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With Water Leasing Vote, Colorado River Indian Tribes Will Seek Consequential Legal Change

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Having gained an endorsement from its members, a tribe with one of the largest and most secure claims to water in the Colorado River basin will seek approval from Congress to lease water for use off of its riverside reservation.

Cleaner Coal Ash Disposal Gets Bipartisan Support in Virginia

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Virginia’s toxic legacy of storing coal ash in unlined pits near Chesapeake Bay rivers could be put to rest by a bill that now has bipartisan support.

Water Utilities Call on Big Data to Guide Pipe Replacements

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The drinking water industry says aging infrastructure is its top challenge. Can AI help?

Desalination Has a Waste Problem

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Brine production is 50 percent higher than was assumed, UN study finds.

U.S. Governors Detail Water Priorities for 2019

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State of the State speeches highlight diverse budget and policy goals.

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?