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Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 27 September 2016

15 hours agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Josh has set a record this week - 116 jobs! And I have added some of my own - 140 in all! Here are Josh's 27 September 2016 jobs online. As a PDF: Download 27 September 2016 - JWJ As a Word doc: Download 27 September 2016 - JWJ Chec...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 26 September 2016

Elaine reports she has survived the first significant cold front with snow level down to 6500 feet....quickly replaced by brilliant sunshine, though there is no doubt that we have moved beyond the Autumnal Equinox! Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send an...

My Ten Cents - Book Review: 'Water Is for Fighting Over & Other Myths about Water in the West'

2 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Finally - my review of John Fleck's enlightened and enlightening contribution to Western USA water literature. But first.... Disclosure Notice I have known John for about 20 years and not only consider him a friend but one of the most perceptive writers and thinkers on water and climate issues in...

Water, Volume 8, Issue 9 (September 2016): Economics, Hydroinformatics, Water Policy, Groundwater, Urban Water, Nutrients, and Lots More! (Open Access)

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is is the latest issue of the open-access journal Water, Volume 8, issue 9 (September 2016). 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 September 2016

4 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is a groundwater video by the The Oregonian featuring hydrogeologist extraordinaire Dr. Todd Jarvis, Director (not Associate Director) of the Institute for Water and Watersheds at OSU. Check out the 'underground aquifers' (according to The Oregonian). Read OWRD Director Tom Byler's mea culpa regarding his agency's lack of oversight...

US Intelligence Community Report: 'Implications for US National Security of Anticipated Climate Change'

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

John Oldfield just sent me this brief report, which was released on 21 September by the U.S. National Intelligence Community: Implications for US National Security of Anticipated Climate Change. Download Implications_for_US_National_Security_of_Climate_Change...Show More Summary

IUCN Publication: 'Managing Groundwater Sustainably'

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Sean Furey of RWSN just alerted me to the this recent groundwater publication from IUCN: Managing Groundwater Sustainably, edited by Mark Smith, Katharine Cross, Mary Paden and Peter Laban. Download IUCN_Groundwater I first heard of IUCN at the Fifth World Water Forum in Istanbul in 2009. I met Katharine, Peter,...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 20 September 2016

A note from Josh: Announcements from Josh: First, just a quick reminder if you have not done so already, please take a few minutes to fill out the feedback survey about the website. Less than 4% of you have responded. We’d appreciate hearing from you so we can improve on...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 19 September 2016

Elaine enjoyed the conclusion of the Reno Air Races - the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels performed yesterday. It's now raining here in Corvallis. Looks like summer may be ending, as Thursday of this week indicates. Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send...

CRS Insight: 'How a National Infrastructure Bank Might Work'; Clinton's and Trump's Plans

Here is a brief (3 pages) 15 September 2016 CRS 'Insight' report by William J. Mallett, How a National Infrastructure Bank Might Work. Download CRS_National Infra_Bank_15Sept2016 The first few paragraphs (the online version contains some hot links): The Republican and Democratic presidential candidates both propose increasing federal infrastructure investment. Hillary...

G. Tracy Mehan III's Ten Cents - Review: 'The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us'

G. Tracy Mehan III, whose prose simultaneously annoys and pleases me because it's so much better than mine, is back with another review written for The Environmental Forum. He reviews 'uber-gepgrapher' Joel Kotkin's The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us, which he described as a "contrarian book on...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 10 - 16 September 2016

Back to school next week. My sabbatical abruptly ends. Always great to see the new students and try to maintain their enthusiasm. Hard to believe that autumn will be here in the northern hemisphere. I enjoyed my brief stay at the Ground Water Protection Council's 2016 Annual Forum in Orlando....

Climate Week: Why Does It Matter?

Climate Week NYC 2016, Sept. 19 to 35, features over 70 events bringing together business, societal and government leaders to share ideas, technologies, resources and success stories that are helping to curb climate change and transition to a low-carbon society.

Energy Water Initiative Report: 'U.S. Onshore Unconventional Exploration and Production Water Management Case Studies'

At GWPC's 2016 Annual Forum Jill Cooper of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation discussed the following: We will share ideas and opportunities around the use of formation or produced water, including potential barriers. Anadarko has been involved in various efforts to explore potential use of formation or produced water, internally to our...

CRS Report: 'Sea-Level Rise and U.S. Coasts - Science and Policy Considerations'

If this CRS report isn't timely after a trip to Florida, I don't know what is. Then again, I was in Orlando, which is on a 'mountain' - about 80 feet (25 meters) above current mean sea level. So you'll be safe in Orlando, but you may have a few...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 13 September 2016

Here are this week's jobs online. As a PDF: Download 13 September 2016 - JWJ As a Word doc: Download 13 September 2016 - JWJ Check out his website for all the jobs. His jobs are on Facebook, too. Follow Josh on Twitter: @joshnewtonH2O. Follow Josh's Water Jobs on Twitter:...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 12 September 2016

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Sounds like the cooler weather - at least at night - is showing up at Reno. Not so here in Orlando - warm and muggy, at least for me. Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send an email to Geosciences-BBoard@att.net with the...

My GWPC Presentation: 'Groundwater: Plans, Pitfalls, and Prognostications'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is the presentation I am giving tomorrow at the Ground Water Protection Councik's meeting in Orlando, FL: Download GWPC_12Sept2016_Short1.0_Abs28_Campana My abstract: Download GW_GWPC_Abstract_Campana_Final Final agenda (link): Download Final_GWPC_Agenda_Abstracts_0909 Enjoy!

Water Resources IMPACT Article: 'Making Groundwater Visible'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

A few weeks ago I posted about the NGWA and AWRA Groundwater Visibility Initiative (GVI). In that post I mentioned a forthcoming Water Resources IMPACT article on the Initiative. Well, it's here: Download Making_Groundwater_Visible_IMPACT_Sept2016 A teaser: In many parts of the world, the failure to manage groundwater in an integrated,...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 3 – 9 September 2016

This is the Daldykan River near the city of Norilsk in Russia’s Arctic region. It mysteriously turned blood red. From the ABC news story: Norilsk is known as one of the most polluted cities on earth, built around factories mostly belonging to the vast metals company Norilsk Nickel. Show More Summary

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