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Water works!


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Earlier this month I joined my colleague Harlan Kelly, GM of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (water, sewer and power) and Tony Parrott, Executive Director of the Metropolitan District of Greater Cincinnati to launch a national effort to convene the chief executives of water utilities to focus on one principal issue: the economic and

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Archive, Infrastructure, Innovation

Innovation in Action


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Flooding in Bloomingdale July 2012 (via @welovedc) Shortly I will publish the second of my three posts on innovation.  Yet I must take a quick moment now to highlight the success of one particular example of innovation that just helped the people and neighborhoods in Washington, DC in a very practical way. This story stems from one of the

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Archive, Infrastructure

How Green Can You Go?


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We continue to gain very positive media attention for our deep tunnel project to nearly eliminate combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in the rivers of Washington, DC. This article and graphics, in USA Today, focuses on the issue more broadly – considering there are 750+ cities that have this issue across the country – and uses

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