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Water Management
Water, Water Everywhere?


Lake Mead, America’s largest artificial reservoir. Mineral deposits on cliffs show previously high water levels.

A long, narrow butte in Lake Powell, part of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah. Lake Powell is formed by the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.



The Nexus Between Energy and Water Efficiency
Think About Water — Think About ITT



In California, Drawing Life From Waste

Wetlands area along Florida’s Gulf Coast


Sustainable Water Management in the Business Sector



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2. The National Academies Press, Colorado River Basin Water Management: Evaluating and Adjusting to Hydroclimatic Variability, Washington, D.C. (2007).

3. Cornelia Dean, “That ‘Drought’ in Southwest May Be Normal, Report Says,” the New York Times, February 22, 2007, p. A1.

4. Associated Press, “Lake Mead May Dry Up by 2021,” February 13, 2008, accessed at http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/02/080213-AP-lake-mead.html.

5. American Water Works Association Research Foundation and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Climate Change and Water Resources: A Primer for Municipal Water Providers (AwwaRF 2006).

6. The National Academies, Report In Brief, “Desalination: A National Perspective” (2007).

7. Joel Achenbach, “‘Dead Zones’ Appear In Waters Worldwide: New Study Estimates More Than 400,” the Washington Post, August 15, 2008, p. A2, available at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/14/AR2008081401910.html.

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11. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Gap Analysis (September 2002), available at http://www.epa.gov/waterinfrastructure/infrastructuregap.html.