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Great Lakes & Other Water Issues - Archived Articles
December 2008 - September 2008


December 2009

A Hole in the St. Clair River – Getting the Water Flow Right Will Need Fuller Study
Editorial, Detroit Free Press – December 31, 2009

Below-Average Snow Fans Calif. Drought Fear
Reuters – December 30, 2009

The ‘Oh’ Decade: Past Water Policies Limit Future Choices
Commentary, The Sacramento Bee – December 30, 2009

Austin Building $1.75 Million Line for ‘Reclaimed’ Water to UT
The Austin American-Statesman (TX) – December 29, 2009

Waukesha Water Plan Changes Direction
Blog, OnMilwaukee.com – December 29, 2009

Whiskey’s for Drinking, Water for Fighting: 60 Minutes Looks at Calif. Water Plan
Stockton Examiner.com – December 29, 2009
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Counties Approve Yakima Basin Water Plan
The Seattle Times – December 29, 2009

Hong Kong’s Water Security
The New York Times – December 29, 2009

Levels of Great Lakes Continue to Rise
The Detroit News – December 28, 2009

Rethinking Runoff as Usable Water Suply
Arizona Republic – December 28, 2009

Expect Calif. Water Wars in New Year
Commentary, The Salinas Californian – December 28, 2009

Don’t Look for Lake Level to Fall This Winter
The Augusta Chronicle (GA) – December 26, 2009

Act Now to Keep the Water Flowing
Commentary, Northwest Herald (IL) – December 23, 2009

Future Water Scarcity Seen Sparking Local Conflicts, Not Full-Scale Wars
The New York Times – December 23, 2009

Georgia Urged to Embrace “No Regret” Water Standards
Associated Press – December 23, 2009

Feds Release New Plan to Revive California Delta
Associated Press – December 23, 2009

Let the Water Wars Begin Again
Commentary, Palo Alto Daily News (CA) – December 23, 2009

Don’t Meddle with Lake Levels, Report Says
The Parry Sound (Ontario) – December 23, 2009

In Drought, California Learns Importance of Going Green
USA Today – December 22, 2009

Task Force Says Lake Lanier Still Best Bet for Atlanta’s Water
Atlanta Journal Constitution – December 22, 2009

Antioch Takes Next Step toward Lake Michigan Water
Chicago Daily Herald – December 22, 2009

Govs Optimistic about Ending Water Wars. Let’s Hope They’re Not All Wet
Commentary, The Birmingham News (AL) – December 22, 2009

Florida’s Water Woes – The People Speak (Again)
The Lakeland Ledger (FL) – December 22, 2009

Beijing Hikes Water Price to Ease Shortage, Encourage Efficiency
Xinhua News (China) – December 21, 2009

Water Reform Biggest Step in Years
Commentary, The Marin Voice (CA) – December 21, 2009

Water Shortage Remains Concern for Red River Valley
Detroit Lakes Tribune (MN) – December 21, 2009

As Water Use Falls in Front Range, It Explodes Elsewhere in Colorado
The Denver Post – December 21, 2009

California Taps Australia’s Expertise in Dealing with Drought
The Roverside Press-Enterprise (CA) – December 20, 2009

To Feds: Leave Colorado’s Water Alone
Commentary, The Pueblo Cheiftan (CO) – December 20, 2009

National Science Group to Study Calif. Delta Water Problems
San Francisco Chronicle – December 19, 2009

4 of 5 Great Lakes on the Rise
The Detroit News – December 19, 2009

Water for Waukesha?
Commentary, UrbanMilwaukee.com – December 18, 2009

Conserving Water Still Critical
The Tampa Tribune (FL) – December 18, 2009

Water Drain
Editorial, The Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) – December 18, 2009

Great Lakes Levels Will Be Even or Up to Start Boating Season
The Detroit News – December 18, 2009

Bay’s Bottom Bouncing Back Up
The Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin (Ontario) – December 18, 2009

Judge Eyes Deal over Calif. Use of Colorado River
San Jose Mercury News – December 17, 2009

Idea for 10-Cent Water Bottle Tax is All Wet
Editorial, The Detroit News – December 17, 2009

Colorado River Pact in Jeopardy
San Diego Union-Tribune (CA) – December 17, 2009

Atlanta’s Battle over Water Surcharge Heads to Court
Atlanta Journal Constitution – December 17, 2009

Plans to Reduce Irrigation in Nebraska Moving Forward
Nebraska.Tv – December 17, 2009

As California’s Underground Water Vanishes, Stimulus Funds Help Drill New Wells
The Los Angeles Times – December 16, 2009

As Drought Persists, Pressure is on Cetral Valley Lawmakers
The New York Times – December 16, 2009

India Starts a Water Fight
Newsweek.com – December 16, 2009

Governors of Ala., Ga., Fla. Predict Water Pact
Associated Press – December 16, 2009

Study: Erosion Blamed for 5-Inch Drop in Lake Level
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 15, 2009

Irrigation Draining California Groundwater at “Unsustainable” Pace
ScienceNews – December 15, 2009

Southeast Governors Finally Meet over Water
Georgia Public Broadcasting – December 15, 2009

Signs of Potential Progress in Atlanta’s Water Crisis
Blog, Atlanta Journal Constitution – December 15, 2009

