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Will Water Unite Us?

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Water enjoys support that crosses political parties. Will it be a source of bipartisan collaboration in a time of divided politics?

What the Biden Administration Might Mean For Water

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What does a Biden administration might mean for federal water policy?

As Water Backs Up, an Asset in Michigan Becomes a Liability

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A drainage dispute roils Jackson County’s prized attraction…

As Global Poverty Rises, USAID Plans for Covid-Altered World

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Ensuring that water, sanitation, and hygiene are threaded throughout the agency’s programs is key, observers say.

North Carolina Panel Designates Financially Distressed Water and Sewer Systems

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North Carolina officials took a decisive step in a years-long process to identify financially struggling water and sewer providers and assist them in a transition toward financial stability and reliable service.

Michigan Governor Whitmer Orders Enbridge Line 5 Shutdown, Citing Easement Violations

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Following a review that found the Line 5 pipeline is putting the Great Lakes at risk, Michigan ordered Enbridge Energy to shut down the pipeline by May.

Overlooked Army Corps Rulemaking Would Shrink Federal Stream Protections

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Conservation groups and state regulators are alarmed by proposed changes to nationwide permits that authorize construction across streams and wetlands.

California Water Board Collects Data on Household Water Debt, Utility Finances

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More people are behind on their water bills because of the pandemic. State regulators in California want to know how many and how far behind.

2020 Election Recap: Florida County Overwhelmingly Supports Granting Legal Rights to Rivers

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Voters approved water-related measures in several states.

U.S., Mexico Sign Rio Grande Water Agreement

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U.S. and Mexican officials settled a water dispute that had been simmering for several months and led to protests by Mexican farmers concerned about water access.

Who in the U.S. Is in ‘Plumbing Poverty’? Mostly Urban Residents, Study Says

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Not everyone in the country has piped water at home. Study authors argue that water access in the U.S. is inseparable from housing and social inequality.