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  • Save water now, or face the consequences later

    Save water now, or face the consequences later
    To the editor: You would think that a serious drought would require serious action. But it seems that water use actually has gone up. The trouble is, as with global warming, too many people either deny the drought's existence or just think it needs to...
  • Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says

    Montana farmer Rocky Norby has worked the land along the Missouri River for more than 20 years, coaxing sugar beets and malted barley out of the arid ground. "Every year it gets worse," he said. "There's not enough water to get through our pumps."...
  • Worker critically hurt during fall from Humboldt Park water tower

    Worker critically hurt during fall from Humboldt Park water tower
    A worker was critically injured when he fell from a water tower onto the roof of an industrial building this afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. It happened about 4 p.m. at the large, 3-story building at 3053 W. Grand Ave., said Chicago Fire...
  • Boynton violated its own policy with recent bidding request

    Boynton violated its own policy with recent bidding request
    On Tuesday, the Palm Beach County Office of the Inspector General issued a statement saying that a $30 million Boynton Beach contract for utility services did not comply with Florida statute and the city’s own request for bidders process. “I...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Toledo, Ohio, lifts ban on its drinking water

    Toledo, Ohio, lifts ban on its drinking water
    A ban on drinking tap water in Toledo was lifted early Monday after tests showed that toxins were no longer at dangerous levels from algae on Lake Erie, the mayor's office said. "Our water is safe," Mayor Michael Collins said at a Monday news conference...
  • States, cities get creative about recycling water

    WASHINGTON Overwhelmed by severe drought, the Oklahoma legislature passed a law this year to help communities make the most of their water resources by treating and reusing wastewater. As drought spread over 80 percent of the state, Oklahoma cities...
  • The choice: your drinking water, or your green lawn

    To the editor: Thanks to Jay Famiglietti for the no-nonsense piece on water use in Southern California. ("How much water does California have left?," Op-Ed, July 8) Where I reside in south Orange County, nearly all of the potable water is imported,...
  • How much water does California have left?

    Southern California water managers are doing such a great job that you would hardly know we are in the midst of the worst drought since record-keeping began in the late 1800s. Our lush, well-watered landscapes look as healthy and inviting as ever. Our...
  • A fresh GOP voice from the San Joaquin Valley

    The San Joaquin Valley may be struggling to grow food because of the dust-bowling drought. But it's having no trouble producing Republican leaders. OK, that's a non sequitur. But maybe not so much. The latest Republican leader to emerge from the San...
  • Clorox, Valencia firm team up on UV device that zaps hospital bacteria

    Clorox, Valencia firm team up on UV device that zaps hospital bacteria
    When Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital needed to disinfect its patient isolation rooms, it turned to a cleaner that only works alone and doesn't need a mask or any other protection. The cleaner isn't antisocial or reckless. It's a towering machine on...