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The Price of Water 2013: Up Nearly 7 Percent in Last Year in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 25 Percent Rise Since 2010

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Utilities tinker with rate structures designed to stabilize revenue.
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

The Stream, April 3: Deadly Floods in Buenos Aires

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South America Nearly 400 millimeters (16 inches) of rain pummeled…
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What an Emergency Manager Might Mean for Detroit’s Water Utility

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There are many questions and few conclusions right now about…

Vessela Monta

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"We cannot say that rain is not interesting just because we can…
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Food Security: Destroyed Agricultural Infrastructure Drops Production in Syria

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Irrigation canals have been severely damaged, large poultry farms have been destroyed, and now close to 10 percent of Syrians who remained inside the country's borders are in need of food assistance — these are just a few of the side effects of the ongoing conflict in the war-torn country that will likely have ramifications on food security for years to come.
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

The Stream, January 4: Water, Agriculture Investments on the Rise

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Investors funneled more money into the remains woefully underfunded.…
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

The Stream, November 9: Hepatitis Outbreak in South Sudan

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An outbreak of Hepatitis E in South Sudan refugee camps has killed…
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

The Crash of the Growth Wave Forces Cities and Towns to Raise Water Rates

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The exurbs of Minnesota’s Twin Cities are the latest examples…
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

The Stream, October 15: After Drought, Some U.S. Farmers Give Up On Corn

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Sea level rise and increasing floods are forcing families living…
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

The Stream, August 31: Hurricane Isaac Causes Shipping Headaches on Mississippi

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Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Isaac, which hit land Tuesday evening…
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

The Stream, August 29: Arctic Ice Reaches Record Low

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With a few weeks still left in the annual melt season, Arctic…
New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

New EPA Guidance for Combined Sewers Draws Mixed Reviews

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Seattle will be the first city to test the new integrated framework. Photo…