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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Water, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 9,265 stories have been published about Water which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Water often is covered by Center and Left Media sources.

Top News Stories

US & Canada · Ocean

An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

67% Center coverage: 15 sources
The glider is the first configured with a large sensor to measure carbon dioxide levels in the ocean. The autonomous vehicle was deployed in the Gulf of Alaska this spring. The research could be a major step forward in ocean greenhouse gas monitoring. Data collected is being used to study ocean acidification that can harm marine life.See the Story
Politics · California

New water restrictions approved in drought-stricken California

50% Left coverage: 10 sources
The ban does not apply to the residential sector. Violators can be fined by any agency that can enforce penalties. The vote comes as Gov. Gavin Newsom warned large water districts that if there isn't significant water conservation this summer more state mandates could be put in place.See the Story
Europe · London

British toddler drowns in swimming pool in Costa Blanca

57% Left coverage: 7 sources
19-month-old boy dragged out of the water unconscious on Wednesday at around 6.15pm. Air ambulance attended the incident at a private pool in Aigues, a small village north of Alicante and southwest of Benidorm. It has not yet been established whether the child was on holiday with his family or lived in Spain.See the Story

Arc volcanoes are wetter than previously thought, with scientific and economic implications

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Water is essentially the lubricant of plate tectonics. Water content is going to affect all sorts of different parameters involved in how tectonic plates move, says lead author Benjamin Urann, who was a doctoral student in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the time of the study.See the Story
Oceania · Australia

Telstra withheld millions from customers

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Telstra is in hot water with the Aussie telco regulator after withholding millions of dollars in compensation from thousands of customers.See the Story

Los Angeles watering restrictions approved by city council

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
The city council approved the move into phase three of the city's emergency water conservation ordinance on Wednesday. Governor Gavin Newsom has pleaded with residents and businesses to reduce water consumption by 15-percent. In March, urban water usage was up by 19-percent compared to when the drought began in March 2020.See the Story

DuckDuckGo in hot water over hidden tracking agreement with Microsoft

Coverage: 2 sources
Security researchers discovered a hidden tracking agreement with Microsoft. The privacy-focused company offers a search engine that claims not to track people's searches, or behavior. DuckDuckGo also offers a mobile browser of the same name. Although this promises to block hidden third-party trackers, some from a certain tech giant are allowed to continue.See the Story

Flint utility boss quit after emergency manager blocked plans to reconnect to Detroit water

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Daugherty Johnson worked more than 20 years for the city. He says he directed managers to prepare to reconnect to Detroit water. The state of Michigan paid to make the same switch after acknowledging rising levels of lead in Flint water. Four Flint children allege they suffered brain damage and other injuries.See the Story
Water · Lisbon

“We live under the illusion that water in the landscape is simply the setting of our lives”

Guilio Boccaletti, climatologist, physicist, and one of the world's leading experts on natural resources and sustainability, describes water as the “most powerful agent of the Earth's climate system”.See the Story

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