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Great Lakes & Other Water Issues - Archived Articles
April 2009 - January 2009

April 2009

Milwaukee Businessman Says Water is City’s Future
WISN.com – April 30, 2009

Low Snow, Reservoir Levels Force Rationing
San Francisco Chronicle – April 30, 2009

South Florida’s Dry Season Hitting Historic Levels
South Florida Sun-Sentinel – April 30, 2009

Government Spending on Bottled Water Is Money Down the Drain, Group Says
The Canadian Press – April 30, 2009

Environmental Group Challenges Waukesha Water Rate Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 29, 2009

Declining Lake Levels: Living Lightly on Less Water
Event Announcement, News of the North.net – April 29, 2009

Bird Study Linked to Water Debate
The Houston Chronicle – April 29, 2009

Maine’s Water Wars
The Exception magazine – April 29, 2009

Without Cafeteria Trays, Colleges Cut Water Use, and Calories
The New York Times – April 29, 2008

In Great Lakes Basin, Our Survival Depends on Changes to Lifestyle, Values
Editorial, The Brantford Expositor (Ontario) – April 28, 2009

Santa Cruz City Council Approves Water Restrictions
The San Jose Mercury News – April 28, 2009

Tighter Rules Credited for Drop in Water Use
The Sun Coast News (FL) – April 28, 2009

Ethanol and Water Do Mix
Commentary, The Southwest Farm Press – April 28, 2009

Protect, Don’t Divert, State Groundwater
Editorial, Green Bay Press Gazette – April 28, 2009

Lake Michigan Recovering from 2008 Decline
United Press International – April 27, 2009

Federal Judges Halts Further Ag Water Cuts, Won’t Change Current Contracts
The Fresno Bee (CA) – April 27, 2009

U.N. Names Milwaukee a Water Technology Hub
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 27, 2009

Boaters Rejoice: Lake Michigan 9 Inches Higher
The New Richmond News (WI) – April 27, 20098

Texas’ Edwards Aquifer Authority Imposes Mandatory Water Restrictions
San Antonio Business Journal – April 27, 2009

Experts Prefer Tap Water
The Hamilton Spectator (Ontario) – April 27, 2009

Oregon Water Demand Opens Door to Special Interests
The Oregonian – April 27, 2009

More Crop for The Drop
Commentary, The Los Angeles Times – April 27, 2009

Good Gains for a Great Lake
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 26, 2009

Reduced Water Consumption Responsible for Higher Bills
The Sarnia Observer (Ontario) – April 26, 2009

House OK’s Bill for Federal Water Policy Office
The Greenville Daily Reflector (NC) – April 26, 2009

State Wants to Rule on Nebraska Water Dispute
AP Article, Forbes.com – April 26, 2009

Stemming the Water Wars
Commentary, The Guardian (UK) – April 26, 2009

Hearing on Nevada Water Pipeline Delayed Two Years
The Las Vegas Review Journal – April 24, 2009

Toward Safer Water in Waukesha
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 24, 2009

Get Used to Curbing Water Use, Californians Told
MSNBC.com – April 24, 2009

Idaho Gov. Signs Aquifer Legislation
He Idaho Statesman – April 24, 2009

Restore Public Trust in Lakes Compact, Fix Loophole
Commentary, The Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – April 24, 2009

Protecting Waterways Fuels Michigan’s Job Growth
Commentary, The Detroit News – April 24, 2009

Water Rationing Made Mandatory
San Diego Union Tribune – April 24, 2009

Corps Denies Request to Raise Level of Lanier by Reducing Water Releases
Atlanta Journal Constitution – April 24, 2009

This Water War’s Not For the Navy
The Advance-Titan (UW-Oshkosh) – April 23, 2009

Author Says Compact Will Make Water Harder to Get
The Gary Post Tribune (IN) – April 22, 2009

Environment Commissioner Laments Lack of Canadian Water Strategy
The Prince George Citizen (Ottawa) – April 22, 2009

Water Wars Go Underground
Commentary, The Circleville Herald (OH) – April 22, 2009

Spinning the Bottle: The War over Packaged Water
SooToday.com (Ontario) – April 22, 2009

Water Wars
Commentary, The Globe and Mail – April 22, 2009

Cisterns Save Rainwater, Quench Environmental Thirst
CNN.com – April 22, 2009

De-Watering Wyoming
Commentary, The New York Times – April 21, 2009

New Waukesha Well to Provide Radium-Free Drinking Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 21, 2009

Too Many ‘Straws’ Sucking Water Out of the Colorado River
Christian Science Monitor – April 21, 2009

Feds To Release Minimal Water Supplies to CA Farms
AP Article, San Jose Mercury News – April 21, 2009

CA Launches $4 Million Water Conservation Push
AP Article, San Francisco Chronicle – April 21, 2009

Nestle Protests Vancouver Bottle Ban
Commentary, The Hamilton Spectator (Ontario) – April 21, 2009

Ryan, Barlow Wrong on Bottled Water
Commentary, The Sudbury Star (Ontario) – April 21, 2009

Rivers Losing Water Due to Climate Change
LiveScience.com – April 21, 2009

Warming Could Spur River Water Crisis
The Arizona Republic – April 21, 2009

Court Says Water from Gas Drilling Must Be Regulated
AP Article, Forbes.com – April 21, 2009

Vancouver Proposes Bottled Water Ban
The Globe and Mail (Toronto) – April 20, 2009

Water Diversion and the Great Lakes
Event Listing, NewsOfTheNorth.net – April 20, 2009

As We Use Less, We Could Pay More for Water
San Francisco Chronicle – April 20, 2009

Palestinian Water Crisis Deepens
BBC News – April 20, 2009

Our View: Obama to Valley Farming – Dry Up
Editorial, The Merced Sun-Star (CA) – April 19, 2009

Solar Projects Face Challenges of Water Shortages
RedOrbit.com – April 19, 2009

Another Obstacle for Waukesha: Technology to Remove Radium from Wells Poses Disposal Problem
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 19, 2009

Great Lakes Author to Talk at Valparaiso U.
The Gary Post Tribune (IN) – April 18, 2009

Reservoirs, Rivers Shrink; No Relief in Sight
The Wasau Daily Herald (WI) – Aril 18, 2009

A Solution to Calif. Water Shortage Goes Down the Drain
The Los Angeles Times – April 18, 2009

Asia May See More Conflicts over Water, Report
Reuters – April 17, 2009

Hundreds Protest Water Cuts in California
The New York Times - April 17, 2009

40-Kilometer Pipeline Taps Lake Erie, Waters Ontario Tomato Industry
The Windsor Star – April 16, 2009

Calif. To Get $260 Million in Stimulus Funds for Water
Reuters – April 16, 2009

Tampa Looking to Demand Reclaimed Water Use
The St. Petersburg Times (FL) – April 16, 2009

