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A Natural Solution to Infrastructure Challenges

Climate Change & Rivers, Conserving Clean Water, Floods & Floodplains, Protecting Rivers, Restoring Damaged Rivers, Stormwater and Sewage, Water Supply
It’s time to think beyond traditional projects like pipes and tunnels, and incorporate natural solutions into our water infrastructure.... Read More

Where do we Stand after 50 Days of the Trump Administration?

Conserving Clean Water, Protecting Rivers, Water Pollution, Water Supply
The first 50 days of the Trump administration are moving towards making our rivers dirtier, depriving Americans of clean, safe drinking water, and ignoring public health and the well being of future generations.... Read More

Why the Headwaters Matter For Natural Infrastructure

Conserving Clean Water, Restoring Damaged Rivers, Water Supply
The headwater source areas of rivers are a huge component of overall water infrastructure systems, but historically, this natural infrastructure has gone unrecognized, to the detriment of rivers and water users downstream.... Read More

If the EPA Doesn’t Hold Stormwater Polluters Accountable, Who Does?

Protecting Rivers, Urban Waters, Water Pollution
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed two lawsuits against the EPA this week for failing to enforce the Clean Water Act against stormwater polluters along Dominguez Channel and Los Cerritos Channel in Los Angeles, CA and the Back River in Baltimore, MD.... Read More