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Deadly Legionella Bacteria Are Common in U.S. Building Plumbing

Water samples from cooling towers across the country show signs of the bacteria.

Congress Passes Defense Spending Bill That Includes Perfluorinated Chemicals Health Study

CDC will guide first-ever national evaluation of drinking water…

Climate Change Will Cripple Coastal Septic Systems

Backyard units need to adapt to changing environmental conditions. By…

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

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Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Shenzhen’s New Path to Sustainability Is Crowded With Obstacles

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A new and huge city focuses on getting cleaner. Photo…

Donghao Chung, Guangzhou's Daylighted Water Refuge

A new urban park constructed from a polluted sewer is a message…

While South Carolina Floods, U.S. Wrestles With Urban Stormwater

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Lawsuit requires EPA to address one of the largest water pollution sources in the country.

Q&A: Elynn Walter on the Sustainable Development Goal for Drinking Water

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Elynn Walter is the sustainability director at WASH Advocates, a Washington, D.C.-based initiative that aims to increase awareness of the global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources devoted to those solutions throughout the developing world. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal drinking water access.

Infographic: Lake Titicaca Contends With Water Pollution and Climate Change

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Receding glaciers, growing cities, and expanding agriculture threaten the highest navigable lake in the world.

Nicaragua Canal Environmental Assessment Criticized As Scientifically Weak, Technically Inadequate

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Expert panel finds “scientifically indefensible” conclusions in 14-volume study.

Infographic: Ohio Passes Farm Regulations to Stop Lake Erie Toxic Algae

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Ohio passes its first regulations on farm practices and wastewater discharges since the Toledo drinking water crisis eight months ago.

U.S. EPA Avoids Stricter Water Pollution Standards for Gulf of Mexico

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Court decision makes it easier for EPA to leave nutrient pollution…