Barlow: Banish Bottled Water, Drink from the Tap
The Sault Star (Ontario) – April 16, 2009

U.S. Offers Aid for California Water Woes
The New York Times – April 16, 2009

Evaluating Groundwater Impact on Geneva Lake
The Lake Geneva News (WI) – April 15, 2009

China Faces a Water Crisis
BusinessWeek - April 15, 2009

Water Project Draws Ire
The Casper Star Tribune (WY) – April 15, 2009

SC Bill Regulating Water Use Stalls, Again
AP Article, WBTV.com (SC) – April 15, 2009

Southern California Water Agency to Cut Supplies by 10%
The Los Angeles Times – April 15, 2009

Central Valley Residents Start Four-Day Trek Demanding Water
San Jose Mercury News – April 15, 2009

Study Says Midwest Ethanol Process Uses Much Less Water Than Western States
Science Daily – April 15, 2009

A Murky Plan for Graywater
Editorial, The Las Vegas Sun – April 15, 2009

County Wins Right to Take St. Johns River Water
The St. Augustine Record (FL) – April 14, 2009

Drought Lingers: Lake Sinking Toward 1965 Level
The Las Vegas Review-Journal – April 14, 2009

Water is Going Down the Drain
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – April 14, 2009

Making L.A. Water-Wise
Editorial, The Los Angeles Times – April 14, 2009

Water Worries Cloud Future for U.S. Biofuel
Reuters – April 14, 2009

Measuring Corn Ethanol’s Thirst for Water; Tally Is 3X More Than Previously Thought
MIT Technology Review – April 14, 2009

‘North Coast’ loses Central Florida Water War
WOKV.com (FL) – April 14, 2009


Environmentalists Must Learn to Compromise on Water
Commentary, The High Country News – April 13, 2009

Aurora, Colo. OK’s Water Lease to Nestle
The Salida Citizen (CO) – April 13, 2009

Colorado Rep. Authors U.S. Bill to Promote Water Conservation
Denver Business Journal – April 13, 2009

California Delta Farmers Sue to Block Canal Plan
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – April 13, 2009

SC Lawmakers Look to Regulate River Water Use
AP Article, WTVM.com (SC) – April 13, 2009

Hospital Dumps Water Bottles for Boxes
Lawrence Journal World (KS) – April 13, 2009

Corps to Study Colorado-Wyoming Water Pipeline
AP Article, Forbes.com – April 12, 2009

Worsening Drought Sparks Lake Okeechobee Water Fights
The Miami Herald – April 12, 2009

Bay Area’s Tricky Choices About Delta’s Future
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – April 12, 2009

State Must Rescue Delta from Crisis
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – April 12, 2009

Day 3: Florida Water Wars Hearing
Central Florida Mews 13 – April 10, 2009

Board Votes to Scrap 3 Dams on Boardman River; Will Now Flow Unfettered into Lake Michigan
Chicago Tribune – April 10, 2009

CA Prisons Reduce Water Use by 21%
WaterTech Online – April 10, 2009

Lake Michigan’s Rise – In Gallons
Blog post, WGNtv.com – April 10, 2009

Water Cut Off in Mexico City, Reservoirs at Record Lows
BBC News – April 10, 2009

UnBottle It!, Speaking Tour on Opposition to Bottled Water Comes to Sault Ste. Marie
Press Release, Marketwire – April 9, 2009

Industrial Farms Could Leave Eastern WA with Dry Wells
The New York Times – April 9, 2009

Water District to Vote on Reducing Supply to Agencies, Raising Rates
The Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) – April 9, 2009

Day 2: Water War Hearing
Central Florida News 13 – April 9, 2009

L.A. Water-Rationing Plan Dealt Surprise Setback
Reuters – April 9, 2009

Great Lakes Compact Gets First Test
The Isthmus (Madison, WI) – April 9, 2009

Province Approves Area Water Pipeline
The London Free Press (Ontario) – April 9, 2009

Scientific Surprise over Water-Hungry Ethanol
Watertech Online – April 8, 2009

L.A. County Supes Turn to Tap, No More Designer Water Labels
The San Francisco Chronicle – April 8, 2009

Report to Detail River’s Impact on Great Lake Levels
The Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – April 8, 2009

Comedian Paul Rodriguez to Lead Farmer’s March for Water
San Jose Mercury News – April 8, 2009

Water War Hearing on Tap Today, Judge to Hear from both Groveland and Bottler
Central Florida News 13 – April 8, 2009

Water Conservation: A Florida Lifestyle
Tampa Bay Newspapers (FL) – April 7, 2009

Report Lists America’s 10 Most Endangered Rivers
CNN.com – April 7, 2009

Low Water, High Anxiety
The New Jersey News-Ledger – April 7, 2009

Uncapping Laws Against Bottled Water
Editorial, The Sudbury Star (Ontario) – April 7, 2009

Study Maps Canada’s Hidden Water to Stave Off Shortages
CBC News – April 6, 2009

Panel Seeks More Information on Waukesha Water Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 6, 2009

Science Fair Project Finds Climate Change in Lake Superior Ice
Minneapolis Star Tribune – April 6, 2009

Water Your Lawn Less and Reap the Eco-Benefits
Chicago Tribune – April 5, 2009

Leaks, Wasteful Toilets Cause Cascading Water Loss
USA Today – April 5, 2009

Will Fervor for Water Conservation Dry Up?
Atlanta Journal Constitution – April 5, 2009

A Native Grandmother’s Epic Walk for the Water
The Toronto Star – April 4, 2009

Drought-Weary Australia a Guide to California’s Future?
The Sacramento Bee – April 4, 2009

Coho Salmon Killed After Water Diverted to Protect Crops
San Francisco Chronicle – April 4, 2009

Water Wars in the West – Nevada’s Thirst a Threat to Utah
The Standard-Examiner (UT) – April 4, 2009

Federal Judge Refuses to Throw Out Suit Against Oklahoma Water Moratorium
The Dallas Morning News (TX) – April 5, 2009

Industry Water Use Exaggerated, Shell Spokesman Argues
The Grand Junction Sentinel (WY) – April 4, 2009

Too Little Snow to Meet Parched Calif. Water Demands
The Modesto Bee (CA) – April 3, 2009

Drastic Water Cuts Expected for Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle – April 3, 2009

Ohio Rep. Murray Appointed to Great Lakes Post
The Fremont News-Messenger (OH) – April 3, 2009

The Water-War Myth
Slate.com – April 2, 2009

Dispute over Rossford, Toledo Water Continues
The Toledo Free Press (OH) – April 2, 2009

Aquifer Recharge Projects Catching on in Water-Strapped Cities
The New York Times – April 2, 2009

