Understanding of previous termrivernext term systems that have experienced various forcing mechanisms such as climate, tectonics, sea level fluctuations and their linkages is a major concern for fluvial scientists. The 2525-km-long Ganga previous termRivernext term derives its fluvial flux from northern part of the Indian subcontinent and drops in the Ganga–Brahmaputra delta and the Bengal fan re ... read more >>
From the American Water Works Association, here is a roundup of new Federal legislation affecting the water industry. ... read more >>
China's Ministry of Agriculture said on Tuesday that lack of rainfall in major wheat-growing provinces has brought drought to 119 million mu (7.9 million hectares) of wheat farmland.
The figure was 100 million mu more than the same period last year.
Most of northern China suffered from lack of rain during this winter, and in some areas, the amount of rainfall is 70 to 90 percent les ... read more >>
Planum Boreum, Mar's north polar cap contains water ice "of a very high degree of purity," according to an international study. Using radar data from the SHARAD (SHAllow RADar) instrument on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), French researchers say the data point to 95 percent purity in the polar ice cap. The north polar cap is a dome of layered, icy materials, similar to the large ice ... read more >>
he American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently announced it will be hosting a two-day seminar on how global climate change can impact utilities, Climate Change and Water Utilities: Planning for the Future, in Arlington, VA, March 4-5.
The seminar is designed to address how climate change can impact utilities in unforeseen ways and provide operators ways to assess vulnerability t ... read more >>
Aquatic insects are bioindicators of water quality. Their structure and species composition is used in assessing the ecological integrity of streams and previous termrivers.next term Their composition and density of the upper Warri previous termRiver,next term Niger Delta, Nigeria were assessed and the influence of different physical and chemical variables on their distribution was explored at th ... read more >>
Centriforce Technology Corp. announced today the successful testing of its desalination vapor-jet technology. This new technology allows the Company to convert salt water into vapor at very low cost. The vapor is then condensed into fresh water for consumption. ... read more >>
This video was taken at 2:00 pm, about 2 hours after the Gualala river opened, on January 11, 2009. The opening occurred after head difference between the estuary and the ocean waters grew as the tide went out. The sand at the narrowest point in the beach liquefied, opening the mouth. Initially, the flow was thin sheet flow over the beach, but as the velocity increased, these forms started to pop ... read more >>
Drought or near drought conditions are having a big impact on South America's developing corn and soybean crops. Dr. Michael Cordonnier, President of Corn and Soybean Advisor Inc., recently returned from more than two weeks in Brazil, touring Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Parana.
According to Cordonnier, conditions are even worse than expected, "I would say 30 or 40% of the beans in west ... read more >>
New research strengthens the link between water pollution and rising male fertility problems. The study, by Brunel University, the Universities of Exeter and Reading and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, shows for the first time how a group of testosterone-blocking chemicals is finding its way into UK rivers, affecting wildlife and potentially humans.
The study identified a new group of chem ... read more >>