WATER RESOURCES ARTICLES

First-of-its-kind study assesses fate of recharged water bacteria in FL aquifer

A first-of-its-kind study from the USGS holds the potential to impact future regulatory decisions on water disinfection practices prior to recharge or following storage in the Floridan Aquifer.

CA outreach, advertising campaign to encourage water conservation amid drought

CA's Metropolitan Water District's board of directors approved a regional communications, outreach and advertising campaign to promote greater water awareness and conservation.

Joint agreement to advance bioreactor performance for water treatment

Envirogen Technologies and Inotec entered into a joint technology development agreement to advance the performance of bioreactors in groundwater, mining water and wastewater treatment applications.

CA water district adopts resolution declaring Drought Alert

West Basin Municipal Water District's Board adopted a resolution declaring a Drought Alert calling for its seventeen cities, unincorporated county areas and retail customer agencies to implement co...

NASA launches innovative global precipitation measurement project

NASA and JAXA's joint Earth-observing mission, the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory, was launched into space on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Water resource management program announced at CA State University

A new water resource management program has been introduced at Extended Learning at California State University San Marcos allowing students to work with a local water organization to address a cur...

New USGS grants to help communities meet agricultural water challenges

As part of a new initiative to provide solutions to agricultural water challenges, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture will make $6 mi...

CA voters consider improving local water supplies as top solution to drought

California voters are more concerned about the current drought than any other major issue, and many favor strategies to stretch local water supplies as the top solution to the state's wat...

Interactive USGS online maps reveal nutrient sources in U.S. waterbodies

The USGS has provided new online maps and tables to highlight major sources and watershed inputs of nutrients to the Great Lakes and estuaries along the Atlantic coast, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific N...

Wetlands in CA and AZ to be better managed with $1.5M EPA grants

Six California and Arizona tribes and four California organizations will  receive $1.5M in 2013 Wetland Program Development Grants from the EPA.

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