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Arsenic in Drinking Water: Costly Change Could Lower Levels

In early August, the Environmental Protection Agency is set to decide on a petition to change the source of fluoride in U.S. drinking water. Full story

Waurika Lake Water Users Asked to Reduce Consumption

Water conservation is at the forefront of many Texoman's minds as this drought lingers on and now, six cities across the Red River have been asked to reduce their water consumption from Waurika Lake in an effort to save that valuable resource.Waruika Master Conservancy District Manager David Taylor Full story

Golden rules of fracking

   A major study by the DOE found no evidence that chemicals from the fracking process contaminated drinking water. John Hofmeister, former President of Shell Oil, discusses whether this will convince the doubters.

Drinking Water May Provide Mental Boost

Drinking plain old water may help improve mental performance, at least on certain brain tests, a small study suggests. Full story

The woman saving young girls half a world away

   Melissa Harris-Perry follows up with Katie Meyler, founder of “More Than Me," a nonprofit that helps girls get off the streets and into schools in one of the poorest slums in the world in Liberia, West Africa.

Nanoparticle Tech Could Bring Clean Water to Rural Poor

A water purification system that uses nanotechnology to remove bacteria, viruses and other contaminants may be able to deliver clean drinking water to rural communities for less than $3 a year per family, according to a new study. Full story

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  Matt Damon’s potty strike for Water.org

Actor-activist Matt Damon is urging supporters to join his “Strike with Me” campaign leading up to World Water Day next month to raise awareness of people worldwide who do not have access to clean water and toilet facilities.

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