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To make the most of a new Ford electric truck plant, Tennessee neighbors need sewer help
Ford needed a sewer line to build its $5.6 billion plant in Tennessee. But neighboring communities now have to build their own wastewater system to accommodate new residents who come for the new plant jobs.
Feds tell Western states to cut back on water from Colorado River — or else
"This is scary stuff," one researcher tells us.
What does it mean for a company to be "water-positive"?
Journalist Amanda Schupak explains how companies like PepsiCo are trying to put more water into the environment than they take out.
Drought has California farms destroying crops, rather than pay for water
The Woolf ranch in California’s Central Valley is scaling down its almond orchards to focus on less water-intensive crops, like tomatoes.
The underground story of what happens to wastewater
Conserving water in drought areas actually makes treating wastewater more difficult.
In dry California, using price to police water use
California cities don't like the word "rationing," but "pricing" can serve the same purpose.
Answering your questions: Bottled water vs. soda?
Thanks to Toni from Winston-Salem NC for writing in to ask why environmental tips focus on reducing the use of bottled water, but don't tend to...