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December 21, 2018 Amid Drinking Water Crisis, New York Panel Calls for Stricter Limits on PollutantsSource: Governing
A state panel created in response to drinking-water crises in the City of Newburgh and other places in New York has recommended the state set strict contamination limits for three chemicals that include the type that polluted...
December 20, 2018 Israeli Company May Have Solution to World’s Water ShortageSource: Breaking Israel News
Water shortage is emerging as a global crisis, with some countries scrambling to find solutions. Israel’s Watergen has developed a technology to collect water from the air. Will this be enough to solve the problem
December 13, 2018 Heavy Snowfall on California Mountains Good Sign for Water SupplySource: KTLA
The snowpack measured 106% of average, according to the state’s snow survey taken late last week. That’s more than double the 47% of average measured on the same day last year.
December 12, 2018 Trump EPA Proposes Major Rollback Of Federal Water ProtectionsSource: NPR
Vast amounts of wetlands and thousands of miles of U.S. waterways would no longer be federally protected by the Clean Water Act under a new proposal by the Trump administration.
Source: Washington Post
Fracking requires a huge amount of water, a major concern in dry Western states that otherwise welcome the practice. But New Mexico thinks it can mitigate that problem by pushing oil companies to treat and recycle fracking waste...
Source: The Tower
As Americans turn on their taps, most are in the dark about a crisis coming to at least a third of U.S. households in the next four years: a lack of potable water. Experts predict that by 2022, 42 million Americans will be unable...
November 27, 2018 Ocean circulation in North Atlantic is at its weakest for 1,500 years - and at levels that previously triggered a mini Ice Age, study warnsSource: Daily Mail (UK)
Researchers have discovered that water in the North Atlantic has 'dramatically weakened.'The study shows the levels are at their lowest of for 1,500 years - and climate change is to blame. Researchers warn the currents will have...
November 13, 2018 Would flooding the deserts help stop global warming?Source: NBC
A Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Y Combinator, unveiled the radical desert flooding plan as one of four “moonshot” scenarios that it hopes innovators will explore as potential remedies to catastrophic global warming
November 9, 2018 Leading The Global Tide In Water SustainabilitySource: Forbes
November 8 is National STEM Day. Across the country, schools and communities recognize today as a time to encourage the scientific and technological curiosity of students and soon-to-be professionals
November 2, 2018 World Water Week to focus on more nature-based solutionsSource: Xinhua
STOCKHOLM, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- The 2018 World Water Week kicked off here on Monday, calling for more nature-based solutions for water related challenges. Poor water management and stressed ecosystems cause poverty and violent...
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