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The Stream, June 11: Oil Spill in Canadian River

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Infrastructure Government officials in Alberta, Canada are telling…

Parsing the Water Pricing Data

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Which cities have the highest rates? And why? Yesterday, Circle…

The Price of Water 2012: 18 Percent Rise Since 2010, 7 Percent Over Last Year in 30 Major U.S. Cities

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Rates have increased in many cities, but local conditions dictate by how much and how the increase is distributed. Chicago prices are up nearly 25 percent, while Los Angeles is down by 9 percent.

The Stream, April 23: Water Rates in the United States

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Water rates will be slowly but steadily rising in the United…
Chicago Spearheads $7 Billion Plan to Fix Its Crumbling Infrastructure

Chicago's $7 Billion Plan to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure

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From expanding its largest airport to replacing century-old water…

The Price of Water 2011: Prices Rise an Average of 9 Percent in Major U.S. Cities

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Because of costlier inputs and infrastructure replacement, rate experts predict prices will only go higher.

UK Water Company Turns Fecal Waste into Energy, Saves Money

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Human waste is a cheap energy source for Thames Water, which is in a price dispute with the UK’s water regulator. Thames Water, the largest water provider in the United Kingdom, saved £15 million (US$25 million) last year by using human feces as a source of renewable energy.

Worldwide Drought May Soon Knock on Britain's Door

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Facing severe water shortages, England now offers its citizens…

Detroit Attempts to Overcome Water Squabbles, Improve Infrastructure

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DETROIT -- Uncle Sam could soon loosen his grip on Detroit's…

Buffalo Rustlers in Hot Water as Company Cracks Down on Resource Theft

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BUFFALO, New York -- Homeowners unable to pay their water bills…

To regulate or not to regulate: California looks for solutions to another year of dry conditions

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Fallow fields and cattle for sale foreshadow a future of continued…

New York residents may struggle to pay as water rates rise

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NEW YORK CITY -- Could the economic downturn affect consumers…