Water Wars Leave Northern Colorado Farmers Dry
Associated Press - April 2, 2009

Out West, a New Kind of Water War
The Los Angeles Times – April 2, 2009

Meetings Scheduled for Proposed Pipeline
The Green River Star (WY) - April 1, 2009

Give the Great Lakes Their Share of Reinvestment
Commentary, Detroit Free press – April 1, 2009

Retain Lakes Funding
Editorial, The Toledo Blade – April 1, 2009


Effort Started to Use Reclaimed Water
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune (CA) – April 1, 2009

Forum Addresses Need for Stemming Water Consumption
The Providence Journal (RI) – April 1, 2009

New Water Policy Institute Paper Offers Blueprint for Solving Southeastern Water Wars
News Release, Fox Business.com – April 1, 2009

March 2009

Lake Michigan Levels Expected to Rise
The Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – March 31, 2009

New Berlin Mayoral Race Highlights Issue of Lake Michigan Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 31, 2009

Water Employee’s Idea Saves 10 Million Gallons a Year
Fox Business.com – March 31, 2009

Congressmen Want More Water for California Farmers
San Jose Mercury News – March 31, 2009

Carolina Water Battle Heads to Supreme Court
The Charlotte Business Journal – March 31, 2009

S.C. Wins Battle in Water Wars
The State (SC) – March 31, 2009

Wet America Faces Growing Demand from Dry America
Commentary, Duluth News Tribune – March 31, 2009

New Berlin Water Plan Doubted
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 30, 2009

Great Lakes Compact Receives Highest Score in Report on Water Stewardship
News Release, MMD Newswire – March 30, 2009

Most Great Lakes Show High Water Marks in March
The Detroit News – March 30, 2009

Nebraska Reverses Decision to Limit Basin Water Use
Nebraska.tv (AP Article) – March 30, 2009

School Water Fountains to Prevent Obesity
The New York Times – March 30, 2009

In Bottler Battle, City Ignores Real Issue: Its Thirst for Sprawl
Commentary, The Orlando Sentinel – March 29, 2009

Waukesha Utility Seeks to Adjust Rate Structure to Conserve Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 29, 2009

Groups Air Concerns over New Berlin’s Lake Michigan Water Plan
Chicago Tribune (AP Article) – March 28, 2009

Lake Michigan Up 2 Inches, Superior Down 1
Associated Press – March 28, 2009

The Ogallala Aquifer: Saving a Vital U.S. Water Source
Scientific American magazine – March, 2009

Sacramento Asked to Cut Back on Water Use
The Sacramento Bee (CA) – March 28, 2009

Boxed Water, Anyone?
Commentary, Sustainblog.com – March 28, 2009

A Win-Win Idaho Water Deal: Pan Benefits Power Co., Farmers and Salmon
The Idaho Statesman – March 27, 2009

Higher Lake Levels Good News for Boaters
WWMT-TV (MI) – March 27, 2009

Water Rights and Wrongs
Commentary, The Stratford Gazette (Ontario) – March 27, 2009

Bottle Water Ban May Be Necessary
Commentary, The London Free Press (Ontario) – March 27, 2009

Ice Is Nice
Blog, Detroit Free Press – March 26, 2009

Water Worries Shape Local Energy Decisions
The Wall Street Journal – March 26, 2009

Water Wars: Thirsty Power Plants Find Another Environmental Obstacle
Blog, The Wall Street Journal – March 26, 2009

Water Again Flows Through N. Fork of Skokomish River
Seattle Post Intelligencer – March 26, 2009

Water Use Reaches Monstrous Proportions
Commentary, The Las Vegas Review-Journal – March 26, 2009

Pipeline Project Flowing
The Desert Sun (CA) – March 26, 2009

Back-to-Back Snowy Winters Help Replenish Great Lakes
The Green Bay Press-Gazette (WI) – March 26, 2009

Plan on Tap to Supplement Ohio City’s Water Supply with Lake Erie Water
The Norwalk Reflector (OH) – March 25, 2009

A Watery Revolt in Boston Harbor
The Boston Globe – March 25, 2009

Prescott, AZ Water Use Drops in 2008
The Prescott Courier (AZ) – March 25, 2009

Torrance, CA Joins List of Cities Rewriting Water Rules
The Torrance Daily Breeze (CA) – March 25, 2009

University of Winnipeg First in Canada to Ban Bottled Water
The Canadian Press – March 24, 2009

‘Clear’ Intentions Must Navigate Water’s Fate
Commentary, The Sault Star (Ontario) – March 24, 2009

Water Level Rising on Western Great Lakes
Chicago Tribune – March 24, 2009

Groups Seek to Block Las Vegas ‘Water Grab’
San Jose Mercury News – March 24, 2009

Tracking the ‘Water Footprint’
The New York Times – March 24, 2009

Water War – Groveland Gathers Support Against Bottling Company
News 13 (FL) – March 23, 2009

Obama Administration Signs Off on Colorado Water Pipeline
The Colorado Springs Gazette – March 23, 2009

Scientists: Less Ice on Great Lakes During Winter
Associated Press – March 23, 2009

Study Helps Chart Course for Water Usage
The Janesville Gazette (WI) – March 23, 2009

Great Lakes Battles – War of 1812 and Modern Water Diversion – Topics of Conference
The Welland Tribune (Ontario) – March 23, 2009

Bay Area Water Picture: Some Will Face Strict Rationing, Others Won’t
San jose Mercury News – March 23, 2009

Great Lakes Ice Cover Shows Climate Change’s Existence – And Its Complexity
The Cleveland Plain Dealer – March 23, 2009

The Ups and Downs of Water Power
The Toronto Star – March 23, 2009

Nestle Plan Sets Off Water War
The Denver Post – march 23, 2009

‘Gray’ Users Go with Flow
San Diego Union Tribune – March 23, 2009

The Ups and Downs of Water Power
The Toronto Star – March 23, 2009

Nestle Plan Sets Off Water War
The Denver Post – march 23, 2009

Rancher Proposes Pipeline from Missouri to Colorado
The Durango Herald (CO) – March 22, 2009

Impact Study Sought on Tosa Creek, Waukesha’s Proposed Return-Flow Route
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 22, 2009

Sacramento’s A Shameless Guzzler
Editorial, The Sacramento Bee – March 22, 2009

As Climate Changes, Is Water the New Oil?
Reuters – March 22, 2009

Lake Michigan Water Levels Threatened
The Lake County News-Sun (IL) – March 21, 2009

Simple Steps Can Protect Great Lakes Water Supply
Commentary, Duluth News Tribune – March 21, 2009

Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What We Can Do About It
Book Excerpt, Alternet.org – March 21, 2009

Delta Becomes Water War’s Frontline
The Press-Enterprise (CA) – March 21, 2009

San Diego Mayor Proposed 20% Water-Use Cut
San Francisco Chronicle – March 21, 2009

