Latest Water table Stories
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.
Invading seawater threatens to pollute or destroy scores of Australia’s coastal water supplies.
Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) published a study today in Nature Climate Change showing that besides marine inundation (flooding), low-lying coastal areas may also be vulnerable to "groundwater inundation," a factor largely unrecognized in earlier predictions on the effects of sea level rise (SLR).
Rising sea levels and coastal development are threatening coastal freshwater wetlands with saltwater intrusion.
U.S. scientists say whether another Great Plains 1930s-type "dust bowl" again develops depends on underground water storage depth.
By Anonymous WATER ENGINEERING THE SECURITY AND QUALITY of the water supply is a major issue facing every South African community. From tiny dorps to big cities, the demands for potable and industrial or agricultural usage water are ever increasing.
By Matt Hildner, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 27--ALAMOSA -- The federal government will try to secure its right to groundwater beneath the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve on Wednesday, when a three-week trial is scheduled to open in the Water Court for Division 3.
By Jennifer Smith, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Mar. 19--For most Long Islanders, effects from two weeks of torrential rains in October 2005 subsided when the puddles dried.