Water planning

A session at the recent APA National Conference in Chicago gathered together the heads of the major built-environment professional organizations to discuss their unique and shared challenges. One subject was on each head's mind: Water.
Apr 24, 2013   ASLA The Dirt
A water- and chemical-intensive process to mine natural gas may pose a threat to the watershed supplying drinking water to 14 million people.
May 26, 2009   AlterNet
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is officially opposing the residential use of gray water, arguing that it diminishes the replenishment of Lake Mead and, ironically, discourages water conservation.
Apr 15, 2009   Las Vegas Sun
Cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are working together to save water and use reclaimed water for non-drinking purposes.
Jan 30, 2009   Fort Worth Star Telegram
Humanity has over-engineered the world's hydrology through dam-building, writes Rachel Olivieri.
Sep 20, 2008   AlterNet
Decades of massive hydrologic engineering have altered California's ecology out of equilibrium and will be unable to support present demands, warns Rachel Olivieri.
Sep 9, 2008   AlterNet
Your morning cup of joe - all things considered - takes 140 liters of water to make. A new study reveals the true cost in water usage for crops and cultures.
Aug 29, 2008   WorldChanging
Champion cyclist Lance Armstrong tops a list of heavy water users in a city trying hard to conserve while meeting rising demand during a drought and steady or rapid population growth.
Aug 26, 2008   Austin American-Statesman
<p>Former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega laments the incredibly disjointed and ad hoc approach to freshwater management in the United States.</p>
Jul 25, 2008   Truthout
<p>Rising temperatures, shrinking ice packs and the salinization of coastal fresh water sources are all contributing to a growing water crisis in the United States.</p>
Apr 7, 2008   Natural News