Ocean Conservancy speaks with Circle of Blue's J. Carl Ganter about where freshwater and ocean preservation meet.

Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Peru eye bond for extreme weather -minister

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Countries aim to work with the World Bank to launch a new bond to cover losses from El Niño and other extreme weather.

PERSPECTIVE: Water Risks Threaten to Derail Vietnam’s Economic Success

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Depletion and pollution of Vietnam's water supplies are hurting the country now, and could cause economic losses up to 6 percent by 2035, says new World Bank report.

Plumbing Experts Question California’s Post-Fire Water Testing Guidance

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Government agencies still defining their roles in post-fire water contamination.

Reservoirs in Parched Chennai, City of Millions, Are Dry. Can Better Forecasting Avert Future Crises?

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The megacity in southern India, as it waits for the monsoon, is not the first to run short of water. It won’t be the last.

Chicago’s New Mayor, In Rare Move, Considers Water Shutoff Ban

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Few cities have complete bans on the practice. But some restrict when water can be turned off and which residents are eligible.

Price of Water 2019: Even Without Federal Infrastructure Deal, Cities Continue to Invest

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The rising price of water continues to raise questions about affordability for households at the bottom of the income distribution.
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Pesticides, Antibiotics, Heavy Metals Tarnish Europe’s Waterways

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New chemicals and medicines are being developed, then leaching into waterways, faster than researchers can study them.

With Heavy Spring Rains, Lake Erie Algal Bloom Forecast Gets Worse and Worse

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The latest Lake Erie forecast projects a large buildup of harmful cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, this summer.