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Report: Updated Laws and Collaboration Needed to Control Legionnaires’ Disease, America’s Deadliest Waterborne Illness

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A National Academies report has identified deficiencies in plumbing and building codes, policies, and research to prevent the spread of Legionella.

West Virginia Bets Big on Plastics, and on Backing of Trump Administration

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The state’s leaders want a federal loan guarantee to build a giant chemical storage plant that could cost as much as $10 billion.

The Next Urban Water Crisis? Inadequate Data Clouds the Forecast

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What is the next center of population and commerce to be roiled by a severely constricted water supply?

Amid Rising Water Rates, Massachusetts Cities Have Inequitable Affordability Policies, Report Finds

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Policies favor homeowners, according to Northeastern University study.

Speaking Of Water With Peter Gleick - California Drinking Water Bill

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Dr. Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of the Pacific Institute, discusses the new clean water bill signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom.

U.S. Groundwater Wells Race Towards Bottom

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Well depths are increasing across the United States, study finds.

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.