Category Archives: Water Related Article

Testing the Waters: Mobile Apps for Crowdsourced Streamflow Data

Many volunteers have been tasked with acquiring hydrologic data, when the agency has been unable to make frequent trips to do so. The article below by Kampf et al. looks at mobile applications that are being used to crowdsource streamflow … Continue reading

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The Issue of Gender and Water

Within our own private circle, it is sometimes difficult to think how an issue may exist for someone else. One such issue, which is currently being considered by private organizations and agencies is the fact that accessing water is a … Continue reading

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How Not to End Up Like Cape Town

Janice Kaspersen, editor of the Stormwater Magazine highlights Cape Town’s impending water crisis and some projects that other cities in the Unites States are implementing in order to ensure that such a crisis does not overtake them in the article … Continue reading

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10 million…

Ten (10) million (let’s let that number soak in a little bit)…ten (10) million people, i.e. now have access to safe water and sanitation through the work of Water.org and the many who have contributed to their cause. To get … Continue reading

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Spills, Sediment, and Shoreline Contamination

We have all been aware about oil spills that have occurred in our coastal waters with the most recent having been noticed off Carrera Island in October 2017, contaminating the waters in Chaguaramas and even reaching as far as Cocorite. … Continue reading

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Water, Sanitation and Matt Damon

I don’t know about everybody else but I really love movies and some actors I just find really amazing. One actor I really love to watch on screen is Matt Damon, since he’s so dedicated to his role and seems … 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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Required Reporting for Water Utilities

An article by Laura Sanchez, April 5th 2017, detailing California’s Senate Bill 555, Water Efficiency  Blog. The original can be sourced here. Water delivery systems leak. Therefore, non-revenue water is an issue concerning all water delivery systems—not only because water … Continue reading

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Cost-Saving Strategies for Water Utilities – Forester Network

Please note that the article Cost-Saving Strategies for Water Utilities – Forester Network was written by Carol Brzozowski for March 10, 2017. Water utility operators face many financial hardships these days. Today, cash-strapped utilities are challenged to deliver optimal levels of service while saving … Continue reading

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