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Archive for November, 2013

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How Much Water Is Left on Your Table this Thanksgiving?

Written by Jill Burdette

shutterstock_160027079Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week? Friends, family, football, and of course FOOD! You get the turkey, the trimmings, the potatoes, the pie; the list goes on and on. I know I’m looking forward to my mother’s and grandmother’s special treats served every year.

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The Value of Interdependence on Water Management

Written by Doug McNair

CaptureDoug McNair, Practice Leader for Cardno ENTRIX, discusses the importance of the relationship between ecological and economic values and water management.

Ecological and economic values are very interdependent and sometimes synergistic. For example, recreation and tourism around the Great Lakes supports approximately 250,000 jobs, and this recreation and tourism is dependent on maintaining the Great Lakes’ ecosystem.

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Water Citizen Launches Keys to Water in Congress Program

Written by Cat Shrier

150x150.2 (1)As the founder of Water Citizen, I am proud to announce that we have recently launched a new program called the Keys to Water in Congress (KWIC). The KWIC program was developed in recognition of how critical it is for Water Citizens (people who are passionate about water) to have a basic understanding of “how water flows through Congress.”

The program aims to support Water Citizens who want to engage on water issues in Congress, and to provide a better understanding of the people, the processes, and the ways to participate. 

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