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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents of St. Petersburg, Florida have lost control over the management of hazardous waste from shooting ranges.
Increased use of ground water or pumping and irrigation could be increasing the number of small earthquakes occurring in California, and eventually speed-up the frequency of larger ones, according to new research appearing in the journal Nature.
The following highlights summarize research papers that have been recently published in Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface (JGR-F), Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans (JGR-C), and Water Resources Research (WRR).
Recycling waste water and urine into drinking water is not only for astronauts – the same method is now treating groundwater for a school in Morocco.
CWF-Led Stakeholder Dialogue Demonstrates Mounting Support for Improved Groundwater Management SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Water Foundation
An infestation of bark beetles is killing trees in the mountains across the western US. And now researchers are questioning what effect this massive tree die-off has on stream flow and water quality.
LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 7(th) Annual "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Groundwater Festival
By studying the behavior of groundwater at different densities, a team of Australian scientists is hoping to help with the study of water on other planets, as well as water conservation strategies here on Earth.
This year’s National Groundwater Awareness Week comes at a much needed time for the discussion of groundwater concerns such as coal mining, fracking, pollution and conservation.
LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), which provides groundwater for more than 10% of the state's population,
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).