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African Clawed Frogs Redux

by Michael J. McGuire In 1984, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California was infested with 840,000 African Clawed Frogs in San Joaquin Reservoir. The photo is of a young Ed Means trudging up the reservoir slope with his frog-catching tools. … Continue reading

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More controversy in the world of fracking

EPA concludes drinking water is safe in Pa. town that has become drilling flashpoint by Michael J. McGuire Commentary:  There is so much noise about the impacts of fracking on groundwater that it is hard to tell just what is … Continue reading

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‘The Forgotten Cycle’ wins TU Delft Prize for Best Urban Water Movie

Originally posted on Asian Water and Sanitation:
A short film I made has won the best prize at the TU Delft Urban Water Movie Contest. TU Delft Urban Water Movie Contest

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Portland issues westside water-boil alert after finding contaminants in reservoir

Commentary:  One of the last news stories that a water utility manager wants to see is one about failing the Total Coliform Rule and issuing a boil water notice.

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