In The News

November 7, 2014--Online mapping tool shows US storm surge risks (Wall Street Journal)

A new online mapping tool from the National Hurricane Center shows the risks of storm surge from Texas to Maine. The hurricane center launched the interactive map Tuesday. It allows residents along the East and Gulf coasts to evaluate their vulnerability to storm surge by showing how far inland the water can reach during a variety of hurricane scenarios.


November 7, 2014--Tucson groundwater not so well (KVOA.com)

Supplying the City of Tucson and the surrounding areas with water, has remained an issue for decades. Most of it is now supplied through the Central Arizona Project. CAP is a 336-mile canal bringing water here from the Colorado River. But a number of residents in rural areas still depend on water from wells, a source that is drying up.


November 7, 2014--Nestlé water plant's impact on sacramento's supply (Capital Public Radio)

A Nestle Waters North America bottling plant has operated in South Sacramento since 2010.


November 6, 2014--Climate change is disrupting flower pollination, research shows (The Guardian)

Sexual deceit, pressed flowers and Victorian bee collectors are combined in new scientific research which demonstrates for the first time that climate change threatens flower pollination, which underpins much of the world’s food production.


November 6, 2014--State water planning is ‘evolutionary’ (Grand Junction Sentinel)

Colorado’s anticipated completion of a water plan in 2015 might be viewed as a starting point rather than an end point for its state water planning process.