Satellites Weigh California Water Loss
BBC News – December 15, 2009

Report Expected to Determine Whether Water Should Be Held Back from Lake Erie
AP Article, Cleveland Plain Dealer – December 15, 2009

Panel: St. Clair River’s Water Loss Not Alarming
Detroit Free Press – December 15, 2009

Study Group Blames Global Warming for Low Great Lakes Water Levels
Minnesota Public Radio – December 15, 2009

Lake Villa Pursues Lake Michigan Water
Waukegan News Sun (IL) – December 14, 2009

Stealing Water from the Future: California’s Massive Groundwater Overdraft
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – December 14, 2009

In Bolivia, Water and Ice Tell of Climate Change
New York Times – December 14, 2009

Ambitious River Project in Korea Meets Sea of Opposition
New York Times – Decemberr 14, 2009

Cries to Halt Chicago Canal Traffic Because of Carp are Opposed
Detroit Free Press – December 13, 2009

Stakes Are High for Ohio, Great Lakes Region
Commentary, The Toledo Blade (OH) – December 13, 2009

Web Servers Could Slake Thirst in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 12, 2009

Full Steam Ahead: Waukesha and Water
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 11, 2009

Court Ruling Threatens Farms-to-City Water Transfer
The Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) – December 11, 2009

GAO: Northern Plains Corn Ethanol Uses More Water
Associated Press – December 11, 2009

State Taken to Task on Water Goals
The Athens Banner-Herald (GA) – December 11, 2009

Cherry: Bottler Fee Could Revive Scholarships
Detroit Free Press – December 11, 2009

Governments Turn to Cloud Seeding to Fight Drought, But Money and Science Pose Obstacles
The Los Angeles Times – December 10, 2009

Judge Tentatively Invalidates West Water Plan
San Jose Mercury News – December 10, 2009

River Stakeholders Approve Letter to Governors
The Gainesville Times (FL) – December 10, 2009

Terrifying Water Crisis Faces India: Most Cities to Run Dry
Slideshow, Rediff Business.com – December 10, 2009

Waukesha Takes First Step to Solve Radium Problem in Wells
Pierce County Herald (WI) – December 10, 2009

Waukesha Water Sale Backed by Milwaukee City Panel
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 9, 2009

Milwaukee Aldermen Agree to Send Letter of Interest in Water Sale
WUWM, Milwaukee Public Radio – December 9, 2009

The Great Lakes: Saudi Arabia of Water?
Commentary, The Providence Journal (RI) – December 9, 2009

Housing, Transit at Center of Waukesha Water Sale
Blog, The Daily Reporter (Milwaukee, WI) – December 9, 2009

County Moves Ahead with Lake Michigan Water Plan
The Lake County News-Sun (IL) – December 9, 2009

U.S., Canadian Officials Mull New Water Regulations
Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 8, 2009

Current Trajectory from Copenhagen: Chicago Turns into Texas?
GOOD Magazine – December 8, 2009

California Water Plan Faces Challenges
Western Farm Press – December 7, 2009

Middle Georgia Rivers May Be New Water Source for Atlanta
The Macon Telegraph (GA) – December 7, 2009

AL, GA, FL Governors to Meet in Water War Talks
The Birmingham News (AL) – December 7, 2009

Project Milwaukee: The Water That Made Milwaukee Famous
WUWM, Milwaukee Public Radio - December 7, 2009

Building a Better Future: Critical Questions on Water
GOOD Magazine online – December 7, 2009

Rationing Cuts LA Water Use to Lowest in 18 Years
The Los Angeles Times – December 5, 2009

Cut Back on Water Use By Changing Kitchen Habits
Dallas Morning News – December 5, 2009

Water Levels Typical for November
The Sault Star (Ontario) – December 4, 2009

Hang on to Your Water Rights, People
Editorial, The Modesto Bee (CA) – December 4, 2009

‘Tap Into Erie’ Looks to Trade on Region’s Abindant Water
The Erie Times-News – December 3, 2009

Underfoot and Under-Appreciated: Water Slipping through Our Fingers
The Great Neck Record (NY) – December 3, 2009

Proposed Michigan Water Bills Renege on Compromise Compact
Editorial, The Detroit News – December 3, 2009

Results of Burlington-Area Groundwater Studies Revealed
Chicago Daily Herald – December 3, 2009


Phoenix to Begin using New Water Utility Bills
The Arizona Republic – December 3, 2009

Mumbai Protest over Water Cuts Leads to Violent, Deadly Clashes
BBC News – December 3, 2009

Montana Ranchers Seek to Curb Residential Wells
The Associated Press – December 2, 2009

River Recreation Limits Part of Aquifer Plan
The San Marcos Mercury (TX) – December 2, 2009

Waukesha Postpones Public Meeting on Great Lakes Water Diversion Proposal
Blog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel online – December 2, 2009

Lengthy Process Ahead in Waukesha Water Quest
Blog, OnMilwaukee.com – December 1, 2009

Despite New Meters, Water Concerns Still Flowing
The Wasaga Sun (Ontario) – December 1, 2009

California Water Allocation Hits Record Low Level
Reuters – December 1, 2009

Peter Annin to Kick Off New Speaker Series on Lake Ontario Issues
Press Release, Canada NewsWire – December 1, 2009

Lockport May Tap Lake Michigan
The Southtown Star – December 1, 2009

Regional Water Laws Cloud Water Issue
Commentary, Atlanta Journal Constitution – Novmber 30, 2009

