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Toledo's water commissioner resigns following toxins scare

The commissioner of Toledo's troubled water treatment plant has been forced to resign, after toxins contaminated the city's water supply.
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Wildfires can have negative impact on drinking water sources

Wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency in the last few years, raising concerns about the quality of local natural resources, such as water, the Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Canadian Water Network (CWN) claim in a joint report.
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Biosolids spill into Michigan lake after power outage

A power failure at a pump station in Michigan on Wednesday afternoon led to almost 200 gallons of biosolids spilling into the northern end of Boardman Lake.
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Device uses sunlight to purify drinking water

A new device called a water lens could help people in developing countries heat and disinfect polluted water, making it safe for drinking.
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Algae bloom in Lake Erie leaves 400,000 without drinking water

More than 400,000 people who live in northwestern Ohio and southwestern Michigan were unable to use their tap water for three days.
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Western US rapidly using up groundwater supply, study finds

The Colorado River Basin lost nearly 53 million acre feet of freshwater over the past nine years, according to a new study by NASA and the University of California, Irvine.
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Majority of consumers happy with water quality, survey finds

A recent international survey found that U.S. consumers rank 22nd in the list of the countries that are most satisfied with the quality of their tap water.
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Coca-Cola provides safe tap water to Mexican schools

Coca-Cola is seeking to improve access to drinking water for Mexican schoolchildren by installing drinking fountains that not only provide tap water but also purify it.
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One in four big cities globally faces water stress

Tokyo, Delhi, Mexico City, Shanghai, Beijing, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro and Moscow are among the cities that face the biggest water stress.
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Water scarcity could lead to political conflicts, expert warns

World Water Council President Benedito Braga said the biggest risk for conflict is predicted around the Tigris-Euphrates and Nile River basins.
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