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The Problem With Water - An Infographic

Posted By pjdore in Planning and Management

Water is essential thing for healthy living, but people from different part of the world don't have access to safe fresh water so with this infographic we have covered water and the problems people are facing with regards to this natural necessity. http://www.pjdore.com -

Managing Texas' rural land key to conservation

Posted By AHamed in Hydrology , Planning and Management , Water Quality

Water conservation and agriculture experts say that stewardship of private rural lands is the key to the future of conserving water in Texas, where farms, ranches and forests make up 83 percent of the state's privately owned land. Good stewards, they say, make every drop of rain count, which benefits landowners and the state's water resources. http://twri.tamu.edu -

'Disaster' in Maldives as capital suffers water crisis

Posted By Waterlover in Planning and Management

India and Sri Lanka airlifted drinking water to the Maldives after a fire at a desalination plant led to severe shortages and triggered unrest on the streets of the honeymoon islands' capital.

Authorities declared a "disaster situation" after the fire on Thursday led to a drinking water crisis on the main island of Male, one of the world's most densely populated capitals.

Much of the capital was still without drinking water Friday and local media reported that angry residents fought and attacked shops that rationed mineral water, while hotels in Male said supplies were rapidly running o http://www.dailymail.co.uk -

Water Conflicts and Diplomacy: How Conflicts Block Integrated Management

Posted By aqua in Planning and Management

Lecture by Dr. Neil S. Grigg for Colorado State University's free Massive Open Online Course, "Water, Civilization, and Nature: Addressing 21st Century Water Issues." https://www.youtube.com -

Water Conflicts and Diplomacy: Trans-boundary Conflicts and Interbasin Transfers

Posted By aqua in Planning and Management

Lecture by Dr. Neil S. Grigg for Colorado State University's free Massive Open Online Course, "Water, Civilization, and Nature: Addressing 21st Century Water Issues." https://www.youtube.com -

Facing up to a water crisis

Posted By macy in Planning and Management

Matt Damon and Gary White are co-founders of Water.org. The views expressed are their own. This is the fifth in a series of articles from the World Economic Forum on the key challenges facing the world in 2015 as part of their Outlook on the Global Agenda. http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com -

The environmental consequences of Iran sanctions | The Guardian

Posted By Kaveh in Planning and Management , Miscellaneous

Iran’s drive for ‘independent’ development, in the face of international pressure over the nuclear programme, has degraded its air, water and land http://www.theguardian.com -

U.S. Farm Irrigation Becomes More Efficient, Moves East

Posted By aqua in Hydrology , Planning and Management

Federal data show that U.S. farms use less water and are investing in water-saving irrigation equipment.

Published every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey is the most complete set of state-level data on irrigation practices, water use, and equipment. The 2013 survey reveals two long-term trends in U.S. agriculture: farms are producing more food while using less water, and farms in the typically rainy East are increasingly investing in irrigation equipment that is more commonly found in the arid West.

Both trends mark an important path forw http://www.circleofblue.org -