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Q&A: Giulio Boccaletti on the Sustainable Development Goal for Restoring Water Ecosystems

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Giulio Boccaletti is the global managing director for water at…

Q&A: Mark Giordano on the Sustainable Development Goal for Integrated Water Resources Management

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Mark Giordano is the director of the Program in Science, Technology and International Affairs at Georgetown University. He researches natural resources management and has written extensively about water management in developing countries. He talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to implement integrated water resources management.

Q&A: Bill Christiansen on the Sustainable Development Goal for Water Efficiency

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Bill Christiansen, program manager for the Chicago-based Alliance for Water Efficiency, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the efficient and sustainable use of water, talks with Circle of Blue about the subgoal to improve water efficiency.

The Stream, January 24: Conflict in Kenya

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Violence broke out between the Massai and Kikuyu tribes in Kenya…

After Superstorm Sandy, Leaders Assess Disaster Plans and Mull Climate Change Adaptation

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Water utilities prepare for bigger storms and rising seas. Photo…
The winning design by Richard Vijgen in the World Water Day competition by HeadsUP and Visualizing.org will be on display in New York City's Times Square for one month. Titled “Seasonal and Longterm Changes in Groundwater Levels,” Vijgen's design uses NASA's gravitational data.

Satellite Perspectives: NASA's GRACE Program Sees Groundwater From Space

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A first-of-its-kind space mission shows dips in groundwater supplies…

Climate Change Alters the Calculus for Water Infrastructure Planning

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Adapting to climate change in the U.S., according to one estimate, will cost at least a half trillion dollars over the next four decades.
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Big Water Projects in the Big Apple

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The New York City water department delivers nearly 4 million cubic meters (1 billion gallons) of water per day to 9 million customers. To keep up with demand and to meet water quality regulations, the city is undertaking several major water infrastructure projects.
Interactive Map: U.S. Cities Acting Now to Reduce Water Risk from Climate Change

Interactive Map: U.S. Cities Acting Now to Reduce Water Risk from Climate Change

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A report from the Natural Resources Defense Council describes water threats and adaptations in a dozen American cities.
Going the Distance for Water

Infographic: Going the Distance, From Ashgabat to Whyalla—10 Cities Pumping Water From Afar

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In many cities, water travels far to reach the tap. Residents of the planet's driest places rely on extensive waterways to deliver their supply. Click through the interactive infographic below to learn more about 10 cities that pipe water in from distant aquifers, plus additional plans to expand waterway networks even further.

Q&A: Josh Fox on the 'Toxification' of U.S. Water Sources in the Dig for Natural Gas

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The documentary “Gasland" has shown at film festivals and on HBO.

Investment in Ecosystem Restoration Brings Water, Land Benefits, UNEP Report Says

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Protecting natural capital provides significant benefits at a fraction of the cost of restoring a degraded ecosystems.