Water Management

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Name: Water Management
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 2 reports

Fracking: 38% of shale gas resources at risk from water shortages

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 ByThe report studied the controversial and water-intensive practice of hydraulic fracturing, used to extract shale gas or oil, in 20 countries, finding that 38% of available resources are in areas at high risk of water s ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Govt funding for Wellington freshwater project

Environment Minister Amy Adams has announced funding of $100,000 for a collaborative approach to fresh water modelling in the Wellington region.The money was awarded to Greater Wellington Regional Council from the Government’s Community Environment F ... [Published Scoop - 13 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Loss of Kim Hansell a Terrible Blow to Winter Haven Community

Kim Hansell, utilities director for the city of Winter Haven, was special. It is a significant loss to the community and the field of water management that she recently lost her life in a car accident.Kim had a quiet and determined manner in how she accomplished ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Community water managers seek strengthening and development

Source: Habitat for Humanity InternationalCountry: Argentina, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru an Jose, Costa Rica (September ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Study set to shape future of urban water management services

A ground-breaking study into future scenarios for urban water management will help cities in Australia and across the world address key pressures that pose challenges to safe, secure and sustainable supply of water.The study, led by Arup and Sydney Water, ... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 01 2014]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Brazil To Monitor Improvement Of Water Quality In Latin America

ByBy Fabiola OrtizProblems in access to quality drinking water, supply shortages and inadequate sanitation are challenges facing development and the fight against poverty in Latin America. A new regional centre based in Brazil will monitor water to improve ... [Published Eurasia Review - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Counties unite to end water shortage

By SILAS APOLLOMore byFour county governments have stepped up efforts to end water shortages in their regions.The plans include the building of multi-purpose dams as well as the merging of all water management firms in each of the four devolved units ... [Published Daily Nation - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ground-breaking UK study points to future of water management worldwide

As World Water Week 2014 convenes in Stockholm today, the Environment Agency and international, non-profit foundation Water Footprint Network have launched the results of a pioneering new study of water use in a densely populated region of the UK.The ... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

New methodology to incorporate climate change uncertainties into water resources planning

London faces increased risk of water shortages in the future due to climate change and population growth if no actions are taken to increase supply or reduce demand, according to a new study from Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute (EC ... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Water and governance

In the context of global climate change, rapidly rising populations and urbanisation across the developing world, water scarcity is increasingly viewed as the arena in which these variables will play out with potentially disastrous future social cons ... [Published The News International - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Gov. Quinn announces $14.4 million in park grants

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has announced $14.4 million in investments for park development and storm water management on Chicago's south side and south suburbs.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Study set to shape future of urban water management services

A ground-breaking study into future scenarios for urban water management launched today at a Committee for Sydney, Sydney 2054 workshop will help cities in Australia and across the world address key pressures that pose challenges to safe, secure and sustainable ... [Published ARUP - Sep 01 2014]

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...The gadgets cost around $1,400 each. "It is more proactive in shoving this information into the farmer's face, a recognizable gain toward conservation. … All it takes is one instance where the pivot is stuck, and the product pays for itself" said CEO Edward DeSalle
...success of the project, Carl Sandrock and Paul Sonnendecker from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pretoria presented on "Teaching open loop dynamic of a High Tower using the EDS equipment of Festo Didactic" . Third year students were able to interact with a working real-time system and learn the process dynamics beyond simulation...
"This analysis should serve as a wake-up callcall for countries seeking to develop shale gas. Energy development and responsible water management must go hand in hand."
Spinks added, "Kibaran remains convinced that our projects host the highest quality and largest flake distributions that will attract further offtake and sales agreements."

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Costa Rica: Community water managers seek stren... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
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Samoa: Struggling to Find Water in the Vast Pac... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 7 hours ago]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Samoa By Catherine Wilson LOTOFAGA VILLAGE, Samoa, Sep 1 2014 (IPS) - Pacific Island states are surrounded by the largest ocean in the world, but inadequate fresh water sources, poor infrastructure and climate change ...
Water and Climate Resilience Sector [Published Zunia.org RSS - 23 hours ago]
Environmental issues, particularly those relating to water and climate change, pose immediate and long-term threats to all of us on many different levels: from food production and energy, to our habitat, health, transport systems and livelihoods. ICTs ...
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The dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir is seen on Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. CREDIT: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez At least one in four Californians get their water from underground aquifers, and up until now, use of this water ...
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