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My GSA 2014 Presentation: 'Establishment of a Potable Water Partnership, Omoa, Honduras'

Waterwired - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:30
Dr. Peter Wampler (Oregon State MS amp; PhD) of Grand Valley State University, Dr. Peter Knappett (University of Waterloo and University of Tennessee) of Texas Aamp;M and I will be convening an oral Topical Session (T116) titled, Water Contamination and Treatment in Developing Countries.It will be Tuesday, 1 - 5...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/40vpOcQ0WZQ" height="1" width="1"/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 20 October 2014

Waterwired - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:48
It's appropriate that I am posting Elaine's list from Vancouver, BC, site of the Geological Society of America's 2014 Annual Meeting. Lots today - check out the 'Ebola' category just below the second red heading. Do you know of a colleague who would be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards?...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/L4PXuaVAFLI" height="1" width="1"/

Just Another Day in Paradise: Vancouver Images Old Guy Hawking Bottled Water

Waterwired - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 05:18
Nice day in Vancouver today. The rains are supposed to begin tomorrow. Mary Frances and I took a long walk in Stanley Park, which must be to Vancouver what Central Park is to New York City, although about 60% larger. Some photos from our walk. Looking towards downtown. I think...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/u8jap5eevqQ" height="1" width="1"/

Flood Management Systems: Review of Concepts and Development of Assessment Measures

Waterwired - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:24
Excellent paper by Kara DiFrancesco, who just received her PhD at OSU, and her advisor, Desiree Tullos. DiFrancesco, Kara N. and Desiree D. Tullos, 2014. Flexibility in Water Resources Management: Review of Concepts and Development of Assessment Measures for Flood Management Systems. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA)...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/06hguYUDD_w" height="1" width="1"/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 11 - 17 October 2014

Waterwired - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 23:11
I will be heading to Vancouver, BC, tomorrow for the Geological Society of America's 2014 Annual Meeting. I'll be returning on Wednesday, 22 October. You can download the program and other information here. Self-promotion alert! Dr. Peter Wampler (Oregon State MS amp; PhD) of Grand Valley State University, Dr. Peter...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/6OxlgT0AzkY" height="1" width="1"/

NCAI Webinar Video: 'Tribal Water Codes - What Are They and Why Are They Important?'

Waterwired - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 04:08
Just received this from my friends in New Mexico. The webinar was presented by the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). You can view this here as well. According to Darcy Bushnell of the Utton Center, this webinar is important because: 1) the majority of tribes have not quantitifed their...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/SYR-Mvfu710" height="1" width="1"/

My Presentation: 'Honduras: Hype, Help, and Hydrophilanthropy'

Waterwired - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:37
I gave this presentation at our Geography seminar yesterday. This is the long version. Catchy title... Download Campana_Honduras_Oct2014 Enjoy! And celebrate Global Handwashing Day! “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/m93l-pQBAsk" height="1" width="1"/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 13 October 2014

Waterwired - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 17:01
Here is more timely geoscience and environmental science news articles and some educational displacement behavior from Elaine and Spot. Lots today! Do you know of a colleague who would be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards? Please forward to them. A quick email to geosciences-bboard@att.net with the word "subscribe" in...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/efziHUAaIDc" height="1" width="1"/

Joshua Newton's Water Jobs and More! - 12 October 2014

Waterwired - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 01:32
Joshua's back with lots of opportunities - more than 30! 1) Consultant: GEF International Water Projects Development - UNDP (Home-based with travel to Niger Basin countries) 2) RfP: "Implementation of Recommendations of Capacity Assessment and Scoping Study for WASH Agencies in Somalia" - UNICEF (Nairobi/Somalia). Download LRPS-EMU-2014-9114990 3) Consultant: "End...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/YrDxYGTTFc4" height="1" width="1"/

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Is Memphis Still Stealing Mississippi's Groundwater?

