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  • High cost of clean water     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant in Baltimore, Maryland, where the city has budgeted $3 billion over the next several years to fix the system.

  • NBC News' Harry Smith reports on the devastated areas of the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit hard. Smith describes just how flattened the neighborhoods are.

  • Aid efforts hampered in Philippines     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Manila, Philippines, on the "slow and hampered" aid efforts after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the area. The country has professional emergency services, however they are overwhelmed and there is a lot of risk for water borne diseases.

  • Warning: Many US watersheds failing stress test Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.

  • Washington water crisis averted     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    A suburban Washington water crisis was averted at the last minute. WRC-TV's Tracee Wilkens reports the President's airport was impacted, along with businesses in Morningside, Maryland. Weather Channel's Julie Martin, reports on the persistent summer heat in the Northeast.

  • American Water CEO: We're In the Health Biz     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    American Water Works president & CEO Jeffry Sterba discusses what role his company can play in America's rotting infrastructure, their passion for the quality of what people are drinking, and where his company is headed this year.

  • Waste Water For Fracking     Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    Tina Alpha Reclaim Technology is tapping into municipal waste water to treat it and transport it to fracking operations, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Drew Bledsoe, Ecosphere Energy Services investor, explains why shale gas exploration and fracking is key to growing America's economy.

  • China, Middle East Set for Rebound: Hyflux     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Cho Wee Peng, Group CFO of Hyflux, says there are clear signs of a recovery in China and the Middle East and that's helping boost business.

  • Utilities Prep for Winter Storm Nemo     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 4:20 PM ET

    Utility companies in the Northeast are preparing for storm Nemo, with Ralph Larossa, president of PSE&G.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's State of the State Address.

  • Hyflux's Solution to Water Scarcity     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    One in six people worldwide can't get water to drink, and this problem shows no signs of abating. But one company is trying to improve the situation by recycling. CNBC's Chloe Cho spoke to Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman & Group CEO, Hyflux to find out more.

  • Sandy Cleanup Boosts Pump Companies     Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Pumping water from flooded buildings, rails and tunnels is a top priority in recovering from Sandy. Gretchen McClain, Xylem president & CEO, discusses her company's involvement in "dewatering" infrastructures.

  • Matt Damon Tackles World Water Crisis     Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 4:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo spoke with Oscar winner Matt Damon who is co-founder of Water.org, and the non-profit organization's CEO Gary White. Water.org helps end the water crisis among the world's poor.

  • Analysis: Nation's Water Costs Rushing Higher Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 11:29 AM ET

    While most Americans worry about gas and heating oil prices, water rates have surged in the past dozen years, according to a USA TODAY study of 100 municipalities.

  • Drought 2012: Water Stock Winners     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on how this year's drought has impacted water companies across the nation.

  • Is Drought Draining Nation's Energy?     Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Will dwindling water supplies cause the next big blackout in America? Christine Tezak, Baird senior energy and environmental analyst, weighs in with the impact of the drought's effects on energy.

  • Nicholas DeBenedictis, Aqua America CEO, discusses his company's recent successful and collaborative efforts with Penn Virginia Resource Partners, known as PVR Water Services LLC.

  • Heiner Markhoff, CEO of Water & Process Technologies, GE Power & Water tells CNBC about the new technologies available to achieve energy efficiency. He adds that the company is exploring opportunities in the shale gas sector, but concerns remain.

  • Is water the next big commodity trade? David Henderson, XPV Capital founder, explains why his firm is investing in high growth water companies.

  • How to Play the Water Trade     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 3:51 PM ET

    There are a number of ways to play the water trade, from ETFs, to mutual funds, and water-related equities, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.