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Northwest Water Planning Alliance Ready to Work

By Kaitlyn McClain The Northwest Water Planning Alliance, a consortium of roughly 80 groundwater and surface water communities in DeKalb, Kane, Kendall, Lake and McHenry counties,  took a big step forward on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, when the Executive Committee … Continue reading

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Financing for the future: How water utilities can tackle capital costs

By Kaitlyn McClain The Columbia Water Center, a water management think-tank at Columbia University in New York, recently released a white paper that analyzed factors influencing water utility operating expenses, debt, rate-setting and financial stability. One of the key findings … Continue reading

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A day in the life of the NWPA

  By Matt Nichols While it is easy for Chicagoans to become complacent about our water supplies because we live within a stone’s throw of the Great Lakes – 20 percent of the planet’s readily available fresh water – many … Continue reading

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