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US Projects Give Millions for Water and Sanitation to Tribes

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pipes The U.S. government is looking to get tribal homes on a par with the rest of the nation through a $90 million stimulus package for water and sanitation access.

Drinking From The Sea

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Pressed by growing urban populations, drier and warmer climates and the need to fortify supplies stretched by the increasing worldwide thirst, metropolitan and national governments on five continents are building record numbers of industrial plants to use a nearly alchemic technology to produce drinking water from the sea.

Peter Gleick: Water for Energy, the Bad Bet for Biofuels

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In the ongoing debate about rethinking America's energy future,…

Google Brings Water Data to Life

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New Collaboration Tool Allows for Seamless Integration of Water Data from Around the World

Peter Gleick: The Number of New Dams Built in California is Not Zero

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Californians love (or hate) to fight about water in part because there are no easy solutions left.

West Bank in Acute Humanitarian Crisis, World Bank Water Report Says

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Amid bloody ethnic conflict, the prolonged five-year drought in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip drags on in dismal every-day monotony, but a World Bank report published last month is raking the coals between Israelis and Palestinians over vital aquifers that they share.

World's Largest Rivers Are Losing Water, New Study Says

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One-third of the 925 rivers analyzed from 1948 to 2004 have showed “significant changes” in water levels.

New Report: Turbid Water Stirs Up Future of Insecurity for Asia

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Asia faces unprecedented water challenges, experts say, but solutions are within reach.

Australians Watch Murray-Darling Water Levels Sink to Record Lows; Situation "Bleak," Officials Say

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May marks the season for rainmakers in Australia. As the month…

Drought Boils Bitter Cup of Tea for India

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Significantly reduced tea production in comparison with the first three months of 2008.

California Drought: Snowpack Inspires Consumers, Worries Water Experts

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One week after Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state-wide drought emergency for California, rangers reported Sierra snowpack levels at 80 percent of normal. While the measurements of this major source of water might seem cause for relief, experts hesitate.

A Capitol Offensive: Renowned Strategists Challenge U.S. to Lead Global Water Campaign

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As the money tree of the world wilts, thirsty from neglect,…