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California snowpack at record low

California, already suffering from a drought, had a statewide snowpack of only 6 percent by the end of March, the state’s Department of Water Resources reported. Continue reading ? The post California snowpack at record low appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

China to unveil measures to fight water pollution

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is to launch an action plan to protect the quality of its scarce water resources after years of rapid economic growth that have left much of its water supply too polluted for human consumption or for growing food.

Where Passion and Water Meet: A Student’s Journey to His Dream Green Job

Can you say, with complete assurance, that you have found your calling in life? Nate Tillis can. After landing his dream green job, he spends his days protecting one of the planet’s most precious resources: water.

The Guaraní Aquifer's Last GASP: Tex-Mex Consortium Corrals World's Largest Liquid Freshwater Resource

BILLY BOB COUNTY, TX (UPI). In a lavish 1 April 2015 press conference at his Billy Bob County ranch, Texas corporate raider-turned water entrepreneur-humanitarian T. Bone Lickens (shown here drying wet money, his favorite pastime) announced the biggest deal of his storied career: he and partners Bush Family Development (BFD)...

'Marriott Traveler' Wants To Be Your Next Digital Destination Guide

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Marriott is known for a place to rest you head while traveling, but now the hotel folks are looking to be a resource for your destination travel needs as well. They are dipping their toes into the digital publishing waters with the launch of Marriott Traveler. Show More Summary

Resource monitoring solution

Electricity, Gas and Water – three resources that are vital in our daily lives. Monitoring them using modern technology helps with conservation, but the real impact comes when we use the available data to reduce wasteful usage over time. Show More Summary

How to Use Climate Finance to Promote Clean Water

Fresh water is vital to human society -- not simply for drinking, but also for washing, farming and producing energy. In the future, this crucial resource is expected to become increasingly scarce. This is partly due to climate change. In the sub-tropics, climate change is most likely to result in reduced annual rainfall in the already dry regions. Show More Summary

Finding the Right Price for Water

Economists say that the resource is currently too cheap, will dry conditions finally help give the issue the political clout necessary to charge more?

Smart Irrigation Service Enables Compliance with CA Water Restrictions

In response to the California State Water Resources Control Board’s statewide water restrictions imposed last week, ETwater is moving up the availability on the release of its smart irrigation subscription service. The subscription service automatically adjusts an irrigation system with an outdoor watering schedule that uses only the minimum amount of water that any garden, […]

Israeli control of their water a continuing threat to Palestinians: Report

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestinians are suffering from unfair distribution of water resources as Israel is consuming the vast majority of Palestinian water, Palestinian officials said Sunday. A Palestinian farmer harvests wheat during…

Pentair Delivers Sustainable Access to Pure, Safe Water

As a global manufacturer with the resources, technologies and expertise to make a positive impact in the world, Pentair is pleased has announced that its Project

World Water Day: How to Save a Precious Resource

Sunday is World Water Day, an occasion to celebrate one of the planet's most precious resources, fresh water. But that resource is being rapidly depleted. Forty-seven percent of the global population could be living under severe water stress by 2050, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Show More Summary

Recognize The Importance (And Beauty) Of H2O In Honor Of World Water Day

"Thousands have lived without love, not one without water," W.H. Auden wisely said. Indeed, the precious resource, as vital as it is beautiful, holds the key to our survival. And yet, all too often, the element is taken for granted, wasted, overlooked. Show More Summary

In memoriam: Charles Button

I had heard great things about Charlies Button when I headed over to run the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority in 1987. He was at the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, and I needed to build our team to carry out the $4 billion Boston Harbor Cleanup. Show More Summary

Celebrating #WorldWaterDay

March 22nd, World Water Day, is a day to celebrate one of the planet's most precious resources, fresh water. But that resource is being rapidly depleted. "The world is thirsty because it is hungry," reports the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Show More Summary

Water restrictions are just a taste of what's to come for California

Action on Tuesday by the State Water Resources Control Board to restrict lawn watering and home car-washing made big news outside of California but barely raised eyebrows in-state. That's because most urban agencies had already imposed those kinds of limits more than a year ago. Californians...

California Imposes New Water Restrictions To Save Drought-Parched State

Officials in California imposed a number of water regulations on local agencies across the state Tuesday and threatened tougher measures in an effort to save the drought-parched state. The State Water Resources Control Board mandated...Show More Summary

California's wimpy water restrictions aren't enough

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: The State Water Resources Control Board wimped out. Instead of the half-measures it approved Tuesday, directing local agencies to limit outdoor watering, we need immediate, draconian water rationing to preserve what little water is left in California. ("New watering...

Submarine discharge can add as many nutrients as rivers to the Mediterranean Sea

Submarine groundwater discharge, a mixture of continental freshwater and seawater, recirculates through the coastal aquifer, and is important in the water cycle but is a potentially exploitable water resource and a source of water for brackish coastal environments such as marshes and coastal lagoons. Show More Summary

California’s New Regulation Requires Customers to Request Water

Price upon request. Yesterday, the California State Water Resources Control Board announced some emergency measures to combat drought — and one stipulation will directly affect restaurants. Now servers and bartenders are forbidden from...Show More Summary

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