California Predicts Historic Low for Water Deliveries
Associated Press – December 1, 2009

Shifting Savannah River Water to Atlanta Costly, Report Says
The Augusta Chronicle (GA) – December 1, 2009

November 2009

Court Appeal Seeks to Block California Water Contracts
San Jose Mercury News – November 30, 2009

Water and Climate Change
Commentary, Los Angeles Times – November 30, 2009

Chile’s Supreme Court Upholds Indigenous Water Use Rights
The Santiago Times (Chile) – November 30, 2009

Weighing In on Water
Joliet Herald-News (IL) – November 30, 2009

Water Plan Aims to Help Job Flow
Wall Street Journal – November 30, 2009

We Shouldn’t Wait for the Tap to Go Dry
Commentary, The Toledo Blade (OH) – November 29, 2009

Protect Water as a ‘Human Right,’ Group Says
National Post (Canada) – November 29, 2009


Groundwater Legislation Proposals to Heat Up
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 30, 2009

Water Withdrawal Tool Wins Innovation Award
The Michigan News online – November 28, 2009

Maurading Camels Terrorize Australian Desert Town in Hunt for Water
The Australian – November 26, 2009

Georgia Task Force: 2012 Too Soon to Find New Water
Associated Press – November 25, 2009

Alberta Oilsands Water-Use Disputes Begin to Boil
Medicine Hat News (Alberta) – November 25, 2009

Wash. State, Growers at Odds over Water Rights
The Tacoma News Tribune (WA) – November 24, 2009

In 20 Years, India’s Water Needs to Double the Supply
Times of India – November 24, 2009

Can’t Wash Our Hands of This: State’s Future Depends on Treat with Florida, Alabama
Editorial, Atlanta Journal Constitution – November 24, 2009

Conservation is Seen As Key in Dealing with Calif. Water Woes
The Los Angeles Times – November 24, 2009

Brisbane, Australia Write Case Study on Reducing Water Use
The Los Angeles Times – November 24, 2009

Congress, Michigan Legislature Asked to Fix Leaks in Great Lakes Compact
Circle of Blue.org – November 23, 2009

Erie Water Level Above Average
The Tillsonburg News (Ontario) – November 23, 2009

Cities Seeing Rebate Funds for Water Efficient Toilets Drying Up
Blog, New York Times.com – November 23, 2009

We Should All Be Partners in Our Water Use
Commentary, The Austin American-Statesman (TX) – November 23, 2009

What’s Ahead? Warmer Winters, Wetter Springs, Experts Contend
The Alton Telegraph (IL) – November 22, 2009

Will Hydrogen Power Suck the Lakes Dry?
Commentary, Reuters.com – November 22, 2009

Split Over the Calif. Delta: Pact Falls Short on Nature Protections
Commentary, The Modesto Bee (CA) – November 22, 2009

Permanent Water Wisdom
Commentary, The Los Angeles Times – November 22, 2009

Even When It Pours, Continue Conserving
Commentary, Atlanta Journal Constitution – November 22, 2009

IBM Wrings Savings from Water Use
The Burlington Free Press (VT) – November 19, 2009

How San Diego’s Largest Water Users Are Conserving (Or Not)
Voice of San Diego.org – November 20, 2009

Las Vegas Water Authority Challenges Groundwater Ruling
Las Vegas Review-Journal – November 19, 2009

Has the Southern Nevada Water Authority Ever Considered Tapping Tahoe?
Commentary, The Las Vegas Sun – Nivember 19, 2009

Palestinians Accuse Israeli Settlements of Diverting Water
Christian Science Monitor – November 19, 2009

Judge Dismisses Texas Suit to Get Okla. Water
AP Article, Dallas Morning News – November 19, 2009

Lower Colorado River Authority Reopens Tap as Drought Eases
Austin American-Statesman (TX) – November 19, 2009

San Diego Water Use Down 9.5% Mayor Says
San Diego Union Tribune – November 19, 2009

The Value of Water
Commentary, The Huffington Post – November 19, 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project to Canvass Water Use by Companies
Bloomberg.com – November 18, 2009

Go Ahead, Save Water. But You’ll Pay for Your Good Intentions
Commentary, The Sudbury Star (Ontario) – November 18, 2009

Water Wars: Plenty of Choices, No Simple Ones
Portland Press Herald (ME) – November 18, 2009

Pleasant Prairie Complies with Lake Diversion Requirement, Votes to Merge Sewer Districts
The Kenosha News (WI) – November 18, 2009

Water Use is Lower Than It Was 30 Years Ago
Morning Edition, NPR – November 18, 2009

Responsible Water Use Flows from Full-Cost Pricing
Press Release, Canada News Wire – November 18, 2009

Proposed Calif. Water Bond is Loaded with Sweeteners for Lawmakers
Los Angeles Times – November 18, 2009

Takes Officials: We’re Running Out of Water
Associated Press – November 17, 2009

Greening the Las Vegas Strip
MSNBC.com – November 17, 2009

China’s Three Gorges Dam Remains below Full
Wall Street Journal – November 17, 2009

The Ups and Downs of Lake Superior
The Sault Star (Ontario) – November 17, 2009

Solar Developer Abandons Water Plans
Blog, New York Times.com – November 16, 2009

Milwaukee Will be Water Center, UW Official Says
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 16, 2009

