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Water, 8 (6) - June 2016: Special Issues: Complex Water Problems in China, Water Governance, and More! (Open Access)

Waterwired - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 18:23
From the folks at MDPI.... Water, Volume 8, Issue 6 (June 2016) If you cannot download the articles here, go the issue's home page - click here. Special Issues. You'll note there are several 'Special Issues' in this issue, some with just one or a few papers and some of...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/oOyaJK9t8fA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 18 - 24 June 2016

Waterwired - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 03:21
Had a great week teaching a course in physical hydrology, five days, six hours per day. Great bunch of graduate students who remained engaged despite the long hours. Monday morning I head to the Yakima Basin in Washington with five graduate students. The graphic is from an excellent paper on...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/DrHumc72ZcU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Great Minds and All That: Groundwater Storage, Meet Melting Alpine Glaciers!

Waterwired - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 02:35
In November 2013 I presented a brief talk on storing glacial meltwater by aquifer recharge. I posted it on 14 June 2015: Melting Glaciers and Groundwater Storage: Ever The Twain Shall Meet? ‐ Michael Campana and Maria Gibson, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. In response to global warming, some mountain...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/kXRfo1p_e3Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Paper: 'Recent Desiccation of Western Great Basin Saline Lakes: Lessons from Lake Abert, Oregon, USA'

Waterwired - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 14:21
Oregon's desiccating lakes are in the news again. Two years ago I reported on an article from The Oregonian and threw in my ten cents as well regarding the desiccation of Lake Abert and whether it was due to natural processes or upstream water withdrawals. In the current issue of...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/RiBQ4A0vjG4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Josh Newton's Water Jobs More - 21 June 2016

Waterwired - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 14:46
Josh's awesome new Water Jobs website is up! Take a look here! His jobs are on Facebook, too! View Josh's 14 June 2016 water jobs online here. Follow Josh on Twitter: @joshnewtonH2O. Follow Josh's Water Jobs on Twitter: @joshswaterjobs Josh's and other job notices are archived here. All the jobs...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/AumaO5GRDqo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 20 June 2016

Waterwired - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 03:58
Elaine reported that the Reno Rodeo is in town. Happy solstice! Yes, it's already the first day of summer/winter. The gang is happy in Cleveland, OH, as LeBron James made good on his promise and brought that city its first professional sports championship in 52 years. His Cavaliers defeated the...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/xnQjGJ63TR0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

GAO Report: 'Climate Change: Selected Governments Have Approached Adaptation through Laws Long-Term Plans'

Waterwired - Sat, 06/18/2016 - 23:45
Hot off the GAO's press! Climate Change: Selected Governments Have Approached Adaptation through Laws and Long-Term Plans. Download GAO_677076_Highlights Download GAO_677230_Full What GAO Found Selected governments have approached enhancing resilience through climate change adaptation, and some have aligned adaptation with broader resilience efforts (see figure - click on it to...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/qdGgrGmFqBg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Do Individualized Water Sources Influence Water Management Conservation Attitudes? Read This Paper!

Waterwired - Sat, 06/18/2016 - 18:07
In September 2014 I posted this on WaterWired: Drought? What Drought? I've Got My Own Well! I was motivated by a sign in front of a lushly-landscapoed house in Ashland, OR, which was in the throes of a drought and city-mandated reductions in lawn watering. You can click here to...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/xIQdhugkdgo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 11 - 17 June 2016

Waterwired - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:37
Our persistent USA drought has now spread its arid tentacles across our northern border. Many Canadians have been forced into water smuggling to quench our thirst and make ends meet. You can hear and see the story of Cindy McNeil a Canadian water smuggler. Every other day she makes the...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/TotPP9QV-Jc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

CRS Report: 'EPA’s Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants: Frequently Asked Questions' (Updated: 15 June 2016)

Waterwired - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 03:00
Hot off the press - issued on 15 June 2016! From the Congressional Research Service: EPA's Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants: Frequently Asked Questions, by James E. McCarthy, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Jane A. Leggett, Alexandra M. Wyatt, and Alissa M. Dolan. This has been updated from a January...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/PRelLngZJEQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

New Mexico Publication: 'Water Resilience in a Time of Uncertainty - How Can Our Water Laws Policies Better Support Water Resilience?'

Waterwired - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 14:58
This publication from the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute (NMWRRI) is the report of a conference held in October 2014 by the University of New Mexico's Utton Transboundary Resources Center. It reports on ideas for improving New Mexico water law and policy. Some of the ideas might be appropriate...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/ImG1-lEt8a4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Josh Newton's Water Jobs More - 14 June 2016 (Updated: 15 June)

Waterwired - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 14:20
Josh's awesome new Water Jobs website is up! Take a look here! His jobs are on Facebook, too! Great logo, too! View Josh's 14 June 2016 water jobs online here. Follow Josh on Twitter: @joshnewtonH2O. Follow Josh's Water Jobs on Twitter: @joshswaterjobs Josh's and other job notices are archived here....img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/6Bp1obCtvrc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 13 June 2016

Waterwired - Mon, 06/13/2016 - 03:43
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 at #EJHBB on Twitter....img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/TgYFAEnQh0w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

CRS Report: 'Desalination and Membrane Technologies - Federal Research and Adoption Issues' (Updated: 2 January 2015)

Waterwired - Sun, 06/12/2016 - 03:44
This CRS report by Nicole T. Carter is 18 months old but is updated slightly from an earlier version I posted on 12 January 2013. It's titled, Desalination and Membrane Technologies: Federal Research and Adoption Issues. Download CRS_Desal_Membrane_2Jan2015 Summary In the United States, desalination and membrane technologies are used to...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/FCRZv_3ZsnE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

My Ten Cents: 'Surprise! Global Groundwater Depletion Hits the USA - S.O.S.'

Waterwired - Sat, 06/11/2016 - 19:36
Note: This is the unedited version of an Op-Ed article that I wrote for The Desert Sun at the kind invitation of journalist Ian James. It was originally written in February 2016 and updated slightly on 11 June 2016. You can read the published version here. By the way, the...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/1ReF3d2hJCo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 4 - 10 June 2016

Waterwired - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 22:40
Read Todd Jarvis' review of water games. Excellent overview! Two cartoons grace today's page. The first one, 'How We Get Water In Our Homes', is by Dave Walker, and I came across it by accident (serendipity again). I Tweeted it, and it went viral (insofar as my Tweets go 'viral')....img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/y810Kd_2DWA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

CRS Report: 'Water Infrastructure Financing: The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program'

Waterwired - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 04:29
Just noticed this brief Congressional Research Service report (9 February 2016) written by Claudia Copeland: Water Infrastructure Financing: The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program. Download CRS_WIFIA_Program_9Feb2016 To access Congressional Research Service reports click here. Water and related topics are most often found under 'Miscellaneous'. Summary Policymakers have...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/phuzFSTC_Zk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

My Ten Cents - Video: 'Water, Women, and Girls in Honduras'

Waterwired - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 15:24
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Josh Newton's Water Jobs More - 7 June 2016

Waterwired - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 17:24
Josh's awesome new Water Jobs website is up! Take a look here! His jobs are on Facebook, too! View Josh's 7 June jobs here. Follow Josh on Twitter: @joshnewtonH2O. Follow Josh's Water Jobs on Twitter: @joshswaterjobs Josh's and other job notices are archived here. All the jobs I post are...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/CeEVecd1jCA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 6 June 2016

Waterwired - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 04:15
First one of June! More great items from Elaine. 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...img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/typepad/waterwired/~4/2DB4MAcQ9L0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/