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Thirsty Cities Drill for Water

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When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater.

Detroit Schools Shut Off Drinking Water After Finding Elevated Levels of Lead, Copper

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A task force will investigate the contamination and identify solutions.

Recovery Begins in Kerala, Where Historic Flooding Killed Hundreds

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More than 1 million Kerala residents were displaced by the worst flooding in a century.

Toxic Water, Toxic Crops: India’s Public Health Time Bomb

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Raw sewage and industrial wastewater contaminated with metals and chemicals irrigate much of the India's food.

Speaking of Water - World Water Week With Torgny Holmgren

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Torgny Holmgren discusses the latest water news, global water challenges,

Cape Town's Water Catastrophe – Photo Essay

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Cape Town’s Harrowing Journey to the Brink of Water Catastrophe

2017 Was Deadliest Year for Environmental Activists

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Latin America, the most dangerous region for land and water defenders,…

More Evidence of Nitrate Cancer Risk in Drinking Water

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Case builds of health damage from a common pollutant.

In Flint Water Crisis, EPA’s Friendly Relationship with State Regulators Delayed Use of Legal Authority

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Despite warning signs, federal authorities were slow to act in Flint, the agency’s internal watchdog says.

Cape Town’s Harrowing Journey to the Brink of Water Catastrophe

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Cape Town, a city of 4 million people, almost turned off its taps.

Regulators Will Soon Know A Lot More About Algal Toxins in U.S. Drinking Water

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For the next two years, water utilities are required to test for ten cyanotoxins.

Water Access In Lima Complicated by Inequality and Climate Uncertainty

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Lima, Peru, is at high risk for water shortages.