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Drinking Water

Climate change could have dramatic effect on US Southwest's water supply by end-century

Over the past few years, communities in the U.S. Southwest have increasingly felt the devastating effect of drought and, according to a report by a team of scientists at the University of Arizona, the worst is yet to come.
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Pennsylvania bottling company recalls water contaminated with E. coli

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a notice to the public warning against the consumption of Tyler Mountain bottled water that could be contaminated with E. coli.
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Teen contaminates Portland's drinking water supply

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

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

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

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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Kansas state officials investigate Wichita groundwater contamination

Several areas in Wichita have been advised to avoid using drinking water coming from their usual sources.
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EU-backed research seeks to develop quick water quality test

A group of research organizations from 13 European countries have joined forces to develop a high-speed test that could dramatically reduce the time needed to detect viruses and bacteria in drinking water.
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Arsenic in well water linked to lower IQ in children

The presence of arsenic in drinking water may interfere with intellectual development in children, a new study warns.
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France wastes 20% of drinking water through leaky pipes

About 1.3 billion liters of drinking water every year are wasted in France due to water leaks.
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