User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Reservoirs
Last updated: Jul 17 2019 10:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Earthquakes rattle the Bay Area; shaking hits near fault north of Livermore 17.7.2019 LA Times: Science

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon at 1:11 p.m. near Livermore, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Ancient Palace From Mysterious Empire Discovered After Reservoir Evaporates in Drought 4.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The palace site, known as Kemune, was until recently covered by water from a reservoir, according to archaeologists.
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Researchers track elk’s 250-mile journey across Colorado to give birth 3.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS -- Wildlife researchers say an elk traveled more than 250 miles across Colorado to give birth.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of June 24-30 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Big new reservoirs planned northeast of Denver would divert more of South Platte’s Nebraska-bound water to thirsty metro suburbs 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado officials are planning to build multiple large reservoirs on the prairie northeast of Denver to capture more of the South Platte River's Nebraska-bound water, then pump it back westward to booming metro suburbs struggling to wean themselves off dwindling underground aquifers.
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 WRI Stories
How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis Comments|Add Comment|PrintChennai is one of the largest cities in India. Photo by Design for Health/Flickr Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management is exacerbating dry conditions in Chennai and many other... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management ...
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Huge Reservoir of Fresh Water Discovered Hidden Deep Beneath the Ocean off U.S. East Coast 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The aquifer stretches from Massachusetts to New Jersey—the biggest formation of its kind ever found.
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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Body found in Western Slope reservoir identified 16.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man recovered from a reservoir in western Colorado has been identified as 37-year-old Silt resident Justin Yenter.
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Snowmelt fills Colorado River and other waterways in U.S. Southwest, easing drought fears 14.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over their banks.
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Environmental group can join Denver Water, Boulder County lawsuit over Gross Reservoir expansion 12.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
An environmental group's motion to intervene in a dispute between Denver Water and Boulder County over the proposed expansion of Gross Reservoir was granted by a judge on Tuesday.
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California sees biggest June snowpack in nearly a decade thanks to spring storms 4.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

During a weekend that’s widely known as the unofficial start of summer in California, visitors who trekked to Lake Tahoe for Memorial Day were met with a flurry of snowflakes that turned the landscape into a winter wonderland in May.

The storm responsible for the late-season snow in the Sierra...

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Can we prepare for climate impacts without creating financial chaos? 27.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How can communities prepare for impacts without scaring away homeowners and investors and setting off a damaging economic spiral?
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Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.
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Following environmentalist Edward Abbey's footsteps in the Utah and Arizona deserts 19.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The road trip from Moab, Utah, to Ajo, Ariz., is a sunbaked ramble through about 600 miles of dreamy, lethal desert, beginning with the red rocks of Utah’s Arches National Park, skirting Monument Valley and the Colorado River, and ending in the cactus country of southern Arizona.

I did it in April...

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Kayaking near Vegas on the Colorado River turns up a cave with emerald waters 14.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Lapland has the northern lights. Yosemite has a moonbow that forms over its waterfalls. Now the Colorado River near Hoover Dam claims that waters inside a small cave turn a brilliant emerald green at certain times of the day.

Vegas Glass Kayaks, 35 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, offers river tours...

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High snowpack could increase Colorado flood risk 11.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
As any gnar-loving powder-chaser might recall, Colorado's mountains got walloped with snow all winter long, leading to one of the state's biggest winters in recent memory. But most of the snow from the epic winter  hasn't melted yet, setting up what should be a busy spring snowmelt season for the state.
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Deep-sea Carbon Helped Superheat the Earth Once—Could It Happen Again? 9.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
At the end of the last glacial era, carbon gases trapped on the seafloor escaped, causing drastic warming that helped end the last ice age. A scientist says climate change could cause this process to repeat.
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What's the business case for climate-focused urban development in Africa? 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As the continent urbanizes, it faces water shortages and deforestation. The private sector can help.
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