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Great Lakes & Other Water Issues - Archived Articles
April 2010 - January 2010

April 2010

Residents Accuse DuPage of Shenanigans with Water Map
Chicago Tribune – April 28, 2010

Keep the Carp Cornered
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – April 27, 2010

Tosa Worries About Waukesha Water Plan
Milwaukee Magazine online – April 27, 2010

Water Levels Slightly Down, OK for Marinas
Grand Haven Tribune – April 27, 2010

Wisconsin DNR Water-Diversion Head Leaving Agency
Wisconsin State Journal – April 27, 2010

Big Fish Prompt Big Fight over Great Lakes Water Rights
CNN.com – April 26, 2010

Supreme Court Rejects Carp Case
The Michigan Messenger – April 26, 2010

Another Waukesha Neighbor Worries about Water-Well Plans
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 23, 2010

Milwaukee County Plans to Control Lake Water
The Business Journal of Milwaukee – April 23, 2010

Tougher Water-Use Rules Eyed in Ontario
The London Free Press (Ontario) – April 23, 2010

5 Suburbs Create Water Agency
Chicago Tribune – April 23, 2010

Supreme Court to Consider Revisiting 1922 Great Lakes Water Diversion Case
The New York Times – April 22, 2010

County Board Rejects Waukesha’s Water Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 22, 2010

Low Water Keeps Boats in Dock
The Globe and Mail (Canada) – April 22, 2010

The Planet Is Getting Thirsty
The Toronto Star – April 21, 2010

Milwaukee Reminds New Waukesha Mayor of Water Deal’s Terms
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 21, 2010

Pickens Wants TX Agency to Nix Water Plan
Associated Press – April 21, 2010

Waukesha, Once Swimming in Water, Now Struggles
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 21, 2010

Lake Levels Expected to Be Down as Much as 10 Inches
Detroit Free Press – April 20, 2010

India Water Crisis Laid Bare by Clash of Cola Giants
AFP – April 20, 2010

Town of Waukesha May Put Conditions of City Well Site
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 19, 2010

UK Water Use ‘Worsening Global Crisis’
BBC.com – April 19, 2010

El Nino Brings Welcome Relief from Area’s Water Crisis
The Tampa Tribune (FL) – April 19, 2010

Utility Board Wants Options Beyond Raising Water Rates
The Tampa Tribune (FL) – April 19, 2010

Oakland County Board Opposes Water Protection Bill
The Michigan Messenger – April 16, 2010

Lake Michigan Will Soon Flow to 500 More Homes
Chicago Tribune – April 16, 2010

Despite Budget Woes, University Still Has Money for Bottled Water
The New York Times – April 16, 2010

Arab-Israeli Water Feuds Get Worse
United Press International – April 16, 2010

Feds to Deliver More Water to California Farms
San Jose Mercury News – April 15, 2010

Resolution Calls for Separation of Mississippi River and Great Lakes Basin
AnnArbor.com – April 15, 2010

New Berlin Fails to Fully Report Use of Lake Michigan Water
Blog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 14, 2010

L.A. Water Use Drops to 31-Year Low
The Los Angeles Times – April 14, 2010

The Price for Building in Bolinas, CA: A $300,000 Water Meter
The New York Times – April 14, 2010

Egypt Says Nile Sharing Meeting Fails
Associated Press – April 14, 2010

Milwaukee County Opposes Waukesha’s Proposed Plan to Return Lake Michigan Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 13, 2010

Wettest Season in Years Fills California Reservoirs. But is Drought Over?
San Jose Mercury News – April 13, 2010

Klamath Drought Threatens Ag Research
San Jose Mercury News – April 13, 2010

Close the Great Lakes!
Commentary, GapersBlock.com (IL) – April 12, 2010

American Industry’s Thirst for Water: First Study of Its Kind in 30 Years
Press Release, ScienceDaily.org – April 12, 2010

Low Water Year Sparks Question: To Spill or Not to Spill?
Oregon Public Broadcasting – April 12, 2010

Bottled Water War in Oregon
FOX News.com – April 12, 2010

Water and the Public Trust
Commentary, Detroit Free Press – April 12, 2010

Lake Huron Level Likely to Drop This Summer
Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – April 12, 2010

Digging Deep: Helping Determine Groundwater Levels
The Racine Journal Times (WI) – April 11, 2010

Conservation Group: Close Locks
The Detroit News – April 10, 2010

Wisconsin Town Asks to Buy Water from Lake Michigan
The Michigan Messenger – April 9, 2010

Senator Sparks Talks over St. Lawrence Levels
The Kingston Whi-Standard (Ontario) – April 9, 2010

Waukesha Says ‘Yes’ to Lake Michigan Water
KUWM, Milwaukee Public Radio – April 9, 2010

Weishan Criticizes Waukesha’s Water Plan
Blog, Milwaukee Small Business Times – April 9, 2010

Saudi Arabia’s Big Bet on the Sun
CBS News.com – April 9, 2010

Waukesha Council Agrees to Seek Lake Michigan Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 8, 2010

