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2011-01-24 12:41:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Texas Water Resources, LP (STWR) today praised legislation, H.B. 814, authored by Rep.

2011-01-06 17:10:40

The Australian Government National Water Commission funded a study to establish an approach to assess the quality of water treated using managed aquifer recharge.

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2010-12-14 08:37:06

When you dive into that salad full of lettuce grown in the American West, there's a good chance you are enjoying the product of irrigation from an underground water source.

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2010-11-11 11:33:17

Leaks from carbon dioxide injected deep underground to help fight climate change could bubble up into drinking water aquifers near the surface, driving up levels of contaminants in the water tenfold or more in some places.

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2010-06-04 07:10:00

Every minute, 10,000 gallons of water mysteriously gush out of the desert floor at a place called Ash Meadows, an oasis that is home to 24 plant and animal species found nowhere else in the world.

2010-05-27 17:35:23

An estimated 60 million people in Bangladesh are exposed to unsafe levels of arsenic in their drinking water, dramatically raising their risk for cancer and other serious diseases.

2010-05-19 14:12:20

UT professor finds concentrations of viruses and bacteria linked to human feces in community water sources in East Tennessee.

2010-03-04 11:28:00

A new study by Texas AgriLife Research scientists finds that contrary to widespread perceptions, springs in the Edwards Plateau, which provide much of the stream flows, have not been declining as a result of increased encroachment of woody plants. In fact, spring flows are twice as high as they were prior to 1950.

2009-12-30 14:53:00

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water and the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District began annual operations of their joint Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) project this month.


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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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.