Author Archives: WRlibrarian

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.

WMO Annual Report – 2016 Highlights

We have just received a print copy of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Annual Report (WMO No. 1190) which provides highlights for 2016. Topics discussed include earth observation, data processing, forecasts systems, weather services, climate observations, flash flood guidance, global … Continue reading

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Nonpotable Water Reuse in Urban Environments – An EPA Webinar

Through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Research Program webinar’s are provided on a monthly basis. Please see the information below and the relevant registration link for one of their upcoming webinars.   Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4824850919878465538  

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NGWA Virtual Conference – “After the Drought”

This virtual conference titled “After the Drought”, carded for the September 6th, 2017, will  provide insight into mitigating efforts used across the United States in recent drought situation. Thus, participants will learn about measures that were used to manage both … Continue reading

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Free Articles from Wiley On World Environment Day

To celebrate World Environment Day, which is celebrated on June 5th, Wiley has made available a wide range of journal articles (free to read for two weeks) on topics such as environment, water, water resources, groundwater, irrigation and drainage, sustainability, restoration … Continue reading

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Responding to Climate Change Deniers with Simple Facts and Logic

With many persons insisting that climate change is not actually taking place, (I’m hoping none of our staff are included in that group, but if you are this article is for you too) this article digitally published by Dork Sahagian … Continue reading

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EOS Earth, Space and Science News June 2017

A new issue of the Eos Earth, Space and Science magazine (Volume 98 Issue 6) is now available for viewing. This issue highlights topics such as finding career fit, microwave maps and spatial resolution, tracking wildfires with satellite images, freshwater carbon … Continue reading

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Collection of In-House Reports and Assessments

This is just a gentle reminder, to accompany the previous email, to submit soft copy versions of all reports and assessments produced in-house to facilitate information-sharing among members of staff, as well as, the means to keep such research up-to-date. … Continue reading

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Scientists Predict Active Hurricane Season

  With hurricanes being highly destructive, whether to property or human life, one should definitely be mindful of the hurricane season, while making the necessary preparations. Read on to learn what scientists have to say about the upcoming Atlantic hurricane … Continue reading

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The Ocean Cleanup Project

Remember last week when I shared an article by JoAnna Wendel about how pollution, especially plastic, was impacting one of the Pitcairn islands, namely Henderson Island. Thus, making many of us feel hopeless about the future of the environment and life … Continue reading

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Water Demand Management: Using technology to forecast water usage and improve efficiency

With technology being a big part of our day to day lives it’s seems inevitable that it can be used to solve issues of water usage and improve efficiency. This is highlighted in an article by Lori Lovely in the June … Continue reading

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