Oilsands Water Project Raises Fears for River
The Calgary Herald – April 8, 2010

Water Diversion Debate Continues, Waukesha Council to Vote Tonight
KUWM, Milwaukee Public Radio – April 8, 2010

Waukesha Water Plan Critics Push for Pipeline
Blog, The Daily Reporter (WI) – April 8, 2010

Price Tag of Closing Locks to Asian Carp $4.7 Billion, New Study Says
Chicago Tribune – April 7, 2010

Summer Water Supply Depends on Location
Seattle Post Intelligencer – April 7, 2010

The Complications of Measuring Water Use
Blog, The New York Times.com – April 7, 2010

Out of a Dying Sea, Small Victories Begin to Surface
AOL News.com – April 7, 2010

Non-Profit Group Will Prod Companies to Report Their Water Use
The New York Times – April 7, 2010

Waukesha Elects New Mayor
KUWM, Milwaukee Public Radio – April 7, 2010

Water Key to Region’s Future
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 6, 2010

Do You Know Your Water Footprint?
Commentary, The Holland Sentinel (MI) – April 6, 2010

Desal Future Uncertain as Residents Use Less Water
The Marin Independent Journal (CA) – April 6, 2010

Threat of Water Wars
Editorial, The Nation (Pakistan) – April 6, 2010

Waukesha Council to Decide on Application for Lake Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – April 6, 2010

Low Waters Bring Worries
Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 6, 2010

Water-Use Restrictions Remain Despite Rain
These Days, KPBS-Radio (CA) – April 5, 2010

Spring Harvest of Debt for Parched Farms in Southern China
The New York Times – April 5, 2010

Mekong Leaders Agree to Improve Cooperation on River
Voice of America – April 5, 2010

Could Melting Glaciers Force Indo-Pak Water Cooperation?
Blog, The Wall Street Journal.com – April 5, 2010

Water Bills Go Up in down Economy as Usage Drops
The Associated Press – April 4, 2010

Waukesha Businesses Wait for Water Answers
The Daily Reporter (WI) – April 2, 2010

Judge Tosses Water-Rights case That Gave Feedlots Unlimited Access
The Seattle Times – April 2, 2010

Many Places in Calif. – Not Sacramento – Can Expect Below Average Water Deliveries
The Sacramento Bee – April 2, 2010

Former Drain Commissioner Says Genesee Can’t Afford New Pipeline
The Flint Journal (MI) – April 2, 2010

Georgia: Water Wars Decsion ‘Devastating’
Atlanta Journal Constitution – April 2, 2010

Salmon Fishermen Swin Against Political Tide in Calif. Water War
The New York Times – April 2, 2010

Calif. Water Supply Drops Despite Robust Sierra Snowpack
CBS 5 – TV (CA) – April 2, 2010

That Tortilla Costs More Than You Think – Study Maps Water Costs
Science NOW – April 2, 2010

Homer Glen OK’s Water Agency to Take Back Lake Michigan Pipeline
The Southtown Star (IL) – April 1, 2010

Project Aims to Save Rainwater, Resources
Port Huron Times Herald (MI) - April 1, 2010

Nelson, Scrima Face Off for Mayor of Waukesha, Water Hot Topic
Milwaukee Public Radio – April 1, 2010

NASA Radar Developed for Mars Could Find Water Deep beneath Earth’s Deserts
Popular Science magazine – April 1, 2010

Georgia Appeals Water Ruling to Federal Panel
The Miami Herald (FL) – April 1, 2010

Judge: Pumping Limits Needed to Protect Calif. Fish, Denies Latest Farmer Appeal
Business Week – April 1, 2010

Water: Our Thirsty World
National Geographic magazine – April, 2010

March 2010

Area Water Levels Down
The Chatham Daily News (Ontario) – March 31, 2010

Low Water Levels Could Mean Trouble for Boaters
WHAM 13.com (NY) – March 31, 2010

India and Pakistan Feud over Indus Waters
Wall Street Journal – March 31, 2010

China Denies It’s Behind Dropping Mekong River
The Canadian Press – March 31, 2010

Sudden Drop in Lake St. Clair Water Level Amazes Residents
The Windsor Star (Ontario) – March 31, 2010

International Panel Wants Comments on Its Hands-Off Plan on St. Clair/Great Lakes Levels
The Bay City Times (MI) – March 30, 2010

Our Water Disconnect
The National Post (Canada) – March 30, 2010

Ontario Gives OK to $4.9 Million Water Deal
Redlands Daily Facts (Ontario) – March 30, 2010

No Major Breakthrough in Indonesia-Pakistan Water Talks
The Daily Times (Pakistan) – March 30, 2010

India and Pakistan: A Personal View of the Water Wars
Reuters – March 30, 2010

Interest High on Low Great Lakes Water Levels
Editorial, The Green Bay Press Gazette – March 30, 2010

Water May Be Future’s Key
The Kenosha News (WI) – March 29, 2010

A Somber Recognition of the World’s Water Needs
Commentary, The Olympian (WA) – March 29, 2010

