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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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The World’s Most Incredible Underwater Hotel Rooms

If you’re looking for an unusual tropical vacation this time around, check out the world’s most incredible underwater hotel rooms.

11/26/2013

(photo credit: Tate South/KXNT-CBS Las Vegas)

Water Authority Considers Rate Increase

You could soon be paying more for water.

08/08/2013

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Students Host Water Drive to Help “Beat the Heat”

More than 5,000 bottles donated to The Salvation Army and local homeless shelters LAS VEGAS, Nev. (August 6, 2013) – With recent record-breaking summer temperatures leaving residents of Clark County parched, students at Anthem Institute […]

08/06/2013

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Legal Battle Rages Over Pipeline To Thirsty Vegas

Environmentalists, ranchers, tribes and religious leaders are banding together to make their latest pitch in state court in Ely to scuttle a 263-mile pipeline plan to carry billions of gallons of water to Las Vegas from rural counties along the Nevada-Utah line.

06/14/2013

File photo of a person panning for gold. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Earthquakes Make Gold Out Of Water

According to the findings of a new study, earthquakes could have the power to turn water into gold.

03/18/2013

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Arizona Town Residents Complaining About Smelly Water

Kingman officials had to flush the northwestern Arizona city’s water system due to residents complaining about horribly tasting and smelly water coming from taps.

01/14/2013

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Conference Seeks Water Solutions For Western States

Rising demand and falling supply are spurring talk in the arid West of outside-the-box ideas like piping water from the nation’s heartland and towing Arctic icebergs south to help thirsty U.S. cities like Denver, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

CBS Las Vegas–12/12/2012

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Suit: Tiny Snails Threatened By Vegas Water Grab

Could tiny snails found in isolated, high desert springs along the Nevada-Utah line scuttle plans to pump billions of gallons of water to Las Vegas?

09/16/2012

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Pipeline Opponents Call For Altenatives

A group opposing a $15-billion pipeline says there are alternatives to bringing groundwater from rural Nevada to Las Vegas.

CBS Las Vegas–01/31/2012

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