The Cost of Water
The London Free Press – March 20, 2009

Tiered Water Rates Sought to Help Spur Conservation
San Diego Union Tribune – March 20, 2009

Canadians Using Water at ‘Alarming’ Rate
Canada.com – March 20, 2009

Milwaukee Plan Encourages Development of Water Industries
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 19, 2009

Washington Water Bills Go Nowhere
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer – March 19, 2009

Do Nations Go to War over Water?
Nature – March 19, 2009

Selfish Use of Rivers Threatens Political Stability
Reuters – March 19, 2009

World Water Forum about Profit, Not Conservation, NGO’s Say
Today’s Zaman (Turkey) – March 19, 2009

State to Deliver More Water to Southern California
The Los Angeles Times – March 19, 2009

Ideas Pour Out of Waukesha Water Conservation Contest
Greater Milwaukee Today – March 19, 2009

Rain Allows California to Raise Water Deliveries
San Francisco Chronicle – March 18, 2009

The Future of Fishing: The Coming Crisis in Water Policy in America
Commentary, ESPN.com – March 18, 2009

World Water Web: The Future of the Great Lakes and the Planet
Event Announcement, OnMilwaukee – March 18, 2009

Lake Water Allocation Requests Moving Forward
The Waukegan News-Sun (IL) – March 18, 2009

Europe Living ‘Beyond Its Means’ When It Comes to Water
The New York Times – March 18, 2009

Durbin’s Water Initiative: Push for U.S. Foreign Aid to Clean Water
The Chicago Tribune – March 18, 2009

Heavy Users to Pay More under New LA Water Rates
The San Jose Mercury News – March 18, 2009

L.A. Spending More, Not Less, on Bottled Water
The Los Angeles Times – March 18, 2009

Riverkeeper Continues Crusade in Water War over St. Johns River
WOKV.com (FL) – March 18, 2009

All's Fair in Oil and Water
Event Announcement, Chicago Public Radio - March 18, 2009

Experts Concerned About Drop in Lake Michigan Water Level
The Schaumburg Review (IL) – March 17, 2009

Candidates Differ on Waukesha’s Water Future
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 17, 2009

World Bank Appeals for Water Investment
Associated Press – March 17, 2009

A Rising Tide for Desalinated Water Technologies
MSNBC.com – March 17, 2009

Scientists Concerned about Great Lakes Levels
ABC 7 (Chicago) – March 17, 2009

Expert Tells World Water Forum that Days of ‘Easy Water’ Are Over
Voice of America – March 17, 2009

Coca Cola Targets to be ‘Water Neutral’ by 2012
LiveMint.com, The Wall Street Journal – March 17, 2009

Coming Soon: ‘Sustainable Water’ Certification
AFP – March 17, 2009

Let the Clean Waters Flow
Commentary, The Huffington Post – March 17, 2009

Cities May Drop Cleveland Water in Favor of Avon Lake
The Cleveland Plain Dealer – March 16, 2009

Objection Filed Over SEWRPC Water Study on Lake Michigan Diversions
The Milwaukee Business Journal – March 16, 2009

Turkish Police Detain Protesters at Water Forum
Reuters – March 16, 2009

Water Basics: You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure
Commentary, GreenBiz.com – March 16, 2009

Saving Every Last Drop: Frito Lay Takes a ‘Net Zero’ Approach
GreenBiz.com – March 16, 2009

Experts Gather for World Water Forum in Istanbul
Voice of America – March 15, 2009

Chilean Town Withers in Free Market for Water
The New York Times – March 15, 2009

Arizona Farms to get Reused Water from Mines
MSNBC.com – March 15, 2009

Let’s Work with Farmers on Water Allocations
Editorial, The Los Angeles Daily News – March 15, 2009

Drought Threatens the Nation
Cincinnati Weather Examiner – March 14, 2009

Surface Water Supply Nearly Gone, Florida Supplier Says
MSNBC.com – March 13, 2009

Chicago Offers Water Meters for Homeowners, Hopes to Reduce Lake Michigan Demand
The Chicago Tribune – March 13, 2009

Province Stalling on Lake Huron Water Projects
The London Free Press (Ontario) – March 13, 2009

Quest for Clean Water May Lead to War, UN Says
Detroit Free Press – March 13, 2009

An Overview of Water Scarcity and Water Market Development
The Reno Gazette-Journal (NV) – March 13, 2009

IBM Dives into Smart Water Management
Green Tech Media – March 13, 2009

California Groups Clash over Geothermal Water Use
BusinessGreen.com – March 13, 2009

New Berlin Seeking Water
Milwaukee Public Radio – March 12, 2009

Should City Ban Bottled Water? No.
Should City Ban Bottled Water? Yes.
Commentary, The Toronto Star – March 12, 2009

U.S. High-Tech Water Future Hinges on Cost, Politics
Reuters – March 11, 2009

Proposed Pipeline Fair, Practical, and Cost-Effective
Commentary, The Orlando Sentinel – March 11, 2009

Half-Price Water Offer from Detroit Not What It Seems
The Flint Journal (MI) – March 11, 2009


Inyo Planners OK Pumping of Aquifer
The Los Angeles Times – March 12, 2009

Texas Water Plan Called ‘Critical’
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram – March 11, 2009

Water-Use Survey Aims to Give Residents Lower Bills, New Landscaping
MSNBC.com – March 11, 2009

Have We Reached Peak Water?
Canada.com – March 10, 2009

Fast-Growing Western US Cities Face Water Crisis
Reuters – March 10, 2009

Climate Change Accelerates Water Hunt in Western U.S.
Reuters – March 10, 2009

FACTBOX – World’s Water and Climate Change
Reuters – March 10, 2009

Colorado Wins Water Point with Kansas
The Denver Post (CO) – March 10, 2009

Ban on Sale of Bottled Water Unlikely to Work
Commentary, The Star Phoenix (Canada) – March 10, 2009

Water Hike: Use More, Pay More
The Lubbock Centennial (TX) – March 10, 2009

Detroit Makes Fresh Pitch to Keep Selling Water to Genesee County
The Flint Journal (CA) – March 9, 2009

New Mantra for China’s Big Thirst: Less is More
The Fresno Bee (CA) – March 8, 2009

Going Green, Without a Lawn
The San Diego Union Tribune – March 8, 2009

Floating Some Big Ideas: Council Unveils Plan to Make Milwaukee ‘Freshwater Hub’
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 7, 2009

Waukesha Water-Saving Winners Share Conservation Tips
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 6, 2009

A Good Bargain – Waukesha Buys Time, Should Use it to Find Long-Term Water Solution
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 6, 2009

Water Wars
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – March 6, 2009

Martinez Readies Mandatory Water Rationing
The San Jose Mercury News (CA) – March 6, 2009

