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USGS Survey Finds Contamination in Public Wells

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A new study reveals that 105 million Americans drink from contaminated wells.

Protecting the Future of Chicagoland’s Drinking Water

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Chicagoland planners have drafted an ambitious plan to secure the region’s water supply through 2050, in the face of a booming population and its increased demand on the finite resource.

Waukesha’s Water Woes Herald Test of Great Lakes Compact

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Milwaukee Water for Sale? Waukesha’s Water Woes Herald Test of Great Lakes CompactThe Great lakes Compact may be put to the test soon as the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin seeks permission to tap Lake Michigan's water supply.

White House Report: US to Face Floods, Droughts and Competition for Water

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The White House issued last Tuesday an assessment of how global warming will unfold across the United States in the next century.

Shrinking Sierra Snowpack Spells Another Dry Year for California

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The first measure of moisture in the Sierra Snowpack this season…

How the West’s Energy Boom Could Threaten Drinking Water for 1 in 12 Americans

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By Abrahm Lustgarten ProPublica David Hasemyer The San…

Senate Endorses Great Lakes Compact, Amid Growing Concern for Region's Health

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CHICAGO - After a decade of deliberation, the bill created…

U.S. Faces Era Of Water Scarcity

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Profligate use hurts in unexpected places Quest for new supplies…

Present U.S. Water Usage Unsustainable: An Interview With Dr. Peter Gleick

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In an interview with Circle of Blue, the Pacific Institute's…

Lake Mead, the American Southwest, and water: an interview with Tim Barnett

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In an interview with Circle of Blue, Tim Barnett discuses the…

Will Dry States Look to the Great Lakes?

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — They've been praying for rain in the thirsty…

Looming water wars foreshadow big problems

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COLONIA BORQUEZ, MEXICO -- Adaptation, or the matter of adjusting…