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Great Lakes & Other Water Issues - Archived Articles
August 2008 - May 2008

August 2008

High Water Levels Good for Boating
The Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 31, 2008

City Seeks to Determine Value of Lake Michigan Water
Milwaukee Business Journal – August 29, 2008

Ruling Allows More Water Bottling
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – August 29, 2008

Nestle Gets OK to Bottle More Michigan Water
Detroit Free Press – August 29, 2008

Great Lakes Must be Marketed and Protected
Editorial, The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (NY) – August 29, 2008

Critics: Great Lakes Compact Loophole Allows Bottled Water
The Gary Post-Tribune (IN) – August 29, 2008

Nestle Canada, Unable to Tell if Water's From Ontario or Erie, Abandons Well Plans
The Wellington Advertiser (Ontario) – August 29, 2008

State Eyeing San Bernardino Water
Editorial, The San Bernardino Sun (CA) – August 28, 2008

Folsom, CA Mandates Tough Water-Saving Rules
The Sacramento Bee – August 28, 2008

Quebec Think-Tank Favors Water Exports
The Globe and Mail (Canada) – August 27, 2008

Water Washes Away State Dems' United Front
The Arizona Capitol Times – August 27, 2008

New Berlin OK's Water Deal
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 27, 2008

Rain is No Drought Buster, But a Welcome Relief
Minneapolis Star Tribune – August 27, 2008

Western NC Out of Worst Level of Drought
The Asheville Citizen-Times (NC) – August 27, 2008

Tropical Storm Fay Eases Southeast Drought
The Montgomery Advertiser (AL) – August 27, 2008

Australian Irrigators Slash Water-Use by 29%
The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) – August 27, 2008

Rain Douses Planned Water-Use Restrictions
The Greenville Sun (NC) – August 27, 2008

Will Thirsty States Get Great Lakes Water?
Commentary, AlterNet.org – August 26, 2008

The Ogallala Blues
Commentary, The Carroll County News (AR) – August 26, 2008

Virginia Subdivision on Well Water Ends up Dry
The Charlottesville Daily Progress (VA) – August 26, 2008

Water Atlas Provides County with Starting Point
The Modesto Bee (CA) – August 26, 2008

Banning the Bottle
Editorial, The Ottawa Citizen (Canada) – August 25, 2008


Mandatory Water Conservation in Town Starts Immediately
The Franklin News-Post (VA) – August 25, 2008

U.S. Rep Seeks to Hasten Federal Drought Assistance
The Greenville Times (SC) – August 25, 2008

Atlanta Not the Water-Wasting Villain It's Made Out to Be
Editorial, Atlanta Journal Constitution – August 25, 2008

Water Issues Bubbling to Surface in Vermont
The Barre-Montpeiler Times Argus (VT) – August 25, 2008


Water Fight May Ripple in Georgia
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – August 24, 2008

MOM's Grocery Store Sparks Bottled-vs-Tap Debate
The Washington Post – August 24, 2008

DEC: Water Crisis Looms
The Schenectady Daily Gazette (NY) – August 24, 2008

Grim Picture Painted for Future of Great Lakes Region
The Green Bay Press Gazette - August 23, 2008

Conserving Water Takes Common Sense, Saves Cents
Commentary, The Detroit News – August 23, 2008

Local Water Supplies Protected Despite National Warning
The Sarnia Observer (Ontario) – August 23, 2008

Lake-level Report Watered Down Says 'Baykeeper'
The Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin (Ontario) – August 22, 2008

Bottle Debate: Let Consumers Choose
Editorial, The Windsor Star (Ontario) – August 22, 2008

Fire, Water Woes Lead Farmers to 'Stump' Trees
The Fresno Bee (CA) – August 22, 2008

Public Strongly Backs Laws Protecting Great Lakes
AP Article in The Charleston Gazette (NC) – August 22, 2008

Will Water Help Obama Win Colorado?
Newsweek – August 21, 2008

McCain's Western Water Weaseling
Editorial, Colorado Springs Gazette – August 21, 2008

Calistoga Joins Others in Fight Over Water
The Weekly Calistogan (CA) – August 21, 2008

Leaving Green, Saving Water Starts with Innovative Landscaping
Editorial, The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – August 21, 2008

McCain Stirs Up Water Spat, Challenges Colorado River Compact
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – August 21, 2008

Water Wars on the Horizon
Editorial, The Napa Valley Register (CA) – August 21, 2008

Residents' Legal Fight Against Pipeline Delays Prospect Heights Project
Chicago Tribune – August 20, 2008

McCain Now Says Western Water Pact Should Stand
San Diego Union Tribune – August 20, 2008

Stop Taking Water for Granted, Report Warns Ottawa
The Canadian Press – August 20, 2008

Elm Grove's Lake Water Quest Dries Up
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 20, 2008

Bottling Plan Pushes Groundwater to Center Stage in Vermont
The New York Times – August 20, 2008

Don't Buy Into Bottled Water Bans
Editorial, The National Post (Canada) – August 20, 2008

Keeping Tabs on Taps a Fine Start
Editorial, The Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – August 20, 2008

Tunnels to Bring Water to Parched California
Reuters – August 20, 2008

Great Lakes Study to Determine Reasons for Low Water Levels
The Wasaga Sun (Ontario) – August 20, 2008

U.K. Households Use 1,000 Gallons of Water Per Day, Report Says
The Telegraph (UK) – August 20, 2008

Experts Say Alabama May Be Winner in Water Wars
The Montgomery Advertiser (AL) – August 20, 2008

Property Values Make Georgian Bay Our Best Asset
The Midland Free Press (Ontario) – August 20, 2008

Turbulent Waters Need Clarifying
Editorial, Atlanta Journal Constitution – August 20, 2008

Spain Sweats Amid 'Water Wars'
BBC – August 19, 2008

Of Sludge and Salad: Waste Water Greens the World's Gardens
Newsweek – August 19, 2008

London, Ontario Bans Bottled Water
The London Free Press (Ontario) – August 19, 2008

Putting a Cap on Our Bottlemania
Commentary, The Globe and Mail (Canada) – August 19, 2008

Bottled Water is Healthier
Commentary, Stratford Gazette (Ontario) – August 19, 2008

Water Conservation a California Necessity
Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle – August 19, 2008

County in Northern Illinois Picks Up Tab for 3-D Map of Water, Aquifers
Chicago Tribune - August 18, 2008

Keeping the Lakes Great
Editorial, Chicago Tribune – August 17, 2008

It's Time for a Thirsty State to Discover the Pronoun "We"
Editorial, The Sacramento Bee – August 17, 2008

Officials Say House Likely to OK Lake Compact
Port Clinton News Herald (OH) – August 16, 2008

Action on Compact Ever Likelier
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 16, 2008

Any Number of Causes Lowering Lake Levels
The Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin (Ontario) – August 16, 2008

Utility Committee OK's New Berlin Water Agreement
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 15, 2008

