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Archive for January, 2013


A Baker’s Dozen: Fixing Our Bad Water Habits in 2013

Written by Our Water Counts Blog Team

Our water counts, and there are ways to better manage our most undervalued resource. Just look at the numbers: 22 percent of treated water goes unaccounted for during distribution–an unacceptable loss as the scarcity of global water continues to rise.

Although America spends billions on infrastructure each year, drinking water systems face an annual shortfall of at least $11 billion in funding needed to replace aging facilities that are near the end of their useful life and to comply with existing and future federal water regulations.

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