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Many streams that people count on for fishing, water and recreation are warming as global temperatures rise. But they aren’t all heating up in the same way.
President Biden’s nomination of U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico to lead the Department of the Interior is historic on many levels.
De-icing salts can pollute water bodies. Taking a page from nature, scientists hope to develop effective but more benign antifreeze compounds.
There are growing concerns that many regions of the world will face water crises in the coming decades as rising temperatures exacerbate drought conditions.
Heat-damaged plastic pipes can continue to leach chemicals into water over time, and ridding a water system of the contamination can take months and millions of dollars.
Studies have shown that testing wastewater offers an early warning signal about the prevalance of the coronavirus in the community.
Hundreds of scientists call for a comprehensive, effective plan to manage PFAS chemicals to protect public health.
Two environmental engineers argue that communities need to upgrade building codes to keep wildfires from causing widespread contamination of drinking water systems.
With millions of people under stay-at-home orders, water is sitting in the pipes of empty office buildings and gyms, getting old and potentially dangerous.
The Trump administration's new rule ends federal protection under the Clean Water Act for many small streams and wetlands. But a scientist argues these are critical parts of river systems.
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