Water Resources News

  • Marine services: environmental protection & preservation

    We’re called Global Diving & Salvage but there’s much more to us than what’s in our name. Global offers expansive services beyond diving and salvage work, including environmental marine services. Our people, experience, and proven track record make us the top provider of marine services on the West Coast, with environmental crews based in Washington and California. ...

  • Product Launch: Efficient Flow Regulation With Wareg 3.0

    We can all see it, feel it, experience it – the climate changes are affecting us all. Regardless of where we reside, more frequent and higher levels of precipitation is something we have to get used to. And handle. We know that stormwater runoff in intensive storms can cause flooding.  By utilizing effective flow regulation we know that flooding can be minimized and even ...


    By Wapro AB

  • International collaborative expedition to shed light on microplastics and ocean carbon

    On Friday the 14th of April the RRS Discovery will leave Southampton for a research expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain sustained ocean observatory (PAP-SO) in the Northeast Atlantic. This expedition aims to answer fundamental questions about the distribution, fate and effects of microplastic pollution, as well as measuring sinking particles containing carbon, through an international ...

  • IFCB in new Long-Term Ecological Research Site

    Imaging FlowCytobot samplers (IFCBs) manufactured by McLane will be installed in a new Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site off the Northeast coast of the United States. LTER programs focus attention on specific sites representing major ecosystem types, and undertake long-term assessments of populations, communities, and the physical environment. ...

  • Global climatic change prompts marine life to go on the move

    How global climate change will alter the ocean and ecosystems at the heart of global food security over the 21st century has been highlighted by a trio of ground-breaking research papers. The studies, published in the leading journals Nature Communications, Science and Global Change Biology, were co-authored by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). ...

  • Vital groundwater depleted faster than ever

    China, the world’s most populous country, doubled within just 10 years its use of irreplaceable groundwater from underground reservoirs that are replenished more slowly than they are drained. And in the same decade, 2000 to 2010, global use of this non-renewable water resource for irrigation increased by a quarter, according to a  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Existing and newly developed tools to assess groundwater shared at NGWA Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater Conference

    The NGWA Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater Conference was co-located with the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) March 20-21 in Denver, Colorado, where presentations shared the enhancements to existing tools and methods used to locate and assess groundwater resources as well as newly developed techniques. Several presentations focused ...

  • Groundwater papers link methane in groundwater to natural sources

    A pair of papers in Groundwater®, NGWA's bimonthly technical publication, finds a high level of methane in water wells from two Texas counties is most likely from shallow natural gas deposits, not natural gas leaks caused by hydraulic fracturing operations in the underlying Barnett Shale.  The research builds on previous studies on well water quality in the Barnett Shale ...

  • Groundwater Awareness Week raises public awareness of important resource

    Hundreds of diverse organizations did their part to raise public awareness about groundwater during the 2017 edition of Groundwater Awareness Week which ended March 11. More than 200 news stories were printed, broadcast, or posted promoting groundwater awareness during the week.  Among them were groups that chose to be "Groundwater Advocates" by contacting the National Ground ...

  • Saharan dust enhances carbon trapping by ocean deserts

    A new study led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) reveals that that dust generated by land erosion has large repercussions for oceanic processes and planetary climate. Wind-driven Saharan dust to the remote Atlantic Ocean not only provides phytoplankton with essential nutrients to promote their growth, but the dust particles themselves are ballasting these carbon-rich microscopic plants, ...

  • Calculating recharge of groundwater more precisely

    An international team of researchers has demonstrated that key processes in models used for the global assessment of water resources for climate change are currently missing. This could mean climate change impact models are wrong in some parts of the world and cannot yet be used to guide water management. The study, published today [Tuesday 28 February] in the  ...


    By University of Bristol

  • Introducing the 2017 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellows

    The Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation announce the recipients of the 2017 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship The Smith Fellowship, the nation's premier postdoctoral program in conservation science, seeks to find solutions to the most pressing conservation challenges in the United States.  Each Fellow’s research is conducted in ...

  • Oceaneering to Present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that President Roderick A. Larson will meet with institutional investors and make a presentation at the Credit Suisse 22nd Annual Energy Summit in Vail, Colorado on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The presentation handout will be made available after the close of the market on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, through ...

  • Axion Consulting launches Fire Prevention Plan service

    Axion Consulting has launched a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) service aimed at helping waste site operators to minimise fire risk at their premises and meet regulatory requirements. Introduced by the Environment Agency (EA) in 2014, FPPs aim to reduce fires on waste sites by 50% from their 2011 levels. FPPs are now a compulsory requirement of the agency’s application process for new ...

  • 21st Century Sustainable Water Sector Utility Management

    Nearly a decade after an historic agreement among six water trade organizations and the EPA that pledged to develop a water sector utility management strategy, an expanded ten-partner coalition has come together to update the Effective Utility Management (EUM) Framework and Primer. EUM provides water leaders with a common sense, replicable, and proactive way to meet a broad range of complex ...

  • AWWA releases newest edition of Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater

    The American Water Works Association has released the newest edition of Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater. The report assists utility managers in comparing how their utilities are performing against others in the water and wastewater sector. The report delves into this useful data by focusing on five areas of operation - organizational development, customer relations, ...

  • Gregory J. Bell of Arizona earns Certified Groundwater Professional designation

    Gregory J. Bell, PE, of Phoenix, Arizona, has earned the National Ground Water Association’s Certified Groundwater Professional designation. With more than 30 years of experience in energy production, specializing in coalbed methane and unconventional natural gas development, Bell has had a career closely tied to groundwater resources. He is currently involved with the exploration and ...

  • CH2M to design coastal resiliency solutions in Manhattan

    The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), the primary capital construction project manager that builds many of the civic facilities in New York City, has selected CH2M as part of a team to deliver preliminary and final design services for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project in the borough of Manhattan. A mitigation ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Water-Energy Nexus Conference in Los Angeles to Examine Key Resource Issues and Challenges

    Water consumption and energy generation are inextricably related. Recent factors such as Hurricane Sandy, the nationwide drought of 2012, and the rise of hydraulic fracking have drawn attention to the growing scarcity of adequate water resources for energy generation. This Water-Energy Nexus is becoming more exacerbated by other longer-term trends, including U.S. population growth and shifting ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Steatite formally partners with NOC Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

    Steatite, a leader in the development of power solutions for extreme environments, has formally become a partner with the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. With over 30 years’ experience in the development of lithium batteries, Steatite’s move into the Innovation Centre is a sign of the company’s potential to secure their position as global leader for innovative power solutions ...

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