Water Use Down – Thanks to the Weather
Canada.com – March 6, 2009

Antioch Joins Group Quest for Lake Water
The Lake County News-Sun (IL) – March 6, 2009

Shrinking Colorado River Will Intensify Water Wars
Commentary, The Salt Lake Tribune – March 6, 2009

Lawyers Eye Looming Water Wars
The Las Vegas Sun – March 6, 2009

Great Lakes Compact Advisory Committee Begins Writing Rules on Industrial Use
The Cleveland Plain Dealer – March 6, 2009

Group Begins Putting Compact in Place for Ohio Residents, Businesses
The Cleveland Plain Dealer – March 5, 2009

The California Drought, State of Emergency?
Editorial, The San Francisco Chronicle – March 5, 2009

Sacramento Drives to Cut Water Use
The Sacramento Bee – March 5, 2009

On Coping With The Drought: Let’s Innovate, Conserve
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – March 5, 2009

A Campaign for Clean Drinking Water Expands
The New York Times – March 4, 2009

More Lake Ontario Water for Canadian Community
The Georgina Advocate (Ontario) – March 4, 2009

A Trickle of Good News
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – March 4, 2009

Our Troubled Country: Add Population Growth to Low-Water Equation
Commentary, Denver Political Issues Examiner – March 4, 2009

Lake County Throws in the Towel in Battle with Water Bottler
The Orlando Sentinel – March 4, 2009

While Searching for New Fuels, Leave New York’s Water Supply Alone
New York Daily News – March 4, 2009

As Reservoirs Fall, Water Rates Should Rise
Commentary, Grist.org – March 4, 2009

Lake Michigan Water Supply: Something to Be Treasured
Medill Reports (Northwestern University) – March 3, 2009

Waukesha Agrees to Fine for Missing Deadline on Radium
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 3, 2009

Despite Heavy Rainfall, CA Water Remains in Short Supply
San Jose Mercury News – March 3, 2009

Citing Water Needs, Suit Seeks to Block Delta Smelt Rules
The Fresno Bee – March 3, 2009

Higher Great Lakes Levels Forecast
The Detroit News – March 3, 2009

Florida May Charge Bottlers for Water
USA Today – March 3 2009

California’s Running Dry, Michigan Looking Better?
Commentary, Detroit Free Press – March 2, 2009

Snow Levels Improve, Water Restrictions Still Expected
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – March 2, 2009

How to Cut Your Water Use
News10-TV (CA) – March 2, 2009

Lake Levels Rise
The Sault Star (Ontario) – March 2, 2009

Sacramento Sewage Agency Looks at Selling Wastewater - for Drinking
The Sacramento Bee – March 2, 2009

Genessee Co. Not Giving Up on Detroit Water, May Seek Huron Pipeline if Unsuccessful
The Flint Journal (MI) – March 1, 2009

Coastal Water Decision on Tap for Monterey County
The Monterey County Herald (CA) – March 1, 2009

February 2009

Calif. Cities Face 20% Cuts in Water Use
The San Francisco Chronicle – February 28, 2009

Yellow is the New Green
Commentary, The New York Times – February 27, 2009

Report: Companies Should Disclose Their “Water Footprint”
Associated Press – February 27, 2009

Lawmakers Seek Billions to Improve Calif. Water Supply
The Los Angeles Times – February 27, 2009


Efficient Appliances, Toilets Save Water
San Francisco Chronicle – February 27, 2009

Drought Hits California Farmers Hard
The Christian Science Monitor – February 26, 2009

What Does the Great Lakes Compact Mean for Water Conservation?
The Bay View Compass (WI) – February 26, 2009

Communities Closer to Accessing Lake Michigan Water
The Lake Forester (IL) – February 26, 2009

Southern Governors Wage Water War over Rights to Lake Lanier
Fox news.com – February 26, 2008

Folsom, San Juan Areas Order Severe Water Rationing
The Sacramento Bee – February 26, 2009

Will Mega Pipeline Fix Water Problems or Ruin Central Florida?
The West Volusia Beacon (FL) – February 25, 2009

Lindenhurst Applies for Lake Michigan Water
The Lake County News-Sun (IL) – February 25, 2009

Las Vegas Running Out of Water Means Dimming Los Angeles Lights
Bloomberg.com – February 25, 2009

Climate Change Could Create Utah Water Challenges
MSNBC.com – February 25, 2009

They’re Drinking It Up in NY: Bottled Tap Water a Hit
The Los Angeles Times – February 25, 2009

Local Waterways are Worthy of Stimulus Funds
Editorial, Milwaukee Business Times – February 25, 2009

Federal Water Supply May be Cut Off in California
MSNBC.com – February 25, 2009

Missouri Sues over Missouri River Diversion Plan
The Kansas City Star – February 24, 2009

Water Pipeline from Arkansas River OK’d
The Colorado Springs Gazette – February 24, 2009

Water Regulators Reject Tougher Rules for Tampa Bay Area
MSNBC.com – February 24, 2009

California’s Dry Future
Editorial, Los Angeles Times – February 24, 2009

Report: Enlarging Reservoir Could Solve Water Woes
The San Jose Mercury News – February 24, 2009

Nestle Cuts Investment in Bottled Water
Reuters – February 24, 2009

New Berlin Nearly Ready to Use Lake Michigan Water Outside Basin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 23, 2009

Be Thankful That You Live in Michigan: We’ve Got Water
Commentary, Detroit Free Press – February 23, 2009

Water Fight: Central Florida Wants Even More from River
The Florida Times-Union – February 23, 2009

Say No, No, No to Colossal Waste of a Water Project
Commentary, The Orlando Sentinel – February 23, 2009

U.S. Solicitor General Sides with S.C. in 'Water War' with N.C.
The Greenville News (SC) – February 23, 2009

Snowy and Rainy Weather Good for Great Lakes
The Chicago Tribune – February 23, 2009

Drought Adds to Hardships in California
The New York Times – February 22, 2009

At Grand Canyon, Water Battle Rages Anew
The Arizona Republic – February 22, 2009

Low Water Allocations Point to Severe Changes in 2009
MSNBC.com – February 21, 2009

Lake Levels in Michigan Continue to Rise
The Detroit News – February 21, 2009

Great Lakes Compact Helps, But We Have Key Role in Protecting Water
Commentary, The Muncie Free Pres (IN) – February 21, 2009

Freshwater Growing in Strategic Importance
Voice of America News – February 19, 2009

Valley Growers to Get Bad News on Water Deliveries
The Fresno Bee (CA) – February 19, 2009

Lake Ontario Rising, So Are High Water Concerns
WHEC-TV (NY) – February 19, 2009

Report Examines Link between Water and Energy
The Boston Globe – February 19, 2009

Alberta Tightening Rules on Water Use in Oilsands
Canoe.com (Canada) – February 19, 2009