Shipping Commerce Up with Lake Levels
BusinessNorth.com (WI) – August 15, 2008

Baykeepr Urges IJC to Act as Climate Change Blamed for Low Water Levels
Midland Free Press (Ontario) – August 15, 2008

Los Angeles Doubles Fines for Residents Who Waste Water
The Los Angeles Times – August 15, 2008

Used Quarry Water Will Soon Become Drinking Water
Minneapolis Star Tribune – August 14, 2008

Don't Leave Tri-State Water Woes to a Court Decision
Editorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution – August 14, 2008

Water Wars: Bottled Water CEO Responds to Backlash
The Arkansas Times – August 14, 2008

Water's Odyssey from Sewer to Cup
The Christian Science Monitor – August 13, 2008

Water Levels a Concern for Residents
Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation (Ontario) – August 13, 2008

Water That Tastes of Zero-Sum Resentment
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 13, 2008

Farmers Mend Their Watering Ways
USA Today – August 13, 2008

What is Milwaukee's Water Worth?
Editorial, Milwaukee Small Business Times – August 13, 2008

No One Reason for Lower Lake Levels
Owen Sound Sun Times (Ontario) – August 13, 2008

Damming the Flint River is So Old School
Editorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution – August 13, 2008

Great Lakes at Tipping Point
The Petoskey News-Review (MI) – August 12, 2008

Judges Considers Georgia's Right to Lake Lanier Water
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – August 12, 2008

Committee Supports Bottled Water Ban After Harsh Debate
The London Free Press (Ontario) – August 12, 2008

Atlanta Area Water Use Down 20 Percent
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – August 12, 2008

Drought Disaster May Be Declared in Upstate North Carolina
The Greenville News (NC) – August 12, 2008

Public Meeting Part of Study of Low Lake Levels
The Owen Sound Sun Times (Ontario) – August 12, 2008

Does the Shower Use More Water than the Bath?
Plenty magazine – August 12, 2008

Congress, Don't Let the Water Get Away
Editorial, The Green Bay Press Gazette – August 11, 2008

Water, Water Everywhere – But It's Not Unlimited
Commentary, The Philadelphia Inquirer – August 11, 2008

City Braces for Bottle Battle
The London Free Press (Ontario) – August 11, 2008

Protecting the Great Lakes: Victory and Vigilance
Editorial, The Grand Rapids Press (MI) – August 10, 2008

Smooth Sailing for Compact
Editorial, The South Bend Tribune (IN) – August 10, 2008

Region Acts to Protect Great Lakes' Resource from Thirsty World
The Columbus Dispatch (OH) – August 10, 2008

Navigating the Unknown in Lake Superior Water Levels
The Sault Star (Ontario) – August 9, 2008

NYC Putting Water Ahead of Natural Gas
The New York Times – August 9, 2008

Lake Ontario's Water Levels Might Be Changed: Debate Over Dam
The Kingston Whig-Standard (Ontario) – August 9, 2008

Residents Sue Prospect Heights over Lake Water
Chicago Daily Herald – August 8, 2008

Great Lakes Water Levels Up – For Now
Lansing State Journal (MI) – August 8, 2008

Two Utah Counties Appeal Ruling in Nevada Water Case
The Salt Lake Tribune – August 8, 2008

Iceland Intrigued by Fiji’s Bottled Water Controversy
Marketwatch, Wall Street Journal – August 8, 2008

Florida Considers Limits to Commercial Use of River Water
The St. Petersburg Times (FL) – August 8, 2008

Irving, TX Has Its Eye on Oklahoma Water
The Dallas Morning News – August 7, 2008

Great Lakes, Water Wars and China
Commentary, The China Post – August 7, 2008

Duluth Mayor Proposes New Way to Charge for Water Use
The Duluth News Tribune (MN) – August 7, 2008

Bottled Great Lakes Water: Will That Be Flat, or Sparkling?
Commentary, The Toronto Star – August 6, 2008

Lower Water Levels Could Be Ahead
Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – August 6, 2008

The End of the Pipe: Chicago's Water Supply
Chicago Public Radio - August 5, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Stalls
The Erie Times-News – August 5, 2008

The End of the Pipe: Chicago's Great Lakes Diversion
Chicago Public Radio – August 5, 2008

Water Levels Rebound in Great Lakes
United Press International – August 5, 2008

To Save Water, Sell It
Editorial, Barrons.com – August 4, 2008

Great Lakes Water Levels On the Rise
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – August 4, 2008

Great Lake Debate: Setting a Water Level for Lake Ontario
The Syracuse Post-Standard (NY) – August 3, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Dunked
The Willoughby News Herald (OH) – August 3, 2008

Senate Passes Bill That Would Protect Great Lakes
The Washington Post – August 2, 2008

Public Meetings to Address Lake Huron Water Levels
NorthernLife.ca (Ontario) – August 2, 2008

Wasi lake Residents Face Water Level Woes
The North Bay Nugget – August 2, 2008

Senate Ratifies Great Lakes Compact
USA Today – August 1, 2008

Water Authority Would Tap Lake Huron
Port Huron Times Herald (OH) – August 1, 2008

Gov. Doyle: Statement Regarding Senate Approval of Great Lakes Compact
WisPolitics.com – August 1, 2008

U.S. Senator Kohl: Applauds Senate Approval of Great Lakes Compact
WisPolitics.com – August 1, 2008

Army Corps of Engineers: Lake Superior Level Up
Chicago Tribune – August 1, 2008

Higgins Hails House Action to Protect Great Lakes
The Dunkirk Evening Observer (NY) – August 1, 2008

Water Needs of LA's Population Trump Birds', Engineers Say
The San Francisco Chronicle – August 1, 2008

Facing the Freshwater Crisis
Scientific American Magazine, August, 2008

July 2008

House and Senate Committees Both Pass Lakes Compact on to Congress
The Canadian Press – July 31, 2008

Congressman Raises Concerns Over Great Lakes Compact
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 31, 2008

House, Senate Should Follow States' Lead
Editorial, The Superior Daily Telegram – July 31, 2008

Mayors Urge IJC to Expedite Water Study
The Parry Sound North Star (Ontario) – July 30, 2008

Milwaukee OK's New Berlin Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 31, 2008

Turning the Tide in the Water Crisis
Editorial, Los Angeles Times – July 31, 2008

Where There's a Will, There's a Well – And Water
Wall Street Journal – July 31, 2008

U.S. House Committee Approves great Lakes Compact
Associated Press – July 30, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Being Fast-Tracked?
News10Now – TV (Watertown, NY) – July 30, 2008

Great Lake States Vow to Save Their Water
Stateline.org (DC) – July 30, 2008

California Attorney General Cracks Down on Nestle Bottling Plant
Business Week – July 30, 2008

Don't Make New Berlin Beg
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 29, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Gets Senate Hearing in Washington D.C.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 29, 2008

New Berlin Would Pay Regional Water Fee
The Business Journal (Milwaukee, WI) – July 29, 2008

