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‘Alarming’ Increase in U.S. Hepatitis A Cases, CDC Reports

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The resurgence of the viral liver disease hepatitis A is linked to drug use and homelessness.

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.

More Evidence of Nitrate Cancer Risk in Drinking Water

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Case builds of health damage from a common pollutant.

Perfluorinated Chemicals Health Study Included in Congress Budget Deal

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CDC will assess exposure to the chemical at U.S. military bases.

Many Questions as Expert Committee Begins Study of Legionella in Plumbing

The National Academy of Sciences addresses risks from deadliest U.S. water disease.

Deadly Legionella Bacteria Are Common in U.S. Building Plumbing

Water samples from cooling towers across the country show signs of the bacteria.

Puerto Ricans Still Desperate for Water Weeks after Hurricane Maria

Half of the island's residents have no access to clean drinking…

Flint's Contaminated Drinking Water is Third Water Threat For Michigan Governor

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Residents put at risk by ideology, misguided decisions. Photo…

Hookworm Infections and Sanitation Failures Plague Rural Alabama

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New civil rights movement emerges around septic system pollution   By…

Q&A: Sarina Prabasi on the Sustainable Development Goal for Sanitation

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Sarina Prabasi is the CEO of WaterAid America, part of the international organization WaterAid working to improve access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal and equitable sanitation access.

The Stream, February 8: In Texas, Recycling Wastewater for Drinking

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Water Supply Wichita Falls, Texas is moving forward with plans…

The Stream, November 30: Shifting Rainfall Patterns Linked to Migrations

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Seasonal migrations of poor, rural communities due to shifting…