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Heavy rain sends 25 million gallons of sewage into Connecticut harbor

May 20, 2014
The city of Stamford, Connecticut, has been dealing with a huge spill of partially treated wastewater into the local harbor following days of heavy rain.
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San Diego Water Authority faces lawsuit over water supply plan

May 20, 2014
Environmental non-profit organization San Diego Coastkeeper has accused the San Diego Water Authority of ignoring the dangers of climate change in its recently presented water supply plan.
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Emergency repair shuts down Southern California water treatment plant

May 15, 2014
Water supplies to about 350,000 of the utility's customers were affected during the downtime and the Metropolitan Water District Southern California called for customers to conserve water as much as possible during the repair works.
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Chinese province to invest $3.35 billion in water conservation projects

May 13, 2014
Heilongjiang province in Northeastern China will focus on conserving water used in agricultural irrigation and drainage, as well as on better flood protection and preservation of water resources in general.
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Alabama county signs long-term water-sharing agreement

May 8, 2014
Madison County leaders have reached a water-sharing agreement with utility service provider Huntsville Utilities for long-term water supply.
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Wichita ponders new water supply projects

May 6, 2014
The city of Wichita, Kansas, is exploring options to secure its future water supply in an attempt to add extra sources to its water supply system.
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Saudi Arabia to build world's largest desalination plant

May 1, 2014
The $7.2 billion facility is expected to produce more than one million cubic meters of desalinated water (264 million gallons) and 2,600MW of electricity daily.
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USDA announces record funding for rural water projects in 2014

April 29, 2014
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that 116 projects aimed at improving water and wastewater services in rural areas will receive financial support.
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US Bureau of Reclamation offers $1.5 million for desalination research projects

April 24, 2014
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

April 23, 2014
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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