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Apr 7, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Each year American Rivers names 10 of the most threatened waterways in the United States. This year the river flowing through one of America's most iconic landmarks tops the list.
Nov 21, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects.
Nov 17, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Discovery News
Artists will overlay the path of hidden creeks and arroyos on San Francisco's city streets, in a nod to waterways that used to run through nearly every valley in the city.
Oct 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
About 96 percent of the four-lake water complex that feeds Metropolitan Sao Paulo, home to 20 million, has been used up.
Sep 15, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
New research makes a direct link between Pennsylvania's tainted drinking water and leaky fracking wells in the Marcellus Shale.
Aug 15, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The glaciers on the Tibetan plateau -- which provide freshwater for 2 billion people -- are warmer than in the past two millennia.
Aug 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The ban on drinking tap water in Toledo has been lifted, but there's worry that a dangerous toxin caused by algae blooms in Lake Erie will return this year. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
If California's drought continues beyond year three, experts say that the thirsty state could be in danger of a slow-motion water apocalypse.
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