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Environment Water

  • Michael Phelps: Making waves and saving water

    Olympian Michael Phelps talks about his efforts to increase people's awareness of water conservation, as well as transitioning his lifestyle outside the Olympics.

  • SAO PAULO, April 12- Changes to water down strict local content rules on equipment to extract deep sea oil could help Brazil's government earn 31 billion reais worth of royalties and other revenue sources between 2020 and 2025, state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday.

  • LONDON, April 11- A sharp drop in shares of Apple-supplier Dialog Semiconductor dominated trading in otherwise muted European stock markets on Tuesday as a shortened week and risk-off sentiment kept investors from making big bets. European shares have been treading water in recent sessions, with the benchmark index little changed so far this month on...

  • LONDON, April 11- A sharp drop in shares of Apple-supplier Dialog Semiconductor dominated trading in otherwise muted European stock markets on Tuesday as a holiday-shortened week and broadly risk-off sentiment kept investors from making big bets. European shares have been treading water in recent sessions, with the benchmark index little changed so far...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 7- One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 7- One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 7- One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 7- One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after...

  • LONDON, April 5- On March 29, El Salvador made a little bit of history. El Salvador has specific issues with water. Its Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources estimates that 90 percent of surface water is contaminated.

  • Scientist using microscope in laboratory

    A group of scientists in the U.K. created a membrane 'sieve' capable of removing salt from seawater to make it drinkable using graphene.

  • JOHANNESBURG, March 30- Drought conditions associated with an El Nino weather pattern are likely to reoccur in a few months time, the South African government said on Thursday. "The next summer season has increased the likelihood for the development of El Nino conditions which are often associated with drought and water scarcity as seen recently in South...

  • Just what is a water fund?

    Arnaud Bisschop at Pictet Asset Management talks about how his water fund invests in utilities and technology related to the water industry.

  • How Singapore reuses its water

    Subbu Kanakasabapathy of CH2M talks about the island-nation uses water innovation technologies in its water conservation efforts.

  • A Pakistani girl fills a pot with water from a hand pump on the outskirts of Lahore on March 21, 2017, ahead of World Water Day.

    Ryan Hreljac first began his project to alleviate the shortage of clean water in Uganda when he was in the first grade.

  • Why we're still facing a water crisis

    Patrick Decker, president of Xylem, says funding and education challenges are reasons why 1.8 billion people still have no access to clean water.

  • This activist began raising funds for wells at 6

    Ryan Hreljac of Ryan's Well Foundation talks about the millions of people around the world, such as India and China, with no access to clean water.

  • EPA takes aim at CAFE standards

    We can be both pro-growth, pro-jobs and pro-environment, says Scott Pruitt, EPA administrator, discussing the agency's new agenda and plans to roll back regulations and tackle fuel standards.

  • Expect more money to be spent in the water space

    Matthew Sheldon, senior portfolio manager in water strategy at KBI Global Investors, discusses investing in the space alongside new regulations from Trump.

  • Native Americans on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Cannon Ball North Dakota last December.

    The governor of North Dakota ordered protesters on Wednesday to evacuate a demonstration camp near the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Water rushes over damaged primary spillway at Oroville Dam in Northern California in photo taken in February.

    Earlier inspection reports offer some clues into the cause of the Oroville Dam spillway crisis.