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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 facing the struggling city. U.L. Brown has seen a lot of changes since he moved […]

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.

For public good, not for profit.

Central Valley farms come at a cost for dry California

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