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The Stream, February 1: New Water Technology Could Give Crops a Boost

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Technology Researchers at Michigan State University are developing…

The Stream, January 28: Drinking Water from the Depths

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U.S. environmental regulators often consider water in mile-deep…

The Stream, January 25: No Water for Timbuktu

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

The Stream, February 29: Water Struggles At Fukushima

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Asia Water is essential for keeping Japan's damaged Fukushima…
World Water Week

Stockholm World Water Week 2011: Megacities, Human Rights, Sanitation, Tech Tools, Energy, and Food

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2,600 global experts. 100 sessions. Seven days. One issue: water.

Tehuacán Video Essay: Scarcity and Solutions - Pt. 1

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The Tehuacán Valley captures the tragedy and triumph of Mexico’s worst freshwater crisis in decades. In this video, meet Francisca Rosas Valencia, a leader who is working to better her community's water future.

Divining Destiny - Tehuacán, Mexico Field Team

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Brent Stirton is the senior staff photojournalist for Getty Images and his work from the front lines of the world’s conflicts and crises is seen regularly in major international magazines. He has a rare gift for expressing compassion through his lens. His drive to tell the critical yet complex global story of water has led to some of the most powerful imagery to date.

Photo Slideshow: Divining Destiny in Mexico's Tehuacán Valley

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Newsweek's Latin America bureau chief and a top Getty photographer from South Africa were among the team that produced the content seen here.

Mexico City Washes Off Flu With Dribbles

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mexicoslums While countries around the world are taking measures to hold up the spread of the H1N1 virus, much of Mexico City still lacks the most basic barrier to the flu –- water sanitation.

A Longer, Dryer Lent: Mexico City Authorities Keep Taps Closed during Easter Holidays

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While Pope Benedict XVI prepares to sprinkle holy water during…