water infrastructure

California Faces Water Rationing, Governor Proclaims Drought Emergency

Article: California Faces Water Rationing, Governor Proclaims Drought Emergency

SACRAMENTO, California, February 27, 2009 (ENS) – Parched California is a step closer to mandatory water rationing today as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered all government agencies to implement the state’s emergency plan and provide help for people, communities and businesses impacted by the third consecutive year of drought. “This…

Who Owns The Water?

Article: Who Owns The Water?

The Secret Water Crisis By Thomas M. Kostigen Mr. Kostigen strives to educate people about environmental issues through his numerous books. He has kindly focused his environmental enthusiasm around a political issue important to all human beings. We hope you enjoy and please make sure to check out the links at the bottom of this…

New York Needs $50 Billion to Keep Waters Clean

Article: New York Needs $50 Billion to Keep Waters Clean

ALBANY, New York, September 2, 2008 (ENS) – New York Governor David Paterson is calling on the federal government to help New York’s municipalities maintain lakes, rivers and streams. Federal support for water infrastructure has plummeted roughly 70 percent over the last two decades, delaying critical maintenance and contributing to Clean Water Act violations. Due…

Bipartisan Consensus Builds for California Water Bond

Article: Bipartisan Consensus Builds for California Water Bond

SACRAMENTO, California, February 21, 2008 (ENS) – A secure water supply for California in the face of climate change and a court order to retain water in the Delta for an endangered fish were on the table today as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger hosted a meeting with U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein of California. Around the table…