Leasing Water System Could Be Risky Move for Chicago
The Chicago Tribune – November 16, 2009

Water Still Divides California
The Los Angeles Times – November 16, 2009

Water Wars: Drought and Population Boom Strain Supplies
Texas Farm Bureau – November 16, 2009

Texas Tackles Dire Drought Forecast
The Houston Chronicle (TX) - November 16, 2009

Cloud-Seeding Program Receives Funds to Continue
The Reno Gazette-Journal (NV) – November 14, 2009

How to Water Down a Water Initiative
Commentary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 14, 2009

U.S. Rep Stupak to Speak at Great Lakes Water Conference
The Bay City Times (MI) – November 13, 2009

Australia Water Use Soars in Heat Wave
Australian Broadcasting Corp. – November 13, 2009

Nuclear Scars: Tainted Water Runs Beneath Nevada Desert
The Los Angeles Times – November 13, 2009

Calif. Water Deal No Quick-Fix for Struggling Farms
Associated Press – November 13, 2009

Calling Them Out: Cheboygan County Drain Commissioner in One-Man Fight against Pipeline
Editorial, The Flint Journal (MI) – November 12, 2009

An Increase in Water Levels on the Way?
The Grand Haven Tribune (MI) – November 12, 2009

Fact Finder: Water Rights Bill
UpNorthLive.com (MI) – Novemeber 12, 2009

Nestle Waters Seeking Back-Up Wells
Wellington Adviser (Ontario) – November 12, 2009

Water Conservation Under Pressure: Bathers Duck Weak Showhead Regulations
The Wall Street Journal – November 12, 2009

Baked Australia: Water Management Lessons from the World Down Under
Scientific American.com – November 11, 2009

Lake Effect, Part 1
Special Report, WSBT.com (IN) – November 11, 2009

Event Examines Prospects of Michigan’s ‘Blue’ Economy
The Chicago tribune – November 10, 2009

Lt. Gov Heads to Middle East to Plug Mich. Water
Associated Press – November 10, 2009

A Closer Look at Calif. Ground-Water Bill
The Fresno Bee (CA) – November 11, 2009

Board OKs Subsidies to Boost Seawater to Drinking Water Project
Blog, Los Angeles Times – November 11, 2009

China Says Hong Kong Drought Report Not yet Needed
Bloomberg.com – November 10, 2009

Group Aim’s to Tap Economic Potential in Michigan Water Resources
Crain’s Detroit Business – November 10, 2009

Las Vegas Gambles with an Uncertain Water Future
The New York Times – November 10, 2009

California Gov. Pushes $11 Billion Plan of Water Bonds, Dams
Associated Press – November 10, 2009

Conservation Report Card: Utah Trying to Cut Use But Still a Top Water Guzzler
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – November 10, 2009

City’s Water Problems Test Great Lakes Agreement
Wall Street Journal – November 9, 2009

Agencies Cut Water Use One Flush at a Time
Federal Times – November 9, 2009

Frankfort to Oak Lawn: Thanks But No Thanks
The Frankfort Station (IL) – November 9, 2009

University Group to Develop 25-Year Plan for Minnesota Water
The Minnesota Daily – November 8, 2009

California Water-Transfer Deal Faces Court Blockade
USA Today – November 8, 2009

Water Deal Goes Easy on Ag Users, Critics Say
San Francisco Chronicle – November 8, 2009

Barrett’s Water Discounts Are Smart Thinking
Commentary, OnMilwaukee.com – November 7, 2009

Hub Dreams Get a Splash of Cold Water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 7, 2009

A Water Deal at Long Last
Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle – November 6, 2009

Push for Lake Michigan Water in Lake County Nears
Chicago Daily Herald – November 6, 2009

Cheboygan County Administrator: Lennox Doesn’t Speak for Us on Genesee Pipeline
Flint News (MI) – November 5, 2009

Water: Our Economic Advantage
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 5, 2009

Panel Highlights Wisconsin’s Success in Biotech, Energy, Water Sectors
WisBusiness.com – November 5, 2009

California Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Water Reforms
Christian Science Monitor – November 5, 2009

Allocation Sought for Water Pipeline Project
Lake County News-Sun (IL) – Nove,ber 5, 2009

California Water Overhaul Caps Use, Clears Way for Canal
The New York Times – November 5, 2009

Water History
Editorial, San Diego Union Tribune – November 5, 2009

Highlights of New Water Legislation
The Los Angeles Times – November 5, 2009

Feds Pony Up Towards Great Lakes Water ‘Magic’
Commentary, The Brookings Institution – November 4, 2009

California Legislature Passes Major Water Changes
San Francisco Chronicle – November 4, 2009

MA Can Limit Water Use, AG’s Office Argues
The Boston Globe – November 4, 2009

Calif. Capitol Labors Long on Water but Produces a Drop in the Bucket
Commentary, The Fresno Bee – November 4, 2009

Frankfort Officials Nix Lake Michigan Water
The Southtown Star (IL) – November 4, 2009

Milwaukee May Use Discounted Water to Lure New Businesses
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 2, 2009

Lake Superior Down 2 Inches in October
SooToday.com (Ontario) – November 2, 2009

Multistate Agreement Headed for Initial Exam: Waukesha Seeks Water
The Toledo Blade – November 2, 2009

Conceptual Stage for a Billion Dollar Pipeline
570 News radio (Ontario) – November 1, 2009

