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September 2014: 
1. Bledsoe residents want water problems fixed – TN (09/01/14)
2. On 3rd day, water contamination toll touches 200, 70-year-old dead – IND (09/01/14)
3. Water contamination getting worse – ZAF (09/01/14)
4. Water ‘blow off’ costs Charlton firm $236K – MA (09/01/14)
5. Repairs to contaminated water wells could cost more than $1 million – PA (09/02/14)
6. City of Seville gets OK to drink water again – CA (09/02/14)
7. Water stress may curtail fracking, says WRI – WORLD (09/02/14)
8. Vending machines dispense contaminated water – MAL (09/03/14)
9. Water Safe to Drink – OK (09/03/14)
10. Dirty colored water has some tax payers boiling – FL (09/03/14)
11. Water Wars: Californians Stealing From Hydrants Amid Drought – CA (09/03/14)
12. Arsenic Poisoning Symptoms and Signs of Toxicity, Exposure – USA (09/04/14)
13. Superfund site water is suitable for drinking and other uses – NM (09/04/14)
14. Bastrop City: Water may look dirty, but it’s safe – TX (09/04/14) 
15. Limerick residents warned to expect problems with water supply – IRL (09/04/14)
16. Russia’s battle with water pollution continues – RUS (09/05/14)
17. Crews work to remove bad smell, taste from water – SC (09/05/14)
18. Virginia Lake contaminated, residents should steer clear – NV (09/05/14)
19. City needs 2 clean samples before lifting advisory – MS (09/05/14)
20. Lynden drinking water advisory for E. coli lifted – ON (09/06/14)
21. Water testing cannot explain dirty well water for PA woman – PA (09/06/14)
22. Before toxic algae, Lake Erie was solution to looming crisis – OH (09/07/14)
23. Flint expands boil water advisory area after more positive tests – MI (09/08/14)
24. City of Temple Rescinds Boil Water Notice – TX (09/08/14)
25. DEP Warns Contaminated NJ Water Making Seafood Toxic – NJ (09/09/14)
26. Dogs sniff out water pollution in Bremerton creeks – WA (09/09/14)
27. Irish Water working to remove boil water notices for 20,000 people – IRL (09/09/14)
28. Toxins at school site are 100 times above acceptable levels – LA (09/09/14)
29. Cairo Boil Water Advisory Lifted – WV (09/10/14)
30. Water Wars: What It Will Be Like When Your Tap Runs Dry – USA (09/10/14)
31. Browned off: runners served ‘filthy’ water – AUS (09/10/14)
32. More Bacteria Found in Water at Windham School – CT (09/10/14)
33. Boil water notice issued in Dania Beach, lifted in Coral Springs – FL (09/11/14)
34. Ankara mayor denies city’s brown tap water is polluted – TUR (09/11/14)
35. Motel Used by State as Homeless Housing Has E. Coli – DE (09/11/14)
36. Culpeper, Orange solidify emergency water pact – VA (09/12/14)
37. 5 kids sickened by E. coli-related infection – KY (09/12/14)
38. Ariel school runs out of water – WA (09/12/14)
39. 26 children at day care taken to hospital after drinking bleach – NJ (09/12/14)
40. Well water in Goa infested with worms – IND (09/13/14)
41. New water pipeline about ready to be tapped in Wildomar – CA (09/13/14)
42. Fracking or Drinking Water? That May Become the Choice – WORLD (09/14/14)
43. Boil water advisory issued in Farmington – NM (09/14/14)
44. State promises water it doesn’t have – CA (09/14/14)
45. Herkimer Boil Water Advisory Lifted – NY (09/15/14)
46. Water boiling stays in effect in Kennett Square – PA (09/15/14)
47. Gainesville library expected to reopen after water contamination – VA (09/15/14)

August 2014: 
1. Houses with ‘undrinkable’ supply still face charges – IRL (08/01/14)
2. Conventional Energy Or Drinking Water – WORLD (08/01/14)
3. Rajajipuram getting contaminated drinking water – IND (08/02/14)
4. Scientists making more water from tainted farm drainage – CA (08/02/14)
5. Storms, saltwater threaten flooding, drinking water – FL (08/02/14)
6. Toledo’s tap water undrinkable for a second day – OH (08/03/14)
7. Researchers see link between fish sex changes, chemical pollution – USA (08/03/14)
8. Subic execs stop iron ore shipments as bay polluted – PHL (08/03/14)
9. Man-made wetlands turn wastewater into tap water – IL (08/03/14)
10. Water borne disease breaks out in Central and South Kashmir – AJK (08/04/14)
11. Parched Texas city hopes water additive will cut lake evaporation – TX (08/04/14)
12. Feds Urged to Suspend Uranium Mine to Protect Water and People – AZ (08/04/14)
