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Water, Volume 9, Issue 7 (July 2017) - Water Quality, Hydrology, Management, Fate & Transport, Ag & Lots More! (Open Access)

20 hours agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is is the latest issue of the open-access journal Water, Volume 9, issue 7 (July 2017). If you cannot access the articles, visit the issue's homepage - click here. Special Issues. You may note there are some 'Special Issues' in this issue, some with just one or a few...

CRS Report: 'Energy and Water Development - FY2018 Appropriations'

The CRS has recently uploaded a bunch of reports and foremost among them vis-a-vis energy and water is one dealing with just those topics (19 July 2017): Energy and Water Development: FY2018 Appropriations by Mark Holt and Corrie E. Clark. The report provides an excellent overview of President Trump's first...

Three Finalists Selected for JAWRA’s 2017 William R. Boggess Award

The editorial  board of the Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) has selected three finalists for the 2017 William R. Boggess Award. The Boggess Award is given to the author or authors of the paper, published in...Show More Summary

WaterWired Water Jobs & More - 25 July 2017

2 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Check out this GWP publication from OSU's own Melissa McCracken: Measuring Transboundary Water Cooperation: Options for Sustainable Development Goal Target 6.5'. Good stuff! I don't have an extensive, categorized list but I do have some general job resources and will post the jobs I Tweeted during the past week. All...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 24 July 2017

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is a link to the weekly water news 15 - 21 July 2017. I had a great trip to eastern Oregon last week. Good meeting with the locals in Burns, OR. Few signs of wildfires. Elaine reports that the winds shifted and blew the California smoke elsewhere but the...

GWP TEC Background Paper No. 23: ''Measuring Transboundary Water Cooperation - Options for Sustainable Development Goal Target 6.5'

4 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Shill alert: I am on the Steering Committee of the Global Water Partnership and I serve on Melissa McCracken's (the author) PhD committee. I don't usually repost GWP reports but this is an exception. Melissa McCracken authored this GWP Technical Committee Background Paper No. 23: Measuring Transboundary Water Cooperation:...

Golly Gee - Glaciers and Groundwater! Paper: 'Glacierized Headwater Streams as Aquifer Recharge Corridors, Subarctic Alaska'

4 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I Tweeted the article describing this paper from @physorg_com a few days ago: 'Mountain glaciers recharge vital aquifers' Well, here's the real deal from the AGU's Geophysical Research Letters: Glacierized headwater streams as aquifer recharge corridors, subarctic Alaska, by A. K. Liljedahl, A. Gädeke, S. O’Neel, T. A. Gatesman,...

TGIF! Weekly Water News - 15 - 21 July 2017

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This week's water book is quite different from the usual ones. It's the 1937 USDA Technical Report 548 that covers a version of managed aquifer recharge (MAR): Spreading Water for Storage Underground, by A.T. Mitchelson and Dean C. Muckel. You can download the PDF here. I suspect this one of...

80+ Years of Managed Aquifer Recharge! 1937 USDA Technical Bulletin 548: 'Spreading Water for Storage Underground'

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Maria Gibson, the groundwatergeek herself, just sent me a PDF of this 1937 publication from the U.S. Department of Agriculture by A.T. MItchelson and Dean C. Muckel, Spreading Water for Water Underground Download Spreading_water_for_storage_underground There are some case studies from Arizona, California, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington. The first two...

Indiana Wants to Watch Its Groundwater....And Kentucky's, Too!

This newspaper article from the Jeffersonville (IN) News and Tribune circulated by Brett Walton caught my eye: New law could help prevent water wars between Southern Indiana, Louisville. The story by Scott Miley reported that a bill by State Rep. Steven R. Stemler (D-Jeffersonville) received unanimous support in the Indiana...

WaterWired Water Jobs & More - 18 July 2017

Check out this pub from the Aspen Institute - click here. Until Josh starts posting his weekly jobs I will post weekly with what I have. I don't have the extensive, categorized list that Josh has, but I do have some general job resources and will post the jobs I...

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 17 July 2017

Here is a link to the weekly water news 8 - 14 July 2017. Elaine reports that the Reno area could be in store for quite a wildfire season this summer. The photo is of the Farad fire, taken from her house in Golden Valley just north of Reno off...

Paper: 'Global Rainfall Erosivity Assessment Based on High-Temporal Resolution Rainfall Records'

This Nature paper is open access: 'Global Rainfall Erosivity Assessment Based on High-Temporal Resolution Rainfall Records'. There are a number of co-authors - over 30. We're getting into the particle physics realm.But it's a global effort. Here is an article about this work from Science News. View an interactive PDF...

Paper: 'Battling the (Algae) Bloom - Watershed Policies and Plans in Wisconsin'

Thanks to former student Robin Just, who just joined the Harvard's Environmental Law Program as its first communications manager, for sending this article along. It's by Jamie Konopacky, a Watershed Policy fellow in the Harvard ELP, and just published in the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review: Battling the (Algae)...

TGIF! Weekly Water News and More! 8 - 14 July 2017

Today's featured book is Brian M. Fagan's opus, Elixir: A History of Water and Humankind. It was published just about five years ago. Fagan is an anthropologist who is Professor Emeritus at UC-Santa Barbara. Here is what Goodreads says: Elixir spans five millennia, from ancient Mesopotamia to the parched present...

The Water Report Articles: 1) ASR; 2) LID and Groundwater; 3) Water Reuse; 4) Fish Hatchery CWA Ruling; 5) State Water Planning & Sustainability

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

David Light, co-editor of The Water Report, the excellent monthly newsletter of Western water issues, kindly sent me a PDF of the 15 February 2017 (issue (#156) of TWR. He sent me this issue because of the wonderful lead article by Chris Pitre of Coho Water Resources LLC of Seattle...

Paper: 'A Framework for Assessing Ecosystem Services in Acequia Irrigation Communities of the Upper Río Grande Watershed'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Nejem Raheem sent me this paper on which he is the senior author. I know Najem from my days at the University of New Mexico as Director of the Water Resources Program. He was one of the co-authors on the ecological drought paper I posted last week. He emailed me...

'Cross-Border Community Engagement Using Geoscience Research, Education, and Outreach' - Submit a GSA Abstract by 1 August!

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Friends and colleagues Peter J. Wampler and Peter S.K. Knappett are partnering with former GVSU students Kory Konsoer (now a LSU professor) and Sarah Nagorsen (USGS researcher) to chair a topical session at the upcoming GSA meeting in Seattle, 22-25 October. I would encourage you to submit an abstract and/or...

We Need to Communicate our Value

July 2017 President’s Column I encourage you to leverage AWRA for communicating your work and success in water resources management. We have come a long way communicating through mass media to a larger audience about important matters...Show More Summary

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 10 July 2017

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is a link to the weekly water news 1 - 7 July 2017. Elaine reports that it is rather warm in the Reno area with a big lightning-caused fire in the Pyramid Lake area. She sent along some pictures of her horses. Marko gets a face wash and a...

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