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2015 Biggest Trends: Water Scarcity Rises to Top Global Concern

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After a year of deep droughts, worsening pollution, rising sea…

Water Storage a Critical Question for Climate Adaptation

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21st century conditions require big changes in approach ensuring…

Scientists Urge Greater Attention to Groundwater in Climate Adaptation

Better management, research, and funding is needed.

Atomic Crumbs Guide First Global Assessment of Groundwater Age

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Newer groundwater is a small fraction of total reserves Photo…

Australia Coal Mines Prompt Concerns about Groundwater and Climate

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Mining Queensland’s ample coal seams will require a lot of…

Ecosystems Are Dying as Long Island Contends With a Nitrogen Bomb

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Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island's…

Wisconsin Groundwater Dispute Is a Warning Signal for the Eastern United States

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Water problems in states east of the Mississippi River mirror…

Here Comes the Sea: The Struggle to Keep the Ocean out of California’s Coastal Aquifers

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Farm districts preserve fresh groundwater with recycled wastewater

California Groundwater Law Tests State’s Capacity to Oversee A Vital Resource

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A year after passage, California begins building a new regulatory…

The Fall and Potential Rise of California’s San Joaquin Valley

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Groundwater pumping is reshaping California’s farm belt.

After Dry Wells, Relief for Some California Families

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State and local aid is helping, but only for a few.

Texas Fund Turns Oil Dollars into Water Investments

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Houston is the big winner in first round of state financing for new water infrastructure fund.