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Desalination Has a Waste Problem

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Brine production is 50 percent higher than was assumed, UN study finds.

Water and Climate Hazards Again Highlight World Economic Forum Risks Report

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Drought, water scarcity, climate change, extreme weather -- these and other environmental factors are among the biggest risks to society and industry, says WEF.

Photojournalist’s Notebook: São Paulo’s Wastewater

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Despite new expansion efforts, wastewater treatment in São Paulo remains woefully inadequate.

Photojournalist’s Notebook: São Paulo’s Portelinha Favela

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Those living in Portelinha are among the roughly 40 percent of the world’s population that are affected each day by water scarcity and pollution.

Water Crises Named the Biggest Business Risk in Four Countries

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Business leaders in some of the world’s most water-stressed countries say that water availability and pollution are the biggest risks to their operations.

HotSpots H2O, December 3: Water Infrastructure Still a Target in Ukrainian Conflict

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Attacks on civilian water infrastructure remain a strategic vulnerability in the ongoing conflict between the Ukrainian military and separatists.

HotSpots H2O, November 26: Delays and Disagreements Hinder Africa’s Largest Hydropower Dam

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The Rundown The fate of a controversial dam that Ethiopia is…

Comprehensive Government Climate Report Warns That Warming Planet Threatens U.S. Water Security

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The National Climate Assessment is meant to inform U.S. leaders about changes to land, water, and air from a warming planet.

EPA Watchdog Flags Unregulated Pollutants in Treated Sewage Sludge

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An undermanned EPA is potentially failing to protect human health and the environment from hundreds of pollutants in treated sewage sludge

Counting Homes Cut Off From Water Is A Data Collection Nightmare

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California utilities revolt against state attempt for more water shutoff information.

A Water-Sensitive Approach for Cities to Tackle the Global Sanitation Crisis

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Opinion Piece Benedito Braga, President, World Water Council Today,…

Water and Climate Dominate World Economic Forum Risk Report

Water crises and climate change worry business and political elite.