Bush Voices Support for Great Lakes Compact
The Capital Times (WI) – July 29, 2008

Grand Rapids Mayor to Testify before Senate Committee about Water Compact
The Grand Rapids Press (MI) – July 29, 2008

President Bush Announces Support for Great Lakes Compact
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – July 29, 2008

Feds Pushing Crackdown on Wells Tapping into Colorado River Water
The Arizona Republic – July 29, 2008

Utah Pipeline for Water from Lake Powell to Cost $1 Billion
The Arizona Republic – July 29, 2008

Statement by President Bush on the Great Lakes Compact
MarketWatch, The Wall Street Journal – July 28, 2008

San Diego Mayor Declares Water Shortage Emergency
KGTV San Diego – July 28, 2008

City Council Endorses Call for Water Conservation
San Diego Union Tribune – July 28, 2008

Precious Great Lakes Water Needs Protection
Editorial, The Kalamazoo Gazette (MI) – July 28, 2008

Water Study Tapped for Michigan County
The County Press (MI) – July 28, 2008

Green Streets: Chicago Good Model for India's Water Woes
Editorial, The Times of India – July 28, 2008

Senate to Hold Hearing on Great Lakes Compact
Associated Press – July 28, 2008

Congress Should Pass the Great Lakes Compact
Editorial, Milwaukee Small Business Times – July 28, 2008

The Great Thirst – Oceans of Water
Editorial, Los Angeles Times – July 28, 2008

Many Wells, Little Regulation
Wisconsin State Journal – July 27, 2008

Fork in the Road – The Compact in Congress
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 27, 2008

Compact Will Keep Great Lakes Water Here
Editorial, The Detroit Free Press – July 27, 2008

Don't Drink the Water – It Costs Too Much
Editorial, The Southtown Star (IL) – July 27, 2008

California Water Officials Eye Quarries for County's Supply Problems
San Jose Mercury News – July 27, 2008

Lake Huron Water Levels on the Way Up
The Owen Sound Sun Times (Ontario) – July 26, 2008

Extra 3 Trillion Gallons of Water in Lake Michigan
Chicago Tribune – July 25, 2008

House Readies Action on Great Lakes Compact
The Dowagiac Daily News (MI) – July 25, 2008

Fighting over Water in the Great Lakes
Forecast Earth, The Weather Channel - July, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Goes to Washington
North Country Public Radio (NY) - July 25, 2008

Great Lakes Bill to Ban Diversions May Pass Quickly
The Detroit News – July 25, 2008

Costs of Climate Change, State By State, Billions, Study Says
Science Daily – July 25, 2008
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Let's Close the Deal on New Berlin Water
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 24, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Gains Support
AP Article, Gary Post-Tribune (IN) – July 24, 2008

Bottled Water Fad Evaporates
The Belfast Telegraph (UK) – July 24, 2008

Global Warming Impact on Lake Michigan
WSJM-Radio (WI) – July 23, 2008

Confronting a World Freshwater Crisis
Multimedia, Scientific American Online – July 24, 2008

A Mono Lake Success Story
Los Angeles Times – July 24, 2008

Report: Climate Change Could Cost Ohio's Shipping Economy $1 Billion
The Business Courier (Cincinnati, OH) – July 23, 2008

Tentative Deal Would Send More Milwaukee Water to New Berlin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 23, 2008

Running Out of Water
Interview on 60 Second Science Podcast – July 23, 2008

Great Lakes Protection Compact Introduced to Congress
Detroit Free Press – July 23, 2008

U.S. Lawmakers Hope to Approve Great Lakes Compact
AP Article, Chicago Tribune – July 23, 2008

State Lobbies Congress for Great Lakes Compact
The Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – July 23, 2008

For Goodness Lakes
Commentary from Mich. Lt. Governor on Grist.org – July 23, 2008

IJC to Talk Ontario Water Levels at August Meeting
WWTI-TV (NY) – July 23, 2008

St. Joe to Get Water Intake Improvements to Meet Rising Demand
WSJM-Radio (MI) – July 22, 2008

Water Promotion
Commentary, Detroit Free Press – July 23, 2008

The Wisconsin Water Way: Building Cooperation Around Vital Resource
Commentary, Wisconsin Technology Network – July 23, 2008

Water Hogs Should Prepare to Pay More
Orlando Sentinel (FL) – July 23, 2008

Water Challenges: Dispute Hints at Future Water Conflicts
Editorial, The Lawrence Journal World & News (KS) – July 23, 2008

Great Lakes Conference Bolsters Cities' Role
Northumberland Today (Ontario) – July 23, 2008

Got Water? Our Non-Existent National Water Policy
Commentary, Mother Jones Magazine – July 22, 200

U.S. Lawyer Warns that Water Pact Will Deplete Great Lakes
The London Free Press (Ontario) – July 22, 2008

Congress Asked to Stop Great Lakes Diversions
The Akron Beacon Journal (OH) – July 22, 2008

Protecting the Great Lakes
Commentary, The Chillicothe Gazette (OH) – July 22, 2008

California Water Levels Will Be Lowest in 30 Years
AP Article, San Francisco Chronicle – July 21, 2008

Using Your Grey Water to Help Preserve Great Lakes
The Waterloo Record (Ontario) – July 21, 2008

U.S. and Canada Strengthen Great Lakes Cooperation
Environment News Service – July 21, 2008

Water Wars Discussion in Southeast U.S.
WJHG-TV (FL) – July 21, 2008

Apalachicola Bay Area Residents Weary of Water Wars
WTVY-TV (AL) – July 21, 2008

Great Lakes Water Deal More Style than Substance
Editorial, The Kingston Whig-Standard (Ontario) – July 20, 2008

California Water Planning Needs to Get Moving
Editorial, The San Francisco Chronicle – July 20, 2008

Mideast Facing Choice Between Crops and Water
The New York Times – July 21, 2008

Spanish Water Fair Tackles Conservation with Innovation
Voice of America – July 21, 2008

All the Rain Helping to Raise Great Lakes Levels After Years of Decline
The Bay City Times (MI) – July 20, 2008

Is Growth Over?
Editorial, The Los Angeles Times – July 20, 2008

Access to Water is a Key Right
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 19, 2008

Salmon, Steelhead Threatened by California's Water System, Judge Says
The Los Angeles Times – July 19, 2008

Who's Doing Best Job of Conserving Water?
San Diego Union Tribune – July 19, 2008

Feingold, Kohl Pledge to Fight for Congressional Approval of Lakes Pact
Milwaukee Small Business Times (WI) – July 18, 2008

A Barrelful of Water Wisdom
Chicago Tribune – July 18, 2008

Bottled Water Debate Continues to Bubble
The Arizona Republic – July 18, 2008

Book Review: Bottlemania
The New York Times – July 18, 2008

Divisions and Diversions
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – July 18, 2008

Report Says Canal Would Fix California Water Woes
Associated Press – July 17, 2008

Technology Tapped for Water Protection Regulation
Tri-Cities Business Review (MI) – July 17, 2008

