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In the Great Lakes State, Flint pays a high price for water

May 8, 2015
  The plight of the bankrupt city of Flint, Michigan has long stood as the poster child for post-industrial job loss and blight in the U.S. On top of all Flint’s struggles, providing clean drinking water has become one the biggest problem…

One way to ration water: raise the price

Apr 7, 2015
New limits on water usage could raise prices to four times their current rate.

Writers on Water: Tiphanie Yanique

Feb 27, 2015
The author was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands and water remains at the center of her work

How to turn sewage into a product people want

Feb 27, 2015
DC Water considers sewage a natural resource it can convert to a profitable product

Water and writers: Paolo Bacigalupi

Feb 26, 2015
The author on why water is a constant theme in his work

Baltimore sewers: time bombs buried under the streets

Feb 25, 2015
The city's sewer system is 100 years old. Some pipes are made of wood or clay.

Under D.C., a new tunnel almost no one will see

Feb 24, 2015
The tunnel will prevent sewage from mixing with water flowing into nearby rivers.

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Central Valley farms come at a cost for dry California

Feb 18, 2015
Agriculture uses 80 percent of the water in California