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2013-04-12 15:46:28

First method to use weather station measurements to obtain daily evaporation rates Researchers at Columbia Engineering and Boston University have developed the first method to map evaporation globally using weather stations, which will help scientists evaluate water resource management, assess recent trends of evaporation throughout the globe, and validate surface hydrologic models in various conditions. The study was published in the April 1 online Early Edition of Proceedings of the...

2013-03-27 08:23:05

Municipal Bond Financing to Support Rotational Farm Fallowing DENVER, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Rivers Water & Farming Company (OTCQB: TURV) (www.2riverswater.com) announced today it has acquired the last remaining parcels of land inside the Sunset Metropolitan District. Two Rivers now owns all land from which electors can vote to seat board members of the Sunset Metropolitan District. Two Rivers expects to formally amend the District's service plan to: focus on...

2013-03-20 04:20:19

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to World Water Day on the importance of water conservation and management, AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced Taiwan's first Zero Liquid Discharge Solution, which by going through two recycling stages, the wastewater could be completely retrieved. Over the years, AUO has devoted significant efforts to the development of water recycling technology, resulting in...

2013-03-12 04:21:18

PARIS, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - World Water Day 2013: "Cooperating for Water" World Water Day 2013 will be held under the theme of "Water Cooperation", as part of the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130312/599773-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130312/599773-b ) World Water Day is the occasion for Nestle Waters to help raise awareness and educate key...

2013-03-10 23:01:10

In the next five years, M&As will remain a major component of the industry; private firms that buy struggling companies will invest in making water supply assets more efficient, which will likely lead to further rate increases and higher revenue for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Water Supply and Irrigation Systems industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 The Water Supply and...

2013-03-08 12:23:12

Storage Restriction Removed DENVER, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Rivers Water & Farming Company (OTCQB: TURV) (www.2riverswater.com) announced today the storage restriction on the Cucharas Reservoir has been removed. The storage restriction had been on the Reservoir since July 1988. Two Rivers Water and Farming Company was able to complete the restoration with a loan from the Colorado Water Conservation Board. Removal of the restriction is the first step in fulfilling the...

2013-02-28 20:21:39

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today announced the availability of a unique on-line Federal Support Toolbox to provide Integrated Water Resources Management information across the nation and internationally. The Federal Support Toolbox is a centralized Web portal that will allow federal agencies, states, interstate organizations, Tribes, non-governmental agencies and international entities to access and share water...

2013-02-26 11:57:58

Expert panel report on sustainable management of water in the agricultural landscapes of Canada Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be more sustainably managed by developing forward-thinking policies and effective land and water management strategies, adopting effective governance mechanisms,...

2013-02-26 08:23:03

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be more sustainably managed by developing forward-thinking policies and effective land and water management strategies, adopting effective governance mechanisms, and harnessing technological advancements. The agricultural...

2013-01-20 23:02:23

American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Report Recommends U.S. Water Management Goals and Policies be Organized around Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 The Policy Committee of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) recently released its first national report examining the challenges and successes of integrated water resources management (IWRM) here in the United States. In 2011, the AWRA Board of Directors commissioned two...


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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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