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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 passed S.914, the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021. I’m not sure which is more encouraging, the passage of the Act or the overwhelming bipartisan vote to support it (89-2, opposed by Sen Cruz of Texas and Sen Lee… Read More

Poetry on fire. That’s the way Janisse Ray caught our attention, we 450 water warriors and river rats, assembled for the 2011 River Rally in Charleston, South Carolina.  She stopped us cold with her poem, accelerated  by passion. Seated with our lunches in the Charleston Convention Center ballroom, forks arrested mid-way to mouths, it would have been blasphemous to chew while the oracle dispensed manna from the river gods. I, for one, had never heard… Read More

When you drive by an empty office building at night and see lights left on, you probably think about the energy that’s being wasted, but do you also think about the water that’s wasted while the electric meter spins? When you weigh your transportation options, you probably think about convenience, cost, and energy impacts, but do you think about water impacts? Earlier this week, Bevan Griffiths-Sattenspiel, co-author of “The Carbon Footprint of… Read More