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Eco-photos of the week: July 18-24

By: Catie Leary on July 23, 2010, 7:08 a.m.
Manila residents gather water from a local well.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Water worries

Residents wait in line with pails and containers to fetch water at a local well in Manila, Philippines on July 19.

Despite recent rains, the water level in the Angat Dam continues to recede by one centimeter every hour due to the El Nino phenomenon, causing major water shortages in the area.