Water Issues

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GenX water crisis: Could we face another toxic water disaster' Experts say danger is still there   
July 29, 2021
Source: Star-News - Some positive steps have been taken in the past four years since the GenX crisis began, but experts say residents remain at risk of another disaster happening.
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Utility of the Future Challenge: Frequently Asked Questions   
July 29, 2021
Source: World Bank - We invite you to join our Utility of the Future event that will take place during the Annual World Water Week that is being hosted by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) on August 23 at 4PM EST time! Registration...
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Water, sewer rates to increase in Niles; Village Board approves $11.3 million flood mitigation project   
July 29, 2021
Source: Chicago Tribune - The cost of water will be going up for Niles residents and businesses next year as the village considers ways to recoup costs and fund future capital projects aimed at curbing flooding. The Niles Village Board on July 27 voted to...
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‘Adapt or We’ll Break’: A Water Expert Lays Out the West’s Risky Future in the Megadrought Era   
July 29, 2021
Source: Gizmodo - The West’s megadrought has produced no shortage of terrible stories. Drought conditions have enveloped 90% of the region, leading to record low water levels at Lake Mead and Lake Powell, the two largest reservoirs in the U.
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The data centre industry needs to pull the plug on non-renewable energy   
July 29, 2021
Source: Engineering News - By Jaco du Plooy, Product Manager at Eaton South Africa While investment in digital infrastructure is certainly a win for economic growth in South Africa and Africa as a whole, as is investment in new data centres,
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Italy wins rematch with US in men’s Olympic water polo   
July 29, 2021
Source: Associated Press - Francesco Di Fulvio and Italy won the 2019 world championship in men's water polo, establishing themselves as gold medal contenders for the Olympics. Then the coronavirus pandemic arrived.
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Endangered California Salmon Could Disappear Due to Trump Era Water Policy, Says Senator   
July 29, 2021
Source: Newsweek on MSN.com - California state Senator Mike McGuire said a Chinook salmon population is on "the brink of total collapse" amid ongoing drought and water management issues.
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From pollutant to pulp   
July 29, 2021
Source: The Sunday Times - Young inventor Prasan Warnakula, a 12th Grade student of Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa brought honour to Sri Lanka winning second place in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize organized by the Stockholm International Water...
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Rwanda champions buffer zones for water quality protection   
July 29, 2021
Source: New Vision - Mukahigiro's new ray of hope is as a result of the project — Water, Climate and Development Program (WACDEP) — implemented in the Lake Cohoha basin by Global Water Partnership of Eastern ...
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Hubble spotted the first signs of water vapour on Ganymede   
July 29, 2021
Source: YAHOO!News - Hubble images of Ganymede, some taken over 20 years ago, have revealed the first evidence of water vapour in the giant moon's atmosphere.
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