Even with all the rain, Oregon’s water woes need to be addressed

It is raining and it will keep raining. It feels like it has always been raining. Rain-soaked Oregonians understandably doubt that water scarcity could ever be an issue here. But, in some parts of the state, we live in a land of water overabundance and also of failing drinking water systems due to quality, quantity, […]

Los Angeles Is Building a Future Where Water Won’t Run Out

Source: Bloomberg L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plan to boost the city’s drought resiliency includes investment in water treatment and recycling facilities. In the era of mega-drought, will it be enough? By Brian Eckhouse and Laura Bliss January 31, 2022, 8:00 AM EST   A helicopter whisks off a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles, climbs above […]

Drilling For Water Sourcing Project To Being This Month

By Gordon HopkinsDrilling test wells for the City of Fairbury’s water sourcing project is expected to begin sometime this month, according to Project Manager Mary Renn. The project is intended to provide the city water with a lower nitrate content. Renn spoke at a meeting of the Jefferson County Commissioners.. Learn more  Notice: JavaScript is […]

$2M in grants to help Michigan communities address lead, other water quality issues

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – More than $2 million in grants awarded recently under the umbrella of the MI Clean Water plan will assist water supplies in asset management plan development or updates, and/or distribution system materials inventory as defined in Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule. The grants, issued through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy […]

Governor DeSantis announces $500 million for waterways funding

“This is what Florida’s quality of life is all about,” Governor Ron DeSantis said at the end of a press conference held in front of the picturesque Weeki Wachee Springs on November 9, 2021. “This is what our economy runs on. You can’t find this anywhere in the country … we are blessed to have […]