Sustainability at a glance

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
Posted In: Yanique, water, 'Land of Love and Drowning'
"It's a snowball."

Tallying the economic winners of the status quo

Feb 27, 2015
There is a cost to gridlock, but there are also economic winners.
Posted In: snow, Congress, climate change

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
Posted In: DC, sewage, treatment

Water and writers: Paolo Bacigalupi

Feb 26, 2015
The author on why water is a constant theme in his work
Posted In: water, Bacigalupi, The Windup Girl

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.
Posted In: Baltimore, sewage, infrastructure

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.
A groundskeeper waters flowers.

Why water should cost a lot more

Feb 24, 2015
When it comes to water, U.S. businesses have champagne tastes for beer prices.
The Baker Hughes rigs count, once considered an important indicator of the health of the energy and drilling industries, may no longer be relevant.

This oil rig count may no longer be relevant

Feb 20, 2015
The Baker Hughes Rig Count gets much attention. Does it still reflect oil production?
Posted In: drilling, Health, energy, big oil

Central Valley farms come at a cost for dry California

Feb 18, 2015
Agriculture uses 80 percent of the water in California
Posted In: water, drought, Agriculture, california
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