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Waukesha’s Water Woes Herald Test of Great Lakes Compact

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Milwaukee Water for Sale? Waukesha’s Water Woes Herald Test of Great Lakes CompactThe Great lakes Compact may be put to the test soon as the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin seeks permission to tap Lake Michigan's water supply.

California Right to Water Bill Vetoed

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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) vetoed a bill last week that would have included a right to “clean, affordable, and accessible water” in the state’s legislation.

Georgia and Tennessee: 200 Years of a Tennessee River Toss-up

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Tennessee River Water Allocation Face-offCould the fourth time be the charm for Georgia's push to re-negotiate its border with Tennessee?

London on Tap: Reducing Bottled Water Consumption

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London authorities have paired up with Thames Water, Britain’s…

Rash of Water Main Breaks Points to Vulnerability of Systems

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Major water main breaks in recent days highlight challenges to the U.S. water infrastructure system.Major water main breaks in Los Angeles and Baltimore in recent days highlight challenges to the U.S. water infrastructure system.

NYT: Farm Runoff is Polluting Nearby Residents' Water Wells

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Runoff, often from cow manure spread on grain fields, can result in parasites and bacteria seeping into drinking water.A New York Times investigation into worsening U.S. water pollution details how unregulated farm runoff is poisoning people's wells.

Environment to Round off GDP as Measure of Europe's Success

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european union recessionAt a time when Europe struggles to emerge from economic recession, the European Union vows to create indicators for its well-being that go beyond calculating the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Water Conservation Tests Germany's Sewer Infrastructure

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German Water Works :: Infrastructure not built for Low-FlowAlthough Germans use less water than ever before, sewage treatment officials in the country call for households to turn their taps on more often.

Russia Plans Water Infrastructure Overhaul

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Russia vows for mass checks and upgrades of its creaking water infrastructure.

Peter Gleick: Get Rid of Your Clunker

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More on Inefficient Washing Machines (and Toilets and Irrigation Systems)

Budget Constraints, Anomalies Delay USGS Water Data Release

tap Budget and personnel issues have delayed the 2005 U.S. Geological Survey national water use data, leaving many in the water world anxiously awaiting its release.