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Constant, Compounding Disasters Are Exhausting Emergency Response

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Fires, droughts, floods, power outages. The interval between disasters is shortening, or in some cases disappearing altogether.

Drought, The Everything Disaster

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When water stops flowing, painful days are at hand.

As a Hot, Dry Summer Begins in California, More Water Wells Are Failing

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Government agencies and nonprofit groups are preparing for difficult months ahead.

Innovative Partnerships and Exchanges are Securing the Gila River Indian Community’s Water Future

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The Gila River Indian Community is restoring its “lifeblood” back through innovative partnerships and water exchanges.

Cheese in the Desert: Why Mega-Dairies are Piping Water onto Oregon’s Shrub-Steppe

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An environmental coalition is lobbying for a moratorium on mega-dairies, which have proliferated in a water-challenged area of northeastern Oregon

Some Rural California Residents Doubt They’ll Ever Get Clean Water

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Some rural California communities have waited nearly a decade for state regulators to repair their tainted drinking-water systems.

Toxic Cyanobacteria Choke Water Systems Around California’s Clear Lake

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Toxic blooms are a public health risk and increase water treatment costs.

Harmful Algal Blooms in Clear Lake, California

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A monitoring program tracks toxic cyanobacteria and influences change