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Huge Aquifers Discovered Deep Under Drought-Stricken California

In drought-stricken California, a new study finds that there is indeed gold "in them thar hills." The gold here, of course, being none other than fresh water, a resource that may well surpass the shiny yellow metal in terms of valueShow More Summary

New Theory Claims to Crack Mystery Behind Vanished Ancient Mayan Civilization

Reliance on water reservoirs and tunnels that helped the Maya people reach high population levels and survive during serious droughts is believed to be one of the reasons the Mayan society collapsed, scientists in Water Resources Research journal write.

Driving Sustainable Water Management with Market-based Solutions

The 21st century may turn out to be the time in history when we hit the natural resource limits of the planet. Despite the technological innovations of the last century, natural resources--from fresh water and forests, to healthy soils...Show More Summary

AWRA Women in Water Resources Interview #3: Jane Rowan

  This interview is the third of a six part series, written/conducted by AWRA President Martha Narvaez, celebrating the role of AWRA Women in Water Resources. Length of Time in the Water Resources Field Since 1982, 34 years (wow, this ages me) Current Position Senior Principal Scientist with Normandeau Associates, Inc. Show More Summary

South American Pacu Fish Found in Michigan Waters

Photo by Michigan Department of Natural Resources Pacu are known for their human-like teeth, used for crushing seeds and nuts. In July, a few Michigan anglers pulled up an unexpected bycatch when they reeled in non-native pacu, a South...Show More Summary

Water/Wastewater Engineers: Listen Up! The U.S. Department of Labor Kindly Requests Your Assistance in Defining Your Disciplines

About a month ago I asked you for assistance in helping the US Department of Labor ensure that the occupational term ‘Water Resource Specialist’ was properly defined. You responded and the folks (Tammy Belcher) at RTI (Research Triangle Institute), a Department of Labor contractor, were very appreciative. Show More Summary

Germany to Call for Stockpiling Food, Water Fearing Catastrophic Terror Strike

Germany is on high terror alert following another round of attacks that have shocked the country leading Germany to urge citizens to stockpile resources for the first time since the Cold War.

Water, water: Everywhere new rules and new leaders

To the editor: I am completely dismayed that the State Water Resources Control Board would voluntarily relax conservation standards for water control.   ( “Mandatory water cuts end for many,” Aug. 17) Just when we Californians were getting used to the idea of sacrificing and conserving and had...

GM Plant Will Save Millions of Dollars by Capturing Rainwater

Environmental managers are increasing looking to improve water management and efficiency to save money and resources now — and in the future. The UN projects a 40 percent water supply shortfall globally by 2030 and this represents a $63 trillion risk to business and communities, according to CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project). Going about implementing […]

We Have Almost Certainly Blown the 1.5-Degree Global Warming Target

By  Andrew King,  Climate Extremes Research Fellow, University of Melbourne and  Benjamin J. Henley,  Research Fellow in Climate and Water Resources, University of Melbourne. The United Nations climate change conference held last year in Paris had the aim of tackling future climate change. Show More Summary

Water/Wastewater Engineers: Listen Up! The U.S. Department of Labor Kindly Requests Your Assistance in Defining Your Disciplines

About a month ago I asked you for assistance in helping the US Department of Labor ensure that the occupational term 'Water Resource Specialist' was properly defined. You responded and the folks (Tammy Belcher) at RTI (Research Triangle Institute), a Department of Labor contractor, were very appreciative. Tammy (877-233-7348 ext....

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 16 August 2016

The Water Resources Graduate Program at OSU now has a jobs page. You can access it here. Josh's new Water Jobs website is up! Take a look here! His jobs are on Facebook, too! View Josh's 16 August 2016 water jobs online here. Here are the 16 August jobs as...

A look at various national monument proposals nationally

The state's Chamber of Commerce said the designation would have far-reaching consequences for public access, water rights and resource management, saying a national monument designation would only hurt, not help, the state. Bundy led...Show More Summary

The EPA Has Fired Shots at Its Own Optimistic Fracking Report

“The EPA did not support quantitatively its conclusions about lack of evidence for widespread, systemic impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources.”

Societal Collapse Isn’t A Good Choice From Essentially Every Angle

CleanTechnica is in business for some obvious reasons: to help stop global warming, to cut air and water pollution, to help more of society gain correct and useful information, and to cut our addiction to limited resources buried under the ground long, long ago. Show More Summary

Gaza Strip: Blockade Causing an End to Fresh Water Resources

By IMEMC News | – – International Solidarity Movement | Gaza Team | – – As every year, during the summer, the water shortage in the Gaza Strip is accentuated. At the…

The Positive Impact of Environmental "Gamification"

Getting people excited about environmental issues can take a bit of strategy. Natural resource depletion, global warming, landfill waste and water contamination are topics that can be intimidating when presented to the average consumer, especially for the demographic we most hope to reach: young people and future stewards. Show More Summary

Mississippi River restoration work to mark 30 years of success: DNR efforts contribute to larger goals

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Long-term monitoring by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows efforts to improve Mississippi River water quality appear The post Mississippi River restoration work to mark 30 years of success: DNR efforts contribute to larger goals appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

Development needing water: do not keep on trucking

    To the editor: In your editorial you make two great, true statements, and one boneheaded one: The answer to “not enough resources” is not to keep building houses but to stop building houses. The state is telling us we don’t have enough water for current residents. We all can (painfully) see...

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