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Refillable vest offers last-mile wearable transport for clean water

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

While water scarcity gets a lot of attention, simply transporting this vital resource is in itself a huge dilemma. Women spend around 200 million hours a day hauling clean water around, and just 16 percent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to it in their homes. Show More Summary

One in four children will live with water shortages by 2040: UNICEF

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

Approximately one in four children worldwide will live in regions with extremely scarce water resources by 2040, UNICEF said in a report Wednesday. In research released on World Water Day, the United Nations children's agency warnedShow More Summary

Smart Water, Wastewater Management Drives Down Costs, Reduces Loss

A growing number of public-private are working to improve water infrastructure in the US. This benefits companies by reducing the cost of water and conserving water resources, which all organizations require in their daily operations. The post Smart Water, Wastewater Management Drives Down Costs, Reduces Loss appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Nominations Sought for AWRA’s Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Award

AWRA announces the opening of the nomination period for our prestigious Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) award, recognizing excellence in the use of an IWRM approach to water resources projects. The award will be presented...Show More Summary

Webb Bridge Park Water Quality Enhancement Project Wins 2016 IWRM Award from AWRA

Alpharetta is proud that Webb Bridge Park and its innovative stormwater projects can join past recipients and serve as an example for collaborative environmentally sustainable projects. The American Water Resources Association (AWRA)...Show More Summary

How Recycled Water Could Revolutionise Sustainable Development

In a world where vital resources are increasingly scarce, the water we have already used can be properly managed to become an affordable and sustainable source of energy, nutrients, and other recoverable materials.

How Recycled Water Could Revolutionise Sustainable Development

Tamara Avellán, United Nations University By 2025, absolute water scarcity will be a daily reality for an estimated 1.8 billion people. In a world where vital resources are increasingly scarce, nations cannot afford to flush them down the drain. Show More Summary

One in four children will live with water shortages by 2040: UNICEF

Approximately one in four children worldwide will live in regions with extremely scarce water resources by 2040, UNICEF said in a report Wednesday.

#WorldWaterDay

World Water Day was recognized in 1993 by the United Nations and has been observed on the 22nd of March ever since. The day highlights the importance of sustainable management of freshwater and freshwater resources. World Water Day also...Show More Summary

Naked Activists Will Bathe In Public To Highlight Meat Industry’s Drain On Water Resources

What:    A pair of nearly nude women will share a tub on Scarth Avenue in Regina on Wednesday, in honour of World Water Day this week. The bathing... The post Naked Activists Will Bathe In Public To Highlight Meat Industry’s Drain On Water Resources appeared first on PETA.

Project Uses Produced Water for Reuse in Industrial, Agricultural Processes

Sweetwater Tech Resources, using Water Plant’s water treatment software and systems, will begin operations of the California’s first facility set up to convert billions of gallons of produced water annually into clean water streams for reuse. The post Project Uses Produced Water for Reuse in Industrial, Agricultural Processes appeared first on Environmental Leader.

A Guide to Recycling Around the Home

ne of the biggest and most important issues facing all of mankind is the expending of natural resources. The Earth has experienced a gradual depletion of clean water, trees and other resources that we have taken for granted. ThroughShow More Summary

Oroville Dam Will Begin Releasing Water Down Its Heavily Damaged Spillway Again Next Week

Brace yourselves for more potential drama as California's Department of Water Resources once again tests Mother Nature's kindness and begins releasing more massive amounts of water down the Oroville Dam spillway next week. [ more › ...

Game-changing heat pipe technology answers global waste problem

Brunel University London and Mission Resources limited are developing an innovative low-temperature pyrolysis treatment to convert household waste into fuel to heat water.

Oroville Dam Shutoff Causes Riverbanks To Collapse Downstream

An extreme side effect of the Department of Water Resources' decision to suddenly shut off the flow of water from the Oroville Dam spillway this week has been the sloughing of riverbanks downstream. [ more › ]

Coral Reefs: A Unique Natural Resource

Stony corals are marine invertebrates with somewhat unique life cycles. For the most part, they reproduce sexually, broadcasting gametes into the water. Often, an entire coral colony or reef will spawn on the same night. Coral may also reproduce asexually by producing genetically identical polyps.

CRS Report: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Water Resource Authorizations, Appropriations, and Activities

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Hot off the press - this 27 February 2017 CRS report by Nicole T. Carter and Charles V. Stern: Army Corps of Engineers: Water Resource Authorizations, Appropriations, and Activities. For the uninitiated it's a very good overview of the USACE's water activities. Click on the graphics to enlarge them. Download...

THEY CAN HAVE IT: Turkey seeks to ‘absorb’ northern Syria. Ankara seeks “to absorb northern Syr…

THEY CAN HAVE IT: Turkey seeks to ‘absorb’ northern Syria. Ankara seeks “to absorb northern Syria into the greater Turkey,” because the Turkish authorities want to take possession of Syrian water and oil resources, says Richard Hayden Black, an Republican member of the Virginia state Senate. Turkey uses terrorist groups like Daesh and al-Qaeda to […]

For the Record

Oroville spillway: In the Feb. 28 California section, an article about damage to the main spillway at Oroville Dam misspelled the last name of the chief hydrologist for the state Department of Water Resources. His name is Maury Roos, not Toos. Home of the Week: In the Feb. 25 Hot Property section,...

Calculating recharge of groundwater more precisely

Current models underestimate role of subsurface heterogeneity, researchers suggest in a new article. Groundwater is a vital resource in many regions around the globe. For managing drinking water, the recharge rate is an important quantity for securing sustainable supplies.

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