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 remove nitrates from drinking water. At the root of the lawsuit is who should be responsible for the pollution – those who have to clean … Read more
The Los Angeles water utility plans to spend $600 million to $800 million to clean up groundwater contaminated by industrial pollution in the San Fernando Basin, a federal Superfund site. Read a Los Angeles Times article about the huge effort to wean Los Angeles from its dependence on surface water imported from other areas.
Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles where they originally were published. Gulf oil spill shows limits of technology The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is … Read more
Each Week the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional , national and international articles about water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Polluted water is leading cause of death, U.N. says More people die from polluted … Read more