The Force of Water, the Power of Words: New Play Tackles Drought
The New York Times – March 29, 2010

Don’t Throw Out the Baby with the Lake Water
Commentary, Chicago Daily Herald – March 28, 2010

Water Conservation Bills Flowing at State Capitol
The Denver Post – March 28, 2010

Waukesha Water Source Could Depend on Mayor’s Race
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 28, 2010

IJC Hasn’t Rejected Water Controls in St. Clair River
The Sarnia Observer (Ontario) – March 27, 2010

Government Should Fight Climate Change to Protect Canadian Water: Expert
The Canadian Press – March 26, 2010

Transcript: Canadian Minister of Environment Address at McGill University
Press Release: Envirnment Canada – March 26, 2010

Tension Boiling Between Village, Water Company
The Homer Horizon (IL) – March 26, 2010

For World Water Week UNICEF ‘Taps’ a Unique Idea
USA Today – March 26, 2010

South Denver Utilities Look to Wyoming for Water
The Durango Herald (CO) – March 26, 2010

Activists Urge Washington State to Stop Buying Bottled Water
KUOW – Radio (WA) – March 25, 2010

Georgia Tries New Tack to Sway Support in Tri-State Water Wars
Atlanta Journal Constitution – March 25, 2010

Public Asked to Weigh In on Lakes Study
The Toledo Blade – March 25, 2010

Water Rights Bill Draws Criticism
Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – March 24, 2010

Property Rights Fears Dominate Coverage of Public Water Trust Bill
The Michigan Messenger – March 24, 2010

The Battle over Bottled Water: Dueling Videos Go Viral
New York Times.com – March 24, 2010

Action Urged on Falling Lake Levels
United Press International – March 23, 2010

Pipeline Proposal Faces Wauwatosa Skeptics
The Daily Reporter (WI) – March 23, 2010

Waukesha Mayoral Candidates Spar on Water, Other Issues
Miwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 23, 2010

Coca-Cola Expands Partnership with USAID
Atlanta Journal Constitution – March 23, 2010

Design Crimes: World’s Most Expensive Bottled Water
Fast Company – March 23, 2010

Most at Hearing Support Structure to Slow St. Lawrence Outflow
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 23, 2010

Study: River is Affecting Lake Levels
Fox 11-TV (WI) – March 23, 2010

Michigan Denied New Request to Close Chicago Locks
Reuters – March 22, 2010

Supreme Court Denies Asian Carp Injunction Request
The Christian Science Monitor – March 22, 2010

Ken Salazar: Water a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ for California
The Los Angeles Times – March 22, 2010

World Water Day: The Story of Bottled Water
Los Angeles Times.com – March 22, 2010

Battle Forms over Water Pipeline
The Billings Gazette (MT) – March 22, 2010

Muskegon One of Host Sites for IJC Meeting on Water Levels
Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – March 21, 2010

Science Justifies California Water-Limit Report
Reuters – March 19, 2010

Lake Level Meeting Monday from Georgian Bay Residents
Owen Sound Sun-Times (Ontario) – March 19, 2010

Conservation Counts on World Water Day and Every Day
Commentary, The Huffington Post – March 19, 2010

Ontario Entrepreneur Plans US Power Play with Hydro
The Toronto Star – March 19, 2010

National Academies Deliver Mixed Messages on California Delta Dilemma
The New York Times – March 19, 2010

Scientist Panel Says California Water Limits Justified
BusinessWeek.com – March 19, 2010

Water Transfer Plan During Drought Illegal, Judge Rules
The Stockton Record (CA) – March 19, 2010

Waukesha Commisssion Urges Council to Push for Great Lakes Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 19, 2010

Support for Regional Water Planning Group Growing
Aurora Beacon-News (IL) – March 18, 2010

Santa Cruz Water Chief Defends Plan for Desal Plant
San Jose Mercury News – March 18, 2010

Water Pressure: Ontario Food Growers Respond to Pressure to Cut Use
Exchange magazine (Ontario) – March 18, 2010

Extortion among Neighbors: Waukesha’s Water Fight
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 17, 2010

Author: Great Lakes Still Under Environmental Pressures
The Holland Sentinel (MI) – March 17, 2010

Calif. Farmers Hail Increased Water Allowance
San Francisco Chronicle – March 17, 2010

US Opens Spigot for California Farms
Wall Street Journal – March 17, 2010

Oregon Gov. Declares Drought Emergency in Klamath County
The Oregonian – March 17, 2010

Meeting Focuses on Huron Water Levels
Orillia Packet & Times (Ontario) – March 17, 2010

Supreme Court to Reconsider Wading into Carp Fight
The New York Times – March 17, 2010

Election Will Be Turning Point for Water in Waukesha
Commentary, BizTimes.com – March 16, 2010

Brewing Up Ways to Make Your Beer Greener
The Globe and Mail – March 16, 2010

China Drought Leaves Millions Without Water
AFP – March 16, 2010

Wisconsin Bill to Conserve, Limit Water Use Draws Some Critics
KUWS Radio – March 16, 2010

