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Water, Water Everywhere? DuPage Water Commission leads efforts to better manage Lake Michigan water

By Marcella Bondie, LEED AP Standing on Lake Michigan’s beaches, it’s easy to think that we—those of us lucky enough to live within piping distance of a Great Lake—have an endless supply of water. However, as I discovered on May … Continue reading

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More than a pipe dream: The path forward for water utilities

By Matt Nichols “Financial issues, sustainability and optimized asset management practices.” Those challenges likely sound familiar to managers in any number of industries, especially amid the on-going economic malaise.  They are also the key themes that engineering consulting firm Black … Continue reading

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Using Water Audits to Understand Water Loss

By Abby Crisostomo Last week, I attended a webinar held by the U.S. EPA called “Using Water Audits to Understand Water Loss” that brought together engineers from the EPA, the American Water Works Association (AWWA), private engineering firms and public … Continue reading

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Chicago plugging away at water efficiency

This being the first story in the What Our Water’s Worth campaign, it makes sense to start where most of the region’s water starts … Chicago. Consider the numbers: Every day the City of Chicago Dept. of Water Management pumps approximately 850 … Continue reading

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