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The Stream, November 21: U.S., Mexico Sign New Colorado River Water Deal

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United States Representatives of the United States and Mexico…

The Stream, September 19: A $700 Million Water Pipeline to Cyprus

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Turkey is building a $US 700 million pipeline to transfer water…

The Stream, April 5: What Is Causing the Water Crisis in Ghana and Nigeria?

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Policy & Accountability Pollution, political unrest and corruption…

Peter Gleick: Water Emergencies — Time for New Plans and Technology

The world faces a wide range of serious, complex, and long-term water challenges, from shortages to contamination to local and regional disputes over water to long-term climate changes. But there are other challenges that are short-term, emergency situations that could also be addressed by some new thinking and new technology.

The Stream, September 5: Floods in India

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Floods caused by monsoon rains have affected millions of people…

The Stream, May 31: Turkey's Massive Water Projects

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India and Pakistan are in the midst of talks to reduce troops…

The Stream, May 27: The Global Food Market

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The dire drought in central and southern China may hit the grain…

The Stream, April 29: Natural Disasters

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Southern California, Arizona and Nevada are in discussions with…

Turkey Begins Construction on Dam to Supply Water to Northern Cyprus

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A project discussed for years begins construction.

Perspective: Waters, Wars, Wheat, Watts, Waste and Wasta Add Up to Syria's Liquid Worries

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Syria's economics, history, politics, diplomacy, and culture have often been defined in a large part by water. This has been the case since this area was part of the Eblan civilization, or about 2500 BC, onward. But let's look at some more recent facts and events.

New Bank Loans Revive Controversial Ilisu Dam Project in Turkey

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The Turkish government plans to move forward with the dam despite international opposition.