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Reservoirs in Parched Chennai, City of Millions, Are Dry. Can Better Forecasting Avert Future Crises?

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The megacity in southern India, as it waits for the monsoon,…

Chicago’s New Mayor, In Rare Move, Considers Water Shutoff Ban

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Few cities have complete bans on the practice. But some restrict when water can be turned off and which residents are eligible.

Price of Water 2019: Even Without Federal Infrastructure Deal, Cities Continue to Invest

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The rising price of water continues to raise questions about affordability for households at the bottom of the income distribution.

HotSpots H2O: Violence Flares in India Amid Record Heat and Delayed Monsoon Rains

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India’s monsoon, essential for the country’s water supply, arrived a week late this year, testing the patience of a country where extreme weather is fraying the social fabric.
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Pesticides, Antibiotics, Heavy Metals Tarnish Europe’s Waterways

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New chemicals and medicines are being developed, then leaching into waterways, faster than researchers can study them.
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HotSpots H2O: Somalia on the Edge of Famine After Driest Rainy Season In Decades

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Somalia’s current rainy season has failed, a situation that the United Nations warns could leave a third of the country’s residents food insecure by July.

With Heavy Spring Rains, Lake Erie Algal Bloom Forecast Gets Worse and Worse

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The latest Lake Erie forecast projects a large buildup of harmful cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, this summer.