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The Value of Snow By Jessica D. Lundquist – EOS – December 18, 2018 The fall colors are moving from the trees to the sidewalk, and the morning walk to the bus stop seems colder each day. “Do you think … Continue reading

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Alaska Case Could be Landmark in Water Rights Disputes By Tony Francois, opinion contributor – The Hill – November 5, 2018 The fate of a moose hunter flying a hovercraft on an Alaska river will either protect or limit water … Continue reading

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The Farm Bill Should Better Protect America’s Drinking Water By Colin O’Neil – AgMag – August 28, 2018 America’s drinking water is under threat from a formidable foe: polluted farm runoff, which contaminates the tap water supplies for millions of … Continue reading

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Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation is Affecting Global Water Cycles By Fred Pearce – Yale Environment 360 – July 24, 2018 Every tree in the forest is a fountain, sucking water out of the ground through its roots and … Continue reading

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There’s no “Sweet Spot” – What the Colorado River Needs is “Real Balance”  By Jeffrey Odefey – American Rivers – April 27, 2018 Over the last week, those of us who eat, sleep, and drink Colorado River issues have watched … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Flood Risks Across the U.S. are Underestimated (in a Big Way) By Cara Byington – Cool Green Science – February 28, 2018 A new paper publishing today in Environmental Research Letters has some sobering news for people … Continue reading

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Northam Must Act to Protect Clean Water from Pipelines By Amy Mall – NRDC – February 26, 2018 A new report issued today, prepared by experts in water quality on behalf of NRDC, outlines the severe threats to clean water … Continue reading

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Water is Connected to Every Major Global Risk We Face By Cora Kammeyer – Pacific Institute Insights – February 2, 2018 Water crises have been among the top five global risks in each of the last seven years, according to … Continue reading

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Why the world needs to rethink the value of water  Oxford Science Blog – November 23, 2017 The value of water for people, the environment, industry, agriculture and cultures has been long-recognised, not least because achieving safely-managed drinking water is … Continue reading

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“Unlawful Government Takings” By Janice Kaspersen – Forester Daily News – September 18, 2017 Among the many, many flooded homes in Houston after Hurricane Harvey are some for which the owners say the government is responsible. A group of homeowners … Continue reading

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