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FERC Panel Finds Deficiencies in Oroville Dam Safety Reviews

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After the Oroville spillway failure, hydropower regulators assess the dam inspection process.

When the Sewer Pipe Breaks, Watch Out For What Comes Next

Toxic emissions from common pipe repair are a health risk, researchers…

America’s Septic System Failures Can Be Fixed

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Solutions require new thinking about wastewater treatment By…

Big Investment Updates Great Lakes Shipping

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New technology and ships make maritime commerce more efficient,…

In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part I)

Quality of life and economy thrives with greater care for water,…

Sites Reservoir in Northern California Is 20th-Century Idea Trying to Fit the 21st

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New surface water storage project would be largest in California since 1979.

Report: Lima Citizens Shoulder the Financial Burden of Water Insecurity

In Peru’s capital city, vulnerable communities pay a premium for water as poor infrastructure, population growth, and climate change pressure supplies.

Challenged By Drought, Fire, Earthquake, and Flood, California Departs On New Path

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In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving "net zero" energy use are top priorities.

Biggest Lakes in the World Under Pressure From Human and Environmental Threats

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Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.

This is India -- "Maybe Tomorrow"

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Reflections of the banquet of bedlam that is modern India Photo…

Report: U.S. Water Systems, Deteriorated and Slow to Change, Need New Strategy – And Money

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More of the same is not working in changed conditions of the 21st century.

Choke Point: U.S. — Water, Energy, and the Ohio River Valley’s New Course

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Few places in the United States better understand the economically essential and ecologically risky accord between energy and water than this southeast Ohio town.