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The Stream, January 25: Milk, Arsenic and Mexico's Water

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Arsenic Arsenic is tainting freshwater supplies in Mexico's…
Shiprock, New Mexico: The Navajo Nation — which spans a 70,000-square-kilometer stretch of mesa, sand, and canyons in parts of New Mexico, Utah, and northern Arizona — is the largest and, arguably, the driest American Indian reservation in the United States.

Racing an Arizona Senator’s Retirement, Dry Navajo Nation Draws Closer to Securing More Water

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The largest reservation in the U.S. has one of the nation's highest poverty rates — more than 40 percent — and very little water infrastructure. Many residents pay nearly 50 times the municipal cost for water, which instead is delivered from a tank in the back of a truck, often resulting in water-borne intestinal illnesses.

The Stream, August 10: Toxins in Drinking Water

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There are about 6,000 toxins that the U.S. Environmental Protection…

A Dry and Anxious North Awaits China’s Giant, Unproven Water Transport Scheme

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Authorities anticipate approval for new western line to tap energy reserves. Sparks and the blue flare of arc welders, like hot stars in the night sky, illuminate the interior of a massive water tunnel that crosses underneath the Yellow River.

Peter Gleick: Is Some California Water Use Unconstitutional?

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As of now, Sacramento has some new rules about water use.

Oil Slick Makes Its Way to Baghdad

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A burst pipeline in northern Iraq has forced authorities to close down three municipal water treatment plants.

Cities Abolish Bottled Water in Canada

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City conference tables in Canada, once neatly circumferenced…

Water Shortages and More In Gaza City

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With Israeli forces moving into Gaza City, the World Bank is…

Rain Garden Design Wins Grant for Downtown Noblesville

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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- As part of an ongoing county-wide grant…

Global water business, a growth industry, attracting more investors

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Realistic expectations drive long-term gains, experts predict by…

Check "water" at the ballot box in Pennsylvania?

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Pennsylvania's aging water delivery and treatment infrastructure…

Terrence O'Brien: Keeping Chicago hydrated

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Chicago's master plumber strives for innovative and effective…