Articles about North America

The Potomac River Achieves First Place!

American Rivers is a Washington D.C.-based organization working to protect and restore the nation’s rivers and streams. Each year they honor our nation’s river systems. This year, the top “honor” goes to the Potomac River. Notice I have not yet … Continue reading

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America’s Water Infrastructure: Leaking into the Future / Part 2

The previous related Water Infrastructure post is important for understanding a bit about the history of water purification and to introduce the summary of a study by Standard and Poors. This post provides an Editor’s response to this report that … Continue reading

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America’s Water Infrastructure: Leaking into the Future

In order to appreciate the challenges of water purification, it is important to understand the history of water treatment. The following link: The History of Water Treatment has a very nice summary of the “significant historical events forming the basis … Continue reading

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