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Javier Serafin, a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power utility worker, climbs on a 144-inch outlet, which connects to an ultraviolet treatment plant that will be completed in 2019. Photo © J. Carl Ganter / Circle of Blue

Price of Water 2017: Four Percent Increase in 30 Large U.S. Cities

Utilities test new rates, look beyond the ratepayer for revenue.

Water Utility Cyberattack Rings Up Hefty Data Charges

Money is often the root of cyberattacks on water utilities, experts…

Trump Proposal to Fix U.S. Water Infrastructure Invites Large Role for Private Investors

Private-public partnerships, a potential funding source, are…

Sinking Land Causes California Water Chokepoint

Buckled canals, damaged because of groundwater pumping, impair state’s ability to deliver water and control floods.

No Filter: Treating Drinking Water at the Faucet Is Rarely a Utility’s Contamination Solution

Under-the-sink filters are effective. But regulators impose stringent…

2017 Preview: Flint Lead and Infrastructure Troubles Remain

Flint drinking water is not the wreck it was, but it is still…

Broken Water Systems Reflect Midwest Election Revolt

Trump triumphs in Rust Belt regions with neglected water infrastructure. By…

Colorado River’s Tale of Two Basins

Water diversions upstream increase risk in stressed watershed. By…

U.S. Water Utilities Not Prepared for Catastrophe

Federal government should have more active role in preparing…

EPA Review Finds Clean Water Fund Allocations Need Revision

Funds distributed to the states do not match current state infrastructure…

Water Sector Prepares For Cyberattacks

Security threats evolve as water systems connect to the internet. By…

America’s Water Infrastructure Requires New Mindset

Trust, cooperate, and innovate for safe water and thriving communities. By…