Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Twelve Months of Water Stories

By Lauren Contorno Since its launch in 2010, What Our Water’s Worth (WOWW), a joint campaign of Openlands and the Metropolitan Planning Council, has brought readers the stories of real life water stewards from the Chicago and northwest Indiana region. … Continue reading

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Water vs. the Economy: How Do Americans Value Water?

By Lauren Contorno Much of our nation’s water infrastructure is outdated and in dire need of repair. Every day, 7 billion gallons of water are lost to water main breaks—enough to supply water to the entire state of California. Every … Continue reading

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