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Peter Gleick: Water Lessons from Singapore

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"In a move with all sorts of political, economic, and environmental implications, the government of Singapore recently announced that it will not renew one of its two water agreements with its neighbor Malaysia."

Experts Name the Top 19 Solutions to the Global Freshwater Crisis

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"...Decisions executives make to respond to freshwater scarcity will penetrate almost every aspect of their business operations."

Singapore Will Cut Water Imports from Malaysia, Pursue Self-Sufficiency

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Infrastructure to succeed Malaysia import agreement, expiring in 2011.

Pakistan Installs Country's First Urban Rainwater Harvesting System

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Pakistan’s first urban rainwater harvesting system has been installed in the capital city Islamabad.

British Company Creates Cheap, Small-Scale Desalination for Agriculture

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The new system, which uses sub-surface pipes to remove salts and deliver water to plants on demand, grew 200 prosopis trees in the United Arab Emirates' desert during a test-run.

Australia's Adelaide: A Lesson for Urban Centers Facing the Global Water Crisis

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Australia’s fifth-largest city, Adelaide, could see its 1.3 million inhabitants relying more and more on bottled water over the next year, according to local politicians. Mounting consequences of climate change and sluggish national political action have led to high salinity levels and depletion of wildlife along the River Murray.

Pass the Water: African Leaders Suggest Sharing Resources

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SIRTE, Libya -- With many African countries feeling the effects…

Israeli invention extracts water from air

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Taking advantage of the air's humidity, a company in Israel is…

In-gene-uity may help farmers outsmart drought

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GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Rain dances might well be a thing…

Holy cow: Wisconsin farmer turns waste into water

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A farmer in Wisconsin knows how to extract water from cow manure,…

Salt removal could help U.S. water supply

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WASHINGTON, DC -- It may be possible to remove salt from more…

A thirsty planet looks for solutions to water shortage

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PARIS (AFP) -- A world without fresh water would be a world without…