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milwaukee launches water current tour

Milwaukee launches Water Current Tour

Milwaukee has launched the Water Current Tour, a self-guided walking tour that showcases how the city manages its natural water resources in a sustainable and resilient way. The Water Current tour is part of Milwaukee’s Water Centric City Initiative. Read the full story by WITI-TV- Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story

clean water act at 50 environmental gains challenges unmet

Clean Water Act at 50: environmental gains, challenges unmet

Clean Water Act at 50: environmental gains, challenges unmet

By John Flesher, Associated Press

Lifelong Cleveland resident Steve Gove recalls when the Cuyahoga River symbolized shame — fetid, lifeless, notorious for catching fire when sparks from overhead rail cars ignited the oil-slicked surface.

“It was pretty grungy,” said the 73-year-old, a canoeist in his youth who sometimes braved the filthy stretch through the steelmaking city.

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flint reintroduces glwa water back into distribution system

Flint reintroduces GLWA water back into distribution system

Two months after a break in the Great Lakes Water Authority pipeline that supplies Flint, Michigan’s drinking water, the city has completed the process of reintroducing GLWA water into its distribution system. On Thursday, Oct. 13, Flint’s water supply returned to a mix of 95% water from GLWA and 5% from Genesee County. Read the…

great lakes commission approves regional blueprint for water infrastructure calls for increased icebreaking capacity

Great Lakes Commission approves regional blueprint for water infrastructure, calls for increased icebreaking capacity

Erie, Pa. – The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) passed resolutions calling for increased icebreaking capacity in the Great Lakes basin and celebrating the 50th anniversaries of the Clean Water Act and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement at its 2022 Annual Meeting, held this week in Erie, Pennsylvania. The GLC also approved a blueprint sharing…

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