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Texas begins recycling wastewater for people to drink

Wichita Falls - Wichita Falls, near the Oklahoma border, has begun reusing millions of gallons of water at the River Road Waste Treatment plant. The purified water is being diverted as drinking water. The move has been initiated to help combat a severe drought.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Creating safe water for Tanzania

Scientists have developed a solar filtration system, designed to produce high-quality drinking water from polluted brackish water, for regions in Tanzania. The filter effectively separates undesired substances, bacteria, and viruses.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Call for horses to be protected from mosquitoes

A leading veterinarian in the U.S. advises that horses should be protected from mosquitoes to in order to protect the horse and people from West Nile virus, especially during the heavy infection season in mid to late summer.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Fighting hits water supply in east Ukraine city

Donetsk - Up to one million people face water shortages in eastern Ukraine as workers battle to repair pipes damaged by fighting in rebel-held Donetsk, a city spokesman said on Thursday.
In the Media by AFP

Baby steelhead released early as California river water heats up

Rancho Cordova - State wildlife officials released hundreds of thousands of baby steelhead trout from a Northern California fish hatchery on Wednesday — months too early — to try to save their lives in the face of a severe drought.
In the Media by Nathan Salant

Op-Ed: ACFN lawyer Larry Innes discusses oilsands expansion and more Special

Calgary - This is an interview with Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s lawyer Larry Innes about Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project approval, the Jackpine mine consent, First Nations’ land and water rights, regulatory protection, a vision for Canada and more.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 2 comments

How to stay afloat when shopping for jet skis

As the summer months set in, the season of shopping for jet skis has now begun in earnest. But with prices ranging from $5,000 to $18,000, it's a major purchase that shouldn't be taken lightly.
In the Media by Tech News

Water the issue of the day at Walrus Talks in Toronto Special

Toronto - Water is the essence of life on this planet, and in the latest Walrus Talks event, a group of speakers spelled out the dire state of this natural resource — but not without a few words of hope.
Digital Journal Report by Michael Thomas - 1 comment

Youth water education flows through Ontario this summer Special

Toronto - The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is supporting the Children’s Water Education Council (CWEC), by participating at various Children’s Water Festivals this summer.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Video: fish successfully defends itself against dog

Using skills that would put Bruce Lee to shame, a fish, which clearly appeared to be the "underdog," has managed to defend itself from becoming a dog’s dinner!
In the Media by Richard Milnes - 1 comment

Ancient microbes have industrial potential

Norwegian scientists have found that microorganisms that live in the depths of an oil reservoir can withstand such extreme conditions they can be used in harsh chemical processes in industry.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Megacities and the risks of sinking land

Utrecht - The world's coastal 'megacities' face bigger problems from land subsidence than they do from a potential rise in the sea level.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Caracas to begin four months of water rationing

Caracas - Water use in Caracas will be rationed for at least four months due to drought, authorities said Tuesday, as Venezuela grapples with shortages of basic goods which have spurred massive anti-government protests.
In the Media by AFP

Ice, liquid found on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, may harbor life

Think Mars is the ultimate life-harboring planet in our solar system? Think again. Recent findings from NASA indicate there may be life on not one, but two of Jupiter’s moons.
In the Media by Nora Meszaros - 4 comments

Low California snowpack could force limits on water use

Sacramento - California's three-year drought seemed to get even worse Thursday when official measurement of the state's mountain snowfall showed even lower accumulations than expected.
In the Media by Nathan Salant - 1 comment

Op-Ed: North Charleston man facing federal charges over $.89 refill

North Charleston - A North Charleston man is now facing federal charges over an $0.89 drink refill. Christopher Lewis says he was not aware that refills at the VA Medical Center in North Charleston were not free.
In the Media by Eliana Robinson - 1 comment

World faces 'water-energy' crisis: UN

Paris - Surging populations and economies in the developing world will cause a double crunch in demand for water and energy in the coming decades, the UN said Friday.In a report published on the eve of World Water Day, it said the cravings for clean water and ...
In the Media by Richard Ingham (AFP)

Radioactive Fukushima waters detected by Canada's coastlines

Radioactive cesium isotopes have been detected in the waters off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia, although the levels detected are said to be below the permissible limits for drinking water.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Water filter made from sapwood provides amazing low-tech solution

Run out of drinking water during a lakeside camping trip? Then simply break off a branch from a pine tree, peel away the bark, and slowly pour lake water through the stick, according to a research team at MIT.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Water witches used in California to find water

Some California farmers have turned to water witches, or dowsers, in desperation to locate underground water throughout the state.
In the Media by Megan Morreale - 2 comments

Amazing bacterium turns water into ice (video)

