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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,…

CDC Releases Latest U.S. Legionnaires’ Disease Data

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Legionnaires’ disease, a pneumonia-like illness, is the deadliest waterborne disease in the United States, killing about one in eleven people it sickens.

PFAS: What You Need To Know

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Chemical contaminants called PFAS, toxic to humans at minuscule doses, are the tip of the spear for threats to groundwater in Michigan and nationally.