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2014-09-23 08:24:21

STW's Permit Allows For the Drilling of the Second and Third Development Wells Pursuant to Their Lease Agreement with the City of Fort Stockton MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) obtained approval from the Middle Pecos Groundwater District to drill two additional development water wells to further define the extent of the water aquifer. Test wells studied by a recent hydrogeological report shows potential production of 100+...

2014-09-08 12:22:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) encourages the public to protect public health and the environment by honoring "Protect Your Groundwater Day" tomorrow, Sept. 9. "The quality of groundwater impacts many aspects of our daily lives," DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. "I encourage everyone to consider ways they can protect and improve groundwater for the benefit of all Pennsylvanians." In Pennsylvania, nearly 1.5...

Lake Mead
2014-07-25 07:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA and University of California, Irvine researchers have determined that over 75 percent of the water lost in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin over the past decade has come from underground resources – a discovery which suggests that groundwater loss may pose a larger-than-expected threat to the western US water supply. According to the US space agency, the new study – which has been published online in the journal...

2014-07-15 23:08:02

EarthTec QZ was named as one of the Top 10 Water Technologies, as judged and selected by Water Online after a very successful showing at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in Boston during the week of June 8, 2014. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 EarthTec QZ was recognized as best alternative for controlling zebra and quagga mussel proliferation. Following a very successful showing at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition of...

2014-07-10 08:22:39

MINEOLA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Legislator Donald MacKenzie today announced a major step forward in restoring health to our waterways and beaches with the installation of cutting edge technology that will reduce the amount of pollutants and debris that are carried to the fragile waters through storm water drain pipes. The technology is manufactured by AbTech Industries (a subsidiary of Abtech Holdings Inc. - OTC QB: ABHD) - a...

2014-06-17 08:31:55

OTHELLO, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has submitted a Water Service Contract to the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District for System 1 of CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build a lateral pipeline (System 1) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area. In particular, the Water Service...

2014-05-28 12:24:19

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/hydraulic_turbine_water_wheel_markets_world_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts.html The expansion of the global hydraulic turbine and water wheel industry is forecast to reach 5.5% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013...

2014-05-28 08:24:10

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/hydraulic_turbine_water_wheel_markets_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts.html The industry data report package Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most...

California Groundwater Reliance Linked To Increased Earthquake Activity
2014-05-15 07:13:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Increased use of groundwater 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. According to BBC News environmental correspondent Matt McGrath, the study found that extracting water for human activities has been causing mountains to lift and valleys to subside,...

2014-05-08 09:10:07

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). In this release: 1. Polar hexagon-shaped jet stream could reveal Saturn's rotational period 2. Antarctica's Whillans Ice Plain ice flows are highly variable 3. Climate change, water rights, and agriculture: A case study in...


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