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Water & Wastes Digest provides unique, comprehensive content that covers timely news, water and wastewater industry trends, technical solutions and best practices.
Water & Wastes Digest provides unique, comprehensive content that covers timely news, water and wastewater industry trends, technical solutions and best practices.

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More on the #FlintWaterCrisis: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $100 million to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to fund Flint, Mich., water infrastructure upgrades. Story: http://bit.ly/2naQWg2. 

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Stephen McCaffrey has been named 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his contribution to the evolution and progressive realization of international water law. Read about his accomplishments: http://bit.ly/2nLMnIU. 

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Right in W&WD's backyard, water conservation is making strides. Chicago's Shedd Aquarium reduced its water intake from the city and Lake Michigan by 50%, meeting its conservation goal one year earlier than planned. Watch a video (featuring cute animals) from the aquarium on its conservation efforts and read about its goals: http://bit.ly/2o9fAtv. 

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Your editors at WWD have provided a comprehensive overview of President Donald J. #Trump's executive order withdrawing the #CleanWaterRule.

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Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Read about Pruitt's beliefs and policies for his new role: http://bit.ly/2lqZQlI. 

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ICYMI: In a W&WD #casestudy, read about how a Clarksville, Ark., utility uses software to automate multiple of its departments. More: http://bit.ly/2kSR7dY. 

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More than 1,700 #Flint, Mich., residents have filed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their "negligent" response to the Flint water crisis. The lawsuit seeks $722 million in damages. Story: http://bit.ly/2lrC7Bm. #FlintWaterCrisis 

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Positive change is on the horizon! The City of #Flint, Mich.'s water system now tests below action levels of the federal #Lead and Copper Rule and at levels comparable to cities of similar size and age of infrastructure. Story: http://bit.ly/2jSbZ1p. #FlintWaterCrisis

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Allegedly, the plan would create 15 million jobs over 10 years. 

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Approximately $1 billion in credit assistance is available for water infrastructure projects under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Read what projects qualify: http://bit.ly/2iQ9axe. 
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