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2012-12-27 14:36:40

The discovery of ℠wonky holes´ — strange freshwater seeps resembling miniature volcanoes on the seafloor — is giving Australian water scientists important new insights into the nation´s groundwater resources, and how they may be used by coastal communities. Wonky holes — named by fishermen whose nets they snagged, threatening to capsize their boats — were first found in a 60 km-wide strip fringing the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) coastline. These...

Water Resources Monitored In The Mediterranean
2012-12-19 12:38:59

ESA The effects of climate change, population growth and economic development in the Mediterranean are posing a threat to the water supply in the region. As part of ESA´s TIGER initiative, satellite data are supporting water management by identifying water resources. The demand for water is growing around the Mediterranean and is especially crucial in areas that do not receive regular rainfall. This is especially true for the southernmost parts of Europe and the countries lying...

2012-12-14 12:21:38

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) is planning to launch a pilot "smart water grid" that demonstrates the importance of addressing sustainable infrastructure through a comprehensive approach that shows benefits to people, pipes and policy. In the past year, the company has announced a patented new sensor + software solution for monitoring conditions in underground water pipes and partnered with the Buried Asset Management...

2012-11-26 14:16:53

Australia should prepare now for dry times ahead by ℠banking´ its water underground when rainfall is plentiful, according to an important new scientific study. "There is enormous national potential to store surplus water in aquifers, ensuring sufficient water is available for cities, homes, industry, farming and the environment when drought strikes", says researcher Andrew Ross of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT). “We need to start...

2012-11-05 08:35:02

DENVER, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Rivers Water Company (OTC QB: TURV) (http://www.2riverswater.com) announced today that it has completed the second and final phase of purchase of the assets of Dionisio Produce & Farms, LLC. The Company simultaneously entered into a long-term employment agreement with Russ Dionisio making him the President and Chief Operating Officer of Dionisio Farms & Produce, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Two Rivers. As President and COO, Russ...

2012-10-15 11:29:08

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Union (EU) has awarded FIGARO (Flexible and Precise Irrigation Platform to Improve Farm Scale Water Productivity), an international Consortium led by Netafim Ltd [http://www.netafim.com ] , EUR6 million to develop new precision technologies to improve irrigation management to increase water productivity in major water-demanding crops. FIGARO researchers will focus their efforts on significantly reducing the...

2012-10-09 19:20:21

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The severe and protracted drought gripping much of the United States is an act of God. The severity of the impact caused by the drought is a consequence of neglect and short-sighted policy decisions made by humans over many years, finds a new report from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), Running Dry: Looming Water Shortages in the United States. Americans have dramatically reduced their consumption of water over the...

Climate Change And Land Use Affect Water System
2012-09-26 07:39:37

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We don't yet understand the how the connections between water sustainability and hydrologic processes will be affected by climate change, but to better this understanding, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has teamed up with the United States Departments of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The collaboration has awarded grants totaling almost $27 million through the Water Sustainability and Climate...

2012-09-25 06:21:55

HARRINGTON PARK, N.J., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Water, one of the largest water services providers in the nation, made a Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York that offers cities across the U.S. a new long-term solution to the challenge of meeting current and future water needs. Continued growth in demand for water along with competing needs for other municipal services - from roads and fire departments to police and schools...

2012-09-20 02:21:58

DENVER, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Rivers Water Company (OTC QB: TURV), (http://www.2riverswater.com) announced today that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Town of Monument, Colorado, to jointly explore development of a Permanent Water Supply Plan. Two Rivers President Gary Barber said, "We are very pleased to embark on a collaborative relationship with the Town to identify viable renewable water supply strategies. We are committed to an integrated rotating...


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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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