Waterwired - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 16:14
'It's like déjà vu all over again.' That's what the renowned English scholar Yogi Berra might say had he read the following story in the 6 October 2014 edition of the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger: Is Memphis Stealing Water from Mississippi? Mississippi officials are renewing allegations that Memphis is stealing water...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/HUpNn9K0C3I" height="1" width="1"/

Oregon WRD: 1) Upper Klamath Basin Groundwater Rules Meetings; 2) SVF Meeting

Waterwired - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 03:01
1) Groundwater Rulemaking in the Upper Klamath Basin Groundwater rulemaking in the Upper Klamath Basin? Don't they already have rules? Read on (from the media release): The Oregon Water Resources Department announced today that the Department will begin the process for developing rules regarding the regulation of groundwater users to...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/_Mb16h5erqQ" height="1" width="1"/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 4 - 10 October 2014

Waterwired - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 18:54
Scroll down if you want to avoid my musings and cut to the chase. It's not a water issue but I have to say R.I.P. to Paul Revere (Dick) of Paul Revere and the Raiders, who died this past week at age 76. He's the one playing the organ in...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/0YZBaHWrDxU" height="1" width="1"/

AMS Report: 'Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective'

Waterwired - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:52
Hot off the press, this report is a special supplement to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 95, No. 9, September 2014 , edited by Stephanie C. Herring, Martin P. Hoerling, Thomas C. Peterson, and Peter A. Stott. Download BAMS_EEE_2013_Full_Report You can download a high-resolution version and the...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/tBYOFU5uBu0" height="1" width="1"/

Ten Years and Going Strong: Oregon State University's Water Resources Graduate Program

Waterwired - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 01:12
Shill alert! Need I say more? Our Water Resources Graduate Program (WRGP) is undergoing its first 10-year review so I thought I would post the two-pager that Director Mary Santelmann prepared: Download 2_page_WRGP_Brief_8Oct2014_Ext The bottom line: Recommendations: To retain our place as a top ten interdisciplinary water program, the WRGP...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/YxAecssBLkg" height="1" width="1"/

25 Years of Conflict! Paper: 'Spatial Displacement Temporal Deferral - Toward an Alternative Explanation of the ACF Basin Water Conflict'

Waterwired - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 21:55
Want some more ACF basin? I just gave you some last Saturday! Try this: "Spatial Displacement amp; Temporal Deferral: Toward an Alternative Explanation of ACF Basin Water Conflict", by Johnny King Alaziz Wong and M. Martin Bosman. Wow! Just like the Western USA! Download Art7-3-8_ACFConflict ABSTRACT: The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/TRPHOsvTAlM" height="1" width="1"/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 6 October 2014

Waterwired - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 16:40
First one of October! Here is more timely geoscience and environmental science news articles and some educational displacement behavior from Elaine and Spot. Do you know of a colleague who would be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards? Please forward to them. A quick email to geosciences-bboard@att.net with the word...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/F-L9w0DwkIA" height="1" width="1"/

Water Alternatives 7(3) - October 2014: Irrigation, Markets, ACF Basin, Hydropower, Dams, Droughts, Desal More! (Open Access)

Waterwired - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 17:07
Water Alternatives, Volume 3, Issue 3 (October 2014) has just hit the screens. All articles are open access. If you cannot download the articles from my site, go here. Enjoy! Bureaucratic reform in irrigation: A review of four case studies Diana Suhardiman, Mark Giordano, Edwin Rap and Kai Wegerich Water...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/F8msvdpGyKw" height="1" width="1"/

The Good, The Bad The Dark of Water Governance: Matthews Schmidt on the Good in Alberta and Lao PDR

Waterwired - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 17:07
The relatively new Journal of International Water Governance just published a special issue, The Dark Side of Governance. Sounds ominous, right? Here is the opening section of the introduction to the special issue by Kai Wegerich, Jeroen Warner, and Cecilia Tortajada: Anarchy and the ‘dark side’ in the water sector...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/N5g1VuVZrdE" height="1" width="1"/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 27 September - 3 October 2014

Waterwired - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 20:03
This week's featured visual is Ogallala Water, a bottled water from the mind of Gayle Leonard. The business model is unusual: with each passing year, the amount of water in the bottle declines. It's already hitting the shelves with 30% less! Wait'll 2030! I bet it goes well with Circle...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/zmZSU38ByJc" height="1" width="1"/

Paper: ACF River Basin Drought - Large-Scale Climate Oscillations Meteorological Variability

Waterwired - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:04
Paul Ruscher knows I am a sucker for all things relating to Atlanta and water so he sent me a link to his recent paper on the topic, "Large Scale Climate Oscillations and Mesoscale Surface Meteorological Variability in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin", by Kelly A. Stevens and Paul H. Ruscher,...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/yxL7Kdyd8iA" height="1" width="1"/