13. Two groups to sue Madisonville over Clean Water Act violations – TN (08/04/14)
14. Midtown park has dirty water – AK (08/05/14)
15. B.C. tailings pond breach prompts water bans – BC (08/05/14)
16. Trace levels of herbicide detected in Oahu water systems – HI (08/05/14)
17. Precautionary boil water notice lifted in Wythe County – VA (08/06/14)
18. Possible E. coli contamination detected in Clinton water – UT (08/06/14)
19. Fracking waste tainted groundwater at 3 Washington County sites – PA (08/06/14)
20. Paddling pool contaminated with toilet water and animal waste – UK (08/06/14)
21. Brown water bother: Winnipeg family asking for 25% rebate – MB (08/07/14)
22. Chloride Contamination Headed For Water Supply – Ten Years – KS (08/07/14)
23. Sea polluted by paint dust – WORLD (08/07/14)
24. New fertilizer ordinance in effect in Volusia – FL (08/07/14)
25. Could blue-green algae poison Vt. water supplies? – VT (08/08/14)
26. Contaminated well threatens 2,000 residents – AZ (08/08/14)
27. Algae toxin detected in Salem water supply – OR (08/08/14)
28. Austinites fear E. coli, poop in water – TX (08/08/14)
29. US water system tests positive for deadly brain amoeba – LA (08/09/14)
30. Poison algae that hit Toledo often found in Wisconsin lakes – WI (08/10/14)
31. City could be out of water by Monday if broken main not found – MI (08/10/14)
32. Five Brandon Schools Affected by Boil Water Notice – MS (08/11/14)
33. Chemicals from mine in pollute water supply near US border – MEX (08/11/14)
34. EPA joins probe of tainted wells – DE (08/11/14)
35. Environmental groups fear proposed mine will poison groundwater – AU (08/12/14)
36. More than 1000 hospitalized after consuming contaminated water – IND (08/12/14)
37. New research: oil companies fracking into drinking water sources – USA (08/12/14)
38. ‘It’s brown and it smells’ – JAM (08/13/14)
39. Public Water Systems Watch for Toxic Algae in Lake Champlain – VT (08/13/14)
40. City’s water source could become contaminated from oil drilling – MI (08/13/14)
41. More water headed to struggling Lake Mead – NV (08/13/14)
42. Fracking operations get closer to water sources than we thought – WY (08/13/14)
43. Algae threat to Des Moines’ water feared – IA (08/14/14)
44. Water contaminants found near community garden in West Milford – NJ (08/14/14)
45. First Nation will evict mining co. that contaminated area water – BC (08/14/14)
46. Alberta Health issues algae advisory for Shiningbank Lake – AB (08/14/14)
47. EPA investigates Tyson’s chemical pollution accident in Missouri – MO (08/15/14)
48. E.Coli advisory posted, then lifted, at Waterfront Beach – OR (08/15/14)
49. Residents in subdivisions concerned about murky water – TN (08/15/14)
50. Happy under boil water notice – TX (08/15/14)
51. Mississippi River at Lake Pepin tainted by polluted trout streams – MN (08/16/14)
52. Drilling the Taylorsville basin – PA (08/17/14)
53. Ameren: Contaminated water contained on site – MO (08/17/14)
54. Fertilizers contaminate watershed that supplies drinking-water – OH (08/17/14)
55. Big Oil permanently poisons 2 million gals. of CA water each day – CA (08/17/14)
56. Parts of Roscommon enduring ‘boil’ warnings for over a year – IRL (08/18/14)
57. Wake Forest neighborhood says drinking water is ‘dirty’ – NC (08/18/14)
58. Second positive coliform test means water boil notice still in effect – MI (08/18/14)
59. Brown, smelly drinking water troubles Harris County residents – TX (08/19/14)
60. Fair Haven issues boil water order – VT (08/19/14)
61. Officials say dirty water from floods won’t affect water quality – AZ (08/19/14)
62. Warning issued over contaminated creek – NY (08/20/14)
63. Impure water makes over 100 ill in Gurgaon and Noida – IND (08/20/14)
64. Drinking water safe after diesel fuel spill on Ohio – OH (08/20/14)
65. Water pipe leak closes Knights Ferry school, some businesses – CA (08/20/14)
66. Faulty filter to blame for filthy tap water in Neilston – SCO (08/21/14)
67. Boil water order lifted for Wellesley – MA (08/21/14)
68. Cape homes receive third boil water notice in a month – FL (08/21/14)
69. Alternative water-tank sites could save Paterson’s Levine reservoir – NJ (08/21/14)
70. Dirt stirred up in Seligman water lines – MO (08/22/14)
71. Concerns over water in Bakersfield during the drought – CA (08/22/14)
