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About WRlibrarian

Currently employed with the Water and Sewerage Authority at the Water Resources Agency, I have created this blog to provide an online presence for the Agency's library. This purpose of this blog would be to inform staff about library related activities, as well as, relevant information that can have an impact on the Agency's operation.

A Closer Look at Turbulent Transport in Gravel Streambeds

A recent post by Sarah Stanley, published in the EOS Earth, Space and Science News magazine online, highlights a research article from the Water Resources Research Journal, which focuses on the influence of turbulence on the exchange of nutrients within … Continue reading

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How India’s Fishermen Turn Ocean Plastic Into Roads

In the article below published by Maanvi Singh, for National Geographic’s Planet or Plastic issue, we get to learn about an innovative recycling programme, initiated by India’s fishermen with assistance from key stakeholders and government agencies. How India’s Fishermen Turn … Continue reading

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1st International Conference on Water Security

  The conference would be held from  17 – 20 June 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, Toronto, Canada. The 1st International Conference on Water Security will welcome academics, thinkers and practitioners from around the world to present, discuss and highlight key … Continue reading

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

On June 17 2018, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification would be observing “World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought”. The UNCCD Secretariat invites various organizations such as international and non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders to draw attention to … Continue reading

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Fellowship and Award from the International River Foundation

Applications are now being accepted from developing countries for the Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women and The Emerging River Professional Award (ERPA) put forward by the International River Foundation. One can see the links below for more details.(Please note that … Continue reading

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EOS Earth and Space Science News Magazine- June 2018

The newest issue of the AGU’s Earth and Space Science News (Volume 99 No. 6) for June, 2018 is now available for viewing. This issue includes topics such as an early cholera warning system, stratospheric warming effect on the atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Omniscient GRACE – Using NASA satellites to observe global water resources

A post from Laura Sanchez, from the Water Efficiency magazine editor’s blog, noted that two new satellites were launched into space on May 22nd to monitor the changes in the distribution of water. See below for further details. Omniscient GRACE … Continue reading

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EOS: Earth, Space and Science News Magazine – May 2018

This month’s issue of the AGU’s EOS: Earth, Space and Science News magazine (Volume 99 No. 5), presents articles on topics such as, problems of living in a seismic zone, sampling the stratosphere, climate models, the garbage hot spot of … Continue reading

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Coral reef early warning system deployed in Soufriere

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), University of Florida, and the government of St Lucia (Department of fisheries) formed an alliance to undertake a Caribbean Climate Change Adaptation … Continue reading

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Inside the Internet of Things – Making water utilities smarter

The article below by Dan Rafter, published April 2 2018, highlights how the IoT (Internet of Things) is allowing water utilities to get smart and provide a better service to customers, as well as, manage the operations of the water … Continue reading

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