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“freshwater”

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.
Jul 25, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The Colorado River Basin's underground water supplies are shrinking faster than they're being replenished.
May 21, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Aerial photos of the Colorado River pulse flow reaching the Gulf of California.
Jan 14, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
In West Virginia the water crisis eases, but there are still gaps in protection.
Dec 5, 2013 09:15 AM ET // AFP
Australian researchers said Thursday they had established the existence of vast freshwater reserves trapped beneath the ocean floor.
Aug 15, 2012 09:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
When a hurricane passes over fresh water, the storm can intensify up to 50 percent faster than a tempest traversing saltwater.
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