Category Archives: Reblogs

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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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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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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Will Cape Town Escape Its Water-Starved Fate?

I am sure by now many of you are aware of the major water crisis facing Cape Town, South Africa, as a result of dwindling water levels in their reservoirs and an increase in water demand. The article below by … Continue reading

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On Integrating Sedimentology and Hydrogeology in Streambeds

A recent article by Partington et al.,  identifies a new modeling blueprint, which seeks to link sedimentology, hydrology and hydrogeology for the modeling of streambeds. The link presented below discusses with the authors the challenges and implications of such a … Continue reading

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On-Farm Groundwater Recharge

In the article below by Laura Sanchez, published March 7th 2018, one looks at how farmers in the United States seek to replenish groundwater supply via on-farm groundwater recharge. One can read the full article and comment by following the … Continue reading

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Drawing the Short Straw

With much evidence, highlighting the mass levels of plastic waste, that are polluting water ways (which means additional water treatment costs), and the fact that they eventually end up in the ocean, harming marine wildlife, the article below by Janice … Continue reading

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Trash Girl

In the article below by Arturo Santiago, published February 28, 2018, for MSW Management, the journal of municipal solid waste management professionals, he looks at one  twelve year old girl, who makes it her business to pick up the trash … Continue reading

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Toward a Satellite-Based Monitoring System for Water Quality

In an article published by Pahlevan et al. on March 5th 2018, (see the link below) information is presented on the use of satellite imagery for water quality monitoring, which was introduced in the Water Quality Workshop for End Users, … Continue reading

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