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Groundwater Data Bill Passes California Senate

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Lawmakers seek to make public a trove of groundwater data.

California Farms Use How Much Water? Nobody Really Knows

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No comprehensive data exist on agricultural water consumption.
Water Data Infographic Design Urban Cities World Water Day 2011 Visualizing.org Circle of Blue

Risk Assessment Tool Puts a Price on Water Scarcity

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The Water Risk Monetizer guides corporate investments where water…
Water Data Infographic Design Urban Cities World Water Day 2011 Visualizing.org Circle of Blue

U.S. Government Builds a Home for Water Data

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The Open Water Data Initiative wants a common house for real-time U.S. water information. But this could take decades.

Two NASA Satellite Missions Fill Gaps in Water Knowledge: 2014 Preview, Part II

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From soil to stratosphere, scientific understanding of the water cycle will take a giant leap in 2014.
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Draft USGS Water Strategy Collides With Tough Budget Situation

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Some key programs identified in the draft, which was released…

Infographic: Wild Rice is Keystone Species for Upper Great Lakes Region

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Wild Rice is an aquatic grass that is harvested annually for…

Infographic: Interactive Timeline Mapping China's Drought-ridden Provinces Since 2007

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Water scarcity is becoming an increasingly persistent problem…

Infographic: China Leads Top 10 Coal Producing and Consuming Nations

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Since 2000, global coal consumption has grown faster than any other fuel, with the biggest market for coal in Asia. Although China tops the global list for both coal consumption and production, the nation has emerged as the world's leading builder of clean coal technology.
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Infographic: Beijing Water Use and Population Statistics

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The population of China's capital has doubled since 1980, and, though agricultural and industrial water use is down, municipal use is up.

Infographic: Bohai Pipeline Map — Coal Reserves vs. Water Resources in Northern China

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A look at China's coal-rich, yet water-scarce northern region.
Water Data Infographic Design Urban Cities World Water Day 2011 Visualizing.org Circle of Blue

Infographic: Can We Keep Up? Increase in Urban Domestic Water Use by 2030

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Runner-up in the 2011 Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by Visualizing.org and Circle of Blue.