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Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk
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What Does Water Have to Do with National Security?

  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
People loading truck
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk

Clear Waters: Restoring Fish, Culture and Land in Central Oregon

  • aquaculture
  • fisheries
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • United States
Oxbow Conservation area. (Oregon, United States) Photo by Aaron Reuben/IUCN.
  • aquaculture
  • fisheries
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • United States
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/33377700@N00/155517365/">Ozyman</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • mapping
  • water risk
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California Sleepwalks into Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
California's drought has dragged on for four years. Photo by Yana Edwin Murphy/Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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Water Risks Threaten Billions in U.S. Electric Sales, Farm Products

  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • United States
  • Water
A new report finds that $21 billion in U.S. electricity sales and $1.2 billion in farm products face water risks. Photo credit: lewsviews, Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • United States
  • Water

Shale Energy Potential Depends on Water Supply

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale development site, Australia. Photo Credit: John Amos/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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High Water Stress Jeopardizes One-Third of World’s Corn Crop

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water risk
Water limits to corn production are likely to be exacerbated as climate change alters global precipitation patterns. Photo Credit: Jane/Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water risk
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Drought Is Only One Explanation for California’s Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • United States
  • Water
  • water risk
A confluence of environmental, infrastructure, social, and political factors make California’s water system one of the most complex in the world. Photo Credit: USDA, Flickr 2014
  • Aqueduct
  • United States
  • Water
  • water risk

Water Risks on the Rise for Three Global Energy Production Hot Spots

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
A ship transports coal in China. Photo credit: foxxyz, Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk

Water Risk on the Rise

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
Businesses are waking up to the risks water can pose to their operations and bottom line. (Credit: The National Guard/Flickr).
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
Insights
  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • water risk

Nearly Half of U.S. Fracking Sites Overlap with Water-Stressed Regions

  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • water risk

Colorado River Basin Study

  • rivers
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • rivers
  • Water
  • Aqueduct

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