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The Stream, January 25: No Water for Timbuktu

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Africa Water service, as well as electricity and phone service,…

The Stream, January 2: Pollution, Flooding & the Safety of Bottled Water

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Pollution A pig farm in the Chinese town of Houtonglong has…

The Stream, August 8: Rice — A Bright Spot for Global Food

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Global affected 20,000 farmers and ruined about 6,500 hectares…

The Stream, November 16: Air Pollution Worsens Droughts and Floods

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Wind-generated electricity will cost the same as electricity…
Wastewater Recycled for Drinking Water

Wastewater Recycled for Drinking: Low Water Reserves Prompt Australian Push

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On Australia’s western coast, the city of Perth is in critical danger of depleting the water reserves held by its dams. In response, the government is pumping treated wastewater into the Gnangara Mound Aquifer.

The Stream, June 6: Heavy Rains Relieve China's Drought

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Heavy rainfall over the weekend has eased the effects of the…

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

Peter Gleick: Stealing Water from the Future - California's Massive Groundwater Overdraft Newly Revealed

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A NASA report summarizing data collected from new satellites confirms what most water observers have known for a long time. Massive amounts of groundwater are being sucked out of California's Central Valley groundwater aquifers -- unreported, unmonitored, and unregulated.