Milwaukee Poised to Meet Water Scarcity Challenges
Q&A, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 1, 2009

Political Climate Muddies Water Use
The Springfield News-Leader (MO) – November 1, 2009

October 2009

Lawmakers on Wrong Track for Water Deal
Editorial, San Jose Mercury News – October 30, 2009

Push on to Ban Bottled Water from Ontario Governemnt Buildings
CBC News (Canada) – October 30, 2009

Report: US Getting Better at Conserving Water
Associated Press – October 29, 2009

Frankfurt Asks Residents for Feedback on Switch to Lake Michigan Water
The Southtown Star (IL) – October 29, 2009

US Water Use Falls, but Migration to West a Concern
Forbes – October 29, 2009

Speaker Says Water Limitations Not Recognized
Chico Enterprise Record (CA) – October 29, 2009

Calif. Wins Lawsuit for More Energy/Water-Efficient Clothes Washers
Blog, The Los Angeles Times – October 29, 2009

Pipeline Plans: Judge Kill Water Proposal
Las Vegas Review Journal – October 28, 2009

Missourians Oppose River Diversion by North Dakota: Water War Revival
KFGO.com (ND) – October 28, 2009

Waukesha Water Debate Headed for Faux Drama
Commentary, OnMilwaukee.com – October 28, 2009

California Water Legislation at a Standstill
Los Angeles Times – October 28, 2009

Nestle Gets Partial OK to Resume Bottling Plant Construction
The Sacramento Bee (CA) – October 28, 2009

Planned Water Pipeline’s Cost Surges Past $1 Billion
The Waterloo Record (Ontario) – October 27, 2009

3 States Meeting to Discuss Water Wars
Atlanta Journal Constitutiton – October 27, 2009

California Water Bill Emerges for Public Consumption
San Jose Mercury News – October 27, 2009

The Problem with Higher Water Rates
Commentary, Voice of San Diego.com – October 27, 2009

Water Use by Solar Projects Intensifies
Blog, The New York Times – October 27, 2009

Israel Keeping Gaza Parched, Amnesty International Says
CNN.com – October 27, 2009

Curtis Makes Pitch for Pipeline before Burton City Council
The Flint News – October 27, 2009

Blaming Drought, Lower Colorado River Authority Considers Freeze on Water Sales
The Austin American-Statesman (TX) – October 27, 2009

Craft Brewers Worry about Tighter Water Supplies
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 26, 2009

Could Water Scarcity Cause International Conflict?
Christian Science Monitor – October 26, 2009

SF Utilities Now Backs Calif. Water Plan
San Francisco Chronicle – October 26, 2009

China’s Water Needs Create Opportunities
Special Report, New York Times – October 26, 2009

A Drought-Stricken Land Offers Help With Water
Special Report, New York Times – October 26, 2009

The Key to Michigan’s Future? The Answer Seems Clear Enough
Commentary, Detroit Free Press – October 25, 2009

Water-Demanding Farms Looked at as Resources Vanish
The Arizona Republic – October 25, 2009

Tri-State Water Wars Continue Despite Drought Relief
Montgomery Advertiser (AL) – October 25, 2009

Boiling It Down: Brewers Try to Reduce Water Use While Keeping the Beer Flowing
Wisconsin State Journal – October 24, 2009

Is Mayor Daley Looking to Lease Water System?
CBS2Chicago.com – October 23, 2009

Suit Seeks to Block State Plan for Water Use on Northern Rivers
The Redding Record-Searchlight (CA) – October 23, 2009

Waukesha Can Move Forward with Bid for Water, State Tells Mayor
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 22, 2009

Water for Waukesha
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 22, 2009

Free Water Touted as Tonic for Job-Parched Industrial Corridor in Milwaukee
WisBusiness.com – October 22, 2009

SHALE: What About The Water?
The Rochester City Newspaper (NY) – October 22, 2009

Water and Population, Part 2
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – October 22, 2009

Go with the Flow on Water Legislation
Los Angeles Times – October 22, 2009

Basin Group to Take on Water Wars
The Gainesville Times (FL) - October 22, 2009

Venezuela to Conserve Water, Power as El Nino Curbs Rain
Bloomberg.com – October 22, 2009

Greatest of Lakes Hit by Climate Change
Inter Press Service – October 22, 2009

Racine a Contender to Provide Waukesha Water
The Racine Journal Times (WI) – October 21, 2009

Corps to Release Water from Lake Lanier in Anticipation of Wet Winter
Atlanta Journal Constitution – October 21, 2009

Waukesha to Solicit Water Deals with Milwaukee, Oak Creek and Racine
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 21, 2009

River Study Is Wake-Up Call That Can’t Be Ignored
Editorial, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (Ontario) – October 20, 2009

Conservation Plan Dominates Calif. Water Debate
The Fresno Bee – October 20, 2009

Paternership Launches to Redraw Water Use Rules
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin – October 20, 2009

Water Wars
Commentary, Asheville Citizen-Times (NC) – October 20, 2009

Water Usage, Treatment Brings Increased Power Consumption
The Las Vegas Sun – October 20, 2009

Ambitious Overhaul of Calif. Water System in Works
San Diego Union Tribune – October 20, 2009

Finding Water from Outer Space
Miller McCune magazine – October 19, 2009

Death By a Thousand Wells
High Country News – October 19, 2009

Water Activist Warns Against Allowing Nestle In
Seacoast online (NH) – October 19, 2009