72. Utah grapples with toxic water from oil and gas industry – UT (08/24/14)
73. Filthy water plumbed into Rangoon homes – MMR (08/25/14)
74. Prince Philip Dental Hospital used contaminated water – CHA (08/25/14)
75. Contamination warning in Fingal – IRL (08/25/14)
76. Water-boil warning still in effect for 3,000 homes, businesses – FL (08/25/14)
77. Thurston Co. testing for water contamination after diesel spill – WA (08/25/14)
78. Montreal Sewage Waste Dumped Directly Into Rivers – QC (08/26/14)
79. Bacteria found in Windham school’s water, closed for a week – CT (08/26/14)
80. Oakland County dumped 2 billion gallons of sewage into Macomb – IL (08/26/14)
81. Three PA families’ water contaminated by gas company – PA (08/27/13)
82. Water alert is issued to residents of Pelee Island – ON (08/27/13)
83. University Closing Due to Water Main Break – MO (08/27/13)
84. Brain-eating amoeba found in St. John Parish water system – LA (08/28/14)
85. Water shortage in Utopia Homelands spreads scabies – AUS (08/28/14)
86. Water generates high revenues for tiny Lesotho – LSO (08/29/14)
87. 200 schools islandwide affected by inadequate water supply – JAM (08/29/14)
88. PA reveals fracking has contaminated drinking water 100s of times – PA (08/29/14)
89. Government to regulate groundwater for 1st time as wells run dry – CA (08/29/14)
90. 300 in Powell Butte under boil-water notice – OR (08/30/14)
91. York water testing A-OK – NE (08/30/14)
92. Clean Water Now Flows in Bukidnon community – PHL (08/30/14)
93. Water-borne diseases spreading in Manda, Koraon blocks – IND (08/31/14)

July 2014: 
1. Tests show contamination drop with dilution at Piney Point – FL (07/01/14)
2. Costly cleanup for growing number of contaminated wells – WI (07/01/14)
3. EPA says Atkinson landfill failures contaminated land and water – IL (07/01/14)
4. One year later: Mountain community still faces water woes – NV (07/01/14)
5. Well Quits In Stratford: Water Turns Gray – CA (07/02/14)
6. Clean Water Act violations from coal ash noticed on 3 NC rivers – NC (07/02/14)
7. Lightning Strike Prompts Town to Shut Down Clean Water Source – NY (07/02/14)
8. Water Authority ready to tap rain-swelled Lake Meredith – TX (07/02/14)
9. Four suits claim WVAWC supplying contaminated water – WV (07/03/14)
10. Take precautions to protect private wells – IA (07/03/14)
11. Local farmer says ecology will solve water problems – OH (07/04/14)
12. Families’ well water disrupted near Ligonier – PA (07/04/14)
13. Boil water advisory issued after coliform bacteria detected – BC (07/04/14)
14. Tainted tap water in North Las Vegas neighborhood – NV (07/04/14)
15. Ivory Homes to resolve clean water issue – UT (07/05/14)
16. Water contaminated at Census Bureau in Jeff – IN (07/06/14)
17. ‘Red water’ muddies life for Dantewada villagers – IND (07/07/14)
18. Is Collier County’s drinking water safe? – FL (07/07/14)
19. Fill ‘er up at CA’s first recycled water station for homeowners – CA(07/07/14)
20. Whirlpool Meets With Fort Smith City Directors – AR (07/08/14)
21. There’s poison in the wells, and politics aren’t helping – MN (07/08/14)
22. BJWSA Says Water is Safe To Drink – SC (07/08/14)
23. Blue Green Algae Bloom at Pigeon Lake – AB (07/09/14)
24. Schools discharged contaminated water into creeks and ditches – ON (07/09/14)
25. Water crisis in Seville trigger state help, short-term fixes – CA (07/09/14)
26. The Dept of Community Health chimes in on the arsenic issue – MI (07/10/14)
27. EU Commission warns Italy over contaminated drinking water – ITL (07/10/14)
28. Dirty water now a problem in Northland – NZ (07/10/14)
29. 1 mn gallons of oil-drilling byproducts leaked into drinking water – ND (07/10/14)
30. Child ‘dies’ of diarrhea, many taken ill due to contaminated water – IND (07/11/14)
31. Summer camp’s ‘polluted water’ leaves boy dead – FRA (07/11/14)
32. Boil-water advisory in effect after E. coli discovered in samples – NJ (07/11/14)
33. Deal reached on water in area tainted by North Pole refinery spill – AK (07/11/14)
34. Kansas reports Naegleria fowleri death in Johnson County resident – KS (07/12/14)
35. Stockton residents told water isn’t safe to drink – PA (07/12/14)
36. Water everywhere – and not a drop to drink – ON (07/12/14)
37. Coke probes claim bottled water sickened soldier – GA (07/14/14)
