Monthly Archives: February 2018

Water Well Journal – March 2018

We have received our digital version of the Water Well Journal from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) for March, 2018. This issue contains information on pump equipment, safety in the workplace, minimizing VFDs (variable frequency drives) callbacks, managing work … Continue reading

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International News February 2018

The print issue of the International News newsletter for February 2018, published by the International Office for Water, is now available for loan. This newsletter focuses particularly on water management issues, such as climate change, water and sanitation, water governance … Continue reading

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World Water Day 2018

With World Water Day 2018 fast approaching (March 22 2018), this year’s theme “Nature for Water” would highlight ways in which nature can be used to solve water-based challenges in the 21st century through nature-based solutions. Do any ideas come … Continue reading

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Listening for Leaks

We all know how awful non-revenue water loss is, with customers and the utility experiencing little benefits from water lost through leaks, since it is a precious commodity needed by customers, as well as, the service which the utility is … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Drought Prediction

The article below, by Zengchao Hao, published on 16 February 2018,  discusses the challenges that still exist in terms of drought forecasting despite the many advancements in the field. Source: The Challenges of Drought Prediction

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8th World Water Forum

The 8th World Water Forum, organized by the World Water Council and the Government of Brazil, would be held from March 18th 2018 – March 23rd 2018. The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event that brings together … Continue reading

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How Not to End Up Like Cape Town

Janice Kaspersen, editor of the Stormwater Magazine highlights Cape Town’s impending water crisis and some projects that other cities in the Unites States are implementing in order to ensure that such a crisis does not overtake them in the article … Continue reading

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Safe Practice in the Groundwater Industry: An NGWA Certificate Program (#1014)

Course overview​ ​This NGWA online, on-demand certificate program addresses ways to improve safety in the workplace. Historically there are three major loss areas in the groundwater industry: Materials handling Slips, trips, and falls Electrocution/electrical hazards. This course addresses these three … Continue reading

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Earth, Space and Science News – February 2018

The latest issue of the EOS Earth & Space Science News magazine published by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is now available for perusal. This issue presents information on topics such as climate change forecasting, modeling Beijing’s water crisis, changing … Continue reading

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