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California's Two Largest River Basins At Near-Record Low Water Levels
2014-02-03 13:11:43

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.

2013-01-14 10:32:05

Invading seawater threatens to pollute or destroy scores of Australia’s coastal water supplies.

Previous Predictions Of Groundwater Flooding Doubles With Future Sea Level Rise
2012-11-12 11:08:42

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).

2010-09-08 13:32:41

Rising sea levels and coastal development are threatening coastal freshwater wetlands with saltwater intrusion.

2008-10-06 12:00:22

U.S. scientists say whether another Great Plains 1930s-type "dust bowl" again develops depends on underground water storage depth.

2008-08-09 03:00:16

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.

2008-07-27 12:00:28

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.

2007-03-19 06:00:15

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.