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  • Water infrastructure issues are front and center in Washington during Water Week 2017. Photo Credit: earl53/Morguefile

    Advocates Push for Big Federal Investment in Water Infrastructure

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. is drastically underfunding water projects, putting communities at risk for a catastrophic failure, according to a new report from the U.S. Water Alliance. Advocates for better water infrastructure are flooding Washington, so to speak, for Water Week 2017. The...
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    About Basic Water Resource Management

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Sometime ago I learned that every now and then one must step back and look at everything from the a ‘global perspective’. I also learned everyone(thing) is related in a dynamic equilibrium. As humans, we take for granted the essential water resources will always be...
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    How to Get Kids to Drink More Water

    SAN FRANCISCO – A new study offers a simple solution for getting kids to drink more water in schools or child-care settings: Make it more convenient. Researchers from the University of California at San Francisco did an intervention study in 12 middle schools, giving some schools cold-water pitchers and...
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    HIGH LEAD LEVELS IN DRINKING WATER ARE TOXIC

    Especially for developing infants & youth As a chemist, I know that lead, mercury, and arsenic are toxic elements which, when ingested at very low ‘legal’ levels, over time accumulate in one’s body eventually causing nerve damage or physiologic toxicity. I wonder today if our local water districts need...