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California's Two Largest River Basins At Near-Record Low Water Levels
2014-02-03 13:11:43

In response to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent proclamation of a drought emergency in California, a team of scientists from the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling (UCCHM) at the University of California, Irvine has updated research on the state’s two largest river basins -- the source of most its water.

Water Crisis Could Be Averted By Newly-Discovered Undersea Freshwater Reserves
2013-12-09 05:16:17

A team of Australian researchers have reportedly located massive freshwater reserves trapped beneath the ocean floor – a discovery that could help delay or prevent a burgeoning global water crisis, according to research published Thursday in the journal Nature.

USGS Reinstates Water Usage Reports For Thermonuclear Power
2013-11-26 09:04:56

The US Geological Survey announced on Monday that it will resume reporting on the amount of water consumed in the production of thermonuclear power to allow water resource managers a chance to evaluate the influence of this type of use on the overall water budget of a watershed.

Tungsten In Aquifer Groundwater Controlled By pH, Oxygen
2013-10-01 11:25:44

Two Kansas geologists are helping shed new light on how tungsten metal is leached from the sediment surrounding aquifers into the groundwater. The findings may have implications for human health.

New Technology Drinking Water From Sea Water
2013-06-27 15:52:53

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and the University of Marburg in Germany have created a simple and efficient way to create drinking water from sea water.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.