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Circle of Blue Wins Society of Environmental Journalists Awards for Reporting and Photojournalism

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Coverage of “the world’s quest for water” is timely, intimate, and dramatic.

Toledo Residents Told Water Is Safe

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Toxin is below detectable levels in region’s drinking water Image…

Toledo Issues Emergency 'Do Not Drink Water' Warning to Residents

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Algae toxins poison Lake Erie; 400,000 people without water. Photo…

Harmful Algal Bloom Expands in Lake Erie

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Algal bloom season is here. These tools will help you keep track. A…

California Groundwater Legislation Will Be Amended Monday

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Basins get more than two decades to balance groundwater use.
Data provided by the City of Waukesha and given to Circle of Blue by Steve Edlund show clearly that water levels in the City’s deep aquifer supply are rising, not falling as Waukesha officials assert in an application to draw its water from the Great Lakes.

In Apparent Contradiction, Data Shows Waukesha’s Groundwater Levels Rising, Not Falling

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City’s case for diverting Great Lakes Water appears significantly weakened.

EPA’s Proposed Veto of Alaska’s Pebble Mine in Line with Past Uses of Clean Water Act

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Legal experts say process should provide certainty, not worry,…

U.S. Irrigation Pushed Eastward By Drought and Financial Risks

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Irrigated agriculture’s march into Midwest and South could increase competition for water.

California Lawmakers Prepare Final Push for Groundwater Regulation

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The state will force local agencies to take control but allow them to set goals.

Canvassing Fairgoers about California’s Drought

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Everyone has a groundwater story.

India’s Faltering Energy Production and Damaged Water Resources Demand Modi’s Close Attention

India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept into office in May on a message of aspiration, and a reputation for action.

In Colorado River Basin, Groundwater Is Disappearing Much Faster than Lake Mead

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Groundwater losses during historic drought equal one and a half…