Large Turnout to Fight Proposed Water Rate Hikes
The Southtown Star (IL) – October 19, 2009

Water Uncertainty Frustrates Busy California Farmers
The Kansas City Star – October 19, 2009

Water: New Lawsuit Filled to Halt Desal Projects
North County Times (CA) – October 19, 2009

China Moves 330,000 for Water Diversion
BBC – October 19, 2009

The Atlantic’s Water Summit
News Release, Reuters – October 19, 2009

Vegas Water Officials Approve Plan to Make Snow
San Jose Mercury News – October 18, 2009

California GOP Trying to Steal Dems’ Fire over Water
San Francisco Chronicle – October 18, 2009

Many Genesee Co. Wells Above Limits for Arsenic
The Flint Journal (MI) – October 17, 2009

St. Lawrence Not So Mighty Anymore: Study
The Cornwall Standard Freeholder (Ontario) – October 17, 2009

Ensuring Region’s Water Supply
Commentary, San Bernardino County Sun (CA) – October 17, 2009

All Great Lakes Surpass Last Year’s Water Levels
The Detroit News – October 16, 2009

Lake Lanier Communities Want “Water Credit”
Access North Georgia online – October 15, 2009

Study Says Lake Water More Expensive
Southtown Star (IL) – October 15, 2009

Water Shortages Loom Ahead, Planners Warn
Fox Valley Villages Sun (IL) – October 14, 2009

Conservationists Rip Water Policy, Quit Panel
The Boston Globe – October 14, 2009

Key Georgia Lake Reaches Full Pool Following Historic Drought
The Miami Herald – October 14, 2009

Alabama Intrigue in the Water Wars
Commentary, Atlanta Journal Constitution – October 14, 2009

The Trouble Facing Canadian Rivers
The Globe and Mail (Canada) – October 14, 2009

Waukesha Water Manager Envisions Lake Michigan as City’s Future Water Source
Milwaukee Public Radio – October 13, 2009

Waukesha Estimates Cost of Lake Michigan Water Plan at $78 Million
Milwaukee Journal Sentiel – October 13, 2009

Silenced Springs? Great Basin Waters Face Threats Big and Small
High Country News – October 12, 2009

Vegas Forges Ahead with Pipeline Plan
High Country News – October 12, 2009

Water Shortage Looms
Crain’s Chicago Business – October 12, 2009

Higher Water Levels Improve Duck Hunting
The Grand Rapids Press – October 11, 2009

Drought Replenishes Long Meadow Lake
Minneapolis Star Tribune – October 11, 2009

Are We Too Late? Cities Differ in Climate Change Responses
The Toronto Star – October 10, 2009

Water Systems Raise Environmental Profile
Green Bay Press Gazette – October 10, 2009

Schwarznegger Pushes Lawmakers for Water Deal
San Jose Mercury News – October 9, 2009

Atlanta Law Firm’s Latest Specialty: Water
GlobalAtlanta.com – October 9, 2009

Winds Push Erie Levels Down on Western Edge
The Detroit News – October 8, 2009

"Cirque" Founder Hosts Space Show for Earth’s Water
ABC News – October 8, 2009

Sacramento’s Water Deadline
Editorial, The Los Angeles Times – October 8, 2009

Space Tourist Sends Water Conservation Message to Earth
Canada.com – October 6, 2009

A Visionary’s Epiphany about Water
Commentary, The Globe and Mail – October 6, 2009

Water Wars, Advocating for Public Trust
The Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – October 5, 2009

Judge Again Rules Against Georgia in Water Fight
Atlanta Journal Constitution – October 5, 2009

Delta ‘Fix’ Must Preserve Water Rights
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – October 5, 2009

Water Usage Down in Central Wisconsin
Chicago Tribune – October 4, 2009

Editorial from Early 1900’s Decries Water Diversion
The Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – October 3, 2009

Summary of Summer Great Lakes Water Issues
Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – October 3, 2009

Lake Superior Levels Fall
The Sault Star (Ontario) – October 3, 2009

Lennox Wades Into Pipeline Controversy Downstate
The Cheboygan Daily Tribune (MI) –October 3, 2009

Scheme Would Dam Rivers, Pump Water to Montreal
The Vancouver Sun – October 1, 2009

Superior Drops Two Inches – Further Drop Expected
SooToday.com (Ontario) – October 1, 2009

Water Worries Threaten U.S. Push for Natural Gas
Reuters – October 1, 2009

Flows to Restore San Joaquin River Start Today
San Francisco Chronicle – October 1, 2009

National Academy of Sciences to Study California Water Restrictions
The Los Angeles Times – October 1, 2009

September 2009

Creating an Early, Strong Consensus on Water
Commentary, Atlanta Journal Constitution – September 30, 2009

High Winds Push Lake Erie Water from Toledo to Buffalo – A Seiche Effect
Cleveland Plain Dealer – September 30, 2009

Alternative Energy Projects Stumble on the Need for Water
The New York Times – September 30, 2009

Officials Called to Conference on California Drought
Associated Press – September 30, 2009

Governors Says Take Time of Water Transfers
The Durango Herald (CO) – September 30, 2009

Deal to Raze 4 Klamath River Dams
San Francisco Chronicle – September 30, 2009

Is Milwaukee Water Industry Dream a Hoax?
Commentary, Milwaukee Magazine – September 29, 2009
See the Report Here

