Speaking Of Water With Peter Gleick - California Drinking Water Bill

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Dr. Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of the Pacific Institute, discusses the new clean water bill signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom.

Speaking of Water with Janis Searles Jones - Ocean Conservancy

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Janis Searles Jones, CEO of the Ocean Conservancy speaks with Circle of Blue's J. Carl Ganter about where freshwater and ocean preservation meet.

Chicago’s New Mayor, In Rare Move, Considers Water Shutoff Ban

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Few cities have complete bans on the practice. But some restrict when water can be turned off and which residents are eligible.

Michigan leads nation in PFAS. It will lead cleanups, too, U.S. reps say

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A report this month found Michigan leads the nation in sites contaminated with toxic chemicals known as PFAS, and the state’s bipartisan delegation in Congress has introduced a flurry of legislation to increase testing.

Capital Flight? Indonesia Leader Suggests Moving Government Out of Sinking Jakarta

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Unsustainable groundwater use is one factor that could prompt a political and urban restructuring in Indonesia.

In Bid for Cleaner Water, California Seeks Arranged Utility Marriages

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Uniting small, failing utilities with larger neighbors can fix water problems.

The Water ‘Accessibility Trap’: Q&A with Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari and Luke Wilson

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Authors of a report on local drinking water laws discuss the lack of water shutoff data and the fees that make it harder for struggling households to stay afloat.

In Maryland, Vulnerability to Water Shutoffs Depends on Your Address

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New report highlights how local laws can trap households in a cycle of fees that influence water affordability, shutoffs, and timely bill payment.

In war, dirty water more dangerous to children than violence, says UNICEF

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Most vulnerable are young children under age 5, who are 20 times more likely to die from diseases than violence.

U.S. Governors Detail Water Priorities for 2019

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State of the State speeches highlight diverse budget and policy goals.

California Water Board Outlines $606M Bill Assistance Program

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The state looks for ways to help poor households with the increasing cost of drinking water.

2019 Preview: U.S. Government Water Policy

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Discover what to watch for in 2019 in U.S. government water policy