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When Science and Personal Experience Come Together, Decision Makers Are Interested in Our Story

“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” – W.H. Auden As a graduate student studying Energy and Environmental Policy and a research assistant with the University of Delaware’s Water Resources Center, clean water is something that is extremely important to me. From discussing policies that govern our nation’s waterways to collecting water samples for various testing out in…

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Electric Vehicles and Clean Water: They Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly!

Here at the Clean Water Campaign, we are thrilled to bring together over 55 organizations in the Clean Water Alliance. While each organization has a shared goal of improving water quality for generations to come in Delaware, our Clean Water Alliance represents a broad array of businesses, nonprofits and academic interest. Read on in this guest blog post to hear…

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Delaware’s Budget Process: Part 3 – The Bond Bill. What is That?

The following blog post is the third in a series of “Delaware’s Budget Process” blogs authored by the Clean Water: Delaware’s Clear Choice campaign. This blog series provides a roadmap for how Delaware’s budget process works and why it’s so important for our Water Warriors to get involved! To learn more about how the budget process begins in Delaware, please…

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Delaware’s Budget Process: Part 2 – The Joint Finance Committee

The following blog post is the second in a series of “Delaware’s Budget Process” blogs authored by the Clean Water: Delaware’s Clear Choice campaign. This blog series provides a roadmap for how Delaware’s budget process works and why it’s so important for our Water Warriors to get involved! To learn more about how the budget process begins in Delaware, please…

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Delaware’s Budget Process: Part 1 – Where It All Begins, The Governor’s Budget Address

The following blog post is the first in a series of “Delaware’s Budget Process” blogs authored by the Clean Water: Delaware’s Clear Choice campaign. This blog series will provide a roadmap for how Delaware’s budget process works and why it’s so important for our Water Warriors to get involved! New Year, New Budget! Government services such as schools, social services,…

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Water Warrior Programming Featured by CDRW!

This Fall, our Water Warriors joined Alliance Members Urban Bike Project and the University of Delaware Water Resource Center in collaboration with the City of Wilmington Office of Economic Development for “Wheels for Water.” The cycling tour, which showcased the City of Wilmington’s most prominent water features and latest water projects, was recently featured by the Coalition for the Delaware…

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Member Spotlight: Friends of the Bohemia

The thing we love the most about our campaign are the people we meet and the amazing organizations we get to work with regularly. One of those organizations is Friends of the Bohemia. Chuck Foster, one of the most passionate watershed advocates we’ve ever met, sat down with us recently to give us the scoop on everything we want to…

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Delaware’s Waters Get Cleaner in 2019 Thanks to You!

Thanks to the advocacy and support of our Water Warriors (that’s you!) we secured even more funding than originally proposed for clean water in the final version of Delaware’s budget! In our last blog, we explained Delaware’s complicated budget process and how our governor and state legislature designate funding for capital improvements including road repairs, building maintenance and, of most…

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The Complicated Process of Delaware’s Budget and Why It’s So Important to Our Water Quality

Figuring out your household budget can be a trying process (at least, I think it is)! Figuring out a budget for the entire state – well that’s just complicated and lengthy. You might be wondering who comes up with our state’s budget each year, how you can get involved in the process, and why it means so much to Delaware’s…

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Writing a Letter to the Editor in Support of Clean Water Funding in the Bond Bill

One way to show support for clean water funding and the clean water investments Governor Carney proposed in his FY2019 budget is to let the public know how you feel! We encourage our Water Warriors to submit letters to the editor to local newspapers. These letters will help educate fellow residents and bring attention to the importance of clean water….

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