Will Water Stewardship Act Solve Georgia’s Water Problem?
Commentary, Atlanta Journal Constitution – March 16, 2010

World’s Largest Brewer Cuts Water Use, Braces for Future Risk
The New York Times.com – March 15, 2010

Anheuser-Busch Plans to Cut Water Use 20%
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – March 15, 2010

Year-Round Water Conservation Begins in South Florida
CBS4-TV (FL) – March 15, 2010

Groundwater Debate Takes Parties below the Surface
The Lakeland Times (WI) – March 15, 2010

Wauwatosa Schedules Meeting on Waukesha’s Lake Michigan Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 15, 2010

Deceptive Arguments Are Being Made in California Water Wars
Commentary, The Los Angeles Times – March 14, 2010

Low Water Level Fears Surface
The Barrie Examiner (Ontario) – March 14, 2010

Drunk on Water
Commentary, The Los Angeles Times – March 13, 2010

Lining the Tunnel: Hydro Expansion Continues for Niagara Falls
The Niagara Falls Review (Ontario) – March 13, 2010

Water Fees Viewed as Economic Spark
The Business Journal of Milwaukee – March 12, 2010

That Lake? It Might Look Like an Infinite Supply But It’s Not
Medill Reports, Northwestern University – March 11, 2010

Massive Water Crisis Looming, Says Speaker
Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (Ontario) – March 11, 2010

Discussion Flows Prior to Waukesha’s Decision on Great Lakes Deal
Living Lake Country.com – March 10, 2010

IJC is Limiting Debate on Water Levels
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 10, 2010

Fight over Mighigan’s Groundwater
WZZM – TV (MI) – March 10, 2010

Tap Water is Clean and Green
Thunder Bay Chorinicle-Journal (Ontario) – March 10, 2010

Genesee County Commission Chairman Says Water Pipleine Gone Too Far to Stop
The Flint Journal – March 10, 2010

Lake Winnebago Technically Illegal for Water Souce, Officials Not Worried
The Appleton Post-Crescent (WI) – March 10, 2010

Counties Move Closer to Establishing Water Pipeline Authority
ABC12.com (MI) – March 10, 2010

Judge Rejects Reclamation on North Dakota Water Pipeline
New York Times – March 9, 2010

Proposed Groundwater Protection Bill Won’t Require Changes Thanks to Lakes Compact
Kenosha News (WI) – March 9, 2010

Obama Administration Cutting Fishermen out of Water Debate
Commentary, The Washington Examiner – March 9, 2010

Facing Canada’s Water Woes
The Financil Post – March 9, 2010

Marquette, UWM Launch Joint Program for Water Industry
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 9, 2010

Bill Turns Rainwater into Toilet Water
Medhill Reports, Northwestern University – March 9, 2010

Waukesha Residents Express Wariness over Lake Water Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 8, 2010

Water Opportunities Act Must Set Target for Ontario Water Use
Press Release, Marketwire.com – March 8, 2010

Canada’s Escalating Water Crisis
Commentary, CBC.ca – March 8, 2010

Vineyard Breakthrough Wins Water Start-Up Award
Reuters – March 8, 2010

Lake Level Hearing Locations Slammed
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 6, 2010

Hearing Set on Analysis of Milwaukee Water Supply Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 5, 2010

Lake Huron Water Pipeline Idea Inches Forward
WNEM – TV (MI) – March 5, 2010

Carp Solution Could Provide Financial Benefits
The New York Times – March 5, 2010

Restoring the Great Lakes
Editorial, The Toledo Blade – March 5, 2010

Beer Manufacturers Trying to Conserve Water
Medill Reports, Northwestern University – March 4, 2010

Lake Levels Remain Below Long-Term Average
The Sault Star (Ontario) – March 4, 2010

Experts: Drought Will Continue in Parts of Wisconsin
Wausau Daily Herald (WI) – March 4, 2010

Author, Environmentalist to Talk about Great Lakes
The Holland Sentinel (MI) – March 4, 2010

Water Supply: So Far, Snow Good
San Francisco Chronicle – March 4, 2010

Farm Water Success Stories
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – March 4, 2010

Oregon Gov. Seeks Aid for Farmers Ahead of Water Deal
San Jose Mercury News – March 4, 2010

Feds Plan $10 Million in Aid for Thirsty Farms
The Modesto Bee (CA) – March 4, 2010

Drought Drops Mekong River to 2-Decade Low
Associated Press – March 3, 2010

Waukesha Might Send Lake Water Beyond Its Boundaries
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 3, 2010

Cheboygan County Drops Challenge to Genesee Pipeline Plan
Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – March 3, 2010

Northwest Warm Weather Downside: Drought Worries
The Seattle Times – March 2, 2010

Special Report: The Klamath Agreements
KDRV-TV (OR) – March 2, 2010

House Panel Passes Bill That May Help in Water War
Atlanta Journal Constitution – March 2, 2010

