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KCET-TV

Raisa Scriabine

16 May 2018

Id Soussane, Morocco

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Two very different part of the world – California’s Central Valley and Western Morocco – are learning to adapt to water shortages. In the Central Valley, finding and treating water in a notoriously drought-ridden stat...

The Standard

Graham Kajilwa

9 May 2018

Nairobi, Kenya

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With water scarcity a very real concept in South Africa, the hotels in the country may be able to learn how to survive by looking to Nairobi's various water conservation methods.

Ensia

Erica Gies

8 May 2018

United States

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In response to the growing concern about the world's water supply, a movement known in the United States as "One Water" has taken shape and is gathering momentum on a mission to halt floods, droughts and water polluti...

Yale Environment 360

Jacques Leslie

1 May 2018

California, United States

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Water conservation has been a hot topic for the last decade. As nations continue to search for ways to ensure a safe water supply for future generations, some places are looking to history for answers. Taking a page o...

Public Radio International

Rebecca Rosman

29 March 2018

Morocco

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Water was scarce in the Moroccan Ait Baamrane tribal region, which meant women and children often had to travel great distances to fetch water from wells. A new technology that harvests water from fog, however, has ch...

CivicStory

Scott Morris

19 December 2017

Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Due in part to an outdated infrastructure, Newark's storm sewers get overwhelmed with litter, oil and other materials that end up impacting the cleanliness of the community's drinking water. To combat this issue, a gr...

The New York Times

Rachel Cernansky

21 November 2017

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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The Flint crisis displayed the deficiency of knowledge by medical doctors to environmental health concerns. In response, the national medical community is bringing more awarenesses and education to current and future ...

KNME-PBS

Antonia Gonzales

3 November 2017

Leupp, New Mexico, United States

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In the town of Leupp, a Navajo community, the school and community members are working to educate kids to drink water rather than sugary drinks and sodas. Part of their effort includes increasing availability to water...

Bright Magazine

John Cary

1 November 2017

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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A collaboration between architectural designers and medical providers created a cholera treatment clinic in Port-au-Prince where the design of the building itself supports treatment. The building is well ventilated a...

The New York Times

John Cary

12 September 2017

Haiti

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The cholera outbreak in Haiti affected and killed thousands of people. Treating patients as quickly as possible became a top priority. Mass Design Group designed Gheskio's Cholera Treatment Center as a building that p...

Christian Science Monitor

Scott Peterson

27 July 2017

Hargeisa, Somalia

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In the face of severe drought and one of the worst humanitarian crises since World War II, nations on the Horn of Africa are fighting to stave off famine and the spread of disease. Some places, like Somaliland, have b...

Christian Science Monitor

Peter Ford

25 July 2017

Ambovombe, Androy, Madagascar

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Drought in Madagascar grows worse each year as its minimal public infrastructure and extensive poverty slow efforts by the UN and various NGOs for food and water distribution. But in recognizing the severity of the cy...

Undark

Sam Loewenberg

16 July 2017

Bangladesh

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Bangladesh's water is poisoning its residents with arsenic, and several plans to address this problem have stalled. Unicef has installed water facilities with a central filtration plant in some communities in order to...

AzerNews

Jacquelyn Guillen

24 June 2017

South Africa

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Across the world, 1.8 billion people have to make a daily decision between either drinking unsafe water or paying exorbitant prices for bottled water. I-Drop Water, a company that has devised purification systems that...

Anglican Journal

André Forget

8 June 2017

Ndomoni, Lindi Region, Tanzania

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In rural villages like Ndomoni, access to water is paramount to community development, and locals are the first to recognize that other issues such as maternal health cannot be addressed until there is clean drinking ...

NPR

Chhavi Sachdev

7 June 2017

Delhi, India

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Scientists and activists in India are training citizens to collect information on water issues like contamination — and upload it so it can be used to push for change.

Hindustan Times

Ramesh Babu

7 May 2017

Budhanoor, Kerala, India

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The Kuttemperoor river in Alappuzha district of Kerala, India was once treated as a source for water and food stability. After years of illegal sand mining and construction sites dumping sewage, the river was unrecogn...

BBC

Gemma Newby

28 March 2017

Cap-Haïtien, Department of Nord, Haiti

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Haiti is currently battling the biggest cholera epidemic in recent history caused by lack of access to clean drinking water. Soil is an NGO which delivers dry, compost toilets to peoples’ homes - alternatives to wat...

BBC

Tom Colls

12 February 2017

Makindye, Kampala, Uganda

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Professor Kevin McGuigan in Dublin has proven that simply leaving contaminated water in a plastic bottle out in the sun for several hours is effective in killing off harmful bacteria like e-coli and provide a simple s...

Christian Science Monitor

Stacy Teicher Khadaroo

6 January 2017

Flint, Michigan, United States

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For most states in the U.S. water testing is voluntary which fails to ensure healthy drinking water. The Flint, Mich., water crisis is leading a number of states to test their school facilities for lead in the water a...

BBC

Sahar Zand

1 January 2017

Villa Lordes, Lima Metropolitan Area, Peru

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Abel Cruz "catches" clouds on his fog net farm to help provide free water for his community in a slum on the outskirts of Lima, where access to water is very limited and costly. While this solution may never compete w...

KQED

Libby Leyden

9 December 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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With the homeless population in San Francisco in crisis, the lack of a safe clean place for the homeless to relieve themselves has caused concerns over sanitation in the Tenderloin neighborhood. Now the city offers a ...

News Deeply

Sophie Mbugua

28 October 2016

Lamu, Kenya

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The amount of time women spend searching for water in Kenya is debilitating to their life. Shallow water wells closer to living spaces can help them reclaim some time to tend to their own lives.

The Hindu Business Line

Vikas Dawra

27 October 2016

India

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India's lack of infrastructure and rapidly growing economy provide an opportunity for solar power. Modular solar products, many subsidized by the government, are helping to solve the lack of access to an electrical gr...

Environmental Health News

Brian Bienkowski

23 August 2016

Crow Reservation, Montana, United States

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Reservations often have to fight legal battles for access to clean water, and state and federal agencies often exclude tribal members from decision-making because they deem tribal members unqualified unless they have ...

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