• Sharp water-course rising and flooding are among the main threats of water-produced disasters in the Region of Latin America and the Caribbean.

    UNESCO: Floods

  • Nationwide, 250, 000 water lines burst a year, or about one every two minutes, flooding and closing streets, interrupting water service, and requiring residents to boil water for safety, wrote New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg in a special series on water issues.

    FORBES: Spending Cuts Threaten U.S. Water Infrastructure

  • They included disruption to operations from drought or flooding, declining water quality that required costly on-site pretreatment, increases in water prices, and fines and litigation relating to pollution incidents.

    FORBES: A New Tool To Manage Companies' Growing Water Risks

  • Mississippi River flooding wasn't as pronounced as its water level varies greatly but is typically highest in the spring, so minor flooding is not uncommon.

    NPR: Floodwaters Rising After Storms Deluge Heartland

  • It concluded it would lead to an increase in flooding, and would endanger water quality and public health.

    ECONOMIST: The poor pay for a property boom

  • About 1 billion people are still without access to a decent water supply, while others suffer from flooding, pollution and poor sanitation.

    ECONOMIST: Water

  • This will bring other problems such as salinisation of water and soils, degradation of ecosystems and flooding.

    UNESCO: THEMES

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