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Over the past few months I have been noticing an interesting series of commercials on some of the TV channels that I watch. I first started...

A belated Happy New Year to all. By now, odds are that half of you have broken your New Year’s resolution and the other half are hanging on...

In September, the United Nations (UN) adopted what are known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The SDGs are a set of 17...

As Eleanor Roosevelt once quipped, “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” This article by design...

I am an eternal optimist. Some people who know me and work with me may not always agree, but I am. I think this has to be the greatest time in...

As a former U.S. Environmen­tal Pro­tection Agency (EPA) water official, I am often asked to talk about environmental protection and the...

This past June was a...

California is not the only part of the American West that is experiencing a searing drought. The governor of Washington has just...

If “the history of the land is written in the water,” how should we honor, interpret, apply and “beneficially reuse”...

I confess to having a preoccupation with methane emissions, beginning in my earliest toilet training days and carrying over to today’s...

In my day job, I often meet or work with developers of new technologies. I recently ran across two that I would like to tell you about...

A New Year’s note to water people:  Be sure to look up,...

Water conservation, and the related topic of rainwater harvesting, not only is a growing business (with sales...

Coalitions and events focusing on the value of water infrastructure and investment in its future have been...

I have written a number of times in this column about fracking and how it is making a dramatic impact—not only on...

Talk is cheap but downright invaluable when it leads to fruitful collaboration among water and wastewater...

I am quickly getting attached to my newly adopted home of Baltimore. I moved here about two years ago after taking on a new position...

Wetlands, streams and the politics surrounding them are once again front page and center stage, as federal agencies and national groups...

Recent events remind me how water connects us, technology informs us, and innovation delivers us from stagnation. 

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