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White Water: NASA Probes Snow's Effect on Water Resources

Snow plays an important role in Earth's water cycle, and NASA has launched a new initiative to investigate snow and its relationship to readily available liquid water.

AWRA Seeks Water Resources Awards Nominations and Student Scholarship Applications

“Giving credit where credit is due is a very rewarding habit to form. Its rewards are inestimable.” – Loretta Young AWRA annually recognizes outstanding individuals in the water resources profession. The Call for Nominations for ourShow More Summary

Snow science supporting our nation's water supply

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Researchers have completed the first flights of a NASA-led field campaign that is targeting one of the biggest gaps in scientists' understanding of Earth's water resources: snow.

Officials rush to drain lake behind battered dam

California's Department of Water Resources chief says repairs should hold at the nation's tallest dam, in the small town of Oroville.

Concentrating milk at the farm does not harm milk quality

At dairies, the reverse osmosis filtration technique is extensively used to remove water from milk to be used for further processing such as e.g. cheese or milk powder. However, many resources would be saved if it was possible to move this process to the farms, since you would reduce the amount of water transported.

USU scientist explores 'big picture' of hydrologic modeling for water resources management

(Utah State University) Using water resources systems analysis and physical geography, Utah State University researcher Sarah Null is developing mathematical models to explore processes and interactions of both built and natural water systems.

The Latest: State officials to discuss spillway repair work

The Latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam (all times local): 8:15 a.m. The Department of Water Resources will hold a news conference at noon … Click to Continue »

Engineers race to lower water level of Oroville reservoir before new storms move in

State water officials continued to lower the level of Lake Oroville on Tuesday in anticipation of a series of storms that were forecast to begin arriving with new rain late Wednesday. By 7 a.m. Tuesday, Department of Water Resources crews had lowered the reservoir level by at least 11 feet from...

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 14 February 2017

Students and Young Professionals: want some help with your career in water resources? Download the free January 2017 Water Resources IMPACT, 'Careers in Water Resources'. Josh has a great article there: "Strategies for Tackling the 21st Century Job Search". From Josh: Small update: Lots going on this week, including a...

More rain in forecast as workers struggle to lower water level at Oroville Dam

An approaching storm has added new urgency to the Department of Water Resources' frantic efforts to reduce water levels at Oroville Dam by 50 feet. Rain is expected to begin falling late Wednesday and continue through the weekend, according to Tom Dang, a National Weather Service meteorologist...

California town evacuated as officials warn of flash flood from imminent dam collapse

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Emergency officials issued evacuation orders for a northern California town Sunday afternoon as a major dam’s emergency spillway gave signs of collapsing. The California Department of Water Resources issued the following bulletin at around 4:45 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday: EMERGENCY...

Academic Opportunity: Seeking Applicants for Water Cooperation and Diplomacy Joint Master's Programme

The following was distributed a few days ago by Laura Peters. If you have any questions, please email her: peterlau@oregonstate.edu. Mary Santelmann, the Director of our Water Resources Graduate Program, and Aaron Wolf are the ones who made this program happen, along with colleagues at UNESCO-IHE and the University for...

Liveblogging the Deluge: The Concerns (Panic?) at Oroville Dam, a Story We've Seen Before

The graphic above (from the Los Angeles Times, Google Earth, and the California Dept. of Water Resources) succinctly explains the serious problem unfolding right now at Oroville Dam on the Feather River. The lake is the second largest reservoir in California backed behind the highest dam in the United States. Show More Summary

Why Is Wyoming's Senate Agriculture Committee Voting on Anti-Abortion Bills?

Did you know that in Wyoming, women are cattle? That’s the message Republican lawmakers are sending by passing two anti-abortion bills through the Senate Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources Committee. Read more.....

NASA Study Shows that Drought Conditions Hurting Businesses In Central California

The California Department of Water Resources has released a new report from NASA showing that areas of the San Joaquin Valley are sinking, which could lead to serious water crisis that would impact California's commercial and industrial sector. The post NASA Study Shows that Drought Conditions Hurting Businesses In Central California appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Legislative committee passes 2 abortion bills

The Senate Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources Committee has endorsed two abortion related bills. House Bill 116 would make it a felony to sell tissue from an … Click to Continue »

How to Make America Great Again: Rachel Carson on Protecting Nature and Heeding Science as a Force of Democracy

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"The real wealth of the Nation lies in the resources of the earth — soil, water, forests, minerals, and wildlife... Their administration is not properly, and cannot be, a matter of politics."

DWR investigates concrete erosion at Oroville Dam

The California Department of Water Resources is investigating "erosion of concrete" Tuesday on the Oroville Dam Spillway as officials cut back the water flow from Lake Oroville to the Feather River.

Josh Newton's Water Jobs & More - 7 February 2017

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Students and Young Professionals: want some help with your career in water resources? Download the free January 2017 Water Resources IMPACT, 'Careers in Water Resources'. Josh has a great article there: "Strategies for Tackling the 21st Century Job Search". You can check out Josh's website for all the jobs. His...

Why a New Water Decade is Key to Meeting the World’s Development Needs

The first international water decade was a great success, but there is a need for another to raise awareness of the critical state of water resources around the world and inspire more action.

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