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Alliance for Water Stewardship Releases First International Standard to Drive Sustainable Freshwater Use

Press Release

April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Water is a shared resource critical for human health, driving the economy, and maintaining freshwater species. Yet due to a myriad of factors, including growing demand, climate change and pollution, freshwater in many regions is increasingly at risk. 

Earth Day is Every Day for Keep America Beautiful as it Rallies Volunteers to Participate in National Great American Cleanup

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As Americans and our fellow global citizens face urgent environmental challenges, Keep America Beautiful knows that through education and volunteer engagement, small actions can make a significant local impact.  

AECOM Delivers Potable Water Supplies for Charity

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Clean water is nearly impossible to find in many areas around the globe. Through pro-bono, philanthropic and charitable activities, AECOM and its employees have a long history of actively working to deliver, conserve and protect the water supplies in local communities lacking access to fresh water.

Examples include AECOM's work with the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust to address Kenya's water crisis, as well as an upcoming watershed cleanup effort in the United States.

Troy-Bilt and Keep America Beautiful Announce Finalists for $25,000 Taking Root Gardening Grant Program

Public voting open on takingroot.troybilt.com until May 25 to determine largest grant recipient
Press Release

STAMFORD, March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Two organizations with a commitment to improving and beautifying communities across the country are pleased to bring back Taking Root™, a gardening grant program introduced last year.

California Drought Dries Up Hydro, But Power Stays On

Solar, wind, natural gas, and planning help stave off energy crisis for parched state.
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California's record drought has parched crops, but hasn't yet dimmed lights or choked the flow of electricity, even though the Golden State, with more than 300 dams, has long been a hydroelectricity leader among U.S. states.
 

Water is Life

Blog

By Alexandra Cousteau, Founder and President, Blue Legacy International and Monica Ellis, CEO, Global Water Challenge

Water is Life

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
Article

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” -- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Scaling up to Save Water

Bringing the EDF/AT&T water efficiency toolkit to 5 thirsty U.S. cities
Blog

This year, the focus of World Water Day is on how intertwined our energy and water use are, with water supplies across the country growing increasingly strained – in areas that depend on flows from the Colorado River, like

From Challenges to Solutions: An Analysis of Water-Related Risks and Action Steps for Asia-Pacific Lodging Industry

White paper provides business case to address impact of water availability, quality and pricing
Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn, March 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A new white paper provides an in-depth look at the impacts of water stress and scarcity on tourism in the Asia-Pacific region.

Global Water Challenge (GWC) and Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) Announce Pinnacle Awards

Awards Recognize Progress in Water and Sanitation Service Delivery to Low Income Consumers
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ Global Water Challenge (GWC) and Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), two leading not-for-profit organizations working to bring universal access to clean drinking water and sanitation around the world, are announcing the launch of The Pinnacle Awards. These awards aim to recognize a city’s progress towards reaching all citizens with clean water and improved sanitation services.

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