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2013-08-07 23:22:39

Sharon Kleyne’s Mission Would Make Fresh Water Access and Quality World’s Top Priority Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Between 1950 and 2000, there were 1,850 conflicts in the world involving disputes over access to the water in lakes and rivers that cross international boundaries. According to Water and Health Researcher Sharon Kleyne, the number of water disputes becomes much higher when water conflicts within countries are included. With safe fresh water becoming...

Snow Water Storage In Oregon Watershed Cut By 56 Percent From Global Warming
2013-07-26 12:48:40

Oregon State University A new report projects that by the middle of this century there will be an average 56 percent drop in the amount of water stored in peak snowpack in the McKenzie River watershed of the Oregon Cascade Range -  and that similar impacts may be found on low-elevation maritime snow packs around the world. The findings by scientists at Oregon State University, which are based on a projected 3.6 degree Fahrenheit temperature increase, highlight the special...

2013-07-19 14:36:59

According to study, inaction will lead to 'major setback' in economic development and food security for the poorest people in Ghana, Burkina Faso and other countries in West Africa A new study released today finds that so much water may be lost in the Volta River Basin due to climate change that planned hydroelectric projects to boost energy and food production may only tread water in keeping up with actual demand. Some 24 million people in Ghana, Burkina Faso and four other neighboring...

2013-06-20 23:04:32

Water Select® introduces new water conservation products to help save water where it is wasted the most — in the shower. Reducing water consumption and the energy associated with the use of potable water is the key objective of Water Select®. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Water Select® introduces new water conservation products to help save water where it is wasted the most — in the shower. Reducing water consumption and the energy associated with the use of...

2013-06-12 23:00:46

More and more people are awakening to the fact that water resources may appear plentiful, but in reality are limited in availability to populated areas. Fresh Water is a precious commodity and continued supply requires conservation and management. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Water Select® is Conservation With Immediate Effect says Jeanene Tips Wilson, the owner of Water Select®. Water Select® is an in-line valve for the shower that addresses conservation of water used...

2013-05-24 23:13:53

[370 Pages Report] Micro Irrigation System Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of types, applications, geography, crop type trends; forecasting revenue and analyzing trends. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 According to the new market research report “Micro Irrigation System Market Trends and Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016)” published by MarketsandMarkets, global micro irrigation system market expected to reached over $1,290 million by the end of year 2010 and is...

2013-05-24 23:03:39

Christopher Gasson explains the thinking behind the forecasts in GWI´s new Global Water Market report. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The International Monetary Fund believes that the global economy will grow by 3.3% in 2013, compared to 3.2% in 2012, according to BBC news. Meanwhile, according to the newly published Global Water Market 2014 report, capital expenditure on water infrastructure will grow by 4.9% in 2013, up from 3.7% in 2012. Global Water Intelligence explains why they believe...

Experts Convene On Uncertainties Of Global Water Resources
2013-05-20 13:27:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This week, in Bonn, Germany — world experts are convening on the dangers posed to Earth´s most vital resource: water. "The list of human activities and their impact on the water systems of Planet Earth is long and important," said Anik Bhaduri, Executive Officer of the Global Water System Project (GWSP). "We have altered the Earth's climatology and chemistry, its snow cover, permafrost, sea and glacial ice extent and ocean...


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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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