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Teen contaminates Portland's drinking water supply

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The city of Portland, Oregon, was forced to dump about 38 million gallons of drinking water after a teenager was caught urinating in the Mt. Tabor water reservoir.
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Almost 60% of China's water is contaminated, government report finds

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More than half of China's water reserves are moderately or heavily contaminated, a government report has revealed.
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Health effects from West Virginia chemical spill underestimated

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The West Virginia water contamination that resulted from a chemical spill in the Elk River had more widespread health effects on local residents than previously estimated.
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Oil leak contaminates Chinese city's water supply

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The city of Lanzhou is in the midst of a serious drinking water crisis as a crude oil pipe leak has contaminated water supplies with a highly toxic chemical.
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US Bureau of Reclamation offers $1.5 million for desalination research projects

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The Bureau is looking for proposals from academic institutions, water and wastewater utilities and industry representatives on ways to address the country's desalination and water purification needs.
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Water management projects key for Louisiana's economy

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The state has been busy dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and much of the work linked with that has revolved around water management projects, such as improving interior drainage systems and the New Orleans area levee system.
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Kansas state officials investigate Wichita groundwater contamination

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Several areas in Wichita have been advised to avoid using drinking water coming from their usual sources.
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GE, Saudi Aramco launch project to improve desalination technologies

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Saudi Aramco and GE will award a $200,000 grant to the winners of a competition for the best desalination technology ideas that can lower costs and improve efficiencies.
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Dallas to start old water mains replacement project

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Although the water quality meets state and federal standards, the aging pipeline infrastructure gives the water a yellowish tint, most often after rainstorms.
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Radiation-tolerant algae could be used to clean up wastewater from nuclear plants

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A species of radiation-tolerant algae may soon be used to clean up effluent and wastewater produced by nuclear facilities.
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