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May 22, 2023
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has established an Office of DEI that is focusing on an array of work and has a top executive that reports directly to the general manager rather than the human resources departm…
May 15, 2023
Over the past 20 years, trust in public institutions has plummeted and sales of bottled water have skyrocketed. A new book titled Profits Of Distrust explores how these trends are related and the correlation between distrust…
May 9, 2023
The emergence of PFAS has epidemiologists and toxicologists working to understand the health impacts. Researchers in North Carolina are on the leading edge of the science and discuss what is known about human health impacts.
May 1, 2023
What will water look like in the year 2050? Envisioning the future and the forces shaping it can help the water utility sector to plan and be proactive.
April 17, 2023
The traditional use of large, engineered infrastructure to manage water is not enough in New Orleans. This episode explores how the city is adopting a Living With Water approach to bolster its resilience.
April 4, 2023
This episode is part of a series, Funding To Fight Lead. There are perhaps 10 million lead service lines in the ground in the U.S. and it may cost $50 billion to remove them. The series explores financing lead service line r…
March 27, 2023
High levels of PFAS in the Cape Fear River meant local advocates had to learn about the complex chemicals and at the same time provide information to concerned community members and take steps to address the pollution.
March 23, 2023
For 50 years, American Rivers has worked to protect and restore waterways across the country. Going forward, the goal is to protect one million miles of rivers and remove 30,000 dams by the year 2050
March 20, 2023
Science has always been foundational to water management. That tradition continues in 2023, with a staggering breadth and depth of research underway.
March 15, 2023
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed drinking water regulations for several types of PFAS, the so-called forever chemicals that are pervasive in society and the environment and pose a risk to human health.
waterloop founder Travis Loop began his career as a newspaper reporter and returned to his passion for journalism to launch and operate the platform. He brings more than 20 years of experience including as communications director at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Environment Federation, and Chesapeake Bay Program, as well as speechwriter for the Governor of Hawaii.
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