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Interview: Heiner Markhoff, President and CEO of GE Water

I had a chance to talk to Heiner Markoff about sustainability in the water sector and the role GE Water plans in ensuring…

Congress Sends $12.3 Billion Water Infrastructure Bill to Obama’s Desk

The future of our oceans, rivers, coastlines and other waterways is looking much brighter, thanks to the passing of a $12.3 billion water…
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How Energy Impacts Water Supplies

Water and energy intersect in more ways than many of us realize. Extracting water takes energy, and water is necessary for extracting fossil…
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Sustainability Leaders Promote New Global Standard for Freshwater Stewardship

Predictions of a 40 percent global freshwater shortage by 2030 have inspired action. The Nature Conservancy, General Mills, Veolia Water North America and…
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Spanish Island Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

El Hierro, the smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands, is set to become the world’s first land mass to be fully energy self-sufficient, when…
The crew of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s vessel Elizabeth work to clear storm debris from the protected Dismal Swamp Canal in Virginia.

Policy Points: Cut Pollution, Move to Safer Chemicals and Keep Our Water Clean

As business leaders, we can and must support policy changes to help make the economy more sustainable. Here are three important policies that…
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Jaguar Land Rover Embraces Carbon Finance to Deliver Change

U.K. auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover set an ambitious target to improve health, reduce poverty, and create new opportunities for employment and education…

First Interstate Water Credits Program Launched in the Ohio River Basin

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on March 11 officially launched the first water quality pilot trades in the Ohio River Basin. The…
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Why 500 Everyday Americans Are Test-Driving Life Without Clean Water

In celebration of World Water Day, learn why Dig Deep launched an interactive infographic featuring videos, photos and tweets from everyday Americans who…
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Levi Strauss Brings Water Recycling to the Apparel Industry

Levi Strauss & Co. has developed a new process that will allow it to use 100 percent recycled water in parts of its…
Freer Water Control and Improvement District (FWCID) Manager Diana Adame tests for arsenic using a test strip.

3p Weekend: 7 Booming Job Sectors Fueling America’s Green Economy

In this week's 3p Weekend, we feature seven booming green job sectors set to explode in the 21st century.
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Harvesting a Wasted Resource: Q&A with Rainwater Bottler Agana

Cities and companies may try to ban bottled water, but this convenient form of hydration isn’t going anywhere soon. One company, Agana Rainwater,…
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Local Beer Will Save us All

How craft beer is leading the charge toward sustainable businesses and communities.

It’s the Numbers, Stupid! Data-Driven Policies Will Lead to Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

From the first cities in ancient Mesopotamia to modern metropolises, urban locales have served as cultural and commercial hubs for societies across the…
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Pop the Blue Can for Water in an Emergency

Blue Can Pure Water comes in recyclable single serve aluminum cans with a 50-year, shelf-life.