A geologist, Emmanuel Adanu has said that some parts of Nigeria may be submerged by flood from Lake Nyos in Cameroon.
Mr. Adanu, gave the warning at Kashimbilla in Taraba State after conducting newsmen and officials of NEMA on a facility tour of Kashimbilla Dam.
He said a 2005 report, jointly commissioned by the UN Environment Programme and the UN office for the Coordination of Human Affair ... read more >>
Indian chemists have trapped tiny strands of water inside peptide nanotubes - allowing the researchers to take a direct look at how small amounts of water behave in a confined environment. The research should improve predictions of how water molecules line up in nanotubes or biological channels - helping with future designs for fuel cells or medical treatments.
Water behaves differently at the ... read more >>
“Water in the Arab World: Management Perspectives and Innovations” deals with water-related topics as diverse as the expected impact of climate change on the Middle East and North Africa, to irrigation and desalination technology and the art of water diplomacy. The idea is to “document the existing ‘embedded knowledge’ that has been generated by World Bank-financed projects in the Middle East in ... read more >>
Water Number: Zero. This is the amount of calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium (more on that below), carbohydrates, and protein reported on the labels of bottled water. It is also the amount of useful information provided on the label. ... read more >>
Economic stimulus cash flowing into the water sector will make this nascent $400 billion market an attractive alternative to traditional equity markets, a panel of water market experts said on Wednesday.
Water shortages are on the rise, stemming from soaring demand, growing populations and rising living standards, and compounded by climate change.
"Water scarcity is one of the biggest chall ... read more >>
Here’s an excerpt from an article in the online journal IEEE Spectrum about using technology to save water AND energy in agricultural irrigation. Will our houseplants be Tweeting next?
New Device Lets Plants Talk. Smart sensors let crops text-message growers for more water. ... read more >>