Monthly Archives: November 2018

Water Well Journal – December 2018

We have just received our digital subscription for the Water Well Journal for December 2018. In this issue of the Water Well Journal published by the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) the focus is on water treatment by groundwater contractors, … Continue reading

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Earth and Space Science News Magazine (EOS) – November, 2018

Persons can now access the EOS Earth and Space Science Magazine (Volume 99 No. 11) for November, 2018. This issue focuses on topics such as weather forecasting, climate change, geoscience, karst groundwater and other relevant information, together with, American Geophysical … Continue reading

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Planting Trees to Save the Planet

In 2007, nine year old Felix, gave a presentation to his class about the climate crisis after he was inspired by Wangari Maathai, who planted 30 million trees in Africa in 30 years . At the end, he vowed to … Continue reading

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Water Policy Volume 20 Issue 5 October 2018

We have just received our print copy of the Water Policy journal for the month of October. This journal is the official journal of the World Water Council and is published by IWA Publishing. This issue focuses on several topics … Continue reading

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Pharmaceuticals and Affected Wildlife

In a recent article by by Laura Sanchez, published in the editor’s blog of the Water Efficiency Magazine on 14 November, 2018, she highlights a study which noted that wildlife are exposed to high doses of pharmaceutical drugs that are … Continue reading

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Half of the World’s Annual Precipitation Falls in Just 12 Days

According to a recent news article released as a press release by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) it has been noted that half of the world’s annual precipitation falls in just twelve days according to global weather stations. Notably, in … Continue reading

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2018 Emerging River Professional Award Winner: José Fernández

José Fernández from Peru was the winner of the 2018 Emerging River Professional Award (ERPA). The prize was awarded to Jose by the OceanaGold Corporation. Currently, he is working as an Environmental Specialist for the Water Fund for Lima and … Continue reading

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Making Persons Aware About Watersheds

Most times while doing outreach programmes persons have no idea what a watershed is. Unless of course they have some prior knowledge they may assume that a watershed does not relate to their lives at all. As highlighted in a … Continue reading

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El Salvador’s Looming Water Crisis

Recently news stories highlighted the plight of Cape Town and “Day Zero” with their taps expected to run dry in April 2018. Fortunately, due to reservoir levels rising consistently and adequate water restrictions in place that day is not expected … Continue reading

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Technology That Targets Leaks

Leaks are often a major problem in the water industry since having a leak means that a valuable resource: water is being wasted, and customers’ will not get their regular supply of potable water, as well as, the fact that … Continue reading

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