Revolutionary Water-Saving Technique Gives Oil and Gas a 'Green Look' in the Rockies
Market Watch, The Wall Street Journal – July 17, 2008

Technology Tapped for Great Lakes Water Protection Rules
Ann Arbor Business Review (MI) – July 17, 2009

Water Wars on the West Bank
The Guardian (UK) – July 17, 2009

Water Scarcity: Who Bears the Cost in the Long Run?
The Guardian (UK) – July 17, 2008

Couple Intent on Conserving Water Convert Front Yard into Desertscape
Las Vegas Review Journal – July 17, 2008

Steer Lakes Pact through Congress
Editorial, Wisconsin State Journal – July 16, 2008

EPA Unveils First Rules on Carbon Storage, Will Protect Drinking Water
Associated Press – July 16, 2008

Water Bond? First Spend Existing Billions
Editorial, The Sacramento Bee (CA) – July 16, 2008

Drought-Stricken Cyprus Can't Use 'Smelly' Greek Water
Reuters – July 16, 2008

Make It Last: Safe and Abundant Water No Longer Comes Without Effort
Editorial, The Fayetteville Observer (NC) – July 16, 2008

Proximity to Lake Ontario Good for Business in Central New York
WSYR-TV (NY) – July 15, 2008
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Agency Seeks More Water for Vegas
The San Jose Mercury News (CA) – July 15, 2008

Study Follows the Water: Agriculture Sips the Most from Great Lakes
The Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – July 15, 2008

The Water Shortage Myth
Commentary, Forbes.com – July 15, 2008

Big lake Levels Jump in June
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – July 15, 2008

Water: The Forgotten Crisis
Science Daily.com – July 14, 2008

Can We Trust California's Water Future in Politicians' Hands?
Editorial, The Modesto Bee (CA) – July 14, 2008

Make Lakes Compact Law of the Land
Editorial, The South Bend Tribune (IN) – July 14, 2008

Chicago Area Reaching Limit on Fresh Water Supply
Chicago Tribune – July 13, 2008

How Great are the Lakes?
Editorial, The Frederick News Post (MD) – July 13, 2008

Compact Weak on protecting Ground Water
Commentary, The Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – July 13, 2008

Governor Doyle Urges Congress to Act on Great Lakes Compact
The Daily Kenoshan (WI) – July 12, 2008

Though the Compact is Signed, Great Lakes Still at Risk
Commentary, The Blade (Toledo, OH) – July 12, 2008

A War is Brewing over Water
NiagaraThisWeek.com – July 11, 2008

California Water Bond Faces Waves of Criticism
San Diego Union Tribune – July 11, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Needs Congress' OK
Editorial, The Erie Times-News (PA) – July 11, 2008

Fish Affect California Water Supply
New York Times – July 11, 2008

Lake Ontario Water Level Plan Causing Concern
WSYR-TV (NY) – July 10, 2008

McCain Says States Should Control Their Own Water
Chicago Tribune – July 10, 2008

Village Prepares Back Up to Lake Michigan Water Plan
Lake Villa Review (IL) – July 10, 2008

Water Hike Defies Logic, Consumers Pay for Conservation
Editorial, The Colorado Springs Gazette – July 10, 2008

Washington Must Finish the Job of Protecting the Great Lakes
Editorial, The Oakland Press (MI) – July 10, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Heads to Capitol Hill for OK
The Capital Times (WI) – July 9, 2008

Water Use: Conservation Critical
Editorial, The Montgomery Advertiser (AL) – July 10, 2008

Despite Utah's Protests, Nevada Official OKs Water Plan
Salt Lake Tribune – July 10, 2008

California Canyon Garden's Water-Wise Ways Take Bloom
Los Angeles Times – July 10, 2008

DEC Approves a Smaller Webster Water Plant in New York
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (NY) – July 9, 2008

Granholm Signs Great Lakes Water Compact
Detroit Free Press – July 9, 2008

Pact Gains to protect Great Lakes Water
The Wall Street Journal – July 9, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Advances
Milwaukee Public Radio – July 9, 2008

Michigan Governor Signs Great Lakes Compact
Associated Press – July 9, 2008

California Agencies Urge Water Conservation
San Jose Mercury News – July 9, 2008

Drought Affecting Cities' Water Use
The Daily Journal (SC) – July 9, 2008

Bill Calls for $30 Million for Mississippi River Water Project
Chicago tribune – July 8, 2008

States Approve Compact to protect Great Lakes
NPR – July 8, 2008

Ohio Gov. Officially Signs Great Lakes Compact
WTOL-TV (OH) – July 7, 2008

Climate Change May Muddy NYC's Better-Than-Bottled Tap Water
Newsday – July 7, 2008

Pipeline Costs Hit South Huron
The London Free Press (Ontario) – July 7, 2008

Conservation Groups Sue WSU over Water Rights
The Seattle Times – July 7, 2008

Lake Superior Continues Rapid Rise
The Duluth News Tribune (MN) – July 7, 2008

Alabama Works to Gain Laws, Enforcement Powers for Water System Usage
The Birmingham News (AL) – July 7, 2008

Egypt Comes Up with New Plot for Nile Water
Africa Science News Service – July 7, 2008

Seal the Leaks
Editorial, The Buffalo News – July 6, 2008

Avoid Parochial Fight Over Lakes Compact
Editorial, The Willoughby News-Herald (OH) – July 6, 2008

High and Dry
The Boston Globe – June 6, 2008

Bay Area Water Rationing Allocations Debated
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – July 6, 2008

Wet June Helps Lake Levels
The Macomb Daly (MI) – July 6, 2008

Higher Water Levels in Region
Bayshore Broadcasting (Ontario) – July 5, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Passes PA, Prepares to Head to Congress
News Release, Alliance for the Great Lakes – July 4, 2008

PA Senate OKs Great Lakes Pact
The Philadelphia Inquirer – July 4, 2008

Phoenix Increases Water Hookup Fees in Response to Future Shortages
The Arizona Republic – July 4, 2008

State Climatologist Declares Half of Texas is Under Drought
Austin Business Journal (TX) – July 3, 2008

Pennsylvania on Course to OK Pact to Protect Great Lakes
Chicago Tribune – July 3, 2008

$1 Million Water-Conservation Campaign Begins
San Francisco Chronicle – July 3, 2008

Compact Will Help Protect Great Lakes for Region
Editorial, Novi News (MI) – July 3, 2008

Low Level at Folsom Lake Triggers Concerns
News10.net (CA) – July 3, 2008

District Wants Water Use Cut 10%
Sacramento Bee – July 3, 2008

Last Again: Unofficial Motto of PA Lawmakers Should be "Manana"
Editorial, Beaver County Times – July 2, 2008

Saving Our Lakes
Editorial, The Blade (Toledo, OH) – July 2, 2008

Responding to Growth, Phoenix Will Hike Water Hookup Fees
Arizona Central – July 2, 2008

