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The global water crisis can be summed up in these "seven deadly sins," from climate change to leaky infrastructure, that water researchers and officials will try to tackle during the 2017 World Water Week.

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Nearly all of the world's electrical generation relies in one way or another on water. Climate change will stress water resources, potentially undermining the power sector.

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Efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay will benefit from nutrient trading to help meet stormwater requirements, which can be the most challenging to achieve. WRI and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation studied three counties—two in Maryland and one in Virginia—to explore the potential for nutrient trading with the stormwater sector.

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This study assesses the impacts of different water sources (including surface water, groundwater, water transfer and desalination and wastewater reclamation) on the energy consumption of municipal water supply systems. Through the scenario analysis, the report also provides recommendations for policy makers to develop sustainable low-carbon water supply strategies and optimize the allocation of various types of water sources.

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