Detroit River: The good, the bad, the uglyThe Toledo Blade (11/17) The Detroit River's rich history spawns environmental troubles, but hope surfaces.Council of Great Lakes Industries, Consumers Energy and other member partners seek water management tools to ensure Great Lakes sustainabilityMLive (11/14) With funding from the Great Lakes Protection Fund, the Council of Great Lakes Industries and several of its member partners are evaluating sustainable water management tools.Michigan communities grapple with upgrading water pipesGreat Lakes Echo (11/6) The American Society of Civil Engineers estimates that Michigan will need to invest around $15-billion in its drinking and waste water systems over the next 20 years.Surrounded by water, Ohio River Valley experiences economic resurgence Circle of Blue (11/5) Communities in the Ohio River Valley are leveraging their water resources, including the Ohio River, the busiest inland waterway in the U.S., to drive economic prosperity.St. Lawrence River Board of Control says water to stay at prescribed levelsNorth Country Now (11/4) The International St. Lawrence River Board of Control says after a review of water levels in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River system, they will keep them as prescribed in Plan 1958-D.Ballville Dam decision coming soonThe News-Herald (11/4) As city council in Fremont, Ohio, nears a decision on whether to remove the Ballville Dam on the Sandusky River, wetland loss and sediment behind the structure are possible issues.
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