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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions Is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure 7.7.2020 THE CITY FIX
Capital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population. However, much of its infrastructure was built 100 years ago and is straining from deferred maintenance, unable to meet the city’s future needs. To make matters worse, Capital City has ...
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Covid-19: Is Nasal Irrigation More Important Than Hand-Washing? 2.7.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

By now, you probably understand the importance of hand-washing to prevent the spread of infectious illness. But did you know flushing your sinuses might be an even better way to inhibit the progression of a viral illness such as COVID-19? In an April 20, 2020, article,1 MSN’s Best Life features the recommendations of Dr. Amy Baxter, a pediatric emergency medicine physician in Atlanta, Georgia.

In a vote for reducing lead exposure and for clean water, House passes lead pipe replacement amendment 2.7.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Joanna Slaney, Legislative Director, Health and Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director. Today is a good day in the fight against lead exposure: the U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment to provide $22.5 billion to replace lead service lines (LSL) – the lead pipes connecting the water main under the street to the home […]
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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure 29.6.2020 WRI Stories
Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure Comments|Add Comment|PrintDepartments that work together on projects and use natural infrastructure, like the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park in Singapore, can achieve a variety of benefits. Photo by Stefano/Flickr. Capital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population. However, much of its infrastructure was built 100 years ago and is straining from deferred maintenance, unable to meet the city’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Bush Brothers counts on water reuse to reduce local impact of bean production 20.5.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Bush Brothers counts on water reuse to reduce local impact of bean production Jesse Klein Wed, 05/20/2020 - 03:20 "There was nothing except a pipe going out the back of the plant." This was how Rodney Aulick, president of integrated solutions and services at Evoqua Water Technologies, described the wastewater system at Bush Brothers and Company’s Tennessee plant, when it first engaged with the food company. Bush Brothers is the largest manufacturer of prepared beans in the United States, and its work with water treatment titan Evoqua resulted in massive improvements, Aulick said. The plant is now able to reuse much of its water, lowering the strain on the community system and environment as a whole. The company is also better equipped to tightly control its water usage, according to Evoqua.   Bush Brothers, a family-owned business, has been operating in the small community of Chestnut Hill, Tennessee, for over 110 years. The company keeps the community in mind when pushing for new production goals and ...
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Denver Water just delivered a pitcher to my home. Why, and what do I do with it? 28.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Water filter pitchers have started to arrive at Denver homes, and tens of thousands more families will receive them in coming months.
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As a dying Salton Sea spews harmful dust, Imperial Valley water wars heat up again 23.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

An election in Southern California's farming mecca could have ramifications across the American West.

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Climate warming may hit Colorado River Basin farmers hardest as shrinking snowpack leads to less irrigation water 21.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado River Basin farmers will be hardest hit by climate warming, along with food growers in Central Asia and the southern Andes, due to high dependence on shrinking snow as a source of irrigation water, new research has found.
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The next infrastructure stimulus bill is the right place for lead pipe replacement funding – to create jobs, save money and provide safer water for all 17.4.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Joanna Slaney, Legislative Director and Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director. Note to readers: As we all grapple with the grave global health challenge from COVID-19, we want to acknowledge the essential service that the public health professionals at water utilities provide in delivering safe water not only for drinking but for washing our hands […]
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Latest Wisconsin data on water service lines provides important insights, reveals over 150,000 lead pipes 16.4.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D. is the Chemicals Policy Director Note to readers: As we all grapple with the grave global health challenge from COVID-19, we want to acknowledge the essential service that the public health professionals at water utilities provide in delivering safe water not only for drinking but for washing our hands and our surroundings. […]
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New report reveals environmental justice issues with lead pipe replacement – and a path forward 4.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New report reveals environmental justice issues with lead pipe replacement – and a path forward
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Denver Water raising pH of water supply for 1.4 million residents in effort to reduce lead contamination 3.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Water chemists this week will adjust the water supply delivered to 1.4 million residents, lowering the acidity, part of an effort to reduce the lead contamination from old pipelines that afflicts millions of homes nationwide.
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This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing 28.2.2020 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing Comments|Add Comment|PrintCommon murres experienced a mass die-off in the North Pacific in 2015-2016. Photo by D. Roseneau/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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In long-running dispute over water and land in Pineland Sands, a farmer is caught in the middle 14.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Cattle rancher Tim Nolte's plan to expand his farm has gotten caught up in a yearslong debate over the effects of changing land use on the water of the Pineland Sands region, which covers four counties in north-central Minnesota.
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God, gas and heroin. Now, the fight's over water 6.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Men on the border between Afghanistan and Iran have battled for centuries. Now a fight over water is brewing.

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A 3-decade-long water dispute heads to the Supreme Court 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Georgia and Florida have been waging a decades-long legal battle over water resources. It's a problem likely to intensify in other areas as the climate warms.
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Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law 24.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the likely event that the new law is enacted, the fees will begin in July, banding Denver with at least 13 other cities in Colorado with similar fees or bans.
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Denver Water gets go-ahead to replace lead pipes 20.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver Water’s 15-year plan to replace all lead service pipes connecting homes to water mains can begin on a trial basis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials decided this week.
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RELEASE: Safe, Affordable Sanitation a Pipe Dream for Too Many Households in Global South 18.12.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Safe, Affordable Sanitation a Pipe Dream for Too Many Households in Global South New research finds nearly two-thirds of sewage and human waste in 15 major cities is unsafely managed, worsening urban sanitation crisis WASHINGTON (December 18, 2019)—The number of urban residents who lack safely managed sanitation services has increased from 1.9 billion in 2000 to 2.3 billion in 2015, costing $223 billion a year globally in health costs and lost productivity and wages. According to new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Huntington Beach desalination plant appears headed for a key approval 27.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Poseidon Water's plans to build a seawater desalination plant in Huntington Beach appear headed for a key approval in a major test of California's new ocean rules.

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