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WaterWired Water Jobs & More - 19 September 2017

5 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

More jobs and resources! Scary graphic about Hurricane Maria.... Here is a link to the weekly water news for 9 - 15 September 2017. Click here for Elaine Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 18 September 2017. Jobs Check out the AGU Career...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 18 September 2017

Elaine has a lot of information about Hurricanes Harvey and Irma - check out her three Bulletin Boards! Sh also has a couple of links to the Cassini demise on the morning of 15 September. Here is a link to the weekly water news for 9 - 15 September 2017....

IMPACT Managed Aquifer Recharge Issue: Trifecta and More from WaterWired & GroundwaterGeek!

Shill alert! You'll see why. The current (September 2017) issue of AWRA's Water Resources IMPACT just hit the streets and features ten short (900 - 1500 words) articles on various aspects of Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR). The articles are designed for the elusive 'intelligent layperson' or the professional who wants...

CRS Report: 'Congressional Primer on Responding to Major Disasters and Emergencies'

The CRS is focusing more than it normally does on disasters, floods and the like these days. No surprise for sure. This 8 September 2017 brief report by Jared T. Brown, Bruce R. Lindsay, and Jaclyn Petruzzelli is no exception: Congressional Primer on Responding to Major Disasters and Emergencies. Download...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 9 -15 September 2017

Back home for a while. School starts next week. Yes, we're on the quarter system. Also back to the books this week. Just received notice of a new book from the UC Press by two top water scientists, Jeffrey J. Opperman and Peter B. Moyle, Floodplains: Processes and Management for...

Rural America’s Drinking Water Crisis: No Help From Trump Budget

O’Brien is just one of thousands of small communities in the United States that struggle to find the resources to ensure that the water coming out of the tap is safe to drink. The budget proposal by the Trump administration will only make matters worse.

Praying for GRACE

I was certain that the day I dreaded had finally arrived, courtesy of The New York Times and reporter Jon Gertner, whose article's title, 'What Could We Lose if a NASA Climate Mission Goes Dark', gave me chills. Sure sounded like the new GRACE (Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment) mission...

CRS Insight Report: 'Floodplain Management and Flood Resilience - Current Policy and Considerations for Congress'

The CRS is producing a lot of reports on matters related to the recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Insight reports are short (few pages) and to the point. Here is one from 6 September 2017 authored by Nicole T. Carter, Diane P. Horn, and Jared T. Brown: Floodplain Management...

WaterWired Water Jobs & More - 12 September 2017

Here is a link to the weekly water news for 2 - 8 September 2017. Click here for Elaine Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 11 September 2017. Jobs Here you will find some general job resources and posted jobs I Tweeted during...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 11 September 2017

9/11: Remember the first responders and all the victims and their loved ones. I'll remember my younger sister Ann. Elaine has a lot of information about Hurricanes harvey aan Irma - check out her three Bulletin Boards! Here is a link to the weekly water news for 2 - 8...

Celebrating A Water Project in Honduras Mitigates the 9/11 Pain

I am starting this post on as I fly home to Corvallis from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. I was there to help celebrate the fifth Honduran village potable water project completed by the Ann Campana Judge Foundation. The ACJF has been funding others' projects - mainly those of APLV and...

CRS Report: 'Oil and Chemical Spills - Federal Emergency Response Framework'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

As usual, a timely CRS report (29 August 2017) from the pens of David M. Bearden and Jonathan L. Ramseur: Oil and Chemical Spills: Federal Emergency Response Framework. Download CRS_Spills_Fed_Resp_Framework_29August2017 Click on the graphics to enlarge them or view them in the PDF (downloadable above). Summary Thousands of oil and...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 2 - 8 September 2017

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Sorry this is so late but sometimes certain things just take precedence.....From Honduras... Keep the Floridians in your thoughts and prayers. User's Guide - if you are new to this summary: each of the items here is a Tweet from my WaterWired Twitter account for the week ending today,...

My Ten Cents - Fly on the Wall: Heard in Houston - Harvey, Help, Hurricanes, Hydrology, Honduras & Humanity

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Late yesterday I started my journey to San Pedro Sula, Honduras - by some measures the world’s most dangerous city (Caracas gets my vote) in the world’s most dangerous country, but I don’t believe it - to help dedicate a water project funded by my foundation and see good friend...

WaterWired Water Jobs & More - 6 September 2017; Donating and Volunteering

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Volunteering: I have received several emails from friends and colleagues asking how they can volunteer to help out with Hurricane Harvey and South Asia relief efforts. I caution them not to volunteer UNLESS they have the requisite skills and are part of a coordinated, organized disaster relief operation. I italicized...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 4 September 2017

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

These are a day late through no fault of Elaine. I am catching up from a trip to Wales and London. Here I am pointing to a body of water (Cardigan Bay, I believe) and straddling the Prime Meridian and two hemispheres. Here is a link to the weekly water...

CRS Insight Report: 'Hurricane Harvey and Army Corps - Background for Flood Response and Recovery'

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Another timely (31 August 2017) Congressional Research Service Insight report on Hurricane Harvey: Hurricane Harvey and Army Corps: Background for Flood Response and Recovery. The authors are Nicole T. Carter, Specialist in Natural Resources Policy (ncarter@crs.loc.gov) and Charles V. Show More Summary

CRS Insight: 'Congressional Considerations Related to Hurricane Harvey'

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

As usual, the Congressional Research Service is on top of things with this 1 September 2017 Insight report, Congressional Considerations Related to Hurricane Harvey. Download CRS_Insight__Congress_Hurricane_Harvey_1Sept2017 The entire text is pasted below. The hot links are not preserved so dowlonad the PDF above or click here. Jared T. Brown, Coordinator,...

G. Tracy Mehan III Book Review: 'The Long Shadows - A Global Environmental History of the Second World War'

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

So why publish a review of the book, The Long Shadows: A Global Environmental History of the Second World War, edited by Simo Laakkonen, Richard Tucker, and Timo Vuorisalo and published by my own Oregon State University Press? It's reviewed by G. Tracy Mehan III, a frequent contributor to WaterWired,...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 26 August - 1 September 2017

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

While the rest of the USA is celebrating the upcoming three-day Labor Day weekend, the folks in the Houston area have little to celebrate these days. Keep them in your thoughts and hearts, and open your wallets as well. Before you donate take a look at the first two posts...

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