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California Drought and Strengthening El Nino Accelerate Statewide Water Transition

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New infrastructure, laws, and practices help the state respond…

Los Angeles Looks to Stormwater to Secure Water Sustainability

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Second largest U.S. city confronts new era of water scarcity with innovations on a new scale.

California Water Restrictions Generate Flood of Resistance

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Cities object to mandatory limits on water use.

California Drought Puts Old Features in New Perspective

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Water for swimming pools, golf courses, car washes at front lines of fresh scrutiny.

Important California Water Infrastructure Talks Start This Week

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State and local agencies plan to invest billions in new assets.
Central Arizona Project irrigation groundwater Colorado River farmland fallowing Arizona Yuma Mesa

Study: Water Stress Affects Fewer Cities Than Previously Thought

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Pipelines and canals buy some cities a ticket out of water stress…

The Price of Water 2013: Up Nearly 7 Percent in Last Year in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 25 Percent Rise Since 2010

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Utilities tinker with rate structures designed to stabilize revenue.

The Stream, April 9: China's New Dams Raise Concern of Water Wars

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The Chinese government recently decided to construct five new…

The Stream, December 13: Drier Future Ahead for Colorado River-dependent States

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A federal report said that demand for Colorado River water will…

The Stream, November 12: U.S. and Mexico Near Water-sharing Agreement on Border

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The United States and Mexico are nearing an agreement on water-sharing…

The Stream, November 9: Hepatitis Outbreak in South Sudan

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An outbreak of Hepatitis E in South Sudan refugee camps has killed…

The Stream, May 17: Finland's Mining Boom

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More frequent and more severe floods, or what some farmers call…