L.A. County Water Rationing Looms
The Long Beach Press-Telegram (CA) – July 2, 2008

New USGS Report Tell How Much Water is Lost in Great Lakes Basin
Chief Engineer Newsletter (IL) – July 2, 2008

Drought Stricken Cyprus Gets Water from Greece
MSNBC.com – July 1, 2008

Water Usage Draining the Parker River
The Georgetown Record – July 1, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Key to Michigan
Editorial, Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – July 1, 2008

Shut the Spigots on Selling Out State Water
Commentary, Detroit Free Press – July 1, 2008

June 2008

Flint, Genesee County Water Users Face Big Decision on New Water Pipeline
WJRT-TV (MI) – June 30, 2008

A First Step at Ending Water Wars Stalemate
Commentary, Atlanta Journal Constitution – June 30, 2008

Hopes of Finding Water Under Montara Mountain Dry Up
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – June 30, 2008

Extreme Drought Declared in Upstate South Carolina
The Greenville News (SC) – June 30, 2008

Canada’s Water Supply Drying Up? The Myth of Water Abundance
The Winnipeg Sun (Quebec) – June 29, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Focus Shifting to Congress
Associated Press – June 29, 2008

Facts About Proposed Great Lakes Compact
Associated Press – June 29, 2008

Water Laws Under the Bridge
Editorial, The Grand Rapids Press (MI) – June 29, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Nears Overdue Ratification by States
Editorial, The Youngstown Vindicator (OH) – June 29, 2008

The Myth of Water
Newsweek – June 28, 2008

Curbing Utah’s Wasteful Water Use Would Erase Need for Dams
Editorial, The Salt Lake Tribune – June 28, 2008

Quebec Opposes Water Changes
Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 28, 2008

Strickland Signs and Ohio Joins Water Pact
The Blade (Toledo, OH) – June 28, 2008

Ohio Governor Signs Great Lakes Agreement
AP Article in Minneapolis Star Tribune (MN) – June 27, 2008

Gov. Granholm Says Water Package a Defining Moment in Michigan History
The Dowagiac Daily News (MI) – June 27, 2008

Lake Compact Flows Onward, but Some Issues Remain
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – June 27, 2008

House OK’s Lake Compact, Governor’s Signature Next
The Detroit News – June 27, 2008

Water Crisis Exacerbated by Olympic Games, Report Says
The Wall Street Journal – June 27, 2008

Keeping an Eye on Water Use…From Space!
News Release, European Commission – June 27, 2008

130 Attend Oswego Hearing on Lake Ontario Levels
The Syracuse Post-Standard (NY) – June 26, 2008

Lake Levels Concern Sodus Point
WHAM-TV (NY) – June 26, 2008

Michigan Lawmakers Finish Approving Water Rules
AP Article on Forbes.com – June 26, 2008

Georgia EDP Needs to Be Tougher on Water Issues
Editorial, The Athens Banner-Herald (GA) – June 26, 2008

Water Protection Bills Near Passage
Detroit Free Press – June 26, 2008

Water Compact Strikes a Proper Balance
Editorial, The Detroit News – June 26, 2008

IJC Implored to Use Plan B+
Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 26, 2008

Lindenhurst Running Dry: May Drill Well While Waiting for Lake Water
Lake County News-Sun (IL) – June 26, 2008

Bottled Water Has Canadians Turning Away from the Tap
Canada.com – June 25, 2008

Lake Michigan Up 5 Inches for June
The Ludington Daily News (MI) – June 25, 2008

People’s Needs Should be Priority in Water Wars
Editorial, Newnan Times-Herald (GA) – June 25, 2008

Don’t Wait to Begin Reducing Water Use
Editorial, The San Antonio Express (TX) – June 25, 2008

Auditor Keeps an Eye on Water Use of Sacramento-Area Homeowners
The Sacramento Bee (CA) – June 25, 2008

Water a Key to Ohio’s Economic Recruiting
Dayton Daily News (OH) – June 25, 2008

Making the Most of Our Water
The Arizona Republic (AZ) – June 25, 2008

Toilet to Tap: L.A. May Flush Old Fears of Water Reuse
L.A. Daily News article on RedOrbit.com – June 24, 2008

Key Facts About the Disappearing Aral Sea
Reuters – June 24, 2008

Great Lakes Deal Ready
The Detroit News – June 24, 2008

Who Wants Lakes Water?
The Des Plaines Journal (IL) – June 23, 2008

Deal Reached to Regulate Michigan Water
Associated Press – June 23, 2008

U.S. Mayors Agree to Phase Out Bottled Water Consumption
International Herald Tribune – June 23, 2008

Price for Water Soon Could be Going Up for Gennessee County Residents
The Flint Journal (MI) – June 23, 2008

Texas Aquifer So Low, Counties Must Reduce Use 20%
The Austin American-Statesman (TX) – June 23, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Will Protect Our Water, Could Lure Jobs Back
Editorial, The Morning Journal (OH) – June 23, 2008

Don’t Jeopardize Key to Farmers’ Livelihood
Editorial, The Detroit News – June 23, 2008

Opposition Mounts in Maine to Bottled Water Deal
The Boston Globe – June 23, 2008

Feeling Thrifty, the Thirsty Go for Tap Water
AP Article in Seattle Post Intelligencer – June 22, 2008

Lake Erie: Beyond the Surface
WKYC-TV (Cleveland, OH) – June 21, 2008
Part Four in a Series of Videos on Lake Erie

New Report: California’s Delta Water Plan Will Cost Billions, Overhaul System
AP Article in San Jose Mercury News (CA) – June 21, 2008

Florida to Sue Army Corps of Engineers Over Water Dispute
Associated Press – June 20, 2008

Elm Grove Wants Taps on Both Sides
Greater Milwaukee Today (WI) – June 20, 2008

Fix for Great Lakes Levels Looks Distant
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 20, 2008

Oklahoma Panhandle Drought Likened by Experts to Dust Bowl Days
The Oklahoman – June 20, 2008

Great Lakes Meeting Looks at Low Water Levels
The Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) –June 20, 2008

Drought Hits 97% of North Carolina
The Fayetteville Observer (NC) – June 20, 2008

The Big Dry
Forbes.com – June 19, 2008

Bottlemania
Forbes.com – June 19, 2008

Water Plan for St. Lawrence Unpredictable, Critics Charge
The Montreal Gazette (Quebec) – June 18, 2008

Get Great Lakes to Finish Line
Editorial, The Sandusky Register (OH) – June 19, 2008

Residents Urged to Conserve Water Due to California Drought
The San Diego Union-Tribune – June 19, 2008

Water Use Cuts Fall Short in East Bay
San Francisco Chronicle – June 19, 2008

Fox Valley Copes with New Water Woes
The Daily Reporter (Milwaukee, WI) – June 18, 2008

What Can Residents Do to Save Water? Plenty.
Rossmoor News (Walnut Creek, CA) – June 18, 2008

The Great Lax State
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – June 18, 2008

