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Posts Tagged ‘Freshwater’

Freshwater: Supply Concerns Continue, and Uncertainties Complicate Planning

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
Extent of State Shortages Likely over the Next Decade under Average Water Conditions, 2013

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The nation’s water bodies have long supplied Americans with abundant freshwater, but recent events, such as the ongoing California drought, have focused attention on competing demands for this limited resource. In the United States, the states are primarily responsible for managing freshwater resources, and many federal agencies influence states’ management decisions. In 2003, GAO issued a report providing an overview of trends in freshwater availability and use, as well as states’ views on ways the federal government could assist states to help meet future water management challenges.

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Just Released: Infra report from Urban Land Institute

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
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Infrastructure 2010: Investment Imperative, the latest annual infrastructure report by Urban Land Institute and Ernst & Young, focuses on water infra and urges decision-makers to view infrastructure as a long-term investment.

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