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CDC Estimates Costs of Waterborne Pathogens in the United States

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Healthcare cost of infectious waterborne disease in the United States tops $3.3 billion, and more than 6,600 deaths are linked to illnesses spread by water, the CDC finds.

Colorado River Indian Tribes Take Another Step Toward Marketing Valuable Water in Arizona

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The Colorado River Indian Tribes unveiled draft legislation to allow their water to be leased to users in Arizona off the reservation or stored underground.

The Year in Water, 2020

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Societies confront the fallout from rapid environmental change.

In the Northern Great Plains, a Search for Ways to Protect Drinking Water from Fossil Fuel Industry Pollution

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North Dakota’s water supplies are at risk from contaminants from fracking wastewater, but residents are fighting back

Opinion | Water Scarcity Will Increase Risk of Conflict, Says New National Intelligence Report

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Report is less comprehensive than previous assessments and omits key flashpoints for water conflict.

Will Water Unite Us?

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Water enjoys support that crosses political parties. Will it be a source of bipartisan collaboration in a time of divided politics?

What the Biden Administration Might Mean For Water

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What does a Biden administration might mean for federal water policy?

As Water Backs Up, an Asset in Michigan Becomes a Liability

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A drainage dispute roils Jackson County’s prized attraction…

As Global Poverty Rises, USAID Plans for Covid-Altered World

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Ensuring that water, sanitation, and hygiene are threaded throughout the agency’s programs is key, observers say.

North Carolina Panel Designates Financially Distressed Water and Sewer Systems

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North Carolina officials took a decisive step in a years-long process to identify financially struggling water and sewer providers and assist them in a transition toward financial stability and reliable service.