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Stories with subject: Aquifers
  • Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence's Arno 
    Updated: May-25-16 6:31 am

    FLORENCE, Italy - An underground water main break along Florence's picturesque Arno River has created a 200-meter (yard) -long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars.

  • AP-TX--Texas News Digest 1 pm, TX 
    Updated: May-20-16 2:15 pm

    Good afternoon! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Dallas bureau at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: aptexas@ap.org. Diana Heidgerd is on the desk.

  • Recent heavy rains in Texas help recharge Edwards Aquifer 
    Updated: May-20-16 12:16 pm

    SAN ANTONIO - The white Ford Explorer turned right onto the farm road and headed north, as sunlight broke through heavy storm clouds and illuminated the green knobs of the Hill Country on the horizon.

  • Texas' water future: More toilet-to-tap, aquifer storage 
    Updated: May-19-16 6:16 pm

    LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas would rely more on treated toilet water and pumping rainwater into aquifers to serve its booming population over the next half-century under the state's 2017 water plan approved Thursday.

  • Correction: Hawaii-Water Study story story has photos
    Updated: May-13-16 6:04 pm

    HONOLULU - In a May 12 story about the University of Hawaii receiving an award from the National Science Foundation to study water sustainability, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the funding would help pay to drill wells. No drilling will be conducted with this money.

  • Leader: New Yucca Mountain report ignores impact on tribe story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 8:17 pm

    LAS VEGAS - A Native American tribal leader said Tuesday that federal regulators failed to consider people living in the Death Valley area in a key environmental report about the likelihood of underground water contamination from a proposed radioactive waste dump in the Nevada desert.

  • Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 9:07 am

    SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip - Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone.