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Drought, economic stimulus and bottled tap water

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to … Read more

Save water: Put less in the pasta pot

Food writer Harold McGee, writing in the New York Times’ Curious Cook column, has a suggestion for saving energy: Put less water in the pot when you boil pasta. McGee … Read more

Mercury, invasive species and gray water

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the … Read more

Endocrine-disruptors and birds moving north

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to … Read more

Fire-fighting foam, fish viruses and drowning corn

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to … Read more

Climate change, runoff and love-struck lampreys

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to … Read more

Divvying up $168 million for water resources

By Patrick Sweeney If you had $168 million to spend on studying, conserving and cleaning up Minnesota’s ground and surface waters, how would use the money? How much would you … Read more

Ethanol, PFCs, smelt, a mud volcano — and more

Every week the Freshwater Society publishes In the News, a digest of regional, national and international news articles and other reports about water, water pollution, water conservation and the environment. … Read more

Conserving water — one flush at a time

By Patrick Sweeney I don’t think I ever wasted a lot of water. But since I started working for the Freshwater Society, and started reading and writing about water shortages … Read more

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