Legislators Must Guard Spigot to Great Lakes Water
Editorial, The Detroit News – June 18, 2008

Do Water Levels Matter?
The Chronicle Journal (Thunder Bay, Ontario) – June 18, 2008

Wisconsin to Host Great Lakes Hearings on Water Levels
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) – June 17, 2008

City Council Shuns Bottles for Water from the Tap
New York Times – June 17, 2008

Ontario Hits Food Stage – Who Governs Water Levels?
WHAM-TV (NY) – June 17, 2008

Calls Rise for Public Control of Water Supply
Wall Street Journal – June 17, 2008

Don’t Divert from Tuolumne River to Water Bay Area Lawns
Editorial, San Jose Mercury News – June 17, 2008

Proposed Dam Worries Some in Quebec
Canwest News Service (Canada) – June 16, 2008

Lake Superior Levels Get Hearing Monday Night at Duluth Depot
KUWS Radio (MN/WI) – June 16, 2008

L.A. County Seeks to Fends Off Drought With Cloud-Seeding Program
Los Angeles Times – June 16, 2008

Great Lakes Accord Must Still Navigate Rough Waters
Commentary, The Blade (Toledo, OH) – June 15, 2008

Summer Taps Water Resources: Rates Don't Encourage Conservation
Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – June 15, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Needs to Go to Governor
Editorial, Battle Creek Enquirer (MI) – June 15, 2008

Book Review: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It
New York Times – June 15, 2008

Public Trust, or Up For Sale?
Editorial, Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – June 15, 2008

Protect Our Lakes, Protect Our Future
Editorial, The Oakland Press (MI) – June 15, 2008

City Water May be Better
Editorial, The London Free Press (Ontario) – June 14,2008

Ohio OK's Great Lakes Compact
The Detroit News – June 13, 2008

California Governor Moves to Give Farmers More Water
San Francisco Chronicle – June 13, 2008

Drought Plays Up Link Between Water, Growth
The Arizona Republic – June 13, 2008

With Low Water Levels, Texas City Restricts Water Use
WEAN-TV (Austin, TX) – June 13, 2008

Blanchard, Milliken Urge Strong Water Protections
Chicago Tribune – June 12, 2008

Local Leaders Laud Great Lakes Protection Pact
The Sandusky Register (OH) – June 12, 2008

Control of Water by State at Issue in North Carolina
The Raleigh News & Observer (NC) – June 12, 2008

Judge's Water Ruling a Blow to Builders
The Seattle Post Intelligencer – June 12, 2008

International Study Seeks Cause of Low Great Lakes Water Levels
The Duluth News Tribune (MN) – June 12, 2008

Ohio's Water Use Policy Makes it Before Break
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – June 11, 2008

Judge Strikes Down Key Parts of Washington Water Law
The Seattle Post Intelligencer – June 11, 2008

Ohio Assembly Sends Measure to Governor
The Blade (Toledo, OH) – June 11, 2008

Water Conservation May Not Lower Bills
San Diego Union Tribune – June 11, 2008

Lake Ontario Regulators Want Opinions on Water Level Plan
WXXI Radio (NY) – June 11, 2008

Water District in Southern California Issues an Alert on Use
New York Times – June 11, 2008

Two States Left to OK Lakes Deal
The Port Clinton News Herald (OH) – June 11, 2008

Can't Blame Corps for All Water Woes
Commentary, Atlanta Journal Constitution – June 11, 2008

Choose Natural Way of Controlling Lake Ontario Levels
Commentary, The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (NY) – June 11, 2008

Michigan Should Take the Steps That It Can to Help Great Lakes
Editorial, The Battle Creek Enquirer (MI) – June 10, 2008

Ohio Moves to Join Great Lakes Agreement
Chicago Tribune – June 10, 2008

Lake Lanier at Record Low for This Time of Year
Atlanta Journal Constitution – June 10, 2008

Great Lakes Deal Vital to Our Water
Editorial, The Jackson Citizen Patriot (MI) – June 10, 2008

Lake Zurich (IL) Seeking Lake Michigan Water
The Chicago Daily Herald – June 9, 2008

Water Levels Topic of Meeting Today
The Niagara Gazette (NY) – June 9, 2008

Ohio Lawmakers to End Deadlock on Water Compact
The Blade (Toledo, OH) – June 10, 2008

Georgia Allows Water Providers to Relax Restrictions
Atlanta Journal Constitution – June 10, 2008

EPA: Water Transfers Will Not Need Permits
Associated Press – June 9, 2008

Cities Ask Residents to Shift Water Use
The Detroit Free Press – June 8, 2008

Are Water Wars in Our Future?
Gant Daily (PA) – June 8, 2008

California Water Projects May Flow Under New Leadership in Legislature
Commentary, Los Angeles Times – June 9, 2008

Canadian Government Mulling Regulations on Water-Wasting Showerheads, Toilets, Faucets
Canadian Press – June 8, 2008

Ohio House Democrats Look to Tweak Proposed Constitutional Amendment
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – June 7, 2008

Water-Starved California Slows Development
New York Times – June 7, 2008

Scientists Measure Evaporation at Lake Superior Lighthouse
Associated Press – June 7, 2008

Business is Motivated to Protect the Environment, Great Lakes Water
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 7, 2008

Public Asked for Input on Lake Ontario Water-Management Plan
St. Catharines Standard (Ontario) – June 7, 2008

Is Great Lakes Compact a Shift to New Ethics?
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 7, 2008

Ohio House Democrats Look to Tweak Proposed Constitutional Amendment
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – June 7, 2008

Michigan House OK's Water Removal Bills
The Detroit News – June 6, 2008

Monsanto Sees Growing Water Shortage Issues Ahead
Reuters News Service – June 6, 2008

Tracking Weather to Save Water
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – June 6, 2008

Water Plan Can Proceed, High Court Says
San Francisco Chronicle – June 6, 2008

Time for State to Get Serious About Water Conservation
Editorial, San Jose Mercury News (CA) – June 6, 2008

Plainfield to Probe Buying Lake Michigan Water Line
The Joliet Herald (IL) – June 6, 2008

House and Senate Must Resolve Large Water Withdrawal Plans
WSJM Radio (MI) – June 5, 2008

Michigan House Passes More of Its Water Management Plan
Associated Press – June 5, 2008

Governor Declares Drought in California
New York Times – June 5, 2008

LA Officials Approve Water Conservation Plan
Associated Press – June 4, 2008

The Truth About Water Wars
Editorial: The Star of Grand Coulee (WA) – June 4, 2008

British Columbia Aims to Cut Water Use
Vancouver Sun – June 4, 2000

Lake Superior Water Level on the Rise
Minneapolis Star Tribune – June 3, 2008

Water Parks and Fairy Tales: New Berlin's New Development
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 3, 2008

U.S. Agency Say Water Plan Won't Doom Species: Georgia Gets Water Florida Wants
AP Article on Forbes.com – June 3, 2008

Parched Areas Beginning to Eye Great Lakes Water Supply
The Buffalo News (NY) – June 3, 2008