Cash Flowing to Water Projects
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 18, 2009

Seattle Water Customers to Get Refund – And Rate Increase
The Seattle Times – February 18, 2009

Desalination Plants Are Needed
Editorial, The Salinas Californian – February 18, 2009

Healdsburg, CA Asks Residents to Cut Water Use by 20%
The Healdsburg Press Democrat (CA) – February 18, 2009

Water Wars Between U.S. States?
Commentary, The Milwaukee Examiner – February 18, 2009

Coalition Looks to Develop Fuel Cells Using Water from Lake Erie
Crain's Cleveland Business – February 17, 2009

Rainstorms in Calif. Delay Need for Emergency Decisions on Water
San Jose Mercury News – February 17, 2009

Los Angeles, No. 2 U.S. City, Votes for Water Rationing
Reuters – February 17, 2009

Australians May Be Charged by The Flush to Combat Drought
FOX News.com – February 17, 2009

After Heavy Rains, Dry Skies Ahead
The San Jose Mercury News – February 17, 2009

Free Trade in Water
Editorial, The Australian – February 17, 2009

Study: Great Lakes Don't Have Enough Water to Satisfy North American Thirst
The Cleveland Plain Dealer – February 16, 2009

A World Without Water
Interview with Peter Gleick, The Nation.com – February 16, 2009

Florida Utilities to Tap Additional Water Resources
MSNBC.com – February 16, 2009

Waukesha Mayor Meets with DC Lawmakers to Discuss Water
The Waukesha Freeman* (WI) – February 15, 2009
(*Note: Full article only available to Freeman subscribers)

Lake Country Neighbors Band Together to Manage Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 15, 2009

Oklahoma Blocks Irving, TX Bid for Water
The Dallas Morning News – February 15, 2009

American Water's Rising Rates on Track to Drown Residents
Editorial, The SouthTown Star (IL) – February 15, 2009

Hurrying to Give Water to Waukesha Ignores Key Questions
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 14, 2009

North and South Must Focus on Great Lakes
Editorial, The London Free Press (Ontario) – February 14, 2009

Water Agencies Debate Desalination
The San Francisco Chronicle – February 14, 2009

Sentinels of Change: Lakes and Global Warming
Article in the journal, Science – February 13, 2009

Rocky Gap Lake Michigan Water System Easements OK'd
The St. Joseph Herald Palladium (MI) – February 13, 2009

Water: Using Less – But Why?
The Las Vegas Sun – February 13, 2009

Great Lakes Aren't Enough to Quench Water Shortage: Report
The Montreal Gazette (Canada) – February 13, 2009

The Fight for Water in North America
BBC News – February 13, 2009

Peace in the Pipeline
Commentary, BBC News – February 13, 2009

With Budgets Tapped, Governors Eye Cost of Water
AP Article, International Herald Tribune – February 13, 2009

L.A.'s Water Emergency
Editorial, The Los Angeles Times – February 13, 2009

Idaho Snowpack Dropping, Water Supply Should Be OK
The Seattle Times – February 12, 2009

Water year Looking 'Very Good'
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – February 12, 2009

Lake Superior Level Sinks
News Brief, The Sault Star (Ontario) – February 12, 2009

Vegas Water Pipeline Discussed, City Looks for New Sources
The San Jose Mercury News (CA) – February 12, 2009

Texas Ranchers and Farmers Struggle in Drought
The New York Times – February 12, 2009

China's Farmers Struggling under Severe Drought
CNN International – February 12, 2009

Another Illinois Community Eyes Oak Lawn Water Line
The Joliet Herald News (IL) – February 11, 2009

Less Water, More Heat Forecast for Washington
The Seattle Post Intelligencer – February 11, 2009

California's Response to Drought is Dry Run for A Response to Climate Change
Commentary, The San Francisco Chronicle – February 11, 2009

10% Reduction in Water Use Could Save Miami-Dade Millions
The Miami Herald (FL) – February 11, 2009

Opposing Side Takes Stand in Prescott Water Hearing
The Prescott Daily Courier (AZ) – February 10, 2009

Los Angeles Mayor Seeks Water Restrictions, Rate Hike
The Los Angeles Times – February 10, 2009

Lawmakers from Dallas, E. Texas May Again Fight over Water Supply
The Dallas Morning News – February 10, 2009

Nearing Limit in Wet Arizona, Lake Releases Water
The Arizona Republic – February 10, 2009

Use Less Water or Suffer Consequences, State Report Warns
The Florida Times-Union – February 10, 2009

State of the Lake Report: What If Superior Disappeared?
Lake Superior Magazine - February/March 2009

A Receding Sea: How The Aral Was Lost
Sidebar, Lake Superior Magazine - February/March 2009

Lake Michigan Water an Expensive Option for Long Grove
Chicago Daily Herald – February 10, 2009

It's Still O.K. to Water Your Lawn, But…
MSNBC.com – February 9, 2009

Water Can Fuel Milwaukee's Growth
Commentary, Milwaukee Small Business Times – February 9, 2009

Putting a Price on Water
Commentary, Metro Canada (Toronto) – February 9, 2009

Report Urges Alberta to Halt Oilpatch Water Use
The Calgary Herald (Canada) – February 9, 2009

San Diego Holds Water Rationing Workshops
10News.com (CA) – February 9, 2009

Drought-Hit China to Divert Water from Two Longest Rivers
AFP – February 9, 2009

Rationing Proposal May Pit Super Savers Versus Wasters
San Diego Union Tribune – February 7, 2009

It's a Waterful Life, Book Traces Toronto's Relationship with Water
Review, The Torontoist – February 6, 2009

Water, Water Everywhere: 369 Quintillion Gallons, to be Exact
The Austin Post-Bulletin (MN) – February 6, 2009

Water Can Fuel Milwaukee's Growth
Milwaukee Small Business Times – February 6, 2009

Agencies Seek to Preserve Water in California Lakes
San Jose Mercury News – February 6, 2009

Lingering China Drought Highlights Water-Saving Agriculture
Xinhua News (China) – February 6, 2009

Delta Water Managers Choosing Salmon over Smelt
The Sacramento Bee – February 5, 2009

Energy Secretary: Climate Change Could Wipe Out Calif. Farming
The Christian Science Monitor – February 5, 2009

Water Wars Rage in Fresno, CA
KMPH TV (CA) – February 5, 2009

Reservoir to Provide Better Water Pressure, Safeguard Supply
The London Free Press (Ontario) – February 5, 2009

Stimulus Money Sought to Promote Wisconsin Water Projects
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 4, 2009

California Faces 'Grimmest Water Situation Ever'
The Guardian (UK) – February 4, 2009

New Utah Water Boss OK'd by Senate, Braces for Battles
The Salt Lake tribune – February 4, 2009

Bone-Dry Bolinas – Barometer for the State?
San Francisco Chronicle – February 4, 2009

