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  • Washington county puts a trashy spin on a Macklemore tune

    SEATTLE Do you associate the musical stylings of Macklemore with sewage backup? If so, King County, Wash., has just the campaign for you. The county's Wastewater Treatment Division spent $123,000 on a campaign called "Flushing Awesome," which went...
  • New Britain Asks Taxpayers About Selling Water Property

    NEW BRITAIN — Residents will get their chance to speak Thursday evening about whether the city should sell a little-used well to the town of Southington for $1.3 million. City officials contend that the potential 1.2 million-gallon-a-day output...
  • Judge: Utility transfer lawsuit needs tuning

    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge permitted a lawsuit challenging Glendale's controversial utility transfer to move forward with some tweaks on Tuesday afternoon. Although the city's attorneys asked Judge James C. Chalfant to throw out the lawsuit...
  • Drought-parched California tightens curbs on wasting water

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Water regulators in California approved tough new conservation measures on Tuesday to limit outdoor water use, including daily fines of up to $500 for using a hose without a shut-off nozzle. The new restrictions prohibit...
  • 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...
  • Build desalination plants now. And use smaller water glasses.

    To the editor: State officials are trying to reduce unnecessary water usage. That alone won't be enough to solve the problem. ("California approves big fines for wasting water during drought," July 15) We must support infrastructure improvements,...
  • Water Tower Place launches same-day delivery

    Water Tower Place launches same-day delivery
    Water Tower Place on Wednesday launched same-day delivery for online and in-store purchases, and several more Chicago-area malls are set to follow suit. Shoppers at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave., “will enjoy same-day delivery service...
  • Who is taking California's water?

    Who is taking California's water?
    As California's drought really starts to bite--the mandatory water use restrictions approved by the state Tuesday are just the beginning--questions are bound to be raised about the indescribably wasteful use of water to retail bottlers.  The sale of...
  • Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County

     Neighbors concerned about power plant's water use in McHenry County
    Neighboring mayors and environmentalists expressed concerns but withheld judgment Wednesday about a proposed gas-fired power plant in far northwest suburban Oakwood Hills. The main concern was that the generating plant might draw too much groundwater...
  • Drought-plagued California gets tough on water wasters: Will it help?

    Drought-plagued California gets tough on water wasters: Will it help?
    California water officials on Tuesday approved a $500 fine to be imposed on water wasters and other measure to improve water conservation during the drought. Here are some answers to questions about Tuesday's action: So how is California doing in...
  • With water conservation lagging, Lady Gaga urges California to do more

    With water conservation lagging, Lady Gaga urges California to do more
    Lady Gaga has joined the effort to get Californians to conserve water during the drought. The move comes amid new numbers that show Californian are not conserving as much as officials hoped they would. In a video for the Save Our Water campaign, above,...