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Even In Cities Where It Rains America's Water Infrastructure Is a Mess

It’s not just drought that can wreak havoc on water supply. Even cities with vast freshwater resources are facing urban water catastrophes. A massive initiative to repair the aging, mismanaged water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region is piloting six small attempts to fix a broken system. »6/07/15 1:00pm6/07/15 1:00pm

This SoCal Water Treatment Plant Is Powered by Poop

The Inland Empire's cadre of water treatment plants clean millions of gallons of waste water every day. But what to do with all that left over poo? Normally it's unceremoniously dumped in a local landfill but at Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 1, that massive pile of crap is put to a better use—making electricity… »3/26/13 12:00pm3/26/13 12:00pm