The Effects of Extensive Ice Cover on the Great Lakes

As the record-setting winter of 2014 continues, extensive ice coverage across the Great Lakes has both pros and cons for life and industry on the Great Lakes Basin and has the world wondering whether they will completely freeze over for the first time this century.

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West Virginia Chemical Spill Health Risks

Two potentially dangerous chemicals were accidently dumped into West Virginia’s Elk River in January leaving thousands of people without clean drinking water for weeks. Many were hospitalized due to effects and the level of long-term consequences to the exposed population are still being determined.

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Success Stories: Getting clean water

Do you want to save the water but don’t know how? Or maybe you have heard too many depressing news about everything, including water?

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Success Stories: Water conservation in today’s businesses

How firms are being socially responsible by conserving water.

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Chemical levels in West Virginia water drop, but still no end in sight to ban

(CNN) — The level of odorous chemical in West Virginians’ water dropped Friday, but not enough for authorities to lift a warning to avoid drinking, cooking or bathing with it or to give a clear idea as to when things will change.

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The Booming Bottled Water Business Represents Everything That’s Wrong With Government Regulation In China

Environmental pollution has caused people to eschew tap water for bottled water. Xie attributes the pollution to the local governments’ desire to draw in investment, as turning a blind eye to the pollution lowers production costs. From Xie:

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World Water Day Every Day

For the urban population, the prospects for healthy water are not simple. Urban dwellers are bombarded by the waste of all cohabitants, the industries and medical wastes of all. Each human consumes a certain amount of resources and produces waste proportional to consumption.

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Radioactive Fukushima Water Headed for US West Coast

Radioactive water contaminated by Japan’s ravaged Fukushima nuclear plant will soon reach the west coast of the United States, according to Chairwoman of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Allison Macfarlane, Bloomberg reports.

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Unregulated Chemicals Found in Drinking Water

WHAT’S IN THE WATER?: Analyzed samples of untreated and treated water from 25 U.S. utilities revealed traces of 18 unregulated chemicals including solvents, herbicides, caffeine, and antidepressants.

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Global Water News

Chronic water scarcity has gripped India as the groundwater table continues to fall at an alarming rate. The current crisis is not just about the disturbed demand-supply curve but mismanagement of resources. Most water sources are contaminated by sewage and agricultural run-off. Rising population, sprawling cities, and an enormous and thirsty farm belt have jeopardized […]

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St. Bernard water supply tests positive for a rare brain-eating amoeba, CDC confirms.

The St. Bernard Parish water system has tested positive for a rare brain-eating amoeba, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed, about a week after St. Bernard Parish government officials assured the public that the parish was taking every precaution possible to flush out its water system.

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