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Based on the hype it’s getting, I know I’m not the only one who was gripped by Chelsea Wald’s 2021 book Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet....

Through my life, I’ve had the good fortune to use a wide variety of toilets, and I’m always on the look-out for new signage. Especially appreciated are the ones that make...

June is a lovely month to get married. Really. And couples like my cousin and her fiancé who had their June 2020 wedding plans bumped to June 2021 (dang pandemic!) deserved...

Last summer many of you followed the story of my mother’s shocking water bill, commiserating and making suggestions for how to deal with her water provider. I’m happy to report (a...

Yesterday was a big day. Wrapping up Water Week*, the annual week in which the Water Environment Federation and other water associations join forces to talk with Congress, the U.S. Senate...

I hate seeing things go to waste. I am a dumpster diver from way back, regularly pick up aluminum cans and other recyclables while walking with my dogs, and am always...

Last month my mother received a water bill that was ten times her normal quarterly payment. I felt all three aspects of her pain and frustration. First, there was the financial...

Two weeks ago I started writing a blog post about the intersection of water and equity in the United States. I meant to get back to it last week when, well...

Here we are, just a little over two months since the first confirmed U.S. coronavirus infection. The first confirmed COVID-19 death in the U.S. was less than six weeks ago, right...

I’ve been thinking about off-grid water and wastewater infrastructure since 1978 when I stumbled upon the New Alchemy Institute, a collection of scientists who were developing sustainable systems for growing food,...