A Product that enables anyone, in a most simple fashion, an independent, cheap and mobile solar Potable Water generation from sea water or brackish water on the base of condensation by solar still. ... read more >>
We're likely to see more struggles over water, both locally and worldwide. The next big conflict in California is a proposal for a canal built around the Delta, designed to secure a water supply for Central Valley farms and Southern California cities while also improving the environment of the West Coast's largest estuary. Critics worry that it's simply a tool to drain the Sacramento River.
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Availability of natural resources such as water, forests and land throughout the world has decreased over time (both in terms of quantity and quality) as a result of development and expansion of urbanization and agriculture. The inevitable consequences of increased demand for, and decreased supply (including deteriorating quality) of, various natural resources, especially water, is an increase i ... read more >>
Rory Carroll speaks to members of the Uru Chipaya tribe, whose lifestyle in the Bolivian Andes is being threatened by the effects of global warming ... read more >>
First of a two-part series by Les Zaitz (The Oregonian) on Oregon's water issues. Lobbyist Craig Campbell was chasing a favor when he phoned Gov. Ted Kulongoski in early 2007. The eastern Oregon farming interests who hired Campbell wanted a private meeting with the governor. Campbell once served on the governor's personal staff and knew Kulongoski would take his call. He dialed the governor's cel ... read more >>
Those, interested in Sacramento Bee water articles, can follow Matt Weiser's tweets at this page. He writes great articles about the water resources problems in California. His Twitter page is also a good source for those who are following Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta stories. ... read more >>
In thinking about government’s role in water policy, it’s worth highlighting last October 23's remarkable public confession by former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan -- whose libertarian, anti-government beliefs and seemingly all-knowing wisdom were the hallmarks of an era that began with Barry Goldwater’s candidacy in 1964 and triumphed with Ronald Reagan’s election in 198 ... read more >>
Abstract: Residential water demand is a function of several factors, some of which are within the control of water utilities (e.g., price, water restrictions, rebate programs) and some of which are not (e.g., climate and weather, demographic characteristics). In this study of Aurora, Colorado, factors influencing residential water demand are reviewed during a turbulent drought period (2000-2005). ... read more >>
Come June this year, the global movers and shakers of the water industry will gather in Singapore for the second Singapore International Water Week.
Close to 10,000 delegates and trade visitors are expected at the event to be held at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 22 to 26. Of these, 70% are expected to be overseas attendees. ... read more >>