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US Congress grills officials over Michigan drinking water pollution

US Congress members have called for a state governor and a watchdog chief to resign for failing to prevent a contaminated drinking water scandal

US Congress members have called for a state governor and a watchdog chief to resign for failing to prevent a contaminated drinking water scandal

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Alarm in Ohio over second case of lead-contaminated drinking water

Health officials in the US state of Ohio have warned its residents in the village of Sebring not to drink tap water because of high levels of lead

Health officials in the US state of Ohio have warned its residents in the village of Sebring not to drink tap water because of high levels of lead

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USA: Clinton expresses 'outrage' at Flint water contamination scandal

A water pollution scandal in the US has risen to the surface of this year’s presidential campaign. Lead-contaminated drinking water was piped to

A water pollution scandal in the US has risen to the surface of this year’s presidential campaign. Lead-contaminated drinking water was piped to

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Do you know: how does soil clean water?

Pour some filthy water in the dirt, pump it back from a well – you can drink it! How did is get clean? Alfieri Pollice, a researcher in waste water

Pour some filthy water in the dirt, pump it back from a well – you can drink it! How did is get clean? Alfieri Pollice, a researcher in waste water

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Water stress expected to soar, warns World Resources report

The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute

The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute

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Saving water from waste in chemical plants

This edition of Futuris explores how new technologies can help recycle the water used in chemical plants to make these more environmentally friendly.

This edition of Futuris explores how new technologies can help recycle the water used in chemical plants to make these more environmentally friendly.

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Rio de Janeiro: Water quality causes a stink ahead of Olympics

Rio de Janeiro’s governor has admitted that a pledge to clean up waterways ahead of next year’s Olympic Games will not be fully met. It comes as

Rio de Janeiro’s governor has admitted that a pledge to clean up waterways ahead of next year’s Olympic Games will not be fully met. It comes as