Category: Water Research

A California city's water supply is expected to run out in two months

Posted 10/10/2022 in Water Research,

A California city’s water supply is expected to run out in two months
Amid a historic drought and record shortages, Coalinga searches for extra water to make it through the year

By Joshua Partlow


October 10, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT

 

COALINGA, Calif. — The residents of this sun-scorched city feel California’s endless drought when the dust lifts off ...

Amazon Will Donate $10M To Help A Million People Get Access To Safe Water

Posted 10/06/2022 in Water Research,

News | September 20, 2022

Amazon Will Donate $10M To Help A Million People Get Access To Safe Water

Amazon will also help launch one of the largest private investment portfolios in water and climate, bringing lasting water access for 100 million people.

Amazon and Water.org are partnering to help launch the Water.org Water & Climate Fund focused on climate-resilient water ...

Jackson, Miss., Is Out of Running Water After Treatment Plant Pumps Fail

Posted 09/01/2022 in Water Research,

Jackson, Miss., Is Out of Running Water After Treatment Plant Pumps Fail


Officials are distributing water cases to capital city’s 150,000 residents; ‘It is going to be a massive undertaking,’ governor says.

 

By Alyssa Lukpat
and Cameron McWhirter
Updated Aug. 30, 2022 4:07 pm ET

 

The city of Jackson, Miss., which has struggled with a ...

New Coalition Aims To End Plastic Pollution By 2040

Posted 09/01/2022 in Water Research,

News | August 29, 2022

New Coalition Aims To End Plastic Pollution By 2040


Norway and Rwanda will chair a new 20-country coalition that aims to end plastic pollution by 2040.

The High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution wants to develop a global treaty in the next two years, with the aim of restraining plastic consumption and production to sustainable ...

Water Resources to Become Less Predictable With Climate Change

Posted 08/25/2022 in Water Research,

News | August 10, 2022

Water Resources To Become Less Predictable With Climate Change

Declining snowpack will cause more variability in runoff, streamflow

Water resources will fluctuate increasingly and become more and more difficult to predict in snow-dominated regions across the Northern Hemisphere by later this century, according to a comprehensive new climate change study ...

Can a pipeline really bring drinking water from Mississippi to the west?

Posted 08/10/2022 in Water Research,

News Feature | August 3, 2022

 

Can A Pipeline Really Bring Drinking Water From Mississippi To The West?

 

By Peter Chawaga

With water scarcity growing across the world, water systems are getting creative in how they’re meeting consumption demand. For instance, Israel has launched the world’s first project to channel desalinated water into a natural ...

Navy Officials Reprimanded For Fuel Contamination Of Hawaii Drinking Water

Posted 07/20/2022 in Water Research,

News Feature | July 12, 2022

Navy Officials Reprimanded For Fuel Contamination Of Hawaii Drinking Water

By Peter Chawaga

An investigation into severe drinking water contamination at one of the world’s most pristine locations has found that failures in on-site military conduct were to blame.

“Navy officials’ lack of on-scene leadership in the days following a fuel ...

Critical Western Source Water Body Hits Scary New Low

Posted 07/14/2022 in Water Research,

Critical Western Source Water Body Hits Scary New Low

By Peter Chawaga


As historic drought grows throughout the American West, a critical source water body has now reached a shocking low.

“Water levels in Lake Mead are continuing to deplete to dangerous levels — so much so that the reservoir could soon hit ‘dead pool’ levels,” ABC News reported. “The minimum ...

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