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A plant-based diet can help save water

Posted By teddyRIO in Planning and Management , Miscellaneous

Animal agribusiness is the most water-intensive of all agriculture. You’d save more water skipping one purchase of a chicken than by skipping six months of showers. Experts agree that plant-based proteins use less water than their animal-based counterparts. http://www.sacbee.com -

Dokan Dam: Irrigation Valve Opened for 30 Cumecs (VIDEO)

Posted By teddyRIO in Fluid Mechanics

The Dokan Dam is a multi-purpose concrete arch dam abutted by gravity monoliths. It is 360 metres (1,180 ft) long and 116.5 metres (382 ft) high. At its base it is 32.5 metres (107 ft) wide, tapering off to 6.2 metres (20 ft) at the top. The combined maximum discharge of the dam is 4,300 cubic metres (150,000 cu ft) per second. This is divided over a spillway tunnel with three radial gates having a combined maximum discharge of 2,440 cubic metres (86,000 cu ft) per second, and an emergency bellmouth gloryhole spillway with a capacity of 1,860 cubic metres (66,000 cu ft) per second. Two irriga https://www.youtube.com -

Brazil drought: Sao Paulo sleepwalks into water crisis

Posted By teddyRIO in Hydrology , Planning and Management

Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo has been struggling with a severe drought for months, but local authorities seem slow to acknowledge the crisis, the BBC's Wyre Davies reports. http://www.bbc.co.uk -

Drought means less California rice, but good prices for rice that was grown

Posted By teddyRIO in Planning and Management

Nothing about this year's rice growing season has been business-as-usual. Some growers received no water. Prices look good for the rice that was grown! http://www.chicoer.com -

Californian farmers sue state over drought water decisions

Posted By teddyRIO in Planning and Management , Miscellaneous

State leaders illegally denied deliveries to west San Joaquin Valley landowners with senior water rights, a lawsuit says. http://www.fresnobee.com -

Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment | Ebook

Posted By teddyRIO in Water Quality

The book attempts to covers the main fields of water quality issues presenting case studies in various countries concerning the physicochemical characteristics of surface and groundwaters and possible pollution sources as well as methods and tools for the evaluation of water quality status. This book is divided into two sections: Statistical Analysis of Water Quality Data;Water Quality Monitoring http://www.intechopen.com -

Peter Gleick on leave from Pacific Institute over Heartland leak

Posted By teddyRIO in Miscellaneous

Climate scientist on temporary leave of absence while investigated over leak of Heartland Institute documents

Peter Gleick, the scientist behind the sting on the Heartland Institute, has announced he is stepping down – at least temporarily – from the institute he has led for more than 20 years.

In a brief letter on Friday evening, Gleick asked the board of directors of t http://www.guardian.co.uk -

Rising oceans: Too late to turn the tide?

Posted By teddyRIO in Hydrology

Thermal expansion of seawater contributed only slightly to rising sea levels compared to melting ice sheets during the Last Interglacial Period, a University of Arizona-led team of researchers has found. http://www.sciencedaily.com -