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Mercer Island, WA, US

Mercer Island, Wash., water samples clear of E. coli for 4th day, but boil-water order remains in effect - @DeLeon_Times

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Mercer Island, WA, US

Mercer Island, Wash., still told to boil water as authorities look for E. coli source; schools open with bottled water - @KING5Seattle

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Mercer Island, WA, US

Schools in Mercer Island, Wash., to reopen with water deemed safe after E. coli scare - @KIRO7Seattle

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Detroit financial crisis

US Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes declines to block Detroit from shutting off water to delinquent customers for 6 months - @RobertSnell_DN

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Mercer Island, WA, US

Photo: Cars line up for free water bottles amid boil water advisory on Mercer Island, Wash. - @NickKIRO7

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Mercer Island, WA, US

Mercer Island, Wash., schools close on Monday as boil water order continues following detection of E. coli in water supply - @KING5Seattle

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Plain City, OH, US

Plain City, Ohio, without water, local media reports - @10TV

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Detroit financial crisis

Judge handling Detroit's bankruptcy case orders mediation in a lawsuit that seeks to block the city from shutting off water to customers for unpaid bills - @AP

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Boise, ID, US

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia praises Idaho's completion of 30-year process negotiation water rights at Boise conference - @AP

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Wellesley, MA, US

Residents in Wellesley, Mass., warned to boil water after samples test positive for E. coli - @bostonherald

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Iraq crisis

President Obama calls recapture of Mosul Dam a 'major step forward' - live video

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Iraq crisis

Kurdish military spokesman says peshmerga forces in full control of Mosul Dam and its vicinity - @AP

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Mexico

Authorities: 88 schools in northern Mexico to remain close due to danger of water contaminated by spill of 10 million gallons of acids into rivers - @AP

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Iraq crisis

Kurdish forces in northern Iraq have reportedly taken control of Iraq's largest dam after its capture by ISIL militants, Kurdish officials say - @BBCNews

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Donetsk, Ukraine, to reportedly lose water after 9 pm local time Sunday night - via @SabraAyres

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Iraq crisis

US conducted 14 more airstrikes near Iraq's Mosul Dam overnight - @NBCNews

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entertainment

Photo: 'Downton Abbey' cast responds to historically inaccurate press image that featured water bottle by posing with water bottles for charity - @DowntonAbbey

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Water emergency in New London, Conn., August 2014

Source of water main break located in New London, Conn.; states of emergency remain in place for New London and Waterford, with mandatory water restrictions in place - @hartfordcourant

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Water emergency in New London, Conn., August 2014

State of emergency issued in New London, Conn., due to massive leak in water system; City could lose water supply within hours - @NBCConnecticut

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California drought 2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs $7.5 billion water plan amid California drought, sending it to voters in November - @AP

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