Dec 4, 2016

Japan to tap private sector to upgrade, run aging waterworks

Japan will encourage companies to start water supply operations currently run by municipalities through a concession system that grants the private sector the right to operate public facilities but not own them, health officials said. The health ministry will draft an amendment to the ...

Deep South drought threatening drinking water supplies

Nov 28, 2016

Deep South drought threatening drinking water supplies

Beaver dams have been demolished, burbling fountains silenced, and the drinking water in one southern town has taken on the light brownish color of sweet tea. Though water shortages have yet to drastically change most people’s lifestyles, southerners are beginning to realize that they’ll ...