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Downpours, Contaminated Water Sicken Thousands in China

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Torrential rains are causing deaths and wreaking havoc in several regions of China.

Buried for Decades, Urban Waterways Are Natural Cure for Concrete World

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cheonggyecheon2 Among the losers of the great twentieth century urbanization were the rivers and streams in cities around the world, soon to be sharing their space with millions of new people.

Turkmenistan Vows to Water its Desert, Write New Tale of Glory

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desertwstroke Turkmen leaders are determined to revive life in the country's barren sands with a grandiose water project.

Corruption and Cartels Drain Nairobi's Water

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nairobi With a dry season already bringing Kenya's water reservoirs to the brink, the severely limited water supplies of Nairobi are now also being illegally diverted on their way to the taps of millions.

Tropical Rains Moving North, Away from Tropics

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monsoon A migrating rain band near the equator is en route to profoundly change the weather as it heads north away from the tropics and subtropics.

Aussie Town Bans Bottled Water

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nsw_highlands In the remote picturesque Southern Highlands of Australia, a small town leads by water example.

Despite Historic, Ecological and International Concerns, Turkey Vows Dam Construction

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Turkey’s government announced Wednesday its plans to continue the construction of the controversial Ilisu hydroelectric dam in the underdeveloped southeastern Anatolia.

Yemen Uncovers Buried Water

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hadhramautvalley After four months of exploration, engineers in Yemen have found an important new source of high-quality water.

Camels May Store Answers for Thirsty Africa

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Camel farming may become a central focus in the arid and semi-arid regions of Africa as climate change tightens its grip on agriculture.

Singapore Taps Waste Water and Tops Water Innovation

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singapore Pressed for national resources, Singapore cannot self-support its entire economy, but it is moving closer to total water independence.

Mumbai Prays for Rain

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mumbia Citizens in Mumbai, India, are battling both blazing heat and a water shortage, as the city taps deep into its reserves to meet its daily water requirements.

Argentine Glacier Outgrows Climate Change

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Under the strong Patagonian sun, a glacier is glowing with health despite the effects of global warming.