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It has been nearly a year and a half since President Obama declared a state of
emergency in Flint, Michigan. The water crisis made global headlines, and brought much needed attention to water security issues. Flint highlighted how devastating failing infrastructure and...

Water shortages are often considered a common challenge for developing countries.  But this past week has been an example of just how critical global water security is becoming for all nations around the world.

In Italy, Rome is in a desperate situation, facing extreme...

Sometimes human impacts on our environment and natural resources manifest
themselves in strange ways. For years, we have been warned of the dangers associated with consuming certain species of fish and shellfish, especially those fish sourced from contaminated waters....

While winter rains brought much needed relief across the Golden State, the small town of Davenport is on the brink of running dry. In California’s central Santa Cruz County, the small city has long been supplied by a 4-mile conduit that provides water from the San...

Often when we think of water security, it seems many of us are predisposed to immediately think of critical issues such as droughts, water shortages, water contamination, and accessibility concerns. However, just as troublesome as not having enough water can be having...

This past weekend I ran across the story of Afroz Shah, a Mubai attorney who decided to embark on the clean-up of India’s Versova Beach, one of the dirtiest beaches in the world. It has been a long journey beginning in October of 2015 and ending just last month, but ov...

One of the biggest challenges facing water security, especially in developing nations, is accessibility. A country can have a surplus of quality water, but if they are unable to access it, this presents a major problem. Paraguay, a nation which has faced multiple water...

While certainly not the most charming of subjects, sewage effluent is critical to many of our discussions on water. Its disposal and potential impacts on water quality is an issue for many communities across the globe. In some areas, nonprofit organizations are banning...

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