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  • Milk prices to rise following freak blizzard

    Dairy farmers in Texas and New Mexico say consumers can expect a milk shortage.

  • Skiing could be a booming industry in Asia: JPMorgan

    The rise of Asia's growing middle class could give South Korea's skiing industry a fillip, says Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management.

  • The exterior of the Metropolitan Water District building on Alameda Street in Los Angeles.

    The LA Metropolitan Water District is moving toward a program that could eventually result in human waste water being turned into drinking water.

  • Water stock bets: XYL, DHR & more

    Deane Dray, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the interest of investing in water companies, as the world faces the growing threat of water scarcity.

  • World without water

    The Government Accounting Office believes 40 of the 50 states will be dealing with water scarcity by the year 2025. Seth Siegel, author of "Let There Be Water," discusses the expense to fixing water systems.

  • Workmen stand at the base of the largest dam removal in California history: workers tearing down the San Clemente Dam in Monterey County.

    With California mired in drought, it might seem odd there's a dam demolition underway.

  • America bursting at the seams

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the aging underground water pipe infrastructure in America. According to the American Water Works Association, there are nearly a quarter million water main breaks per year.

  • A power station of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, in San Juan.

    Puerto Rico, already hobbled by debt, is weighed down by outdated infrastructure that has increased the cost of doing business on the island.

  • A gardener waters plants and foliage in front of an apartment complex in Monterey Park, California

    While California's four-year-long drought has been a boon to some industries, its been a bust for others.

  • Olympic water dangers in Rio

    University of Texas Houston Kristina Mena, provides insight to a new investigation showing water quality at the Rio Olympics is contaminated.

  • California drought: Investment opportunity?

    Beijia Ma, thematic investment strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, explains what investors can do to make money from California's water crisis.

  • Sprinklers water a field of grass at a sod farm in Lodi, California.

    California may be thirsting for more drops of water, but water utilities in the state—and elsewhere—are doing great.

  • Shame your neighbors for water usage

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on a new software which tells you how much water you're using compared to your neighbors.

  • Confusion & lawsuits over Cali. water restrictions

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports some California residents are suing the state after water restrictions.

  • Golden State water wars come to a boil

    A major battle is brewing in drought-stricken California, after nearly 70 percent of those ordered to curtail usage have not complied, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • $150 million California drought investment

    Former Iowa Gov. and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, (D), discusses efforts to preserve water resources in California.

  • EPA releases fracking study

    The EPA is releasing information on the impact of fracking on ground water, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Less water, higher rates

    Lake Tahoe is full of water, but officials say it won't last because of the drought; and insight to water distribution costs, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • This reservoir, owned by South Feather Water & Power, in California is the cheapest water in the country.

    Despite extreme drought conditions causing restrictions in California, water itself isn't so expensive in the Golden State.

  • Low water levels are visible at Lake Oroville near the Bidwell Bar Bridge on May 7, 2015 in Oroville, Calif.

    Contrary to expectations, California's water bills haven't gone up as the drought continues. Here's why.