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Climate Change Could Impact Ability of Soils to Absorb Water: Study

Climate change may reduce the ability of soils to absorb water in many parts of the world, according to a study published in the...

Microplastics Potentially Causing Catastrophic Consequences

Plastics in our waste streams are breaking down into tiny particles and causing potentially catastrophic consequences for human health and our aquatic systems, according...

New Research Finds Problem with Groundwater Monitoring

Bad wells tend to get excluded from studies on groundwater levels, a problem that could skew results everywhere monitoring is used to decide government...

Study Measures Impact of Built Environment on Water Use

How much water single-family residences use is closely related to a community’s built environment, according to a study led by the University of Arizona...

Declining Calcium Levels in Freshwater Lakes Have Negative Impacts on Some...

A new global study evaluated how calcium concentrations are changing in freshwater lakes around the world. The study revealed that in widespread areas in Europe and...

Water Pollution May Be Keeping Invasive Silver Carp Out of Great...

Invasive silver carp have been moving north toward the Great Lakes since their accidental release in the 1970’s. The large filter-feeding fish, which are...

Oil and Water: Better Monitoring Needed to Protect Groundwater Quality

When it comes to groundwater quality, fracking receives much of the public attention but misses most of the picture, according to hydrogeologists Jennifer McIntosh...

Predictive Model Forecasts Rainfall to Support Irrigation Decisions

A predictive model that combines information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions, and weather forecasts can help make more informed decisions about when and...

Is Energy Neutrality Worth It?

This was one of the questions that Medhavi Gupta, a water design specialist a Jacobs Canada, explored as part of a research project that...

Diving into Water Treatment Strategies for Swimming Pools

With summer in full swing, many people are cooling off in swimming pools. However, some of the substances that are made when chlorine in...

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