Six Water Companies in Utah Not Compliant with Conservation Act
Salt Lake Tribune – March 2, 2010

Lawsuit May be Dropped over Homeowners Who Pulled out Lawn to Save Water
Los Angeles Times – March 2, 2010

Water Bottles Tap into Ecofriendly Trend
Chicago Tribune – March 2, 2010

Asian Carp Fight May Close Chicago River
Chicago Tribune – March 1, 2010

Genesee County Drain Commissioner to Make Case for Pipeline
The Flint Journal – March 1, 2010

New Berlin Settles Drinking Water Lawsuit
Fond du Lac Reporter (WI) – March 1, 2010

A Truce in the Water Wars
Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle – March 1, 2010

February 2010

Action Plan: Federal Commitment to Restore Great Lakes a Big Plus for Region
Editorial, The Syracuse Post-Standard (NY) – February 28, 2010

Lawsuit Could Define Water Rights
Greenboro News-Record (NC) – February 28, 2010

Water Bills Rising in Waukesha
Pierce County Herald (WI) – February 27, 2010

Shell Drops Bid for Yampa River Water
The Denver Post – February 24, 2010

Strategic Plan, Push for Lake Mich. Water, May Solve Villages “Identity Crisis”
Lake County News-Sun (IL) – February 23, 2010

Adapt Now to Climate Change, Panel Warns
The Toronto Star – February 23, 2010

Rebuttal: Federal Policy Will Better Protect Lakes
Commentary, The Detroit News – February 23, 2010

Group Says Paying More for Water Won’t Reduce Use
CBC News.ca – February 22, 2010

Expert Warns of Pending Environmental Crisis, Water Shortages
The Minnesota Daily – February 22, 2010

Lockport Holding Water Rate Meeting, Will Float Idea of Lake Michigan Water
The Herald-News (IL) – February 22, 2010

The Great Lakes Are a Vital, Irreplaceable Resource
The Vindicator (OH) – February 22, 2010

More Water Problems Bubbling in Nebraska Legislature
BusinessWeek – February 22, 2010

Economy, Conserving May Lead to Higher Water Rates
Tampa Tribune (FL) – February 22, 2010

Waukesha Schedules Open House on Lake Michigan Water Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 21, 2010

Indiana Jumps into Carp Fight
Chicago Tribune – February 19, 2010

EPA Hears from Utilities, Ranchers and Farmers over Water Rules
Miami Herald – February 19, 2010

Projection Shows Midwest Water Woes Likely Based on Warmer Temperatures
Press Release, Science Daily.com – February 19, 2010

Proposal to Pay “Full Monthly Cost” Would Add $50 to Ontario Water Bills
The Toronto Star – February 19, 2010

Governors Hail Klamath Pact, But Not All Agree
Redding Record-Searchlight (CA) – February 19, 2010

Democrats vs. Democrat in California Water War
Reuters – February 19, 2010

Texas Free of Drought for First Time Since 2007
The Houston Chronicle – February 18, 2010

Lawmakers Ask Feinstein to Withdraw Calif. Water Proposal
San Jose Mercury News – February 18, 2010

Oregon, California Sign Deal Aimed at Ending Klamath Water Wars
The Oregonian – February 18, 2010

Venezuela to Fine “Excessive” Water Consumption
BusinessWeek.com – February 18, 2010

Scrima, Nelson Advance in Waukesha Mayoral Primary, Implications for
Lake Michigan Water

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 17, 2010

Asian Carp Battle – Chicago vs. Michigan
Michigan Public Radio – February 17, 2010

Peace in Calif. Water Wars Is a Way Off
Commentary, Visalia Times-Delta (CA) – February 16, 2010

Army Corps Releases Report on Wyo. – Colo. Pipeline
KJCT 8-TV (WY) – February 16, 2010

India’s Dwindling Water Spells Opportunity for Purification Firms
LiveMint.com – February 16, 2010

Asian Carp Threat Stirs Rethink of Century-Old Feat
Wall Street Journal – February 16, 2010

Community Considers Two Reservoirs
Detroit Free Press – February 15, 2010

Federal Carp Control Strategy is Widely Criticized
The Michigan Messenger – February 15, 2010

Feinstein’s Fishy Water Deal
Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle – February 15, 2010

Valley Water is Held Hostage
Commentary, The Merced Sun-Star (CA) – February 15, 2010

Tampa Bay Water Stands to Get $31 Million for Desal Plant Success
Tampa Bay Times (FL) – February 15, 2010

Drought in Hawaii Keeps Water Haulers Busy
Associated Press – February 15, 2010

Testing for Genesee County Water Pipeline in Lake Huron is Approved
ABC 12 – TV (MI) – February 13, 2010

Asian Carp Roundtable Discussion
Wisconsin EYE – TV – February 12, 2010

Despite Rain, Calif. Still Fighting over Water
Reuters – February 12, 2010

Texas Planning Group Adopts Water Plan, Cities Unhappy No Reservoirs Included
The Daily Tribune (TX) – February 12, 2010

