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Toxic Water, Toxic Crops: India’s Public Health Time Bomb

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Raw sewage and industrial wastewater contaminated with metals and chemicals irrigate much of the India's food.

Durban Water and Sanitation For Poor Sets Global Standard

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South African city's water experimentation and innovation serves…

Infographic: America's Septic Systems

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Nearly one-fifth of U.S. households are not connected to a public…

One Way to Ease California Drought: Recycle Wastewater For Irrigation

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Del Puerto Water District to buy a third of its water supply from Modesto and Turlock treatment plants.

Oakland’s Water Treatment Plant Generates Its Own Energy and Then Some

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Plant is at the center of a big move to also solve city’s solid waste problem.

California Oil Industry's Wastewater Saga Adds New Twist

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A lawsuit, an official's resignation, and failed legislative proposals marked the beginning of June.

Biggest Lakes in the World Under Pressure From Human and Environmental Threats

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Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.

Infographic: Wastewater in California's Oil Fields

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The oil industry's relationship to water is governed by a surprising ratio.

Amid California Drought, Oil Industry Wastewater Attracts New Scrutiny

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State and federal authorities move to tame use of aquifers as…

Price of Water 2015: Up 6 Percent in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 41 Percent Rise Since 2010

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As urban water use declines, utilities change business models. Graphic…

Orange County Recycled Water System Shows Importance of Collaboration

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From Southern California, a model of success for water’s future.
Workers walk through the mechanical room underneath the membrane filters.

U.S. Sewer Costs Increase 5.5 Percent in 2013, Industry Survey Reveals

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Why? Old pipes, clean water regulations, and years of inadequate…