In Spain, Water Is a New Battleground
The New York Times - June 3, 2008

It's Too Early to Cheer Over Great Lakes Pact
Commentary, The Capital Times (WI) – June 3, 2008

Water's a Precious Resource, Use it Wisely
Editorial, The Edmonton Journal (Canada) – June 2, 2008

Legislator Claims Tri-State Water Plan Rewards Ga. At Fla.'s Detriment
Atlanta Business Chronicle – June 2, 2008

Lake Lanier Gets to Keep More Water
Atlanta Journal Constitution – June 2, 2008

Ohio Gov. Strickland Will Knock Heads Among Democrats Over Water Pact
Editorial, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – June 1, 2008

Great Lakes Issue Stuck in the Muck
Editorial, The Blade (Toledo, OH) – June 1, 2008

May 2008

Try to Be Water Wise with Lawn and Garden
Commentary, The Oakville Beaver (Ontario) – May 31, 2008

Great Lakes Diversion Bill Put on Hold
The Blade (Toledo, OH) – May 30, 2008

Ohio Lawmakers Doing Everything Wrong When Given Chance to Do Right
Editorial, The Morning Journal (OH) – May 30, 2008

Lakes Compact Positions Wisconsin for Eco-Influx
Editorial, The Oshkosh Northwestern (WI) – May 30, 2008

Irrigation, Farms Deplete Most Water from Great Lakes
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – May 30, 2008

Ohio Agreement to Join Great Lakes Water Pact Stalls Again
Associated Press – May 29, 2008

Report: Congress Must Pay to Counteract Global Warming's Effect on Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press – May 28, 2008

Global Warming May Drop Lake Levels
The Detroit News – May 29, 2008

States Stake Claim to Great Lakes
Chicago Tribune – May 29, 2008

Regional Approach to Protecting a Regional Treasure
Editorial, The Fort Wayne News Star – May 29, 2008

Quick Response Needed on Water
Editorial, The Detroit Free Press – May 29, 2008

Hurdles Await Great Lakes Compact
Wisconsin Radio Network – May 28, 2008

State Casts Great Lakes Anchor
Greater Milwaukee Today – May 28, 2008

Doyle Signs Great Lakes Compact
The Capital Times (WI) – May 28, 2008

Great Lakes Compact is Historical Opportunity
Editorial, Small Business Times (WI) – May 28, 2008

GE Aims to Cut Global Water Usage
Wall Street Journal – May 28, 2008

Food Prices to Rise, Water Use to be Constrained by Climate Change
Seattle Post Intelligencer – May 28, 2008

Board to Study Water Ban
The Ottawa Citizen (Ontario) – May 28, 2008

Midwest's Message: Hand's Off Our Lakes
Chicago Tribune – May 27, 2008

Southern Water Providers Raise Rates Despite Conservation
Associated Press – May 26, 2008

Peak Water: Aquifers and Rivers are Running Dry
Wired Magazine – May 2008
See a PBS video about Peak Water

Parties Agree to Compromise on Ohio Joining Lakes Pact
Wilkes-Barre Times Leader (PA) – May 26, 2008

DC, Lansing Falling Short on Lakes
Editorial, Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – May 25, 2008

Thanks to House Stalwarts, Ohio Senate Finally Wises Up on Water
Editorial, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – May 25, 2008

Deal Puts Great Lakes Compact Back on Course
Commentary, The Blade (Toledo, OH) – May 25, 2008

Money is Following Water Down the Drain
The Southtown Star (IL) – May 25, 2008

Boaters to Benefit from Winter Snows that Raised Water Levels
The Grand Rapids Press (MI) – May 25, 2008

Great Lakes Compact to be Signed in Green Bay
Green Bay Press Gazette (WI) – May 24, 2008

No Bulk Water Exports, Says Canadian MP
The Peterborough Examiner (Ontario) – May 24, 2008

State Lags on Great Lakes Compact
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – May 24, 2008

Water Pact Debate Continues
The Kalamazoo Gazette (MI) – May 24, 2008

A Fountain on Every Corner: Who Needs Bottles?
Editorial, New York Times – May 23, 2008

How Much Water is Lost in Great Lakes Basin?
Press Release – US Geological Survey – May 23, 2008

Lake Erie in the 'Comfort Zone'
NiagaraThisWeek.com (Ontario) – May 23, 2008

Ohio Likely to be 7th State to OK Lakes Pact
The Blade (Toledo, OH) – May 23, 2008

Ohio Senator Voinovich's Statement on Senate's Compact Agreement
The Beacon (OH) – May 22, 2008

Michigan Needs to Speed Up Approval of the Compact
Editorial, HomeTownlife.com (MI) – May 22, 2008

Deal on Water Compact Bill Makes Senate OK Likely
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – May 22, 2008

Senate Agreement on Water Compact Set for Next Week
The Port Clinton News Herald (OH) – May 22, 2008

Builders Facing Water Pressure
San Diego Union Tribune – May 22, 2008

Issue of the Week: Protecting the Great Lakes
The Shepard Express (Milwaukee, WI) – May 21, 2008

Michigan House Approves Bills Managing Water Withdrawals
Associated Press – May 21, 2008

Board Reduces Level of Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence
AP Article on WCAX-TV (VT) – May 21, 2008

Public Hearings to Examine "Compromise" Water Plan
Northumberland Today (Ontario) – May 21, 2008

Spring Rains Ease – But Don't End – Drought in the Southeast
Associated Press – May 21, 2008

Desalination, For a World Short on Water
BusinessWeek magazine – May 21, 2008

U.S. Drought Begins to Ease
USA Today – May 20, 2008

Harsh Winter Helps Great Lake Levels
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – May 20, 2008

River, Lake Outflows Increased to Reduce Levels
Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 20, 2008

State Weighs Long-Term Impact of Great Lakes Compact
The Green Bay Press-Gazette (WI) – May 20, 2008

Michigan's Water's Deserve Security
Commentary, The Detroit Free Press – May 20, 2008

Lansing Must Ratify Great Lakes Treaty
Editorial, The Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – May 20, 2008

The Court Agrees With Us: Alabama's Water Wars
Editorial, The Anniston Star (AL) – May 20, 2008

Lakes Too Special To Lose
Commentary, Traverse City Record-Eagle – May 20, 2008

Lake Michigan Water Level Rises 6 Inches
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – May 19, 2008

Waukesha Water Utility Would Pay Any Great Lakes Tap Fees
Greater Milwaukee Today – May 19, 2008

Trials of a Thirsty Town
The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) – May 19, 2008

Why Wasted Food Means Wasted Water
Discovery Channel – May 19, 2008

Campaign to Cut Use of Water Heating Up
San Diego Union-Tribune – May 19, 2008

Ohio Senate President's Work to Pass Compact Is to Be Commended
Editorial, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – May 18, 2008

Ohio Lags Behind in Great Lakes Pact
Commentary, The Blade (Toledo, OH) – May 18, 2008

