Latest Hydraulic engineering Stories
Thousands of sinkholes in Florida cause alarm for residents that question low Aquifer water levels as being part of the problem.
If current irrigation trends continue, 69 percent of the groundwater stored in the High Plains Aquifer of Kansas will be depleted in 50 years.
A new model to predict the risk of contaminants in groundwater will save those who use it significant time and money, highlighting drinking water quality issues in the process.
Scientists have devised a better way to protect groundwater from acids, heavy metals and toxic chemicals, helping to secure the Earth’s main freshwater supply.
The Colorado River provides water for more than 30 million people, including those in the fast-growing cities of Las Vegas, Phoenix and Los Angeles. Increasing demand for that water combined with reduced flow and the looming threat of climate change have prompted concern about how to manage the basin’s water in coming decades.
Leonardo da Vinci once remarked “we know more about celestial bodies than the Earth underfoot”, and in 500 years not a lot has changed - especially where most of our fresh water is concerned.
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