21 June 2011

Speed blogging

  • There's another Colorado River in Texas, but Texans have their own problems with the end of abundance: rice farmers under attack for wasting water, energy plants without adequate cooling water, and cities that want more for their populations.

  • Lots of information on Canadian water policy.

  • Explore climate change data for California via Cal-Adapt.

  • "Working with Ernst & Young, Severn Trent Water has developed proposals for water trading which could be implemented across England and Wales by utilising existing regulatory processes. Our proposal is a simple, low cost, low administration approach designed to maximise the benefits water trading."

  • "Underwriters Laboratories... has become the first laboratory approved to conduct water testing services in all 50 states and Puerto Rico." Time for UL to test and compare bottled and tap water? That's what I suggested in my book.

  • TheWaterChannel has released a 6-DVD set on "Water Management in Motion" on six themes: IWRM; Climate Change; Water Pollution, Water Quality and Waste Water; Rainwater Harvesting, Recharge, Retention and Reuse; Groundwater Management and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. The DVDs are available FOR FREE to individuals and organizations engaged in water education.
H/Ts to DL and TS

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