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Is U.S. Groundwater Quality Getting Better or Worse? It’s Hard to Say

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Too little data so far for main national monitoring network.

Severe Drinking Water Contamination Surfaces After Brutal Camp Fire

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California town’s water pipes fouled by benzene and other toxic compounds.

With Alternate Water Sources, Some Paradise Businesses Reopen

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County health department requires trucked-in water for restaurants.

Scenes From Paradise, Four Months After the Camp Fire

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The Camp Fire was the most destructive in California's history. Recovery will take years.

‘It Will Probably Resemble a Military Operation’: Q&A with Andrew Whelton on Recovery of Paradise Water System

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Andrew Whelton leads a Purdue University research team that is advising the town’s water utility.

New Jersey Said 10 Years Ago It Would Rank Its Most Contaminated Sites. It Never Did.

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For decades, New Jersey’s chemical plants, textile mills and metal factories helped power America. That came at a price.

Lake Erie's Bill Of Rights

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Toledo, Ohio, residents will vote on an unusual and controversial proposal to steward their water – by giving Lake Erie its own legal rights

Permian Oil Boom Uncorks Multibillion-Dollar Water Play

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Producing oil produces even more water. Getting rid of it is a large and expanding business.

EPA Says It Will Regulate Two PFAS Chemicals in Drinking Water

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The EPA’s PFAS action plan includes steps for regulation, monitoring, detection, and cleanup.

With Rising Temperatures, Stark Changes Ahead for Asia’s Water Tower

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The melting of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region will alter water supplies for a quarter of the planet’s people.

Despite Unity of Purpose, Familiar Schisms Appear As California Lawmakers Rekindle Clean Water Funding Debate

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Three options on are the table for helping water utilities deliver clean water.

With Water Leasing Vote, Colorado River Indian Tribes Will Seek Consequential Legal Change

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Having gained an endorsement from its members, a tribe with one of the largest and most secure claims to water in the Colorado River basin will seek approval from Congress to lease water for use off of its riverside reservation.