Feinstein Steps into California’s Farmers Vs. Fish Fight
The New York Times – February 12, 2010

Sacramento Delta Water Wars Heating Up
Oregon Public Broadcasting – February 12, 2010

Silicon Valley Reservoirs to Remain Below Capacity
San Jose Mercury News – February 12, 2010

Deal Struck in Phoenix-Area Water Dispute
The Arizona Republic – February 12, 2010

University of Portland Makes Statement, Halts Bottled Water Sales
The Oregonian – February 12, 2010

Illinois Lawmakers Upset over Call to Close Locks
Chicago Tribune – February 11, 2010

State Attorney General Tells Crowd Chicago Locks Must Be Shut
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – February 11, 2010

Feds Pass on Surest Solution to Asian Carp Threat
AP Article, Washington Post – February 11, 2010

In About-Face, Judge Uphold Calif. Water Limits
The New York Times – February 11, 2010

Companies Vague on Water-Scarcity Risk, Investors Say
BusinessWeek.com – February 11, 2010

Major Water Agreement Expected to Be Signed Today
The Prescott News (AZ) – February 11, 2010

Tampa Council to Revisit Public Use of Wastewater
The Tampa Tribune (FL) – February 10, 2010

Invasion of the Fish Snatchers – Giant Carp Are Coming
The Sound of Ideas, WCPN Radio (OH) – February 10, 2010

Experts Call for Closure of Locks to Thwart Carp
The Detroit News – Feburary 9, 2010

Too Little, Very Late
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 9, 2010

Privatizing Water Has Pros and Cons
The Carbondae Sothern (IL) – February 9, 2010

To Bottled Water War: The War on Tap Water
Blog, San Francisco Chronicle – February 9, 2010

Feds Reduce Calif. Water Pumping to Protect Fish
San Jose Mercury News – February 9, 2010

East Mojave Groundwater Basin May Hold More Than Lake Mead, Geologists Say
The Press-Enterprise (CA) - February 9, 2010

Public Can Comment on Waukesha Water Plan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - February 8, 2010

U.S. Unveils Plan to Keep Asian Carp Out of Gret Lakes
Wall Street Journal - February 8, 2010

Water: The Key to Western New York's Past and Future
Commentary, The Niagara Gazette (NY) - February 8, 2010

New York Calls for Better Water Levels Management
North Country Public Radio (NY) - February 8, 2010

Company's Study Says Enough Water in Their Desert to Supply 400,000
BusinessWeek.com - February 8, 2010

Don't Use Great Lakes Water As a No-Growth Tool
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - February 6, 2010

Shootout at the Water District Corral Was Inevitable
Commentary, Desert Valley Times (AZ) – February 5, 2010

Michigan Study Disputes Economic Effect of Closing Chicago Locks
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 4, 2010

Michigan Renews Push to Close Chicago Ship Locks
The Washington Post – February 4, 2010

Gov. Perdue Calls Georgians to a “Culture of Water Conservation”
Southern Political Report (GA) – February 4, 2010

Lack of Snow Could Cause Low Lake Levels
The Detroit News – February 4, 2010

Pipeline Plans Give Genesee County and Partners Leverage in Detroit Water War
Commentary, The Flint Journal (MI) – February 4, 2010

Oilsands Reject Halt to River Water Use
Calgary Herald (Alberta) – February 4, 2010

Georgia Democrat Pushes Water Conservation Bill
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (GA) – February 4, 2010

Football First, Water Last
Commentary, San Diego Reader (CA) – February 3, 2010

Conservation Needed to Prevent Drain on Water Reserves
Chicago Tribune – February 3, 2010

It Falls from the Sky
Blog, Urbnophile.com – February 2, 2010

Details Emerge about Cargill Water Transfer Plan
San Jose Mercury News – February 2, 2010

Judge Tosses San Antonio Lawsuit Against LCRA
Houston Chronicle – February 2, 2010

The War on Lawns
Radio Netherlands – February 2, 2010

Lake Zurich Hopes to Tap Lake Michigan
Lake Zurich Courier (IL) – February 2, 2010

Waukesha Ties Water Deal to Developments
Blog, The Daily Reporter (WI) – February 1, 2010

Locals Offered 6 Options for Red River Flood Diversion
Minnesota Public Radio – February 1, 2010

Interior Secretary Salazar Proposes Water Study Funding
WUNC – Radio (CO) – February 1, 2010

Los Angeles Might Require Rainwater Capture
The Los Angeles Times – February 1, 2010

Report: Wyoming Water Vulnerable to Climate Change
BusinessWeek – February 1, 2010

January 2010

Reduced Water Use Subdues Protest Against Rate Hike
Commentary, The Oakland Daily Tribune (MI) – January 31, 2010

Addressing Water Conservation and Real Estate
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – January 29, 2010

State to Help Waukesha Study Impact of Water Diversion
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 29, 2010

Waukesha Runs Out of Cheap Water Options
The Daily Reporter (WI) – January 29, 2010

