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In the heart of the Mojave Desert vast torrents of water flow freely in massive fountains, pirate lagoons, wave machines and casino waterfalls: the prodigality that characterizes Las Vegas is sucking America dry, says one of the world’s leading water authorities.
Four of the world’s leading authorities on global and regional water issues will gather in Sydney next week (Jan 23-27) to advise on Australia’s groundwater research and training needs.
Groundwater will be a major determinant of Australia’s future as the climate warms and our population swells, a leading water scientist cautioned today.
International water scientists today issued a call for action over the growing threat to the world’s groundwater supplies from over-extraction and pollution.
Northrop Grumman recently provided a grant to Rose State College to be used for the digging of an educational water well. Midwest City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) December
Intensive agriculture practices developed during the past century have helped improve food security for many people but have also added to nitrate pollution in surface and groundwaters.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, a National Law Firm, Urges the EPA to Continue Investigating Groundwater Contamination in Areas where Gas Exploration and Hydraulic Fracturing are Occurring in Light
The record-breaking drought in Texas that has fueled wildfires, decimated crops and forced cattle sales has also reduced groundwater levels in much of the state to the lowest levels in more than 60 years.
Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...
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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