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Water and Climate Hazards Again Highlight World Economic Forum Risks Report

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Drought, water scarcity, climate change, extreme weather -- these and other environmental factors are among the biggest risks to society and industry, says WEF.

Groundwater Plummets in Delhi, City of 29 Million

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Experts warn that Delhi could reach “zero groundwater levels” by 2020.

California Water Board Outlines $606M Bill Assistance Program

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The state looks for ways to help poor households with the increasing cost of drinking water.

2019 Preview: U.S. Government Water Policy

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Discover what to watch for in 2019 in U.S. government water policy

Photojournalist’s Notebook: São Paulo’s Wastewater

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Despite new expansion efforts, wastewater treatment in São Paulo remains woefully inadequate.

Photojournalist’s Notebook: São Paulo’s Portelinha Favela

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Those living in Portelinha are among the roughly 40 percent of the world’s population that are affected each day by water scarcity and pollution.

Speaking of Water - Looking back at 2018, ahead to 2019

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What are the trends and the disruptions we saw in 2018, and what's ahead for 2019 and beyond?

The Year In Water, 2018

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2018 was a tumultuous, eventful year in water.

U.S. Year-In-Review, 2018

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What was water in the United States this year? For one, it was visible -- and vividly so.

As PFAS Lawsuits Proliferate, Legal Tactics Emerge

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Potentially billions of dollars in damages are at stake in more than a hundred lawsuits against companies and others for contaminating water with PFAS.

New Estimate Finds Less Fresh Groundwater in U.S. Than Previously Assumed

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A new study demonstrates that fresh groundwater, in eastern states as well as those west of the Mississippi, is shallower than previously thought and thus less abundant.