Addressing Water Conservation and Real Estate
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – January 29, 2010

Lake Superior Expected to Drop Next Month
SooToday.com – January 29, 2010

Proposed Pipeline to Lake Huron Has Important New Booster
The Flint Journal (MI) – January 29, 2010

Whose Water Is It, or Will It Be?
Commentary, Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – January 29, 2010

Nevada Supreme Court Tosses Authority’s Claims to Water
Press Release, Court House News Service (NV) – January 29, 2010

Ruling May Sink Snake Valley Water Deal
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – January 29, 2010

Grape Growing, Fish Protection Clash in California
The Canadian Press – January 29, 2010

Colorado Enviros Pushing Water Conservation
Summit Daily News (CO) – January 29, 2010

Holdup on Delta Water Rules Sought
The Fresno Bee (CA) – January 29, 2010

Share the Water Across the South
Editorial, Missisippi Press-Register – January 29, 2010

Waukesha Wastewater Would Not Degrade Underwood Creek, Study Finds
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 28, 2010

Coca-Cola CEO Urges Action on Water Shortages
Atlanta Journal Constitution – January 28, 2010

Despite Storms, Calif. Water Supply Could Be Like Last Year’s
Contra Costa Times – January 28, 2010

Lawmakers Want to Legalize Backyard Rainwater Use
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – January 28, 2010

Smart Meters Save Energy, Water and Dollars
Commentary, Grist magazine – January 28, 2010

Desalinated Water Flows as Sydney Seeks Drought Protection
Voice of America – January 28, 2010

Water Planners Look to Drier Future for Chicagoland
Chicago Public Radio – January 27, 2010

US Speeds Up Water Deliveries to San Joaquin Valley Farmers
The Los Angeles Times – January 27, 2010

Coalition Has Hand in Water Recycling Plan
San Diego Union-Tribune – January 27, 2010

Water Conservation Task Force to Chicago: Turn Off the Tap
Crain’s Chicago Business – January 26, 2010

Study Highlights Colorado’s Key River Role
Grand Junction Sentinel (CO) – January 26, 2010

Blue Ridge Water May End Conflict
The Payson Roundup (AZ) – January 26, 2010

Preserve Water, Protect Rights
Commentary, Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – January 26, 2010

Gray Water’s Grass Roots
Christian Science Monitor – January 26, 2010

Calif.’s Lake Sonoma at Capacity for First Time in 4 Years
San Jose Mercury News – January 26, 2010

Carp Invade, Threaten Great Lakes Ecosystem
PBS, NewsHour – January 25, 2010

National Science Panel Convenes on Calif. Delta
BusinessWeek.com – January 25, 2010

See-No-Evil Policy Risks Great Lakes
Editorial, Port Huron Times-Herald (MI) – January 24, 2010

Water Wars Springing Up All Around
Commentary, Athens Banner-Herald (GA) – January 24, 2010

Cooper Rejects SC Plan for Talks on Water Usage
Winston-Slaem Journal (NC) – January 23, 2010

Keep Heat on Politicians about Danger of Asian Carp
Editorial, Grand Rapids Press (MI) – January 22, 2010

Thirsty Lakes Get Refill as Storms Parade through County
San Luis Obispo Tribune-News (CA) – January 22, 2010

Court Won’t Dismiss Florida, Alabama Water Case
The Jacksonville Observer (FL) – January 22, 2010

Where to Find One Million Acre Feet of Water for CA; An Advance Peek At New Assessment
Blog Post, San Francisco Chronicle – January 22, 2010

Valley Water Use Drops Amid Recession
Las Vegas Review Journal – January 22, 2010

White House to Host Great Lakes-Asian Carp Summit
Michigan Public Radio – January 21, 2010

It’s Soaking, But the Drought’s Not Over Just Yet
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – January 21, 2010

Coloradans Explain Water Need, Don’t Necessarily Endorse New Pipeline
The Billings Gazette (MT) – January 21, 2010

SC Loses Round in Water Fight with NC
ABC News.com – January 20, 2010

Supreme Court Excludes City in Water Suit
Charlotte Business Journal – January 20, 2010

Colorado Pipeline Proposal Stirs Water Fears
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – January 20, 2010

Golombek Pushes Plan to Sell Buffalo Water
The Buffalo News (NY) – January 19, 2010

States Walk Fine Line with Law of the River
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – January 19, 2010

Calif. Eases Restrictions on Home Gray-Water Systems
North County Times (CA) – January 19, 2010

Water Supply Outlook Favorable
The Argus Observer (Ontario) – January 19, 2010

Supreme Court Won’t Order Lock Closing
United Press International – January 19, 2010

New Water Policy Aims to Save State’s Key Estuary, Critics Say It Falls Short
The Los Angeles Times – January 19, 2010

Colo. Optimistic Calif. Water Ruling Won’t Hurt Water Deal
San Francisco Chronicle – January 19, 2010

Entering a Crisis
Interview, Nursery Management & Production magazine – January 19, 2010

Power and Water Use Soar During Heat Wave
ABC News (Australia) – January 19, 2010