Trickle Down Effect: Water and Revenue
The Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – September 29, 2009

Alabama Worries Atlanta Will Solve Water Crisis by Tapping Coosa River Too Deeply
The Birmingham News (AL) – September 29, 2009

Colorado Governor Says Western Water Policies Must Change
Seattle Post Intelligencer – September 29, 2009

Everglades to Get Water Relief from $81 Million Bridge
Reuters.com – September 29, 2009

In Parched Los Angeles, the Streets Suddenly Run Wet
The New York Times – September 29, 2009

Water Interests Argue New Calif. Dam Proposals
San Francisco Chronicle – September 29, 2009

Water, Water Everywhere but We Still Need to Use It Wisely
Commentary, The Rochester Post-Bulletin (MN) – September 28, 2009

A Source of Water, and Confusion
The New York Times – September 28, 2009

Adelaide Latest Victim of Global Water Shortages
The Guardian (UK) – September 28, 2009

Control Board Raises Water Levels to Help Boaters Get Their Vessels Out for Season
The Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 27, 2009

Legislators Turn Attention to Dried Up Lakes, Rivers
Wisconsin Journal Sentinel – September 26, 2009

Don’t Let Water Research Idea Fail Because of One Bad Deal
Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 26, 2009

Water Wars Loom in a Nation of Parched Fields
The Age (Australia) – September 26, 2009

Lower Colorado River Authority Facing Possible Stricter Water Use Rules
The Dallas Morning News – September 25, 2009

Niagara Water-Bottling Request Approved
The Orlando Sentinel – September 25, 2009

Report on St. Clair River Erosion Delayed
AP Article, The Philadelphia Inquirer – September 23, 2009

Appeals Court OK’s Global Warming Nuisance Suit: Paves Way for Litigation on Water Levels, Drought
Business Insurance online – September 23, 2009

Water-Use Policies Draining British Columbia Dry, Watchdog Warns
The Globe and Mail (Toronto) – September 23, 2009

Feinstein Urges Outside Review of Calif. Water Restrictions
The New York Times – September 23, 2009

Why Is South Carolina Senator Picking Sides in Water War?
Commentary, The Redding Record Searchlight (CA) – September 23, 2009

Crikey! Real Water Conservation and Efficiency in Australia
Commentary, San Francisco Chronicle – September 23, 2009

Pipeline to Lake Huron
ConnectMidMichigan.com – Spetember 22, 2009

Feds: Not Enough Water for Pipe
The Casper Star-Tribune (WY) – September 22, 2009

Waukesha Officials to Discuss Need for Lake Michigan Water
Blog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 22, 2009

Wash. AG Says Dept. of Ecology May Limit Water Withdrawals
The Bellingham Herald (WA) – September 22, 2009

Doyle Touts Importance of Wis. Water Technology for China
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 21, 2009

Loraine Anderson: Great Lakes Matter
Commentary, Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI) – September 21, 2009

Green River Water & Pipeline
The Idaho State Journal – September 21, 2009

Water Usage Overestimated
The Desert Sun (CA) – September 21, 2009

Is Bottled Water Better for You Than Tap?
Wisconsin State Journal – September 21, 2009

Environmental Challenges Remain for Grand River
The Waterloo Record – September 21, 2009

Author Dave Dempsey Talks Great Lakes Compact
KFAI Radio (MN) – September 20, 2009

As Droughts Expand and Water Supplies Shrivel, Is a Water War Inevitable?
Blog Post, Cold Truth.com – Spetember 20, 2009

Entreuprenuer Wants to Pump Green River Water
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – September 20, 2009

Obama Seeks National Oversight of Waters
The New York Times – September 18, 2009

Hannity Stumbles Upon Cause of West Water Issuesa
Commentary, The Fresno Bee – September 18, 2009

Cheboygan County Drain Commissioner Says Hes Appealing Genesse Pipeline
The Flint Journal (MI) – September 17, 2009

Feds Paid $5 Million to Buy Bottled Water
Canada.com – September 17, 2009

Groundwater Quality, Protection Activities Detailed
Wisconsin Ag Connection – September 17, 2009

IBM Sets Out to Make Iowa City ‘Smarter’
The New York Times – September 17, 2009

Georgia to Appeal Water Wars Ruling
Atlanta Journal Constitution – September 16, 2009

Stakeholders Want Say in Resolving Water War
Atlanta Journal Constitution – September 16, 2009

Sonoma Withdraws Request for More Water
The San Jose Mercury News (CA) – September 16, 2009

Southern States at War (over Water)
Commentary, The Mobile Press-Register (AL) – September 16, 2009

Groundwater: Wisconsin’s Buried Treasure
Commentary, The Sheboygan Press (WI) – September 15, 2009

Water Bottler Plans Central Indiana Plant
The Chicago Tribune – September 15, 2009

Timber Plantations Found to Use Twice the Water of Native Forests
Press Release, Eurekalert.org – September 15, 2009

Drain Game: Preventing Leaks Can Lead to Big Time Savings
The Ironton Tribune (OH) – September 15, 2009

Iraq Seeks 30-Year Water Plan to Fight Drought
Reuters.com – September 15, 2009

Lake Michigan Levels Are Up and Continuing to Rise
The Muskegon Chronicle (MI) – September 15, 2009

