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The Stream, September 25: Oceans & Clouds

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Oceans In a new study, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric…
Map: 2012 Water Prices in 30 Major U.S. Cities

Map: 2012 Water Prices in 30 Major U.S. Cities

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The price that Americans pay for water is rising faster than the cost of any other utility service in the United States — be it gas, electricity, or telephone charges.

Infographic: 2010, 2011, and 2012 Water Pricing Survey for 30 Major U.S. Cities

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The price of water can be influenced by the supply sources and systems, in addition to the number of users who are sharing these water resources and the burden to pay for the supply system's maintenance.
Chicago Spearheads $7 Billion Plan to Fix Its Crumbling Infrastructure

Chicago's $7 Billion Plan to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure

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From expanding its largest airport to replacing century-old water…
China Water Stats Information Graphic

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.

A Dry and Anxious North Awaits China’s Giant, Unproven Water Transport Scheme

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Authorities anticipate approval for new western line to tap energy reserves. Sparks and the blue flare of arc welders, like hot stars in the night sky, illuminate the interior of a massive water tunnel that crosses underneath the Yellow River.

Overdraft and Saltwater Intrusion Strain the Floridan Aquifer

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Excessive withdrawals are forcing communities from South Carolina to Florida to look elsewhere for water.