Blog Profile / WaterWired


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Filed Under:Utilities / Water
Posts on Regator:2478
Posts / Week:6.6
Archived Since:November 19, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 22 January 2018

11 hours agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Back from the Inside-the-Beltway tour. All my meetings were completed before The Shutdown. The only thing I left behind was my speaking voice, just now starting to return. It had been a while since I'd flown into/out of Reagan National Airport. It has held up very well.... Here are Elaine's...

Paper: 'Risk Factors Associated with Rural Water Supply Failure: A 30-Year Retrospective Study of Handpumps on the South Coast of Kenya'

By: Tim Foster, Juliet Willetts, Mike Lane, Patrick Thomson, Jacob Katuva, and Rob Hope. Risk factors associated with rural water supply failure: A 30-year retrospective study of handpumps on the south coast of Kenya, Science of the Total Environment 626 (2018) 156–164. Download Tim-foster-2018 Abstract An improved understanding of failure...

The WEF Global Risks Report 2018: Watch Out for Nuclear War and Extreme Weather

Hot off the press - The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2018. Download WEF_GRR18_Report The WEF's survey of experts concluded that natural disasters and extreme weather events present the gravest worldwide risks for the second year in a row. The blurb on the website: The Global Risks Report 2018...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 13 - 19 January 2018

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I finished my meetings without fear of the government shutdown, which will not occur until midnight tonight, if it occurs at all. We'll see. Back home tomorrow. This graphic was Tweeted by a group called Deep Green Resistance, which was involved with the recent lawsuit, since withdrawn, against the State...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs and More! 18 January 2018 - Part 2

4 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I'm inside the Beltway this week. Meetings today and tomorrow in downtown DC before the government shuts down. Always fun in DC.... From Josh: Here is Part 2 of this week. Still did not have time to upload everything, but will move the others to next week… Those with deadlines...

Oregon State University Geography Seminar (GEOG 407/507/607) - Winter 2018

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

GEOGRAPHY SEMINAR – WINTER 2018 Monday 3 – 3:50 PM Burt Hall 193 Public is welcome! For an interactive map of the Burt Hall location and the OSU campus, click here Questions? Contact Michael E. Campana aquadoc@oregonstate.edu I will post any PPTs/PDFs as they become available. Student information/requirements: Seminar January...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs and More! 16 January 2018 - Part 1

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

From Josh: Apologies all, but this will be another week with two emails. I do now have a group of volunteers who are helping me upload some of the jobs (a shout out to them), but, even so, it’s been hard to keep up. Thankfully, having more jobs than ever...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 15 January 2018

I'm headed back to DC on Wednesday for two days of meetings. This time I'll actually be inside the Beltway (I-495) - even inside the District itself! Woo-hoo! Nice that the agencies involved arranged back-to-back meetings to accommodate those of us coming from ;far away' - outside the Beltway! Here...

Paper: 'Estimating Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Regional and Local Suitability: A Case Study in Washington State, USA'

Here's a paper published by my doctoral student Maria T. Gibson with me and Dave Nazy as co-authors: Estimating Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Regional and Local Suitability: A Case Study in Washington State, USA. Download Hydrology-05-00007 Abstract Developing aquifers as underground water supply reservoirs is an advantageous approach applicable...

Commentary: 'Disturbance Hydrology - Preparing for an Increasingly Disturbed Future'

This paper from Water Resources Research introduces a special issue on 'distrurbance hydrology'. It makes for fascinating reading. Mirus, B. B., Ebel, B. A., Mohr, C. H., & Zegre, N. (2017). Disturbance hydrology: Preparing for an increasingly disturbed future. Show More Summary

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 6 - 12 January 2018

'In the DC area for the AWRA Board of Directors' Meeting today and tomorrow. Had an excellent presentation by Jon Hockman of McKinley Advisors, a consulting firm for associations. Jon presented some suggestions about how to move AWRA forward, speaking on 'Generational Trends: Knowns and Unknowns'. Good stuff! Scroll down...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs and More! 11 January 2018 - Part 2

As promised, Josh is back with Part 2 for this week. Click here for Part 1. Enjoy! Join the @OregonState Water Resources Graduate Program Jobs Listserv! Click here. Here is a link to the weekly water news summary for 30 December 2017 - 5 January 2018. Click here for Elaine...

Supreme Court Water Cases Argument Analyses: Lara Fowler on Florida v. Georgia; Ryke Longest on Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado

Last week Lara B. Fowler of the Penn State Law School provided an argument preview on the SCOTUS blog for the Florida v. Georgia water case (click here) that was heard on 8 January. Today she provides an argument analysis, that follows below. Argument analysis: Can Florida’s needs for more...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs and More! 9 January 2018 - Part 1

Josh will have more jobs later this week. Join the @OregonState Water Resources Graduate Program Jobs Listserv! Click here. Here is a link to the weekly water news summary for 30 December 2017 - 5 January 2018. Click here for Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences;...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 8 January 2018

Elaine persisted despite browser woes! Here are the BBs as Word/PDF documents : As a PDF: Download Bulletin_board_listings_8Jan2018 Word: Download Bulletin_board_listings_8Jan2018 The weekly water news summary is here: 30 December 2017 - 5 January 2018 Do you know of a colleague and/or student who would be interested in receiving these...

CRS Legal Sidebar: 'Supreme Court Declines to Review Ninth Circuit Decision Applying Federal Reserved Water Rights Doctrine to Groundwater'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This important CRS Legal Sidebar by Alexandra M. Wyatt was released on 21 December 2017: Supreme Court Declines to Review Ninth Circuit Decision Applying Federal Reserved Water Rights Doctrine to Groundwater. This brief is only two pages long and loaded with important information. If you thought (like I did) that...

AWWA CEO David B. LaFrance: 'Collaboration With Farmers Key to Source Water Protection'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

AWWA CEO David B. LaFrance penned this piece in his Journal of AWWA (January 2018) Open Channe column, 'Collaboration With Farmers Key to Source Water Protection'. G. Tracy Mehan III, Executive Director - Government Affairs sent me this material. I decided to post it. Tracy also has sent me more...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 30 December - 5 January 2018

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Shill alert! I am the AWRA's Technical Director. I don't have a water book to feature this week but I do have a publication to promote. The AWRA's January 2018 issue of Water Resources IMPACT is devoted to the National Water Model. If you are unfamiliar with the NWD, read...

Texas and New Mexico Will Do It Again at SCOTUS on 8 January 2018. Argument Preview: Interstate Water Dispute over Elephant Butte Reservoir and the Rio Grande Compact

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I missed this Texas - New Mexico water case that is also coming before SCOTUS on 8 January 2018. Thanks to Brett Walton for reminding me of this. I left New Mexico in 2006 and at the time I believe I heard that Texas had never lost a water court...

Last Call for the Florida - Georgia ACF Basin Dispute? Lara B, Fowler Previews 8 January SCOTUS Hearing

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I have posted on the ACF Basin conflict between Florida and Georgia (and sometimes Alabama), although not as often as the Mississippi v. Tennessee groundwater case. You can find all such posts in this category. In any case, I have a real treat today - a top-notch water, energy and...

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