Niagara Falls Was Once Just a Trickle
U.S. News & World Report – September 15, 2009

Eyes Turn to Mexico as Drought Drags On
The New York Times – September 14, 2009

Judge Refuses to Block Russian River Water Debate
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat (CA) – September 14, 2009

Water, Water Everywhere – Or Is It?
Commentary, Metro Canada.ca (Ottawa) – September 14, 2009

If Lake Levels Float Your Boat, Visit Royal Botanical Gardens
Event Announcement, The Hamilton Spectator (Ontario) – Septbmber 14, 2009

Lake Michigan Water Arrives for Prospect Heights Homeowners
The Chicago Daily Herald – September 13, 2009

Pipeline Is Affront to Great Lakes Compact
Commentary, Port Huron Times herald (MI) – Spetember 13, 2009

Putting a Litte Drama into Georgia’s Water Woes
Blog, Atlanta Journal Constitution – September 13, 2009

Canadian Resort Faced Federal Probe over Water Use
The Halifax Chronicle Herald (Nova Scotia) – September 13, 2009

Lack of Trust Again Prevents Water Agreement
The Fresno Bee (CA) – September 12, 2009

Partisan Apprehensions Sink Water Reform Legislation in Calif.
The Los Angeles Times – September 12, 2009

Great Lakes Consultants Hold Back Public Comments on Study
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 11, 2009

Calif. Lawmakers Race to Get Water, Energy Deals
Associated Press – September 11, 2009

Water, Water Everywhere, Or the Delta Is Ready When We Are
Commentary, Orange County Examiner (CA) – September 11, 2009

Intellectual Wars Rage over Water in the West
Commentary, The Packer trade magazine – September 11, 2009

North Korea May Weaponize Water
The Korea Times – September 10, 2009

The Big Suck
Sacramento News & Review – September 10, 2009

Senator Drops Herself from Water Policy Bill in Opposition
San Jose Mercury News – September 10, 2009

Utah-Nevada Water Plan Draws Fire
The Salt Lake Tribune – September 9, 2009

Fewer Nebraska Acres Could Be Taken Out of Irrigation
The Platteville Journal (NE) – September 9, 2009

Statewide Water Solutions Sent By Top Experts to Calif. Governor’s Office
News Release, Reuters – September 9, 2009

How The UFW Dug Itself Into a Hole over Water
Commentary, The Los Angeles Times – Septmeber 9, 2009

Meeting to Focus on Continued Use of Mahomet Aquifer
The Bloomington Pantagraph (IL) – September 9, 2009

California Water Reform Legislation is All Wet
Commentary, The Los Angeles Times – September 8, 2009

Lush Land Dries Up, Withering Kenya’s Hopes
The New York Times – September 8, 2009

Canada’s Man in Washington Brings Expertise to Water File
Commentary, The Toronto Star – September 8, 2009

Settlement Reached in Carol Stream Water Rights Fight
The Chicago Daily Herald – Spetmeber 7, 2009

Great Lakes Water Level Secrets May Lay Out West
WCRN, Ohio Public Radio – September 7, 2009

Mexico Water Shortage Becomes Crisis Amid Drought
The Los Angeles Times – September 7, 2009

36% More for Water? Suburbs Say Milwaukee’s All Wet
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 4, 2009

Water Wars Worsen
Commentary, San Diego News Room – September 4, 2009

Water Wisdom for California
Editorial, The Los Angeles Times – September 4, 2009

Turkey to Boost Water to Syria, Iraq
Philadelphia Inquirer – Spetember 4, 2009

Water Wars? More Likely a Reason for a Nice Cup of Tea
Commentary, The National (Abu Dhabi) – September 4, 2009

Pipeline Has The Look of a Boondoggle
Commentary, Port Huron Times Herald (MI) – September 4, 2009

Great Lakes Inch Up to Average Levels
The Detroit News – September 4, 2009

Wisconsin Residents Using Less Water
Milwaukee Business Journal – September 4, 2009

Fed: Calif. Water Crisis Not Washington’s Fault
Associated press – September 3, 2009

Water Management Strategy Must Include Conservation
Commentary, The Arizona Star – September 3, 2009

Texas Drought Drying Austin’s Famed Barton Springs
Associated press – September 3, 2009

Turkey, Iraq and Syria in Water Crisis Summit
CNN.com – September 3, 2009

Drought Withers Iraqi Farms, Water Supplies
Morning Edition, NPR – September 3, 2009

NY Sea Grant Keeps Stakeholders in Water Levels Up-To-Date
The Rochester Democrat and Gazette – September 3, 2009

Lake Huron Water Withdrawal Permit Called ‘Big Step’
The County Press (MI) – September 2, 2009

Schwarzenegger Demands Response to Water Crisis
Associated Press – September 2, 2009

Aurora May Tap Lake Michigan as Alternative Water Source
The Chicago Tribune – September 2, 2009

Carol Stream, Township Near Water Pact
The Chicago Daily Herald – September 2, 2009

Water Main Project Must Move Forward
Editorial, Carol Stream Press – September 2, 2009

Farm Workers Union Has $1-Million War Chest to Fight Water Bonds
Blog, Los Angeles Times.com – September 1, 2009

Ottawa’s Water Consumption Tales Costly Plunge
The Ottawa Citizen – September 1, 2009

Fiji Water: Spin the Bottle
Mother Jones Magazine – September, 2009

 

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