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More thoughts on pricing water

In response to the large volume of questions following the AWRA webinar “Pricing Drinking Water for Conservation & Fiscal Stability,” presenter David Zetland agreed to answer several additional questions. The questions and his answers follow: In the complex web of…

Coping With Floods ~ What’s in a Name

President’s Column by C. Mark Dunning, AWRA President Floods continue to be the most destructive and costly natural disasters in the United States (U.S.). Coping with these disasters is a vast and complex topic that a short article can’t do…

Denver Partnerships Empower Students to Improve City Water Quality

Denver Public Works’ pioneering educational program known as “Keep It Clean Neighborhood Environmental Trios”, or KIC-NET, incorporates their stormwater outreach goals as well as the goals of Denver Public Schools and Denver Parks and Recreation. The pilot program is currently operating at 10 schools where 750 students are learning hands-on science while improving their neighborhood parks and waterways.

Denver Pilots Partnership Model for Hyperlocal Urban Water Education

A Western City Collaborates for Meaningful Water Education, Part 5 by Lydia Hooper For the past several years, Denver Public Works has been building partnerships with Denver Public Schools to improve both water quality and science education in the city.…

Denver Builds Partnerships to Improve Education and Empower Students to Improve City Water Quality

A Western City Collaborates for Meaningful Water Education, Part 4 by Lydia Hooper As described in the last blog, Denver’s Wastewater Department has been establishing relationships with partners to help meet the requirements of their MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer…

Lately, I Have Been Thinking A Lot About Water Resource Priorities

by Carol Collier, AWRA President There is a lot of work to do in order to be better prepared for an uncertain future. It takes time to change land use policies or build a new reservoir. The time to get…