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Study finds explosive gases in Pennsylvania drinking water

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A new study by Duke University in Durham, N.C., suggests that people whose homes are located near fracking sites are exposed to a higher risk of having their drinking water contaminated.
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Oklahoma City wins 'Best of the Best' Tap Water Taste Test at ACE13

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The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust delivers tap water to more than 200,000 homes and businesses, and more than 20 nearby communities and water districts.
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EPA: US water infrastructure needs $384 billion upgrade

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The federal government will have to spend at least $384 billion on improvements of the country's drinking water infrastructure to make sure that the U.S. population is provided with safe water over the next 20 years.
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Oklahoma, Texas in legal battle over Red River water

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The U.S. Supreme Court is to hear oral arguments from Oklahoma City and a Texas water district about their dispute over the use of southeast Oklahoma water.
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Wastewater barge transportation draws controversy

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The debate over whether wastewater from fracking operations should be shipped by barges has been stirring up public opinion for months.
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Dow Water announces partnership with Finland's Ahlstrom

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Dow Water & Process Solutions has signed a collaboration agreement with Finnish company Ahlstrom that would allow it to use the Ahlstrom Disruptor technology for drinking water applications.
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New Jersey utility manipulated water samples to hide industrial solvent

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The East Orange Water Commission will have to pay $400,000 in fines following the discovery that the New Jersey utility had deliberately hidden information about elevated levels of an industrial solvent in drinking water.
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Desalination increasingly popular solution to water shortage problem

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Desalination projects are becoming increasingly common globally, as drinkable water reserves are getting scarce and the population increases, causing the demand for clean water to rise accordingly.
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Scientist develops method for producing electricity from wastewater

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Dealing with challenges of any kind often requires thinking outside the box. Such an approach can be very useful when trying to figure out ways to tackle the global issue of energy resources and sustainability.
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Improving accuracy and reliability in electromagnetic water meters

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Electromagnetic water meters are becoming popular for bulk measurement of residential and commercial drinking water as pricing and metering gain traction for more efficient use of water. Metering enables billing based on actual water consumption. The more valuable water gets, the more interested the market is in accurate, reliable measurement.
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