The U.S. Water Alliance’s NewsWaves is a monthly e-newsletter that delivers updates on Alliance activities and interesting clean water news stories right to your inbox. With periodic authors contributing articles every month, NewsWaves will help you discover and better understand the critical water issues affecting America.
It’s been a decade since EPA’s Water Quality Trading Policy was established. Financial, regulatory and demographic challenges and opportunities underscore the need for innovative tools and market-based strategies. The U.S. Water Alliance’s [Continue Reading]
Now 18 members strong, the One Water Management (OWM) network will gather a much larger, extended group to engage in the development of next steps that can help spread Integrated Water Management. The meeting is being convened by the U.S. Water All[Continue Reading]
In an Earth Day ceremony at National Geographic Headquarters, in Washington D.C., the U.S. Water Alliance presented its U.S. Water Prize to three winners: MillerCoors, The Freshwater Trust, and Onondaga County (NY). The Honorable William K. Reilly (U[Continue Reading]
On May 8, 2013, the U.S. Conference of Mayors released a report, “Growth in Local Government Spending on Public Water and Wastewater—But How Much Progress Can American Households Afford?” The report documents the increasing amount of spending[Continue Reading]
On April 17th, American Rivers announced its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers. This year, American Rivers named the Colorado River the Most Endangered River in the country. “This year’s America’s Most Endangered Rivers repor[Continue Reading]
Many people are familiar with a “garbage patch” being a large area of floating debris in the Pacific Ocean, discovered in 1988. A garbage patch was discovered in the Great Lakes last year by a group of university researchers. The kind of garbage [Continue Reading]
Recent findings by University of Cincinnati researchers reveal that a newly developed solar-power nano filter is able to remove harmful antibiotics and carcinogens from rivers and lakes at a significantly higher rate than the activated carbon filteri[Continue Reading]
Scientists from the University of New Hampshire have detailed for the first time how thermoelectric power plants interact with aquatic ecosystems, climate and hydrology throughout the northeastern U.S. and show how rivers serve as “horizontal cooli[Continue Reading]
Mexicali Valley farm families are voluntarily selling water rights to the Delta Water Trust, established in Mexico in 2008 through a partnership of Pronatural Noroeste and the US-based Sonoran Institute and Environmental Defense Fund. The water tru[Continue Reading]
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