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Nature Editorial: 'Get Water Governance on the Global Agenda' My Note to Nature: Don't Forget Groundwater!

Waterwired - 6 hours 52 min ago
I am glad to see the wise folks at Nature editorialize about the need for water governance on a global scale: 'Get Water Governance on the Global Agenda' Download Nature_Editorial "Human nature is like water,” the US poet Wallace Stevens wrote. “It takes the shape of its container.” As the...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/iFEO99NcJL4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Water Jobs More - 6 December 2016

Waterwired - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 02:24
I am in Stockholm this week meeting with the smartest water people in the world at the Global Water Partnership meeting. Six of them are right her(e). I did not receive a jobs list from Josh but I know he has been traveling recently - last week he was in...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/KpbX3VsGc-0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 5 December 2016

Waterwired - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 01:51
Elaine reports that it is cold in Reno. It's very cold where I am now - 37,000 feet (c. 11 km) above the Atantic Ocean en route to Brussels from Washington, DC. Check out Reclamation's report on the Los Angeles Basin. Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/MOejZdIYXYM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

The Bali Water Protection Program

Waterwired - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 06:21
A few days ago, Julien Goalabré, the communication and fundraising officer of the Bali Water Protection Program, sent me the following email. I have added the graphics and the hot links. Dear Aquadoc, I have just read your last publication on The Source Magazine Great piece. We sure share your...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/WjikZY45fSg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Water in the West Research Brief: 'Comparing Local Groundwater Withdrawal Permitting Laws in the Southwest and California'

Waterwired - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 18:47
Stanford University's Water in the West program is big on California groundwater these days. That's good; the Golden State can use all the help it can get when it comes to this unseen resource. A few days ago I posted a report on California's SGMA. Today it's a research brief...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/xHpRgIRMi_g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 26 November - 2 December 2016

Waterwired - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 04:35
This recent photo, Tweeted by the Truckee Tavern, brings back fond memories of Truckee, California, a former Sierra Nevada logging town on Interstate 80 about 30 miles (50 km) southwest of Reno and 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Sacramento. I lived there throughout most of the 1980s when I...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/VsdvJJWLCWw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Report: 'Projecting Forward: A Framework for Groundwater Model Development Under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act'

Waterwired - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 03:46
Stanford University's Water in the West program just released a new report by Tara Moran, Projecting Forward: A Framework for Groundwater Model Development Under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Here is the blurb that accompanied the email notification. A new report recommends a framework for developing groundwater models, critical tools...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/EORDm2hfSl8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

CRS Report: 'Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Background and Selected Issues'

Waterwired - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 21:00
This CRS report by Laurie A. Harris was released on 15 November 2016: Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Background and Selected Issues. I am anxious to read this report. I have had limited experience with the EPSCoR Program - never as a participant but I have served on...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/aJdABqPSVHU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Josh Newton's Water Jobs More - 29 November 2016

Waterwired - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 20:25
Josh has been traveling recently - he's now in Budapest for the Water Summit. Here are Josh's 29 November 2016 jobs online. As a Word doc: Download 29 November 2016 - JWJ As a PDF: Download 29 November 2016 - JWJ Check out his website for all the jobs. His...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/60yGV7GfGIk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 28 November 2016

Waterwired - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:37
Nice fogbow from Scotland! Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send an email to Geosciences-BBoard@att.net with the word “subscribe” in the subject line and the email address will be added to Elaine's email list. Elaine's previous Bulletin Boards are archived here and...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/C7xJTmtb3Gw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Water, Volume 8, Issue 11 (November 2016): Groundwater, Water Quality, Water Footprints, Health, China, Urban Water More! (Open Access)

Waterwired - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 05:13
If you are unable to access an article, click here. Special Issues. You'll note there are some 'Special Issues' in this issue, some with just one or a few papers and some of which have appeared before. Water has many special issues in progress at any given time. What happens...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/hjv3hFshoGs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

My PPT: 'Storing Accelerated Glacial Meltwater with Managed Aquifer Recharge'

Waterwired - Sat, 11/26/2016 - 04:32
Here's the PPT of the presentation I made at our GEM (Geography, Environmental Science, Marine Resource Management) program seminar on 22 November 2016. Been there, done that - check this out. Download Campana_GEOG_Seminar_2016 The abstract of my original presentation in 2013: In response to global warming, some mountain glaciers are...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/kdfYE3U2gxU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 19 - 25 November 2016

Waterwired - Fri, 11/25/2016 - 20:47
Lots of rain lately here in the mid-Willamette Valley. Today (12 noon) we're actually seeing a bit of sunshine. Kathie Dello, Associate Director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, sent around this screen shot of the Marys River hydrograph, near Philomath, OR, just shy of the 2012 record flood...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/Q36XukmNhmI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Happy Thanksgiving! Oh, Yeah - There's a Water Shortage in Bolivia and AR-15s for $429.99!

Waterwired - Thu, 11/24/2016 - 14:55
A friend received this message yesterday and sent it to me. Enjoy Thanksgiving. U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Water Shortages November 23, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz alerts U.S. citizens traveling and residing in Bolivia to the water shortages and rationing affecting La...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/6UHEyD8zIKc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Stuart Hamilton Opines: AWRA 2016 Annual Conference Reflections – Improving Water Resilience Water Monitoring Data

Waterwired - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 18:25
Stuart Hamilton is Senior Hydrologist at Aquatic Informatics, Inc. He is active in the North American Stream Hydrographers (NASH) organization. He's a 'data geek' - monitoring, acquisition - you name it. The opinions expressed herein are his and his alone. I made some minor edits. Here is the link to...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/j7MGRbPcU4c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Josh Newton's Water Jobs More - 22 November 2016

Waterwired - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 14:05
From Josh: Budapest Water Summit drinks: As mentioned a few weeks ago, I will be organizing drinks out the night of 27 November at the Summit. If you plan on attending the drinks, just let me know through here, so I can get an idea about numbers, so I can...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/0BBFu1s_n_Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 21 November 2016

Waterwired - Mon, 11/21/2016 - 16:50
My best Thanksgiving wishes to my American friends. Special thanks to my friend Elaine, who does an amazing job assembling these bulletin boards each Monday! Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send an email to Geosciences-BBoard@att.net with the word “subscribe” in the...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/PQcfzGwYljo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Malia Gregory Kupillas' Guest Post: Our Ten Cents' Worth Times Two - Thoughts on 'Draining Oregon'

Waterwired - Sun, 11/20/2016 - 17:29
Note: This post by Gregory and Malia Kupillas of Pacific Hydro-Geology, Inc. initially appeared as a comment to my post on the The Oregonian's report on Oregon's groundwater, 'Draining Oregon'. I thought it warranted more exposure. Asked them if I could post it and they agreed. The only thing I...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/TpUDKo8qDUY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

G. Tracy Mehan's AWWA Letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump: More Than Just a Letter

Waterwired - Sun, 11/20/2016 - 16:21
G. Tracy Mehan III, Executive Director of Government Affairs for the American Water Works Association (AWWA), emailed me this document he recently sent President-Elect Donald J. Trump. He gave me permission to post it. The cover letter itself is quite brief and is shown below. It's standard fare. But the...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/kkslcarR7pM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 12 -18 November 2016

Waterwired - Fri, 11/18/2016 - 14:36
I am sending this out early because I will spend most of 18 November on a plane returning to Oregon from Orlando, where the AWRA Annual Conference was held. Great meeting! There are fewer items this week because I was tied up with the meeting much of the time. Remember...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/7nuTINunXOE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/