Does legal mean safe?

In a guest blog in the Water Efficiency Magazine Dr. Edo McGowan, who has forty years of experience in the development of local, regional, and international programs relating to health aspects of water quality, vector control, as well as, the analyses and disposal of hazardous materials, discusses the legality  of water compared to its safety, since there could be many new contaminants existing that may not be found in laboratory tests.

To read and comment on the article click the following Legal vs. Safe Water

1st International Conference on Water Security

 

The conference would be held from  17 – 20 June 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

The 1st International Conference on Water Security will welcome academics, thinkers and practitioners from around the world to present, discuss and highlight key issues and directions for change from scientific and policy perspectives, including data needs and how data can be acquired, successful public and private sector business models in different settings, political opportunities and obstacles, what the expressed human needs are, and where the knowledge gaps exist.

Persons wishing to view further information on the conference  and registration can view the conference homepage.

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 Project. According to Albert Jones, CCCCC Representative, “The project encompasses adaptation measures in the Eastern and […]

via Coral reef early warning system deployed in Soufriere — caribbeanclimate

Water Well Journal – January 2017

As the first posting for the New Year, let me wish everyone a very Happy New Year filled with many happy moments of acquiring knowledge.

We have just received our digital copy of the Water Well Journal for January 2017. This issue presents articles highlighting water systems, microbiology, safety and health performance, seasonal measurement and disinfection of well systems.

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Water Well Journal – January 2017 

Persons wishing to view a digital copy of this journal can either email me or visit  me at my desk. Happy reading everyone :).

Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Research Symposium

So the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Research Symposium hosted by the IWRM Stakeholder Forum is quickly approaching, and I must say I am very much excited with the whole affair. 🙂

Not only will our staff members, who are presenting get a chance to have an opportunity for information sharing, we will also get an opportunity to learn from the other organizations who will be participating.

So people don’t forget to register your attendance, since topics such as hydrology, meteorology, water and environment,  water quality, health, water supply, water and land and governance will be discussed.

For more information on the symposium, as well as, to register your attendance please click on the link below:

Integrated Water Resources Management Research Symposium

IWRM Research Symposium Banner