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2014-01-28 08:22:38

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Energy Water Solutions and EP Energy (NYSE: EPE) have contracted to deploy movable water recycling facilities in the Eagle Ford Shale close to Cotulla, Texas in LaSalle County. As part of this effort, a produced water unit mobilized in April 2013 has been effectively cleaning produced water to meet the standards for hydraulic stimulation operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/DA53855) John Jensen, Executive...

Water Crisis Could Be Averted By Newly-Discovered Undersea Freshwater Reserves
2013-12-09 05:16:17

[ Watch the Video: Freshwater Reserves Found Underneath The Sea ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of Australian researchers have reportedly located massive freshwater reserves trapped beneath the ocean floor – a discovery that could help delay or prevent a burgeoning global water crisis, according to research published Thursday in the journal Nature. Flinders University professor Vincent Post, a hydrogeologist specializing in coastal groundwater...

Forecasting Future Water Levels Of Crucial Agricultural Aquifer
2013-08-27 06:24:50

Kansas State University If current irrigation trends continue, 69 percent of the groundwater stored in the High Plains Aquifer of Kansas will be depleted in 50 years. But immediately reducing water use could extend the aquifer's lifetime and increase net agricultural production through the year 2110. Those findings are part of a recently published study by David Steward, professor of civil engineering, and colleagues at Kansas State University. The study investigates the future...

2013-07-23 11:25:32

Water scientists are using heat to measure the extent to which some of Australia’s inland rivers and streams could dry up due to over-extraction of groundwater. During the Millennium Drought a number of rivers and streams in the Murray-Darling Basin dried up partly as a result of over-extraction from the aquifers that normally keep them flowing. In a bid to understand the problem better and to help federal and state water managers secure our water supplies, researchers...

2013-04-08 12:22:19

STW says technology at West Texas golf course adapted from its oil and gas water reclamation technology can be used for large municipalities and other industries MIDLAND, Texas, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Co. announced today that its proprietary water desalination system using its technology adapted from oil and gas fields is fully functional at the Ranchland Hills Gold Club near Midland, converting 700,000 gallons a day of brackish water into fresh water...

2012-08-03 23:00:44

Win a year's supply of the best water in the world New York, NY (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Easily recognizable with its distinctive cylindrical bottle, VOSS Water from Southern Norway is the purest of all major water brands. The water from our artesian aquifer is unfiltered, untreated, sodium-free and low in minerals, with a fresh, clean taste. At VOSS, our core values are purity, distinction and responsibility. Wait“¦responsibility? We´re talking about giving a way a...

2012-08-02 02:25:51

RITZVILLE, Wash., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association's (CSRIA) plan for irrigators to privately fund and/or use private financing to bring surface water to the Odessa Aquifer Subarea north of I-90 is being widely endorsed by many newspapers and decision-makers as a viable, cost-effective and realistic option to immediately begin replacing the use of groundwater from the declining Odessa Subarea Aquifer in eastern Washington. The CSRIA proposed...

2012-07-23 23:03:08

According to National Climatic Data Center, 55 percent of the United States is now in moderate to severe drought. Current drought conditions surpass the record set in December 1956. No relief is in sight and the extreme drought is expected to continue. This drought will affect millions of Americans with increased food price and water quality issues. EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generators can help alleviate drought stress. Pacheco, California (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 EcoloBlue is pleased to...

Groundwater Pumping Leads To Sea Level Rise
2012-05-09 07:44:38

As people pump groundwater for irrigation, drinking water, and industrial uses, the water doesn´t just seep back into the ground – it also evaporates into the atmosphere, or runs off into rivers and canals, eventually emptying into the world´s oceans. This water adds up, and a new study calculates that by 2050, groundwater pumping will cause a global sea level rise of about 0.8 millimeters per year. “Other than ice on land, the excessive groundwater extractions are...

2012-04-19 06:22:46

DALLAS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced its Water for Life focus area as part of the company's Sustainability 2015 strategy. The announcement comes during Earth Week to draw attention to the importance globally of fresh water and the sustainable management of fresh water resources. Kimberly-Clark's Water for Life program provides a platform on which to collaborate with nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to provide clean drinking water,...


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2009-07-06 17:58:20

The water cycle (or hydrologic cycle) describes the continuous movement of water above, below, and on the planet. Since the water cycle is in fact a "cycle", there is no beginning or end. Water exists in three states: liquid, vapor, and ice. Although the balance of water on our planet is fairly constant, individual water molecules may come and go. The water cycle is driven by the sun. The sun heats the oceans and allows water to evaporate into the air. The sun also heats snow and ice which...

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