Latest Aquifer Stories
By Stephen Speckman Deseret News The Southern Nevada Water Authority has filed a request to deny "interested person status" to 15 applicants, including several from Utah, who want a say in a proposal to pipe water from sources near the Utah/Nevada border to Las Vegas.
By Jonathan Brunt, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 6--Spokane likes green lawns. And to keep them that way, the average Spokane County resident uses twice the amount of water as the average person statewide.
By Greg Barnes, The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jun. 22--WADE -- Four months after Cumberland County formed its Safe Water Task Force, county and state officials continue to mishandle their response to groundwater contamination.
By Susannah Bryan, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jun. 19--SUNRISE -- Sierra Club activist Matthew Schwartz has filed a legal challenge to block Sunrise from withdrawing more water from the Biscayne and Floridan aquifers, saying it would cause irreparable harm to the Everglades.
By Singha, Kamini ABSTRACT The concepts of total stress, effective stress, and fluid pressure are important to understanding where water comes from when producing water from a confined aquifer system.
If you want to know the secret to Joe Kanze's luscious green lawn, look under the fake rock. There, in his backyard, you'll find a recently drilled irrigation well topped with a high-tech Danish water pump.
By Rotzoll, Kolja; El-Kadi, Aly I; Gingerich, Stephen B ABSTRACT: In recent years the ground-water demand of the population of the island of Maui, Hawaii, has significantly increased.
By Jennifer Smith, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Mar. 19--For most Long Islanders, effects from two weeks of torrential rains in October 2005 subsided when the puddles dried.
By Maliva, Robert G; Guo, Weixing; Missimer, Thomas M ABSTRACT: Aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) is part of the solution to the global problem of managing water resources to meet existing and future freshwater demands.
Recent space observations of freshwater storage by the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (Grace) are providing a new picture of how Earth's most precious natural resource is distributed globally and how it is changing.
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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