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Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 26 June 2017

10 hours agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Enjoying the AWRA Climate Change Solutions Conference at the Sheraton Tysons (Virginia), in the shadow of the Metro Silver Line. We have a very good turnout - about 120 at last count. Glad to see a strong contingent of Federal employees here. Gerry Galloway, one of my role models and...

Rianne BeCraft Report: 'Learning from Oregon’s 2015 Drought - A Review of Documented Conditions, Impacts, and Response Strategies'

Rianne BeCraft, shown here during colder weather, recently defended her MS project report, Learning from Oregon’s 2015 Drought: A Review of Documented Conditions, Impacts, and Response Strategies, and received her Master's degree in Water Resources Policy and Management at Oregon State University. She did an outstanding job. I was honored...

Water, Volume 9, Issue 6 (June 2017): Open Access Papers - Hydrology, Management, Irrigation, Hydroclimatology, Transport & More!

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is is the latest issue of the open-access journal Water, Volume 9, issue 6 (June 2017). If you cannot access the articles, visit the issue's homepage - click here. Special Issues. You'll note there are some 'Special Issues' in this issue, some with just one or a few papers...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 17 - 23 June 2017

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This week's water book is: Indigenous Message on Water / Mensaje Indígena de Agua You can download a PDF here: Download Indigenous-message-on-water From the website: This multilingual anthology (English/Spanish/Native language/s) has gathered wisdom, thoughts, verses, short-stories, poems, and general reflections on the various local issues pertaining to Water, written by...

Steve Allgeier Presentation: 'Online Source Water Quality Monitoring for Drinking Water Applications'

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Steven C. Allgeier, an environmental engineer and team leader in the Office of Water, USEPA in Cincinnati, OH, gave an excellent AWRA webinar today on the topic in the title line. There were 997 registrants for the webinar, a record for AWRA, no doubt enhanced by the sponsorship of Aquarius...

OMG! Fluoride Wars Redux? New Website by Science Moms: 'Fluoride Exposed!'

5 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

When I saw 'New Website on Fluoride' in the subject line of a recent email I thought 'Uh-oh - more conspiracy theories!' Then I opened it and was delighted to see that my trepidation was unwarranted. 'Hallelujah!' was my response when I saw the author was Effie Greenhouse. Here is...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 20 June 2017

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This week's jobs are online here. You can check out Josh's website for all the jobs. His jobs are on Facebook, too. I will list the jobs I posted last week that are still open, any new ones and my usual general employment resources sites. Here is a link to...

Richard Carter Presentation: 'Reflections from Four Decades in Water and Sanitation'

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I am in the great city of Calgary ('the Denver of Canada' and its third-largest city) for a meeting of the Board of Directors of Hydrogeologists without Borders. We've got some more work to do before I head home tomorrow night. We were treated to an unexpected pleasure tonight when...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 19 June 2017

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I am posting this a day early. This week's featured picture is one Elaine will surely appreciate. I took it tonight at Larry Bentley's house in Calgary where he prepared a sumptuous BBQ dinner. It's Larry in his front yard with his beloved boulder of beautiful pink quartzite from the...

DAPL Twofer: 1) CRS Insight Report: 'Dakota Access Pipeline Siting Controvery' 2) Jennifer Veilleux: Need for Indigenous Knowledge Inclusion

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This 15 June 2017 CRS Insight brief was penned by Paul W. Parfomak: Dakota Access Pipeline: Siting Controversy, The PDF of this article contains all the the hot links, or you can click here. Download CRS_ DAPL_15JUne2017 Background Recent growth of domestic crude oil production has resulted in an unprecedented...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 10 - 16 June 2017

Headed to Canada again - this time I will stop in Calgary to attend a 19-20 June meeting of the Board of Directors of Hydrogeologists Without Borders and see some longtime friends. More water books keep tumbling across my screen. This week's find is Poison on Tap: How Government Failed...

Presentation: 'GWP - A Partnership for Water' Coming to Your Town Soon?

Shill alert: I am on the Steering Committee of the Global Water Partnership. Steven Downey, the GWP's Head of Communications, just sent a PPT around to those of us on the Steering Committee. He and his able staff have prepared an excellent overview of what the GWP is, its partnership...

Stop the Presses! WaterWired Opines on Groundwater: Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda

Disclosure notice: I am chair of the Oregon Water Resources Department's Groundwater Advisory Committee (GWAC). Amazing the stuff you find when you clean out old emails. I ran across this one that I emailed on 12 December 2015. It's a response to an email from former Oregonian reporter Kelly M....

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 13 June 2017

Love this graphic. I assume it's legitimate. U have heard nothing to the contrary but would appreciate knowing. This week's jobs are online here. You can check out Josh's website for all the jobs. His jobs are on Facebook, too. Here are Josh's 13 June jobs as: Word: Download 13...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 12 June 2017

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Elaine reports on the impending demise of iconic water towers in Chico, CA. They're seismically unsound. Shown here are two of the four that must come down. My water-tower groupie friend Gayle Leonard would be appalled! Here is a link to the weekly water news for 3 - 9 June...

CRS Insight: 'Implementation of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Amendments (P.L. 114-182)'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This CRS Insight short note, Implementation of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Amendments (P.L. 114-182) was released on 7 June 2017 and authored by Jerry H. Yen, Analyst in Environmental Policy (jyen@crs.loc.gov). The entire note is pasted below but does not have hot links. You can download the PDF or...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 3 - 9 June 2017

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I just returrned from Lethbridge, Alberta - about two hours south of Calgary - where I attended the 70th anniversary conference of the Canadian Water Resources Association and gave one of the keynote addresses. Great time! Saw this sign on the highway (Alberta 2) connecting Calgary and Lethbridge. What is...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 9 June 2017

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Josh is back on track with his usual large number of jobs! Sincere apologies for this week, but we’re having some technical difficulties with the website right now. I managed to upload a few more jobs, but the far majority of the links below are direct links, so at the...

The Columbia River Treaty - Climate Change and Re-Negotiation: A Canadian Perspective

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I just returrned from Lethbridge, Alberta - about two hours south of Calgary - where I attended the 70th anniversary conference of the Canadian Water Resources Association and gave one of the keynote addresses. I enjoyed myself immensely. Lethbridge is a nice town of about 100,000 in the Oldman River...

Water Alternatives 10(2) June 2017: Special issue - 'The (Re)turn to Infrastructure for Water Management'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Special issue: The (Re)turn to Infrastructure for Water Management Guest Editors: Britt Crow-Miller, Michael Webber and François Molle The (re)turn to infrastructure for water management? Britt Crow-Miller, Michael Webber and François...Show More Summary

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