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Pepsi Under Attack for Water Abuses from All Quarters Palakkad, India, March 9, 2017 US based PepsiCo has been forced to cease operations at its bottling plant in Kanjikode, in the south Indian state of Kerala because of water shortages, the India Resource Center can confirm. A team led by   Read More ...

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With water availability to Chile’s capital predicted to fall 40% by 2070, legislators are being called on to prioritise human and ecological needs over profit. When it comes to water, Chile is failing its citizens. In Santiago, the nation’s capital, millions of people are regularly left without running water for   Read More ...

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India has the world’s highest number of people without access to clean water, imposing a major financial burden for some of the country’s poorest people. According to the Water Aid, an international charity that strives to improve access to safe water, as well as hygiene and sanitation, there are 75.8   Read More ...

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For years, Americans dismissed dire water shortages as a problem of the Global South. Now the crisis is coming home. The United Nations reports that we have 15 years to avert a full-blown water crisis and that, by 2030, demand for water will outstrip supply by 40 percent. Five hundred   Read More ...

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Historic-low water levels in the Colorado River Basin’s biggest lake spells trouble, and potential water restrictions, throughout the West. Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir, reached historic low levels over the weekend, another indication of the persistent drought that grips the American West. Saturday night, even after a prolonged rainstorm,   Read More ...

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