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News on the world's most precious resource, including the latest in research, trends, and treatment advances

Water Management Requires More Data Analysis

Technological advances have created an explosion in data, which is collected in real time from streams of all sorts. But, emerging analysis of this information suggests we know less about the global state of water than we originally realized. More comprehensive and...

Talking About Water Scarcity on Earth Day

Today is Earth Day. Although this celebration of our planet, marked each year on April 22, was created by former U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson almost 50 years ago, its message is just as pertinent today: promoting consciousness of the environment. In the 21st century, we...

Water Shortages Choke Venezuela

Intensifying water shortages -- coupled with worsening food and medical shortages and power blackouts -- are fueling desperation across the nation of Venezuela. With low rainfall, water is in short supply, leading some residents to steal it from tanker trucks and...

Canada, U.S. Pledge Action Against Algae in Lake Erie

Canada and the United States have revised their targets for the amount of phosphorous that can be discharged into Lake Erie and its tributaries in a bid to reduce harmful algal blooms threatening the water in the region. They are agreeing to reduce the amount of...

Safeguarding Forests Protects Earth’s Water

Healthy forest systems are a key to protecting the world's increasingly scarce water resources, which is why the United Nations chose this relationship as the theme of its International Day of Forests observation. The aim of the day, marked annually on March 21, is to...

Delivery Infrastructure May Contaminate Water Supplies

Clean drinking water must be distributed once it is treated, but sometimes water becomes contaminated as it passes through the pipes and connections used to transport water from Point A to Point B. This has been a problem for decades in the United States, but aging...

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