Great Lakes Water Holds Key to Survival, Expansion
Editorial, Fond du Lac Reporter (WI) – May 18, 2008

Communities Take Action to Protect Great Lakes
NPR's Science Friday – May 16, 2008

Great Lakes Threatened?
KILX – TV (MI) – May 16, 2008

Michigan Senate Approves Plan for Managing Withdrawals from Lakes, Waterways
AP Article in Chicago Tribune – May 16, 2008

Great Lakes Water Compact Nears Agreement in Ohio Legislature
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – May 16, 2008

Senate Moves to Guard Lakes' Water
Detroit Free Press – May 16, 2008

Los Angeles Eyes Sewage as a Source of Water
New York Times – May 16, 2008

Wisconsin Pols OK Great Lakes Pact, Now It Goes to Gov
AP Article in The Capital Times – May 15, 2008

Water Sector Competition Proposed
BBC News – May 15, 2008

Michigan Legislature Approves Great Lakes Pact, Needs to Iron Out Details
Associated Press – May 15, 2008

Great Lakes Bills Differ on Groundwater Use
Detroit Free Press – May 15, 2008

Recycling, Restrictions Key in LA's New Long-Range Water Plan
San Jose Mercury News (CA) – May 15, 2008

Great Lakes Pact Ratified by Michigan
The Blade (Toledo, OH) – May 15, 2008

Homer Glen, Bolingbrook Looking into Acquiring Lake Michigan Pipeline
Chicago Tribune – May 15, 2008

Power Plant's Water Intake Pipes Move Ahead
Shepard Express (WI) – May 14, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Passes Wisconsin Legislature, Heads to Governor
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 14, 2008

Great Lakes Rising After Record Lows
Detroit Free Press – May 14, 2008

Global Water Wants to Pipe Into Southwestern Markets
Forbes.com – May 14, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Requires Prompt Action
Editorial, The Detroit News – May 14, 2008

Constitutional Amendment Would Protect Water Rights, Is Holding up Lakes Compact
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – May 14, 2008

Lake Levels Take a Dip
Erie Times News (PA) – May 14, 2008

East Bay Begins Water Rationing
San Francisco Chronicle – May 14, 2008

In Spain, the Pain of No Rain
Time magazine – May 13, 2008

Lake Ontario Retaining Water
Northumberland Today (Ontario) – May 13, 2008

Spain Ships Water Into Barcelona to Help Alleviate Drought Crisis
International Herald Tribune – May 13, 2008

Protecting Michigan's Water Wonderland
The Detroit News – May 13, 2008

East Bay Water Users May Have to Slash Usage Due to Water Shortage Emergency
San Francisco Chronicle – May 13, 2008

Great Lakes Water Compact: What It Is, Where It Stands
WKYC – TV (OH) – May 12, 2008

Budget and Compact: It's All in the Details
The Spooner Advocate (WI) – May 12, 2008

Regulating Water Levels: a Look at the IJC Report
The Cornwall Standard Freeholder (Ontario) – May 12, 2008

Tampa Weighs Reclaimed Water Options
The St. Petersburg Times (FL) – May 11, 2008

Senators Still Stalling Great Lakes Compact – Call Them
Editorial, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) – May 11, 2008

High Lake Levels: Saving Montreal, Losing Toronto
The National Post (Canada) – May 10, 2008

Boaters Buoyed by Superior's Rise
The Sault Star (Ontario) – May 9, 2008

Forget Bottled Water, Seattle's Tap Water is Just Fine Says City
Seattle Post Intelligencer – May 8, 2008

GV Water Company Seeks Bigger Pipeline
Arizona Daily Star – May 8, 2008

Water Use Still Under Scrutiny
Chicago Daily Herald – May 8, 2008

A New Water Strategy
Editorial, Los Angeles Times – May 8, 2008

McCain Won't Divert Great Lakes Water
United Press International – May 8, 2008

Fulton County to Increase Water Rates, Cites Residents' Successful Conservation
Atlanta Journal Constitution – May 8, 2008

Water Fight
Editorial, Detroit Metro News – May 7, 2008

Sparks, NV Recycled Water Use Agreement is the Largest of It's Kind
KRNV-TV (NV) – May 7, 2008

Lake Levels Looking Good for Shipping
Northlands News Center (MN) – May 6, 2008

Family Science Project Yields Surprising Data About a Siberian Lake
The New York Times – May 6, 2008

Great Lakes Compact Interest Dries Up
The Ashland Times-Gazette (WI) – May 7, 2008

Water Czar Lifts Some Restrictions, But Not Atlanta's
Atlanta Journal Constitution – May 7, 2008

Close the Deal
Editorial, The Columbus Dispatch (OH) – May 6, 2008

While Still Below Normal, Lake Superior Level Rises 6 Inches in April
Minneapolis Star Tribune – May 6, 2008

Manmade Cures May Not Fix Great Lakes
Editorial, The Ann Arbor News (MI) – May 6, 2008

Singapore Water Makes Global Waves
BBC News – May 6, 2008

Texas-Oklahoma Water Deal Makes Sense
Editorial, The Dallas Morning News (TX) – May 6, 2008

Reservoir Larger the Manhattan Planned to Help Everglades First, Offer Water Supply Second
Associated Press – May 6, 2008

Florida County's Residents Begin Policy Talks on Water Use
Tallahassee Democrat (FL) – May 6, 2008

A Dwindling Source: Estimates Show Texas City's Reservoir May be Tapped by 2011
LubbockOnline.com (TX) – May 6, 2008

State Rep. Says Separate Compact, Budget Bills
KUWS Wisconsin Public Radio – May 5, 2008

Lakes Agreement Hitting Snags
The Windsor Star (Ontario) – May 5, 2008

Thinking Beyond the Bottle
Calgary Herald (Canada) – May 5, 2008

Government Officials get Input on Great Lakes Levels Study
Chicago Tribune – May 4, 2008

Great Lakes: Recognizing the Resource
Editorial, The Windsor Star (Ontario) – May 5, 2008

Keep Budget Repair, Water Compact Separate
Editorial, The Sheboygan Press (WI) – May 5, 2008

Fisher Takes 'Major Step' in Wake of Lake Mistake
Editorial, The Blade (Toledo, OH) – May 4, 2008

Phoenix Water Use Down 20% over 15 Years
The Arizona Republic – May 4, 2008

Demand for Water Expected to Grow
Lake County News-Sun (IL) – May 3, 2008

Firm Taps into Market for Smart Water Use
The Vancouver Sun – May 3, 2008

Rain and Snow Spell Relief for Great Lakes
Reuters – May 2, 2008

Shoreline Residents Express Lake Ontario Level Concerns
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (NY) – May 2, 2008

Lake-level Study Could Lead to Action
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – May 2, 2008

Update on Lake Superior Levels
SooToday.com (Ontario) – May 1, 2008

Lake Study Will Not Be Rushed
Sarnia Observer – May 1, 2008

 

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