All Posts Tagged With: "Water"

Blueprint North Carolina, Indiana and Illinois

Blueprint America: Public Works is an effort by 18 public television stations across the country to support and report on issues of sustainability, smart growth, and infrastructure. Today, Blueprint America checks in on progress in three states: Illinois, North Carolina, and Indiana. In Indiana, a flawed water system is under the microscope. In North Carolina, development is examined for how it can best serve both the environment and its inhabitants. In Illinois, a city pushes forward a sustainability agenda.

Nov 3rd, 2010

Water managers OK buyout for Everglades restoration in Florida

A roundup of links to local stories of national importance to the state of America's infrastructure.

May 20th, 2009

Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure

In America, the complex drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure systems are aging. Explore the history, engineering challenges, and political and economic realities of these hidden assets that support our way of life.

Dec 29th, 2008

America in Gridlock: [RADIO] The Delaware Aqueduct’s sprung a leak!

The longest tunnel in the world supplies New York City with drinking water - and it's leaking. Blueprint America correspondent Rick Karr takes a look at the catastrophe that's unfolding several hundred feet underground.

Oct 24th, 2008

The Imperial Valley water reservoir

California began construction on a $250 million reservoir to store water from the Colorado River that, until now, has been flowing down into Mexico.

Oct 22nd, 2008

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