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The Risk of Oversimplifying Water

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Understanding risks to our water supplies helps us better focus efforts and resources where they will do the most good. Often when people think about water risk, the first thing that comes to mind is water quantity or availability, but this is just one component. Water quality, regulatory and reputational risks also need to be considered.

Phil Ting: Policies for Clean Cars and Recycling

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Can you imagine how hard it must be for legislators to know where to focus their energies? The problems that require reform and improved public policy are vast and varied. But as this week’s guest explains, there’s really nothing more important than ensuring clean air and water. Today on Sea Change Radio, we speak with California Assemblymember Phil Ting about his efforts to promote recycling and cleaner cars.

How Marine Debris Impedes Coastal Tourism and Economic Development

Leveraging holistic, inclusive management systems and partnerships to curtail ocean waste at every level of the supply chain
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Tetra Tech’s Gina Green and Bryan Stirrat discussed how marine debris impedes economic development, stifles tourism, and defiles biodiversity. Gina, our senior associate of environment and natural resources and expert in marine and coastal management, and Bryan, our Solid Waste Solutions practice group leader, detail how effective management and inclusive solutions can benefit and stabilize coastal communities around the world. All opinions expressed in this post are the authors’ own.

This post originally ran on Devex.

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Tetra Tech’s Gina Green and Bryan Stirrat discussed how marine debris impedes economic development, stifles tourism, and defiles biodiversity. Gina, our senior associate of environment and natural resources and expert in marine and coastal management, and Bryan, our Solid Waste Solutions practice group leader, detail how effective management and inclusive solutions can benefit and stabilize coastal communities around the world. All opinions expressed in this post are the authors’ own.

This post originally ran on Devex.

Xylem Employees and Stakeholders Volunteer More Than 12,000 Hours During Global Month of Service

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To commemorate Xylem’s anniversary in October, employees and stakeholders around the world came together to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need and to educate people about water issues during the annual Global Month of Service. This year, 3,913 volunteers logged 12,862 hours to a variety of projects, including cleanups, educational events, and several fundraisers and stakeholder events, including:

The Glass Isn’t Half Empty: Reasons To Be Optimistic About Water Issues

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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The news about climate change’s impacts on water supply and availability is often dire and can feel overwhelming.

Xylem and Manchester City Football Group Partner in “Cityzens Giving” For Second Annual Safe Water Project

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RYE BROOK, NY, November 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is partnering with the Cityzens Giving annual charitable campaign launched today, a Manchester City Football Club global community initiative, which helps young leaders around the world change lives through the power of football.

Sensus Kicks off 2019 Reach Conference With Beach Clean-Up

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Sensus, a Xylem brand, recently hosted its annual user conference for customers, partners and distributors. The conference took place in Anaheim, California on November 3-6, and featured more than 220 sessions and Learning Labs across the company’s product and service offerings, along with networking and entertainment opportunities.

What Happens When Water Wells Work Together?

By Margaret Martens
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Powerful things can happen when the water well industry works together, and this was apparent when the Water Well Trust (WWT) partnered with industry organizations to bring safe water supplies to rural Americans in need.

In the past three years, the WWT has worked with three charitable organizations—Culligan Cares, Pentair Foundation and Xylem Watermark—to rehabilitate old wells and drill new wells for families in New York, Louisiana, Georgia, Montana, Arkansas, North Carolina and Texas.

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Duke Energy Invests Nearly $300,000 in Projects That Help Protect, Restore Natural Resources in South Carolina

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Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

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Contributions will benefit 12 organizations supporting environmental projects, programs across the Palmetto State

Tetra Tech Commits to Being a Changemaker for One Water

Embracing a One Water approach to help shape a more resilient water future
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is part of our community of One Water experts who apply holistic approaches to help communities manage their water challenges. In this post, he discusses the One Water approach.

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