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Officials in the U.S. and Mexico have set September 26 as the date for a signing ceremony to update a longstanding international treaty governing many important river-sharing details over the next decade.

A 2012 law made California the first U.S. state to declare access to clean water a “human right.” Five years on, the law is beginning to pay dividends by driving substantial changes in state policy and producing new programs that prioritize clean water.

A dairy farm in Washington State’s Yakima County is trying a new process to treat the wastewater generated by its 7,000 cows: earthworms.

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