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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 Advertisements

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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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Dealing with Drought – Udemy

Do you have an interest in drought? Well Udemy’s free online course on “Dealing with Drought” developed by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is for you. Once you create an online account with Udemy you will be able to … Continue reading

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Cape Town Water Woes

Water is life, and most people, while they may not wish to conserve water in the way that they should, they definitely know that they can’t live without water. Yet, in Cape Town South Africa, due to three years of … 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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WMO Annual Report – 2016 Highlights

We have just received a print copy of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Annual Report (WMO No. 1190) which provides highlights for 2016. Topics discussed include earth observation, data processing, forecasts systems, weather services, climate observations, flash flood guidance, global … Continue reading

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Nonpotable Water Reuse in Urban Environments – An EPA Webinar

Through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Research Program webinar’s are provided on a monthly basis. Please see the information below and the relevant registration link for one of their upcoming webinars.   Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4824850919878465538  

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NGWA Virtual Conference – “After the Drought”

This virtual conference titled “After the Drought”, carded for the September 6th, 2017, will  provide insight into mitigating efforts used across the United States in recent drought situation. Thus, participants will learn about measures that were used to manage both … Continue reading

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Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms

Originally posted on caribbeanclimate:
At an OECS climate change forum, environmentalists warn that frequency and intensity of extreme weather conditions is likely to increase. OECS member states have been urged to prepare for more extreme weather conditions and natural disasters…

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