California’s Water Solution Lies Underground

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California’s Water Solution Lies Underground


Researchers may have found a solution for California’s water woes. Beneath California’s Central Valley there lies precious groundwater reservoirs waiting to be extracted. New research published in the journal PNAS says that nearly 10,000...

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India’s Citizens and Farmers are Drought-hit

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India’s Citizens and Farmers are Drought-hit


In India last June the long-awaited monsoon rains alleviated many water troubles for citizens and authorities. According to QUARTZ India, for the last two years Asia’s third largest economy has seen below-normal rainfall, resulting...

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Texas Residents Struggle to Find Quality Water

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Texas Residents Struggle to Find Quality Water


According to cbslocal.com, there has been an increase in boil-water notices throughout the U.S., particularly in Texas. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality stated that Fourteen Texas cities with populations exceeding 100,000 have undergone...

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United States Dams Are Strained By Severe Drought

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United States Dams Are Strained By Severe Drought


Why are United States dams so important to Americans and environmental sustainability? It’s been known that in the 20th century the US built several dams across the West to direct and conserve river water,...

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Florida Protects Its Waters

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Florida Protects Its Waters


Under the Clean Water Act, The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is supposed to revise its limits on toxic chemicals that can be released into surface waters. This hasn’t been done since the...

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Flint Still Under Construction, and Residents in Despair

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Flint Still Under Construction, and Residents in Despair


The 100,000 residents of Flint, Mich., are still using bottled water for bathing and washing dishes because their tap water is still unsafe to use. Some improvement has been made, says researchers who released...

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China’s Contaminated Drinking Water

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China’s Contaminated Drinking Water


New statistics show that in Beijing, China, more than 80% of the water from underground wells used by farms, factories and households across the populated plains of China is unfit for drinking or bathing...

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New Research Shows Asia Without Water in 2050

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New Research Shows Asia Without Water in 2050


New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shows that Asia, a country populating about 1 billion people, could be without water in 2050. The group of researchers say that Asia’s water needs are...

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Fog Water Collection

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Fog Water Collection


A new invention called CloudFisher, is a project designed to collect condensed fog and transport it into potable water for rural areas in southwest Morocco. A CloudFisher set up is a series of tall...

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Flint, Michigan’s Clean Water is Coming Soon

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Flint, Michigan’s Clean Water is Coming Soon


Replacement of the old lead pipes in Flint are to begin this month so that the community can have access to clean water as soon as possible. The state legislature may approve funding for the...

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India’s Water Crisis

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India’s Water Crisis


New Delhi is experiencing severe issues accessing clean water. According to India’s Ministry of Urban Development, more than half of Delhi’s residents receive only three hours of running water each day. And even that...

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Water Scarcity Across The Globe On Grid

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Water Scarcity Across The Globe On Grid


Here’s an interesting grid created by researchers that dividing the globe into square millage  to determine the monthly water demand of each continent, and where water scarcity is most potent. According to Arjen Y....

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Flint’s Water Solution

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Flint’s Water Solution


Still the talk of the news, Flint’s residents are unsatisfied with the current lead pipes used to deliver drinking water to their homes. Who would blame them? Changing the source of water that flows...

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U.S. Cities Use Lead Pipes for Drinking Water

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U.S. Cities Use Lead Pipes for Drinking Water


Flint, Michigan isn’t the only city whose residents have been drinking water from lead piping for years. Researchers found high levels of lead in Chicago homes, yet city officials failed to warn residents of...

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Muslim Community Donates 30,000 bottles of water to Flint

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Muslim Community Donates 30,000 bottles of water to Flint


Americans are aware of the water crisis occurring in Flint, Michigan, where over a hundred thousand people have been poisoned with lead. Governor Rick Snyder and his administration tried to save money by selling...

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New Natural Resource Investment Center

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New Natural Resource Investment Center


The White House recognizes the challenges US is facing today with water conservation. There’s news from USA TODAY about a  meeting that focused on managing the country’s water supplies that are constantly at risk...

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Researchers remove salt from polluted water

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Researchers remove salt from polluted water


The ocean makes up 75% of earth’s water, but is undrinkable due to its high salt content. Researchers have discovered a simple and cost-effective method for removing pollutants and salt from water, making it drinkable. Whereas...

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Research Shows Earth’s Water Depleting

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Research Shows Earth’s Water Depleting


Here’s an interesting article by The Washington Post, about earth’s most precious resource, freshwater, and how recent studies have attempted to calculate how much water is used globally each year. Essentially researchers have found...

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The Planet’s Groundwater

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The Planet’s Groundwater


“The total amount of groundwater on the planet, held in rock and soil below our feet, is estimated to be 23 million cubic km.” According to BBC News, this volume can be described as...

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Changes In Snowfall Affect Water Supply

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Changes In Snowfall Affect Water Supply


A new study has just confirmed that billions of people depend on snowfall for water supply, and snowpacks are currently shrinking in areas where climate temperatures are rising. The New York Times  posted an article about...

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