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Will Mexico City Run Out of Water?

May 10, 2024

By Jordan Kinard, Scientific American May 10, 2024 The global press recently warned that as early as June 2024, Mexico City, home to 22 million people, could face “Day Zero”—the complete loss of fresh water at the taps. The situation on the ground, although dire, is more nuanced. “Day Zero is a bit of an… >> Read More

Boil Water Advisory Issued for NorthWest D.C. Neighborhood After Main Break

May 9, 2024

By Kasandra Rattle, Hoodline May 9, 2024 Residents in parts of Northwest D.C. have been slapped with a Boil Water Advisory after a 20-inch water main ruptured Wednesday, leaving 4,800 customers fretting over their tap water. The advisory affects neighborhoods including Upper Chevy Chase, Ft. Reno, and American University. DC Water is urging residents to… >> Read More

Russian cyber attackers hack Texas Panhandle drinking water and flood town in first-ever raid by ‘Kremlin aligned’ group

April 22, 2024

By Alex Hammer, DailyMail.com April 22, 2024 Russian hackers claiming to be backed by the Kremlin are believed to have remotely accessed a Texas town’s water tower.  The suspected hack in the Texas Panhandle town in January would be the  first-ever disruption of a US drinking water system by Russia, after Iran and China carried out similar attacks. The hack in Muleshoe,… >> Read More

Water pouring out of rural Utah dam through 60-foot crack, putting nearby town at risk

April 12, 2024

By   Timothy H.J. Nerozzi, Fox News April 11, 2024 A dam in Utah is undergoing emergency repairs after a massive crack opened this week, allowing a surge of water through. The Panguitch Lake Dam in southwest Utah has developed a 60-foot-long crack that is allowing excess water to flood a nearby creek, posing an existential threat to the… >> Read More

South Africans warned to brace for massive 6-month shutdown of critical water supply

April 9, 2024

By  Faizel Patel, The Citizen April 8, 2024 The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned South Africans, especially those in the economic hub of Johannesburg in Gauteng and fertile agricultural lands of the Free State, of a looming water shutdown that could last at least six months. It is understood that critical maintenance work on the 37-kilometre Lesotho Highlands… >> Read More

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