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Baltimore Council Approves Income-Based Water Bills

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Mayor is expected to sign measure tying water bills to household…

Navajo Generating Station, a Union of Coal and Water, Shuts Down

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The shutdown of Navajo Generating Station, which was planned for several years, also brought an end to a four-decade bond in Arizona between a coal plant and water-supply infrastructure.

Climate Change Magnifies Health Risks at Every Stage of Life

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Floods, droughts, and warming temperatures are already increasing illness and disease risk and may pull back previous health gains, benchmark Lancet Countdown report finds.

A Sinking Metropolis

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A day in the life of Jakarta—a city drowning in water insecurity.

As Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Surge, Lawsuits Pile Up

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Can legal liability prompt action where regulation has yet to catch up?

Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Soar Again, Set New Record

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The reported cases of Legionnaires' disease in 2018 increased by 33 percent, according to official federal government data.

Speaking of Water: Michael Cohen on the Salton Sea

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In this episode of Speaking of Water, host Eileen Wray-McCann talks with Michael Cohen, a senior researcher at the Pacific Institute, about the Salton Sea.

Rising Seas Threaten Tens of Millions More People with Inundation, Study Says. Even That May Underestimate the Impact

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The Climate Central study did not account for relative sea-level rise. It assumed that land elevations remained constant. In the dynamic world, that is not the case.

Vast Differences in Legionnaires’ Disease Response by Industry

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Outside of healthcare, there are few rules for preventing spread of Legionnaires’ disease in buildings.

Election 2019: State and Local Voters Face Water Infrastructure Funding Decisions

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Ballot initiatives in Colorado, Texas, New Orleans, and Portland address flooding, financing, and watershed protection.

Maui Mayor Rejects Clean Water Act Settlement, Aims for Supreme Court Hearing

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Internal politics in Maui County muddle a closely watched groundwater case.