Water Issues
Collier County partners with Lakewatch to train water quality testers   
(Monday - August 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Naples Daily News - Collier County partners with Lakewatch to train water quality testers The partnership could provide new data on the quality of the stormwater ponds that dot Collier County. Check out this story on naplesnews.com: ...
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Emergency water rights transfer saves 1,000 acres of Skagit Valley farmland   
(Monday - August 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: KING5 - MT VERNON, Washington — Farming has never been an easy job, but with drier summers and more protections for endangered salmon, it's increasingly complicated. In June, KING 5 spoke with Jason VanderKooy at his farm in Mount...
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Northrop Grumman calls state's $585M Bethpage water cleanup plan 'impractical'   
(Monday - August 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Newsday - Northrop Grumman is calling for the state to withdraw its $585 million plan to fully clean up and contain groundwater pollution coming from its former Bethpage site, saying the proposal was “unnecessary, infeasible, and...
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Public funds taking the lead in spectacular boom of ESG   
(Monday - August 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Carbon Disclosure Project
Source: Pensions&Investments - Emily Kreps, global director of investor initiatives with CDP, a non-profit formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project that runs a global disclosure system providing uniform data on environmental issues to investors and the...
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Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Emissions Rollbacks   
(Sunday - August 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Eos - Julie McNamara, senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, told Eos that limiting greenhouse gas emissions falls well within the purview of the EPA, whose mission is to protect ...
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Connecting Sustainability Development Goals (SDG) to Leading Business Initiatives   
(Sunday - August 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainability Consortium (TSC)
Source: CSR Wire - This is where The Sustainability Consortium's (TSC) efforts to develop methods to measure sustainability on product levels together with its members (universities, governments, NGOs and companies) are useful. Using a combination...
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World Water Forum 2015: World Water Council, K-water announce new 'green' path to sustainability   
(Sunday - August 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Water Council
Source: Water - The World Water Council and Korea Water Resources Corporation together with representatives from the 7th Forum National Committee will urge political leaders to act upon the approaches outlined in the "Water and Green Growth"...
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First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River   
(Sunday - August 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: USA Today - Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will be required to take less water from the Colorado River for the first time next year under a set of agreements that aim to keep enough water in Lake Mead to reduce the risk of a crash. The federal...
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Water distribution continues as lead problem assessed   
(Sunday - August 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: StamfordAdvocate - NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's large-scale bottled water distribution is continuing as officials try to understand the failure of two filters intended to eliminate lead from water. The Environmental Protection Agency, which...
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Artsy condo near Tampa Riverwalk, water views, move-in ready. Sleeps 4,000. Tenants must fly at night and eat mosquitoes.   
(Sunday - August 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Tampa Bay Times - Tampa has its share of ugly and gritty, but the downtown Riverwalk is something right out of a glossy brochure. On this curving waterside stretch of pavement, runners run, people stroll and funsters step off water taxis or sip...
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