User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Independent
Category: Resource Management :: Reservoirs
Last updated: Dec 20 2018 16:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ocean Waters Prevent Release of Ancient Methane 18.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Ocean sediments are a massive storehouse for the potent greenhouse gas methane.
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‘Atmospheric rivers’ aid the West — and imperil it 11.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Improved storm forecasts could help reservoir managers store more water while avoiding floods.
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This solar startup wants to help you and your business kick the water bottle habit 10.1.2018 GreenBiz.com
If the electric grid can be decentralized, why can't the water system?
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The 26,000 tons of radioactive waste under Lake Powell 19.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The West’s uranium boom brought dozens of mills to the banks of the Colorado River — where toxic waste was dumped irresponsibly.
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It’s not only trees — wildfires imperil water too 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Sediment-choked watersheds and erosion could become more frequent as wildfire activity grows.
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After Oroville, officials across the West review dam safety 2.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The California dam’s spillways are ready for rain as safety officials prepare for future catastrophes.
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Engineers Model the California Reservoir Network 23.11.2017 Environmental News Network
For the first time, engineers at Caltech have developed an empirical statewide model of the California reservoir network. The model was built from data gathered over a 13-year period that includes the latest drought, allowing researchers to make observations about how 55 of the state's major reservoirs respond to a variety of external conditions as a unified system.
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Remembering Katie Lee 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Our readers share their thoughts and memories of the Western icon.
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As sediment builds, one dam faces its comeuppance 20.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Officials at a Colorado reservoir are reckoning with decades of accumulation.
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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Why a Colorado River reunion with the sea isn’t a guarantee 6.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
To revive a desiccated ecosystem, a U.S.-Mexico agreement looks past ‘pulse flows.’
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No free lunch for hydropower 2.10.2017 Current Issue
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Dammed if we don’t 2.10.2017 Current Issue
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Are Hazardous Vapors Seeping Into Your Home? 18.9.2017 Truthout.com
When Jane Horton bought her dream 800-square-foot farmhouse in 1975, she thought little of the semiconductor manufacturing plant across the street. Even after the company's buildings were demolished and a chain-link fence went up around the campus, she still had no knowledge of the toxic dangers lurking beneath her feet -- let alone of the fact that they were invading her home. (Photo: Pley / iStock / Getty Images Plus) When Jane Horton bought her dream 800-square-foot farmhouse in 1975, she thought little of the semiconductor manufacturing plant across the street. Even after the company's buildings were demolished and a chain-link fence went up around the campus, she still had no knowledge of the toxic dangers lurking beneath her feet -- let alone of the fact that they were invading her home. It wasn't until the early 2000s that Horton and other residents of Mountain View, California, heard about the underground plume of trichloroethylene, or TCE -- a cancer-causing liquid used at the facility to clean ...
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How oceans impact Western reservoirs and rivers 8.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New research on marine temperatures could help improve drought predictions.
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Down with the Glen Canyon Dam? 4.9.2017 Current Issue
Activists claim that decommissioning the dam will save water and restore a wild canyon. Are they right?
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Money-for-water programs work — but for how long? 30.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In the Colorado River Basin, a pilot project wins over skeptical farmers and ranchers.
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There’s success in money-for-water programs — but for how long? 30.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In the Colorado River Basin, a pilot project wins over skeptical farmers and ranchers.
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As Officials Attempt To Protect Dams, More Houston Neighborhoods Deal With Flooding 29.8.2017 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The Army Corps of Engineers has been releasing water from reservoirs in hopes of preventing dam collapse.
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A legal snarl in Idaho portends future conflicts over water 4.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As the climate changes, dams face new challenges for water rights and releases.
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