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California Will Fall Short of Water Recycling Goals

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Between $US 13 billion and $US 81 billion will be needed to meet state targets.

California Drought Helps Rim Fire Recovery

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Little rain is not a problem for land managers working in the aftermath of one of California’s largest fires.

Lake Erie Algae Blooms Prompt New International Targets for Phosphorus

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Current targets not enough to stop algal toxins. Image…

Lake Erie Utilities and Organizations React to Algae Toxins in Drinking Water

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Toledo crisis prompts calls for action, purchases of testing…

Himalayas Strike Again: Deadly Landslide in Nepal

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Sun Koshi River is blocked, 156 people are dead, and 10 percent…

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,…