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FERC Panel Finds Deficiencies in Oroville Dam Safety Reviews

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After the Oroville spillway failure, hydropower regulators assess the dam inspection process.

Too Soon To Know Hospital Compliance with Federal Government Legionella Policy

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Hospitals and nursing homes that receive government payments were ordered in June 2017 to pay greater attention to harmful bacteria in their plumbing systems.

Water Crises Named the Biggest Business Risk in Four Countries

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Business leaders in some of the world’s most water-stressed countries say that water availability and pollution are the biggest risks to their operations.

Groundwater Scarcity, Pollution Set India on Perilous Course

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Drained and contaminated aquifers contribute to India’s “worst water crisis.”

What's Up With Water – December 3, 2018

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Your weekly "need to know" news of the world's water from Circle of Blue.

Chennai’s Security Tied to Cleaning Up Its Water

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Water supply and quality motivate Tamil Nadu’s most dynamic social movements.

Michigan Local Health Authorities Wary of Septic Bill Mandates Without Funding

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Health departments do not currently have staff to carry out the bill’s orders, local officials say.

Comprehensive Government Climate Report Warns That Warming Planet Threatens U.S. Water Security

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The National Climate Assessment is meant to inform U.S. leaders about changes to land, water, and air from a warming planet.

EPA Watchdog Flags Unregulated Pollutants in Treated Sewage Sludge

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An undermanned EPA is potentially failing to protect human health and the environment from hundreds of pollutants in treated sewage sludge

Counting Homes Cut Off From Water Is A Data Collection Nightmare

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California utilities revolt against state attempt for more water shutoff information.

A Water-Sensitive Approach for Cities to Tackle the Global Sanitation Crisis

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Opinion Piece Benedito Braga, President, World Water Council Today,…