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Shanghai Drought

Rains Bring Relief For Six-Month China Drought, But Chronic Water Problems Loom

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Although now satiated, the dry spell is the latest in a growing trend of severe water shortages threatening China's food production, energy generation, and accelerating modernization.

Australia Builds Desalination Plants and Pipelines to Bring Water to Mines

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To feed water-hungry mining industries, similar plans are in the works to supply drought-ridden regions of Australia and China.

Arizona's Gamble — Conserve Water Now, Prevent Deeper Cuts Tomorrow

For years, the state took as much water as it could from Lake Mead; now it plans to leave some in the reservoir.

Study Shows Malaria Infections Increase Near Ethiopian Dam

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Reservoirs and stagnant streams created by dams can be conducive for mosquito breeding.

Drought in Philippines Forces Blackouts

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Low reservoir levels have caused several hydroelectric plants to shut down or cut operations in the Southeast Asian country.

Peter Gleick: Temperance Flat Reservoir Falls Flat

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Rigged feasibility study shows desperation for new surface reservoirs.

Yemen Uncovers Buried Water

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hadhramautvalley After four months of exploration, engineers in Yemen have found an important new source of high-quality water.

Thirsty Atlanta to Battle Southeast States over Lake Lanier Water Supply

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For nearly twenty years Florida and Alabama have turned a critical…

Lawmakers want study of water system

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BAINBRIDGE, Georgia - U.S. Rep. Allen Boyd (D-Fla) and Florida…

Drought leaves 250,000 short of drinking water in north China

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About 250,000 people in north China's Hebei Province, which neighbors…

Three Gorges cleanup effort fails to improve water quality.

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Despite an ambitious, multibillion-dollar effort to clean up…