A bacteria that turns water into ice?! Meet Pseudomonas syringae, a bacterium that causes disease in plants and helps make snow machines work.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Veolia predicts better times and shares surge

Paris - French water and waste services group Veolia reported a net loss of 2013 on Thursday but said it expected better times this year, sending its shares surging.Veolia, a world leader in its sector, reported a net loss of 135 million euros ($184 million) a...
In the Media by Marc Preel (AFP)

Op-Ed: University of Toronto oil sands study excerpts, discussion Special

Scarborough - This is Part 2 of an Interview with Abha Parajulee about the study done with University of Toronto PhD supervisor Frank Wania that sheds light on emissions where oil sands production is occurring.
Digital Journal Report by Grace C. Visconti - 2 comments

Spanish supermarket offers free bread and water to customers

Every Tuesday for the whole of this year, customers will be queuing at 9 a.m. for the 200 free bottles of water and complementary bread on offer to Eroski supermarket customers in Carcaixent. They hope to help needy customers get by.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 9 comments

Brazil may face water shortages during World Cup, group says

Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, is on the verge of water rationing because of a severe drought and shortages are seen possible when the country hosts the World Cup soccer tourname
In the Media by Alberto Alerigi and Leonardo Goy (Reuters)

Russian men killing themselves with vodka

Moscow - Heavy vodka drinking means shorter lifespans for Russian men. Lancet reports 25 percent of Russian men die before 55, compared with only 7 percent of British men and fewer than 1 percent in the U.S.
In the Media by Robert Weller - 2 comments

Many hospital water taps contaminated with pathogens Special

A study into hospital hygiene has found higher levels of infectious pathogens in water from faucet taps with aerators compared to water from deeper in the plumbing system. This means that poor practices are causing contamination around the taps.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Activists compare leaks in India and West Virginia Special

The chemical spill in West Virginia is beginning to receive international attention due to the similarities between that incident and an incident in Bhopal, India thirty years ago.
Digital Journal Report by Justin King - 1 comment

Hospital safety showers shown to be faulty

A certain brand of hospital safety shower, designed to minimize microbial contamination, has actually been shown to raise the risk of spraying contamination over hospital patients.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Washington stillbirths linked to drinking water

Two high periods of stillbirth rates in Washington, D.C. occurred in parallel with two spikes in lead levels in drinking water, according to a new study.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 9 comments
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Flooding in Queensland has caused only treetops to be visible in many areas.
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Flooding in Queensland has caused only treetops to be visible in many areas.
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PROOF: Photo taken at Lake Tahoe in 2010 proves that snow is not a rariety in California s Sierra Ne...
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PROOF: Photo taken at Lake Tahoe in 2010 proves that snow is not a rariety in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. But snow accumulation is far below normal in 2014, leading to concerns about drinking water supplies.
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Prof. Eugene Cloete with his magic water bottle
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Prof. Eugene Cloete with his magic water bottle
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A still from the documentary Watermark
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A still from the documentary Watermark
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A coyote watches me me closely as I do the same.
A coyote watches me me closely as I do the same.
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Bob McDonald demonstrates how little water is actually available for drinking to Catherine Jefferson...
Bob McDonald demonstrates how little water is actually available for drinking to Catherine Jefferson, executive director of the Water Environment Association of Ontario. If the full tumbler of water represents all the world's water, only a drop of that water is available for drinking.
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The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
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The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
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The Bushmen rely on donkeys to bring water into the
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The Bushmen rely on donkeys to bring water into the reserve. ©Survival
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The view into a valley from the side of Interstate I40 near Crossville  TN.
The view into a valley from the side of Interstate I40 near Crossville, TN.
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Orange County Water District sees water education as vital for the future of water as the 21st Centu...
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Orange County Water District sees water education as vital for the future of water as the 21st Century enters its second decade. This is why for the past 17 years water education festivals have been helping schools to raise awareness about the future of the earth's natural resources.
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Flooding from Hurricane Irene strikes a Vermont road
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Flooding from Hurricane Irene strikes a Vermont road
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The planet may be blue from space but only .01 percent of all the water sloshing about the planet is...
The planet may be blue from space but only .01 percent of all the water sloshing about the planet is available to drink.
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There are several areas that create mini waterfalls along Little Hurricane Creek and Burgess Falls.
There are several areas that create mini waterfalls along Little Hurricane Creek and Burgess Falls.
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Stunning waterfalls in Croatia
Stunning waterfalls in Croatia
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People cool off in the water fountains at Darling Harbour  during hot weather a few days ago.
People cool off in the water fountains at Darling Harbour, during hot weather a few days ago.
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The Delta: Hub of California’s Water System
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The Delta: Hub of California’s Water System
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