Circle of Blue WaterNews

Circle of Blue WaterNews

Founded in 2000 by leading journalists and scientists, Circle of Blue provides relevant, reliable, and actionable on-the-ground information about the world’s resource crises. With an intense focus on water and its relationships to food, energy, and health, Circle of Blue has created a breakthrough model of front-line reporting, data collection, design, and convening that has evolved with the world’s need to spur new methodology in science, collaboration, innovation, and response. To document emerging and recognized crises, Circle of Blue collaborates with leading scientists and data experts. Through its partnerships, Circle of Blue then dispatches top journalists to map and define the region where the change is occurring. Making connections from localized occurrences to global trends, Circle of Blue publishes these reports online — free of charge — to inform academics, governments, and the general public, catalyzing participation across disciplines, regions, and cultures.

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May 25, 2022 5 min
In Michigan Rising Water Costs Hit Home by Circle Of Blue
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Michigan Water Infrastructure & State Revolving Funds by Circle Of Blue
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers heatwaves in India, dam removal across Europe, and a groundwater conservation proposal in Arizona. Find a full transcript of this episode here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-w01
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This week' s episode of What's Up With Water covers water-related financial risks and a mandate to conserve water in California. Plus, Circle of Blue reports on Michigan's opportunity for renewal. Find a full transcript for this episode here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-vYx
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers recent heatwaves in India and Pakistan and the reason some homes in Australia may become "uninsurable." Plus, Circle of Blue reports on how rising water costs in Michigan are impacting low-income households. Find a full transcript of this week's episode here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-vVM
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Federal and state governments begin to reverse course on underinvestment to address water’s true cost.
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers two UN reports on humankind's impact on Earth's lands and waters, worsening food crises in the Horn of Africa, and Las Vegas's water insurance policy. Plus, Circle of Blue reports on Michigan's opportunity to correct decades of water mismanagement. Find a full transcript for this week's episode here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-vTr
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers paying for groundwater in California and a controversial canal project in Nebraska. Plus, Circle of Blue reports on the links between Russia's war in Ukraine and global food crises. Find a complete transcript for this episode here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-vQt
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers water outages in Ukraine, water rationing in Chile's largest city and the western United States, and the biggest environmental concerns among Americans. Access a full transcript here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-vNr
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers a recent report from the United Nations climate panel and the ripple effect of war in Ukraine. Plus, Circle of Blue reports on how inflation is affecting U.S. water utilities. Find a transcript to this episode here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-vM9
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers a controversial dam proposal in Australia, worsening drought in California, and a major spending bill in Michigan.
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers a rare win for Mekong River conservationists, pollution across America's waterways, and an oil spill in the Mississippi River watershed.
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers a major settlement for Canada's Indigenous communities and persisting drought in the Horn of Africa. Plus, Circle of Blue reports on a database that documents the rising number of violent clashes involving water. Find a transcript of this episode here: https://wp.me/p7hOyy-vGs
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This week's episode of What's Up With Water covers the aftermath of devastating floods in Australia, a flood resilience project in New York City, and water conservation legislation in Utah. Want more global water coverage from Circle of Blue? Twitter: https://twitter.com/circleofblue/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/circleofblue/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/circleofblue/ In a disruptive era, when risks are ...
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What's Up With Water - March 8, 2022 by Circle Of Blue
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This week’s episode of What’s Up With Water covers groundwater concerns at a potential Tesla factory in Germany and water pollution in a Pennsylvania town. Plus, Circle of Blue reports on rising Legionnaires’ disease trends.
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February 22, 2022 10 min
What's Up With Water - February 22, 2022 by Circle Of Blue
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The American Rescue Plan Act includes $350 billion to assist states, tribes, territories, and local governments in responding to financial challenges wrought by the pandemic. Water infrastructure improvements are one of four broad spending categories authorized by the act. It is clear that ARPA will have a far reach. Plus, funding is not just going to large, multimillion-dollar projects.
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February 14, 2022 11 min
Your "need to know" news of the world's water from Circle of Blue. This week: snow-making for the Beijing Olympics and Baltimore's new income-based water rate. Plus the second part of a CoB report on nitrates in groundwater.
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February 7, 2022 9 min
Your "need to know" news of the world's water from Circle of Blue. This week: Louisiana using federal covid relief funds for water and sewer systems and a rise in crop insurance payments in the US due to drought and flood. Plus the first of two CoB stories on the impact of farm chemicals on families and communities in Nebraska.
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