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As a non-resident fellow with the Brookings Institute, I have the honor of collaborating with some of the best policy minds in the country. A recent discussion about national water challenges...

One of the most important partners we had during my six years leading (creating!) Charting New Waters, a series of ground-breaking dialogues hosted by The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, was the...

I’ve been following Waukesha’s water woes for more than a decade, and in my former capacity as executive director of Milwaukee Riverkeeper I was on the front lines of the coalition...

“Don’t fix what ain’t broke.” Maybe that isn’t very good grammar, but it says what I’m thinking when it comes to remarks made on May 27th, 2015 when the U.S. Environmental...

With minutes to go before the US EPA press conference releasing the Clean Water Rule clarifying the definition of “waters of the United States”, (aka #WOTUS) my mind is on wetlands...

It seems like a crime to travel half way across the country and spend the whole time inside of windowless conference rooms, so when planning my trip to the Western Power Summit...

A few weeks ago, Shadi Eskaf if the University of North Carolina’s Environmental Finance Center posted a series of two blogs on his household water use. The first simply showed the...

We’ve lived in our house nearly fifteen years, which is the exact amount of time that I’ve wanted to make our driveway smaller and my garden larger.  Previous owners expanded the...

There’s been a growing interest in the potential of sewage as a supply of renewable energy for urban areas, a source we’re only beginning to tap. (See, for example, this recent...

Up until recently, when I thought of nutrient pollution I tended to think in terms of eutrophication, the over-fertilized condition that boosts the growth of algae and bacteria, which can then...