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In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part II)

Quality of life and economy thrive with greater care for water,…

In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part I)

Quality of life and economy thrives with greater care for water,…

While South Carolina Floods, U.S. Wrestles With Urban Stormwater

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Lawsuit requires EPA to address one of the largest water pollution sources in the country.

Los Angeles Looks to Stormwater to Secure Water Sustainability

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Second largest U.S. city confronts new era of water scarcity with innovations on a new scale.

Infographic: 2015 Price of U.S. Water, Sewer, and Stormwater

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Map of the cost of water service in 30 major U.S. cities. The…

Price of Water 2015: Up 6 Percent in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 41 Percent Rise Since 2010

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As urban water use declines, utilities change business models. Graphic…

Important California Water Infrastructure Talks Start This Week

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State and local agencies plan to invest billions in new assets.

The Stream, April 9: China's New Dams Raise Concern of Water Wars

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The Chinese government recently decided to construct five new…

The Stream, February 5: Water-Energy Nexus in China

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When a Greenpeace China rapid response team ventured to a chemical…

To Drought-proof City's Water Supply, Sydney Proposes a Second Set of Pipes

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Australia’s largest urban economy wants to build a parallel water system to deliver non-potable supplies.

Federal Water Mandates Blowing a Hole in Municipal Budgets, Local Leaders Say

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Local government officials and utility leaders ask U.S. Congress to invest in water projects and to provide regulatory flexibility. The framework is part of a broader debate about how to balance ecosystems, public health and financial constraints, in this, the 40th year of the Clean Water Act.

Oregon Congressman Proposes Clean Water Trust Fund

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Revenue for the fund would come from taxes on containers and waste products.