Category Archives: Reblogs

Solutions for Aging Water Infrastructure

The pipelines that municipalities use to deliver drinking water to their residents take a beating. Large cities pump tens of millions of gallons of water to their customers every day. And many of the pipes that municipalities rely on to transport drinking water and … Continue reading

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Algae Wars: A plan to clean water and convert algae to energy

In Laura Sanchez’s Water Efficiency blog post on August 9, 2017, she discusses the severity of algae growths in some parts of the United States, as well as, an experimental remediation project currently being developed by Sandia National Laboratories. To … Continue reading

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Improving Water Resources Management from the Ground Up

We all know the significance of gathering data for the effective running of our organization. Such data is ensured by acquiring reliable rain and stream flow gauges. In her article below Sarah Witman discusses guidelines put forward by the World … Continue reading

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A New Model for River Meanders

This article by Emily Underwood highlights research by Bogoni et al. in terms capturing the complex process of changing river paths after floods. Enjoy! Source: A New Model for River Meanders

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On the Pulse – Smart meters and acoustic sensors limit non-revenue water loss.

The town of Olds in Alberta, Canada, faced a daunting task. The public works and utilities department, serving the town of approximately 8,000, set out in 2007 to decrease the municipality’s total water usage by 10% by January 2017, using … Continue reading

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Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS)

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre ([CCCCC]) and NOAA/AOML have reached an agreement through a Memorandum of Understanding for a Phase 2 extension of the Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) to at least five new countries in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Software Strategies – Water-monitoring software and cloud-based storage help boost utilities’ bottom lines.

This article, published by Dan Rafter on July 18, 2017, describes the water-monitoring software used by the Maynilad Water Services, a private water provider in the Philippines. Software Strategies Water-monitoring software and cloud-based storage help boost utilities’ bottom lines. Maynilad Water … Continue reading

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A Powerful New Tool for Research

Author Terri Cook highlights an open source generic mapping tool, GMT/MATLAB Toolbox which provides interoperability, as well as, a simple and flexible interface for geoscience users. Source: A Powerful New Tool for Research

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Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

This article by Magaret M. Hurtwitz et al. really highlights the significance of satellite observations, together with, meaningful partnerships, in dealing with climate change and the geophysical hazards. Source: Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

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Communities and Experts Collaborate for Climate Resilience

The article shared below by Nancy D. Lamontagne provides several examples of communities that have engaged in the Resilience Dialogues, as part of the Resilience Dialogues project in the United States, which has been developed to make it easier for … Continue reading

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