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New York City Water

James Gerken

What New York City Can Learn From Its Relationship With The Sea | James Gerken | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

Can New York City survive the sea? This is the question Ted Steinberg, a Case Western Reserve University professor, poses in his recent book, Goth...

PHOTOS: The Remarkable Story Of How NYC Gets Its Water

Gotham Gazette | Posted 06.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Largely invisible — but essential — is New York City’s water supply system, stretching across 125 miles and delivering over one bil...

Is NYC Losing 30 Percent of Its Water?

Susanna Murley | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green
Susanna Murley

Water leakage is not a problem unique to New York City. "Non-revenue water" (for the non-wonk: water that is treated but never reaches a consumer) accounts for 10-30 percent of water that enters the water systems in developed countries.

What Matters This Week: A Price for the Volt, but None for Carbon

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

General Motors finally named a price for the Chevy Volt, and the notion of cap-and-trade is, well, cap-and-dead.

New York City Water: How Clean Is It?

New York Magazine | Emily Anthes | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to tighten drinking-water standards, which are reviewed every six years. Wondering jus...