Category Archives: Reblogs

Listening for Leaks

We all know how awful non-revenue water loss is, with customers and the utility experiencing little benefits from water lost through leaks, since it is a precious commodity needed by customers, as well as, the service which the utility is … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Drought Prediction

The article below, by Zengchao Hao, published on 16 February 2018,  discusses the challenges that still exist in terms of drought forecasting despite the many advancements in the field. Source: The Challenges of Drought Prediction

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Phosphorus Pollution Reaching Dangerous Levels Worldwide

Humans are often the culprits of major polluters such as industrial , agricultural and domestic waste that fills the major water sources around the world. One such source of pollution is phosphorous pollution that scientists have determined to be reaching … Continue reading

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How Drought Plays Out

In the article below, Emily Underwood, discusses research by Apurv et al, published in the Water Resource Research journal, which looks at the various types of droughts, as well as, how different annual rainfall patterns impacted on one’s water usage, … 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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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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Radical Rehab – Processes, procedures, and products to restore water and sewer pipes

In the November- December 2017 issue of the Water Efficiency magazine one gets a look at the changes being undertaken in the United States to replace the outdated water and wastewater systems. Article by Lori Lovely 8th November, 2017 More … Continue reading

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GWP-C WACDEP Initiative on Climate-Proofing Water Investment in the Caribbean — caribbeanclimate

The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) has embarked on a new initiative under its Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) called “Climate-Proofing Water Investment in the Caribbean” which is being executed in partnership with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC). … Continue reading

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