Lawmakers Should Set Limits for Vital Resource
The Beaufort Gazette (SC) – February 4, 2009

S.C. Fights Water Wars on Two Fronts
The Rock Hill Herald (SC) – February 4, 2009

Higher Lake Levels Portends Good Season for Boaters, Tourism, Economy
WSJM Radio (MI) – February 3, 2009

Water Use Down Overall in South Dakota
Sioux Falls Argus Leader (SD) – February 3, 2009

Waterworks: $150 Million Projects on Tap at Last
The London Free Press (Ontario) – February 3, 2009

Toronto's Mt. Sinai Hospital Goes Greener, Deeper with Lake Ontario Water
Hospital News magazine – February, 2009

With Drought Expected to Worsen, Officials Draw up Rationing Rules
Ventura County Star (CA) – February 3, 2009

California Residents Need to Start Conserving Water Now
Editorial, Inside Bay Area.com – February 3, 2009

Search for Low-Impact Hydro Power Finds opposition
The Anchorage Daily News (AK) – February 1, 2009

'Greening' Your Water Business
WaterTech Online – February, 2009

California Water Worries
Commentary, E – The Environmental Magazine – February, 2009

January 2009

Water Desalination: The Answer to the World's Thirst?
Fast Company magazine – January, 2009

Colorado Water Congress Compares Colorado and Great Lakes Compacts
Colorado Water Examiner – January 31, 2009

Days Warm, But Drought is Hot Topic
The Contra Costa Times (CA) – January 31, 2009

It's Still Dry, so Be Careful with Water Use
Editorial, The Charlotte Sun (FL) – January 31, 2009

Bottled Waters Lose Their Effervescence
Business Week – January 30, 2009

Worst Drought Ever Expected after Mild January
San Francisco Chronicle – January 30, 2009

Irrigations Pipeline One of the Firsts in Ontario
The Leamington Post (Ontario) – January 30, 2009

Beach Park Locks in 15-Year Lake Michigan Water Contract
The Lake County News-Sun (IL) – January 30, 2009

Lindenhurst Push for Lake Water Begins Next Month
The Lake County News-Sun (IL) – January 30, 2009

"Worst Drought" Looking Likely, California Official Says
The San Jose Mercury News (CA) – January 30, 2009

Latest Snow Survey Ratchets Up Concern in California
MSNBC.com – January 30, 2009

Public Policy Affecting Water Use in Nevada
Part 1 of 6 Part Series,The Reno Gazette Journal (NV) – January 30, 2009

Waukesha Cuts Water Use 11%, Seeks More Restrictions
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 29, 2009

Hearing on Lake Superior Today for Superior Residents
BusinessNorth.com (MN/WI) – January 29, 2009

Legislative Dispute Erupts Over Water Use by Dairies, Feedlots
The Yakima Herald (WA) – January 29, 2009

Climate Change Could Drain Great Lakes
Discovery Channel.com – January 29, 2009

Potomac Water-Storage Plan Came after Much Study by Utility
The Washington Post – January 29, 2009

California's Water Woes Weren't Caused by Fish
Commentary, the Huffington Post – January 28, 2009

Water by the Numbers
Minneapolis Star Tribune – January 29, 2009

Maude Barlow Promotes Global Water Movement
The Cord Weekly (Ontario) – January 28, 2009

Plan Lays Out S.E. Wisconsin Water Use for Future
The Kenosha News (WI) – January 28, 2009

Grim Water Outlook for Nevada and California
Associated Press – January 28, 2009

Department of the Interior Ignored Science When Limiting Flow to Grand Canyon
The Washington Post – January 28, 2009

Planners Seeks Limited Water Use in Projects
The Maui News (HI) – January 28, 2009

Athens Drop in Water Use 'Dramatic'
The Athens Banner-Herald (GA) – January 28, 2009

Mayor: Tighten Your Taps
MSNBC.com – January 27, 2009

Conservation Means San Diego Water Bills Could Go Up 400%
MSNBC.com – January 27, 2009

Water Co.'s Stocks Hit by Decline in Consumption
Reuters (UK) – January 27, 2009

Tampa Bay Likely to Overdraw from Aquifer
St. Petersburg Times (FL) – January 27, 2009

New PBS Show Focuses on Water out West
Review, San Francisco Chronicle – January 27, 2009

Obama, Congress Put Water on Stimulus List
WaterTech Online – January 26, 2009

Water Expert Makes Impassioned Plea
The Midland Mirror (Ontario) – January 26, 2009

Tucson's Water Gap at 15.4 Million, Thanks to Conservation
The Arizona Daily Star – January 26, 2009

Farmers Feel Water Squeeze, Which Could Worsen
The San Diego Union Tribune – January 25, 2009

Conserving Georgia's Water: Progress Has Come Only in Drops
Editorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 25, 2009

Conserving Georgia's Water: Groundbreaking Effort Has Area Off to Good Start
Editorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 25, 2009

Gillette Pipeline Draws Scrutiny
The Casper Star Tribune (WY) – January 24, 2009

Economic and Environmental Impacts of Shipping, Climate Change to be Discussed at Meeting
BusinessNorth.com (MN/WI) – January 24, 2009

Idaho Water Board Delays Decision on Lake Erie-Sized Aquifer Plan
The Times-News (ID) – January 24, 2009

Annin Welcomes Lawrence University to The Basin
The Lawrentian (Appleton, WI) – January 23, 2009

California Recruits Water-Saving "Heroes" as Drought Drags On
Bloomberg News Service – January 23, 2009

Water Wars in the Pipeline for Parched Planet
The Australian – January 23, 2009

Louisiana Water Wars Prompt Scramble for Solutions
The Shreveport Times (LA) – January 23, 2009

Wastewater to Tap Water?
The San Diego Union Tribune – January 23, 2009

Mandatory Water Rationing Forecast for Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle – January 23, 2009

Drought, Heat Blamed in Western Tree Deaths
The New York Times – January 23, 2009

California Farmers Slash Planting to Cope with Drought
Associated Press – January 22, 2009

Water Is a Human Right
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – January 22, 2009

To Save Salmon, Stop Subsidizing Thirsty Farms
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – January 22, 2009

Will Manatees Fuel Water War?
The Orlando Sentinel (FL) – January 22, 2009

Lower River Flow Forces Oilsands Companies to Cut Water Intake
The Calgary Herald (Canada) – January 21, 2009

California Farmers Divided over Delta Canal Proposal
The Washington Post – January 21, 2009

Panel Sees Lake Michigan Water in Waukesha's Future
Greater Milwaukee Today – January 21, 2009
*NOTE: Full article available only to Waukesha Freeman subscribers

Winter Proves Milwaukee is Unsustainable
Commentary, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 20, 2009

