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

17 hours agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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'

2 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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'

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

'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

4 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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

5 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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'

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'

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

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

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

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...

Mentors and Succession Planning

January 2018 President’s Column AT THE BEGINNING of each calendar year, AWRA transitions to a new president, who brings in his or her own perspective and goals. I’m honored to follow in the footsteps of recent past presidents RafaelShow More Summary

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

Happy New Year from Josh! Join the @OregonState Water Resources Graduate Program Jobs Listserv! Click here. Here is a link to the weekly water news summary for 23 - 29 December 2017. Click here for Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management -...

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

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Miss New Year's Day? Not on your life - thanks to Elaine. Here are the BBs as Word/PDF documents : As a PDF: Download Bulletin_board_listings_1Jan2018 Word: Download Bulletin_board_listings_1Jan2018 The weekly water news summary is here: 23 - 29 December 2017 Do you know of a colleague and/or student who would...

San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science - Volume 15, Issue 4, December 2017 (Open Access)

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

San Francisco Estuary & Watershed Science Volume 15, Issue 4 | December 2017 This is an open-access journal published quarterly by the University of California. I have found some really top-notch papers in SFEWS, Click on DOI or URL just below the title to access the paper, or go here....

Humans to Blame for Higher Drought Risk in Some Regions? Paper: 'Midlatitude Summer Drying: An Underestimated Threat in CMIP5 Models?'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Humans to Blame for Higher Drought Risk in Some Regions.That was the headline introducing Susan Stanley's story in the AGU Buzz Newsletter yesterday. She then succinctly described the findings in a paper by H. Douville and M. Plazzotta: Midlatitude Summer Drying: An Underestimated Threat in CMIP5 Models?, Geophysical Research Letters...

Columbia Water Center Year in Review

The Columbia Water Center (CWC) is a leader in applying the science of water and climate to solve real world problems. With current events in mind, we worked with our partners to make progress on several key projects. The post Columbia Water Center Year in Review appeared first on State of the Planet.

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary 23 - 29 December 2017

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This week's water book: Participation for Effective Environmental Governance: Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation, edited by Elisa Kochskämper, Edward Challies, Nicolas W. Jager and Jens Newig. The description: Does participatory governance benefit the environment? The European Water Framework Directive (WFD), which came into force in 2000 with the...

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