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Europe’s water crisis is much worse than we thought
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Europe’s water crisis is much worse than we thought

This year’s historic drought was just one part of the story: New findings reveal an alarming decline of freshwater in the continent’s aquifers.

A painful deadline nears as Colorado River reservoirs run critically low

A painful deadline nears as Colorado River reservoirs run critically low

The federal government has told states to agree on urgent water cuts to ensure dams can keep generating power. Researchers say reductions once considered “unthinkable” may be necessary in the long term.
Amid dire Colorado River outlook, states plan to tap their Lake Mead savings accounts
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Amid dire Colorado River outlook, states plan to tap their Lake Mead savings accounts

This year and next, Arizona and California intend to draw on water they banked in the big reservoir, even as water levels drop.

In Klamath River drought, a massive juvenile salmon die-off
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In Klamath River drought, a massive juvenile salmon die-off

An infectious warm-water disease exacerbated by drought is killing young fish. It will impact the Klamath salmon run for years.
Navajo-Gallup water delay spurs problem solving in arid Southwest
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Navajo-Gallup water delay spurs problem solving in arid Southwest

The situation highlights how precarious water has become for this city of almost 22,000 in western New Mexico and offers a peek inside the complicated efforts required to manage water in the 21st century.

Florida-Georgia water dispute returns to Supreme Court
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Florida-Georgia water dispute returns to Supreme Court

The court will decide whether Georgia must cap its water use from the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint basin and allow more water to flow downstream to Florida.

The rancher trying to solve the West's water crisis
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The rancher trying to solve the West's water crisis

The power politics of the Colorado River have long pitted families like Paul Bruchez’s against big cities. Under pressure from climate change, they might be finding a path out.
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