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Securing a Sustainable Water Future in an Ever-Drier World

  • water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • investment
  • Economics
  • water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • investment
  • Economics
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Achieving Abundance: Understanding the Cost of a Sustainable Water Future Data

  • Economics
  • water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • investment
  • Economics
  • water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • investment
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It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises

  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • water
  • water risk
Water scarcity in Ethiopia
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • water
  • water risk
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
Insights

Women Are the Secret Weapon for Better Water Management

  • Water
  • conflict
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water
  • water stress
  • Water
  • conflict
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water
  • water stress
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds

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