Today, Freshwater is participating in the national Imagine a Day without Water, sponsored by the U.S. Water Alliance. From a shower to morning coffee or tea, watering our plants and gardens to flushing our toilets, water is essential to our daily life. Our bodies are mostly water—78% as infants and 60% in adults. Safe and reliable water is essential to every one of us.
“Six current or former state employees were charged on July 29 with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint, Mich., water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials … Read more
The link at the bottom of this post will take you to a phenomenal article from the NY Times on researchers observing the melting of Greenland’s ice cap. You owe … Read more
——- Minnesota River Weekly Update; November 17, 2015 —— The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) received $1 million of Clean Water Funds to support the Forever Green Agricultural Initiative at the … Read more
Iowa city facing challenges downstream of agriculture Posted November 23, 2015 You’ve probably seen it in the news: Des Moines Water Works is suing three upstream drainage districts over costs to … Read more
We all were warned by the demographers 20 years back that the boomers would stress the social security, pension, housing, and medical systems. Now it’s here. Similarly, rising atmospheric CO2 … Read more
“Let’s manage water like California.” Can you imagine any Minnesotan saying that? Nope. But there are things we will be watching and learning as California’s wretched water situation forces overdue … Read more