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About WRlibrarian

Currently employed with the Water and Sewerage Authority at the Water Resources Agency, I have taken the opportunity to create an innovative and exciting blog to make staff aware of library related activities, as well as, relevant information that can have an impact on the Agency's operation.

Water Balance Methodology: Using Continuous Simulation to Protect Urban Watersheds and Stream Health

Please see the details below to enroll in the above mentioned on demand webcast, which is available via Forester University at the cost of 79.00 (US dollars), as well as, to learn more about the presenters. COURSE DESCRIPTION How effective … Continue reading

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Optimizing Indoor and Outdoor Water Conservation

With the upcoming dry season being one of the most difficult times in ensuring an adequate water supply it is important for us to know how to efficiently and effectively conserve our available resources, which can be shared with our … Continue reading

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Conducting Water Audits and Calculating Payback Periods – 2 for 1 Webinar

Through Forester University’s 2 for 1 On-Demand Webcasts, persons may enroll in two online courses at the reduced cost of 99.00 (US Dollars). Please see the following information below for course description, presenter information and Course 1 – How to Conduct … Continue reading

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HSPF (Hydrological Simulation Program- FOTRAN) Calibration and Validation

Please see the information below on the upcoming webinar from Forester University carded for January 23 2018. Additional information can also be sourced via the supplied links. COURSE DESCRIPTION What’s the difference between calibration and validation? And…when is calibration/validation needed … Continue reading

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Spills, Sediment, and Shoreline Contamination

We have all been aware about oil spills that have occurred in our coastal waters with the most recent having been noticed off Carrera Island in October 2017, contaminating the waters in Chaguaramas and even reaching as far as Cocorite. … Continue reading

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EOS Earth, Space and Science News – January 2018

The newest issue of the the Earth, Space and Science News magazine (Volume 99 No. 1) for January 2018 looks at climate change effects, river flows, weather systems, pollution, threat to  ozone health and much more.     Persons wishing … Continue reading

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Swimming in Profits, Not Drowning in Losses – Successful leak detection and audit methods

As employees of a public utility we all know the importance of providing customers with a reliable water supply. Yet, due to aged infrastructure, and a lack of funds to remedy this, a lot of water is lost due to … Continue reading

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Sponge Cities

In this latest article from Janice Kaspersen, from the Stormwater magazine, by Forester Network, one gets a look at “China’s sponge cities” and how they choose to rectify their water related problems of stormwater runoff and flooding. You may have … Continue reading

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Water Well Journal – December 2017

We have just received our journal subscription for the Water Well Journal for December 2017 (Volume 71 No. 2), which is focuses on groundwater and sustainability. As such one can find information on topics such as the significance of groundwater … Continue reading

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Groundwater Use Could Be Significant Source of Carbon Dioxide

Based on a recent study in the United States, groundwater use has been linked to the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, due to groundwater depletion. Read on for further details on this unique study presented in a recent … Continue reading

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