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2013-12-17 23:02:07

Bureau of Reclamation Study Finds Shortfall of 678,522 Acre-Feet of Water per Year Will be Needed in Basin in 2060 Due to Increased Demand and Climate Change Washington (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Lower Rio Grande Basin Study that evaluated the impacts of climate change on water demand and supply imbalances along the Rio Grande along the United States/Mexico border from Fort Quitman, Tex., to the Gulf of Mexico. "Basin...

2013-12-13 13:18:08

Collaborative Report helps address impacts of climate change on the Basin's water resources Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Santa Ana River Watershed Basin Study, which addresses water supply and demand projections for the next 50 years and identifies potential climate change impacts to Southern California's Santa Ana River Watershed. This study is a first of its kind for the predominately urban basin. It encompasses approximately 2,600 square miles in...

2013-12-12 23:01:56

Collaborative Report helps address impacts of climate change on the Basin's water resources. Washington (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Santa Ana River Watershed Basin Study, which addresses water supply and demand projections for the next 50 years and identifies potential climate change impacts to Southern California's Santa Ana River Watershed. This study is a first of its kind for the predominately urban basin. It...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Geological Survey (USGS) 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. The use of heat and water budgets to estimate water consumption at individual thermoelectric plants provides a useful check on other estimation...

2013-11-04 09:11:00

In an example of the challenges water-strapped Western cities will face in a warming world, new research shows that every degree Fahrenheit of warming in the Salt Lake City region could mean a 1.8 to 6.5 percent drop in the annual flow of streams that provide water to the city. By midcentury, warming Western temperatures may mean that some of the creeks and streams that help slake Salt Lake City's thirst will dry up several weeks earlier in the summer and fall, according to the new paper,...

2013-10-30 23:23:45

Advanced Hydro Inc., a central Texas company, announced today that it has completed financing and partnership agreements to spin off “Green Hydro, LLC (GH)”, to address increasing demand for water use in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by developing and desalinating environmentally sustainable brackish water resources in Texas, New Mexico and the Dakotas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Fracking is causing a rapid growth of oil and gas production in the United States. A large...


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Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

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...

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