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  1. Wastewater Is An Asset — It Contains Nutrients, Energy And Precious Metals, And Scientists Are Learning How To Recover Them
    3/21/2019

    Most people think as little as possible about the wastewater that is produced daily from their showers, bathtubs, sinks, dishwashers and toilets. But with the right techniques, it can become a valuable resource.

  2. Serving The Mandate Of World Water Day
    3/19/2019

    The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have shined new light on steps that must be taken to safeguard our world’s critical resources. Addressing everything that impacts the health and economic growth of communities, the SDGs embed sustainability in the global consciousness and offer nations a roadmap for tackling the key challenges of our time.

  3. How Tech Can Conserve And Improve Access To Water
    3/13/2019

    As South Africa commemorates National Water Week from March 17 to 23 to highlight the scarcity of this vital resource, municipalities and utilities around the country are increasingly turning to technology to help them with both conservation and expanding accessibility to more communities.

  4. EPA's Plan To Regulate Chemical Contaminants In Drinking Water Is A Drop In The Bucket
    3/6/2019

    After more than a year of community meetings and deliberations, the U.S. EPA announced in February 2019 that it would begin the process of regulating two drinking water contaminants, seeking to stem a growing national public health crisis. If EPA follows through, this would be the first time in nearly 20 years that it has set an enforceable standard for a new chemical contaminant under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

  5. Cities Turn To Desalination For Water Security, But At What Cost?
    2/27/2019

    Removing salts and other impurities from water is really difficult. For thousands of years people, including Aristotle, tried to make fresh water from sea water. In the 21st century, advances in desalination technology mean water authorities in Australia and worldwide can supply bountiful fresh water at the flick of a switch.

  6. Why Big Storms And Deep Snows Don’t Always Equal Full Reservoirs
    2/27/2019

    There’s a lot of attention paid to Colorado’s high country through the winter months.

  7. Report: Invest In Tracking Systems And Address Data Privacy Concerns
    2/7/2019

    California should invest in modern water-use tracking systems and address privacy concerns as part of a larger data-focused initiative to get a better grip on its constrained water resources, according to a report that could have repercussions beyond the state.

  8. How The Low Price Of Water 'Causes' Water Scarcity
    1/29/2019

    “How can a coastal city that is flanked by an almost endless bank of water have water scarcity problems?”

  9. Ganges: Sewers Could Be Making Water Quality Of India's Great River Worse
    1/24/2019

    The Ganges is a lifeline for millions of people who live within its catchment as a source of water, transport, and food. During the Hindu pilgrimage known as Kumbh Mela, the Ganges plays host to the largest human gathering on Earth as 120 million people arrive to bathe in the river over 49 days.

  10. How Oil & Gas States Did (And Did Not) Protect Land And Water In 2018
    1/11/2019

    Keeping an eye on what happens with domestic oil and gas regulation is a bit like herding cats. We’ve seen encouraging progress on air quality issues related to oil and gas, but an equally critical front that’s seen major action is protection of our land and water resources.