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World Water Day 2014: Exploring the Connection between Water and Energy

This year's World Water Day invites you to take a closer look at the many connections between water and energy.

To Protect the Chesapeake, Maryland Gets Tough on Fertilizer

The State of Maryland has instituted a broad swath of fertilizer regulations aimed at protecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed and improving the Bay’s water quality. Currently, massive use of fertilizers contributes to algae blooms, murky water, and blocked sunlight for water life in America’s largest estuary.

World Toilet Day: Potty Talk is No Laughing Matter

World Toilet Day, observed annually on Nov. 19th, breaks the taboo about toilets while drawing attention to the overwhelming need for sanitation and clean water.

First Ever Water Security and Conflict Prevention Summit

To bring attention to the growing trend in water scarcity and the risks for increased conflict, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), and the U.S. Water Partnership (USWP) will co-host the first summit on water security and conflict prevention.  

August is National Water Quality Month

National Water Quality Month reminds us to take a long, hard look at what your household and community are doing to protect sources of fresh water.