Winter Snows May Benefit Wildlife, Farmers
The Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – January 20, 2009

New Tool Announced for Measuring Corporate Water Use
Press Release, CSRwire – January 20, 2009

Tough Choices about CA Delta Await
Editorial, The Vacaville Reporter (CA) – January 20, 2009

Great Lakes States Hopeful Obama Won't Forget Home
The Bay City News (MI) – January 20, 2009

'Eco-Friendly' Water-Use System to Benefit Fruit Processing Industry
The Western Farm Press – January 20, 2009

Onset of Global Warming Visible
Earthtalk, The Arizona Daily Sun – January 19, 2009

71% of Texas in Some Stage of Drought
The Dallas Morning News – January 19, 2009

Napa County Town Imposes Strict Water-Use Limits
The San Jose Mercury News – January 19, 2009

Metro Water Plan: What Level of Commitment?
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 19, 2009

Tulsa Officials Worried about Losing Water Source
KSWO-TV (OK) – January 19, 2009

Water Levels Dropping at Fort-Worth Area Lakes
Texas Cable News – January 19, 2000

Water Tension Between U.S., Canada Debated at Bowling Green
The Toledo Blade (OH) – January 18, 2009

An Alabama View of Long-Running Tri-State Water War
Commentary, The Newnan Times-Herald (GA) - January 18, 2009

Eastern Arizona Water Deal Struck with Apaches
The Arizona Republic – January 16, 2009

Canadian Scientists, Policymakers Sign 'Freshwater Declaration,' Supply at Risk
Press Release, Canada NewsWire – January 15, 2009

Great Lakes Rivers Have Dried Up in Not-So-Distant History
The Windsor Star (Ontario) – January 15, 2009

Water Resources: Conservation's Role
Editorial, The Florida Times-Union – January 15, 2009

Jan. 17th Symposium Will Address Growing Freshwater Concerns
The Bowling Green News (OH) – January 15, 2009

Public Hearing on Water Plan Draws Demonstrators
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 15, 2009

Water War Win for Florida
Editorial, The Palm Beach Post (FL) – January 15, 2009

Water Rationing Likely in SoCal this Spring
The San Francisco Chronicle – January 14, 2009

Mandatory Water Rationing Considered in Sonoma County
The San Jose Mercury News (CA) – January 14, 2009

Michigan to Ask for $3 Billion for Great Lakes Cleanup, Management, and Development
Detroit Free Press – January 14, 2009

Great Lakes Plan Envisions 'Blue Water Economy'
Associated Press – January 14, 2009


Warm Weather and No Water in Sight
The San Jose Mercury News (CA) – January 14, 2009

Great Lakes Water Levels Sensitive to Climate Change
Press Release, Eurekalert.org – January 13, 2009

Judge OK's Water Withdrawal from Florida River
MSNBC.com – January 13, 2009

Embrace This Hard Winter for Raising the Great Lakes
Editorial, The Bay City Times (MI) – January 13, 2009

Tour Aims to promote Ban of Plastic Water Bottle
The Toronto Star – January 13, 2009

Supreme Court Won't Review Water Pact on Lanier
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 13, 2009

Water Year: So Far, So Good
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – January 13, 2009

Nevada Water Authority to Obama: Tap Mississippi Floodwaters
Las Vegas Review-Journal – January 12, 2009

Decision in Southeast Water Wars Key to Alabama's Supply
MSNBC.com – January 12, 2009

Cool Waters for Cooling Buildings
News 10 Now (NY) – January 12, 2009
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Are There Water Wars in Our Future?
Commentary, The Guelph Mercury (Ontario) – January 12, 2009

Calif. Water Crisis Has Parallels with Financial Meltdown
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – January 12, 2009

New Texas Mandated Sprinkler Rules Could Save Water, Raise Costs
The Dallas Morning News (TX) – January 12, 2009

Author: City Has 'Valid Case' for Great Lakes Water
Greater Milwaukee Today – January 11, 2009
(*NOTE: Full article available only to Waukesha Freeman subscribers.)

Environmentalists Question Waukesha Water Proposal
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 11, 2009

Of Course Waukesha Gets Water
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 10, 2009


100th Anniversary of U.S.-Canada Boundary Waters Treaty
Press Release, U.S. Department of State – January 9, 2009

Atlanta's New Water Plan Adds 6 Reservoirs
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 9, 2009

Great Lakes Expected to Be Higher in Early 2009
The Globe and Mail (Canada) – January 8, 2009

Countdown Has Begun for Environmental Action
Editorial, The Zanesville Times Reader (OH) – January 8, 2009

Flushing Money Down the Drain? Water-Efficient Toilet Rebates Take Effect
WKOW-TV (WI) – January 8, 2009

Rainfall Helps Lake Lanier Rise Rapidly
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 8,2009

New NOAA Great Lakes Laboratory Opens: Will Study Invasive Species, Lake Levels
Press Release, NOAA – January 7, 2009

Environmental Group Backs Canal for Calif. Delta
Associated Press – January 7, 2009

Rising Great Lake Levels May Give Michigan a Lift
The Detroit News – January 7, 2009

Michigan's Great Water Debate
Commentary, Detroit Free Press – January 6, 2009

Northland College Saves Water by Eliminating Cafeteria Trays
BusinessNorth.com (WI) – January 7, 2009

California's Snowpack Levels Breed New Water Worries
USA Today – January 7, 2008

LA Water Cops Hunt Wasteful Faucets, Sprinklers
Associated Press – January 6, 2009

Lake Levels Looking Up
The Sarnia Observer (Ontario) – January 6, 2009

Pa. Gas Drillers Need Millions of Gallons of Water
The Philadelphia Inquirer – January 6, 2009

La Nina Predicted to Continue California Drought
The San Diego Union Tribune – January 6, 2009

Water Bottle Debate Uncapped
The Kingston Whig-Standard (Ontario) – January 5, 2009

Oberlin College Sets Up More Ways to Show How Water Used
The Chronicle-Telegram (OH) – January 5, 2009

Australia Knows Something about Drought
Commentary, The Los Angeles Times – January 4, 2009


Northern Calif. Water Wars Revisited
The Napa Valley Register (CA) – January 4, 2009

'08 Was Good, '09 Must Be Better for Lakes
Editorial, The Traverse City Record Eagle (MI) – January 4, 2009

Conserving Water Must Be the Norm
Editorial, Athens Banner-Herald (GA) – January 3, 2009

Thaw Means Little to Lakes, Water Heights Benefit More from Ice Cover
The Port Huron Times Herald (OH) – January 3, 2009

Waukesha May Face Radium Fines
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 1, 2009

Only Snow Deep, Sierra Survey Cause for Drought Concern
The Modesto Bee (CA) – January 2, 2009

Limits on Water Use May Come Earlier
The San Antonio Express-News (TX) – January 1, 2009

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