VALPARAISO | All the testing the city's Water Department does to make sure the water entering the homes is safe isn't enough. The home owner is responsible once the water enters his property.
VALPARAISO | The future of water and, indeed, the future of life in Valparaiso and the rest of the planet is a combination of finding an adequate supply, conserving water to make the supply last and restoring the infrastructure needed to bring the water to homes and businesses.
For most Americans, getting all the clean water needed for everyday living involves walking only as far as the kitchen or bathroom.
Water fights used to be a fun thing to do on hot summer days. These days, they are deadly serious and can go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
LAKE STATION | The city's water boil advisory has been lifted, officials said Monday.
Indiana recently approved an $11 million Indiana Drinking Water State Revolving Fund low-interest loan to Lake Station in 2013 to improve the city's aging water distribution system, including the addition of the new 2 million-gallon-per-day drinking water treatment plant, which the City Coun…
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Not since the Hoover Dam was completed in 1936 has such a federal case been made about water.
Public opinion polls show Americans want clean water. Our own surveys of Northwest Indiana residents found that 91 percent value clean water.
There are apparently a number of ways to look at the water crisis in Sauk Village.
SAUK VILLAGE | The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says public drinking water in Sauk Village is polluted.
I’ve written a lot about stormwater runoff and ways to protect it. Today I’m thinking about the water underneath the ground and how the two are connected.
The level of knowledge and concern for fresh water is low for the population in general, but it is especially low among high school and college students, Julie Peller said.
After penning a week's worth of informative articles in observance of National Drinking Water Week, the poetry Muse pummeled with her lyre and forced me to write a tribute I call "Owed to Drinking Water." Don't blame me. Sue the Muse.
Editor's note: This is the first in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
LAKE STATION | The City Council last week started down a path toward making major improvements to Lake Station's aging water system by 2013.
EAST CHICAGO | Water for drinking and cooking still must be boiled before being consumed, but city officials said Wednesday that "encouraging" preliminary water tests suggest a return to normalcy could be on the horizon.
"This is a culmination of three administration's efforts to improve the quality of life for East Chicago families for generations to come," Mayor Anthony Copeland said this week as he, American Structure Point Inc., the Regional Development Authority, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S…
As populations grow and fresh water demand increases, ways to use water more efficiently could determine our existence.
VALPARAISO | Lead contamination remains a problem for water systems, fluoride still is a controversial issue, but now water utilities are facing a drug problem.
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