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A Step in the Right Direction for the Upper Deschutes Deschutes River Conservancy – December 7, 2016 Beginning this winter, the Deschutes River will flow at a minimum of 100 cubic feet per second (cfs) from September 16th to March … Continue reading

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How engineers see the water glass in California By Jay R. Lund – California WaterBlog – December 5, 2016 Depending on your outlook, the proverbial glass of water is either half full or half empty. Not so for engineers in … Continue reading

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All Hands Needed to Control Nutrient Pollution By Tom Damm – EPA’s Healthy Waters in the Mid-Atlantic – November 10, 2016 When a harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie contaminated the Toledo area water supply two years ago, my … Continue reading

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Democracy and Water in a New Presidential Era By Nicole Silk – River Network – November 9, 2016 This year’s Presidential election results were unexpected and outrageous in so many ways. The election disclosed how truly divided our country is … Continue reading

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Partnering with States to Cut Nutrient Pollution By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – September 22, 2016 Nutrient pollution remains one of America’s most widespread and costly environmental and public health challenges, threatening the prosperity and quality of life of … Continue reading

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A Rural Alaskan Native Village’s Journey for Safe Drinking Water By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – August 11, 2016 I recently returned from a work trip to Alaska, where I met with colleagues from EPA’s Alaska Operations Office and Alaska’s Department of … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the Gold King Mine Incident By Mathy Stanislaus – EPA Connect Blog – August 1, 2016 Today, we are releasing a new publication, One Year After the Gold King Mine Incident: A Retrospective of EPA’s Efforts to … Continue reading

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The Time to Invest in America’s Water Infrastructure is Now By Jim Gebhardt, CFA – EPA Blog – Our Planet, Our Home – July 12, 2016 Communities across the country are facing the immediate challenges of aging and inadequate drinking … Continue reading

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Inevitable Changes to Water in California By Administrator Gina McCarthy– EPA Connect – May 2, 2016 It isn’t just the groundwater that has to be sustainable; it’s the management too. That’s why the title of this post shifts from the … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning – In Your Medicine Cabinet By Megan Keegan – EPA Healthy Waters Blog – April 28, 2016 Trees are blooming, the grass is greening, and its finally time to throw open the windows for a little spring cleaning!  … Continue reading

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