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Costs of Water Pollution, a Global Scourge, ‘Underestimated and Underappreciated’

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A new World Bank report highlights the extensive damage to health, ecosystems, and economies due to water pollution.

Houston Agrees to $2 Billion Sewer Fix

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Houston, the largest city in Texas is the latest to face a federal order to plug a leaky sewer system. Fewer such orders may be coming.

As Seas Rise, Unchecked Groundwater Use Sinks Coastal Cities

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Life on the coast is already hazardous. Groundwater mismanagement amplifies other risks.

Risks to Groundwater in India’s Solar Irrigation Pump Expansion

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Cheap solar power, widely available, could worsen India’s already depleted aquifers.

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.