What Carp-Fighting Measures Michigan Wants to See
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 18, 2010

The Post-Quake Water Crisis: Getting Seawater to the Haitians
TIME – Januasty 18, 2010

Wisconsin and Chinese Students Exchange Water Management Strategies
Wisconsin Public Radio, FOX 21 online – January 18, 2010

Mass. Higher Court Paves Way for Stricter Summer Water-Use Rules
The Boston Globe – January 17, 2010

New Studies Point to Drought-Driven “Carbon Starvation” As a Cause for Tree Mortality
The New York Times – January 15, 2010

After Oil, There’s Water for Us to Fight Over
The Japan Times – January 15, 2010

Judge Voids Landmark California Water Agreement
ABC News – January 15, 2010

Colorado River Water Deal Overturned
Los Angeles Times – January 15, 2010

Water Conservation – The Why and The How for Homeowners
Blog, The Christian Science Monitor – January 14, 2010

Missing Water Across Florida Points to Need for Conservation
Commentary, CitrusDaily.com (FL) – January 14, 2010

10 Lake County Suburbs Look to Tap Lake Michigan Water
The Chicago Tribune – January 14, 2010

Close Carp Highway Before It’s Too Late
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – January 14, 2010

Colorado Revising Disputed Water-Use Report
The Denver Post – January 14, 2010

Nebraska Lawmaker Asking for $9 Million Water Loan to Be Forgiven
Los Angeles Times – January 14, 2010

Eight IL Communities Make Pitch for Lake Michigan Water
Chicago Daily Herald – January 13, 2010

Senator Durbin Tries to Reassure Great Lakes States Suing over Carp
The Chicago Tribune – January 13, 2010

Farmer’s Water Use Blamed as Trigger for Florida Sinkholes
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune (FL) – January 13, 2010

Calif. Adopts Greenest Building Standards in US
San Francisco Chronicle – January 13, 2010

Waukesha Sets Jan. 28 Meeting on Bid for Lake Michigan Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 12, 2010

Waukesha to Present Draft Appilication for Great Lakes Water
Press Release, Waukesha Water Utility – January 12, 2010

Toronto Eyes Sale of Green-Energy Utility
The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada) – January 12, 2010

2010 Water Shortage Called Likely for Reservoir
The Arizona Daily Star – January 12, 2010

Hearing on Proposed Utah Nuke Plant Zeroes in on Water Needs
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – January 12, 2010

‘Water’ Author Talks Resource Intelligence
Interview, Grist magazine online – January 12, 2010

Melbourne Water Use Drops Stunning 40% in Last Decade
Melbourne Herald Sun (Australia) – January 12, 2010

Bryan Takes Lead in Drive to Protect Its Precious Water
The Toledo Blade (OH) – January 11, 2010

Water Conservation Could Limit Suburban Lawns
The New York Times – January 10, 2010

Twins New Ballpark Will Have Sustainable Water System
WKBT.com (MN) – January 10, 2010

Meeting to Address Protection of Aquifer as Drinking Water Source
The Daily Telegram (Adrian, MI) – January 10, 2010

Heavy Rains End Drought for Texas
The New York Times – January 9, 2010

America’s Dwindling Water Supply
CBS Evening News – January 8, 2010
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Preview: America’s Water Crisis
CBS News – Jauary 8, 2010

Judge: State’s Water Talks Can Be Secret
Atlanta Jounal Contitution – January 8, 2010

Mideast Water Crisis Brings Misery, Uncertainty
NPR – January 7, 2010

Great Lakes Water Levels on the Upswing
Traverse City Record-Eagle – January 7, 2010

Utah Gov. Ready to Make Snake Valley Water Deal with Nevada
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – January 7, 2010

Public Voices Concern on Utah-Nevada Water Deal
The Las Vegas Sun – January 7, 2010

Hunger, Jobs and Water Wars
Commentary, The Huffington Post – January 7, 2010

Obama Administration Stand on Carp Criticized
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 7, 2010

Feds Oppose Closing Lock to Stop Carp
AP article, Minneapolis Star Tribune – January 6, 2010

Milwaukee Panel Approves Plan for Discounted Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 6, 2010

3 States in Water Wars Ask for Confidentiality
The Miami Herald – January 5, 2010

Sierra Snowpack Lacks Water
San Jose Mercury News – January 5, 2010

Rising Lake Levels Threaten Tip of Point Pelee
The Windsor Star (Ontario) – January 4, 2010

A Link Only Carp Love
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 4, 2010

Stable Levels Projected for Great Lakes
The Toledo Blade (OH) – January 4, 2010

Will The Next War Be Fought over Water?
NPR – January 3, 2010

Lake Erie Water Level Rebounds, But Poses Hazards for Presque Isle
The Erie Times-News (PA) – January 2, 2010

Public to Get Its Say in Plan for Dredging St. Clair
The Toledo Blade (OH) – January 2, 2010

The Chicago Water Heist that Just Keeps on Taking
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 1, 2010

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