In The News

December 11, 2014--EPA official’s speech cites water crisis (The Blade)

Toledo’s algae-induced water crisis of early August shows how ordinary pollution canwreak havoc on a community, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told a large gathering of water experts at the National Press Club in Washington Tuesday. Ms.

December 11, 2014--Watershed conservation: A solution to global water challenge, reduces pollution in cities (Science)

A recent study shows that practices such as watershed conservation and river bank restoration will help reducing the pollution in many of the cities in the country like Mumbai and Gurgaon, which have the potential to bring down pollution at the source by 10 per cent. It is also considered to be a solution to meet the water demand in future.

December 11, 2014--Study: Cloud seeding increased snowfall (Arizona Central)

A six-year study, partly funded by the Central Arizona Project, on the effects of cloud seeding over mountain ranges in Wyoming has concluded that spraying silver particles into the clouds increases snowfall and eventual water runoff.

December 11, 2014--Colorado River delta 25 percent geener (Fronteras Desk)

A report released Wednesday shows an experimental release of water into the dry Colorado River Delta shows potential for how more regular flows could restore the environment. Last spring’s pulse flow was the result of an unprecedented agreement among the seven Colorado River basin states, the United States and Mexico called Minute 319.

December 10, 2014--Colorado water plan draft goes to Hickenlooper to address shortfall (Denver Post)

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday received a draft water plan that he requested to help Colorado confront challenges including a 163 billion-gallon projected shortfall. The Colorado Water Plan, written by the Colorado Water Conservation Board, reflects efforts to sustain a growing economy and population expected to double to 10 million by 2050.