38. Pesticide cleanup halted after residents spot water leak – VNM (07/14/14)
39. Residents sue Solvay, Arkema over contaminated well water – NJ (07/14/14)
40. Gasoline-tainted groundwater caused mystery odor in homes – PA (07/14/14)
41. E-coli reported at Mystic mobile home park – CT (07/15/14)
42. Construction That Broke Vital Water Main Was Not Approved – TX (07/15/14)
43. Free-ranging cows are crapping in the water supply – VT (07/16/14)
44. Water in Small Oklahoma Town Contaminated with E.coli – OK (07/16/14)
45. Wildfire contained; water contaminated in Stockton – UT (07/16/14)
46. Blue-green algae advisory issued for George Lake – AB (07/16/14)
47. As Californians pump groundwater, land sinks and aquifers shrink – CA (07/17/14)
48. PUC, Algoma Public Health elevate boil water advisory – ON (07/17/14)
49. AHS issues contaminated water advisory for lake near Edmonton – AB (07/18/14)
50. Boil water notice lifted in Okanagan Falls – BC (07/18/14)
51. Suncoast man says bacteria in water caused infection – FL (07/18/14)
52. CA stops wastewater injection wells over contamination fears – CA (07/18/14)
53. WATER WARS? Riots, deaths in South Africa – ZAF (07/19/14)
54. DNR observes increase in nitrate-polluted drinking water – WI (07/19/14)
55. Third World Country: Detroit residents denied water – MI (07/19/14)
56. Brown water advisory issued for Maui County – HI (07/20/14)
57. Town losing battle with vultures at water tower – FL (07/20/14)
58. Official says Jamaica’s drought is intensifying – JAM (07/20/14)
59. Dirty water supply irks residents – IND (07/21/14)
60. Water fix near for hundreds of Abingtons homeowners – PA (07/21/14)
61. Blue-green algae causes health advisory for Odell Lake – OR (07/21/14)
62. Valley projects look to the sun for clean water – CA (07/21/14)
63. Cobleskill water dirty and disgusting – NY (07/22/14)
64. Tainted Artesian Water Company Well Near New Castle – DE (07/22/14)
65. Residents at Beach should boil their water – VA (07/22/14)
66. Drinking Water Systems Draw Federal Concerns – TX (07/23/14)
67. Intentional poisoning of water supply described as “terrorism” – CRI (07/23/14)
68. Residents fear water contamination at new pond near Goddard – KS (07/23/14)
69. EWEB issues notice to boil water to 136 south Eugene customers – OR (07/23/14)
70. Rivers polluted near Aylestone Meadows as old sewage tank fails – UK (07/24/14)
71. Fracking spill mystery: What chemicals polluted an OH waterway? – OH (07/24/14)
72. At least 2 sent to hospital due to E. coli contamination – OK (07/24/14)
73. EPA finds more contamination in well field superfund site – NY (07/24/14)
74. Saddle Brook boil water advisory lifted – NJ (07/25/14)
75. River in China mysteriously turns bloody red – CHN (7/25/14)
76. Hasse Lake water contaminated – AB (07/25/14)
77. Boil-water order for town of Jay – ME (07/26/14)
78. Jacksonville neighborhood gets clean water – FL (07/26/14) 
79. E. coli found in raw water supply at joint Base San Antonio – TX (07/26/14)
80. Portland Water Bureau: Test results clean, water safe to drink – OR (07/26/14)
81. Underwater: Why the EPA is struggling to combat pollution – USA (07/27/14)
82. Lake beaches closed after sewage contamination found – MA (07/28/14)
83. Oil and gas spills surge, two a day, residents often not notified – CO (07/29/14)
84. State officials close Lake Mills rest area due to contaminated water – WI (07/29/14)
85. Dirty Drinking Water in Farm Country – MN (07/29/14)
86. Putnam landowner required to clean up illegal landfill – NY (07/29/14)
87. Experts baffled by contaminated water – AUS (07/30/14)
88. Contaminated wastewater flowed into Long Cane Creek – GA (07/30/14)
89. Exeter officials apologize for brown water – NH (07/30/14)
90. DOE proposes leaving groundwater contamination to dissipate – WA (07/30/14)
91. Recycled water may flood urban parks with dangerous germs – CHN (07/30/14)
92. DuPont Poisons Water, Thousands Become Seriously Ill – WV (07/31/14)
93. Health officials wade through contaminated water issue – IN (07/31/14)
94. U.S. water supplies contaminated with lead, tungsten, etc. – USA (07/31/14)
95. Service restored to most after massive water main break – TN (07/31/14)
96. Water woes to close 4 Kauai public schools on Friday – HI (07/31/14)

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