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@rhackley — 1,146 followers, 2,263 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

In #Pakistan, about 93% of #water use is for #irrigation, `hence the scarcity issues mainly relate to #food security and #economic production (especially food and fiber exports) and to a lesser extent #energy security' https://t.co/IhL0X8p1lD

Nov 16, 2017

Did not know: Department of @Interior's Bureau of Reclamation built dams, power plants and canals in 17 Western states including the Hoover Dam. The US's biggest wholesaler of #water supplies 31 million people and provides #irrigation water to 1 in 5 #farmers in the West https://t.co/60jGNu9QE4

Nov 15, 2017

Many residents of #PuertoRico had to resort to ingesting #water from a hazardous waste site after the storm due to #infrastructure issues. They now may possibly have `the most contaminated drinking water supply in the United States': Rep. John Shimkus, R-Illinois https://t.co/sXuQmmS9qs

Nov 14, 2017

Aleppo was the most populous #Syrian city, an economic hub before the conflict. Fighting has laid waste to much of Aleppo, destroying #infrastructure, #hospitals and #schools. Rodent infestations among the rubble poses a public #health risk https://t.co/nuutQrWt6m

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