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New Study Examines Water Governance: Could Less Be More?

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Researchers from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL) analysed water governance in six European countries from 1750 to 2006. The researchers found that...

USask Professor Leads Project to Predict River Ice Jams and Reduce...

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A University of Saskatchewan professor is working on better predicting ice formation in rivers, and potential ice jamming, to reduce the risk of flooding. When...

Global Effort Required to Tackle Water Scarcity Challenges: Study

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The Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) has published a study on water scarcity and the key challenges that lie ahead. It calls for definitive...

Chlorine Creates Toxic By-Products in Drinking Water: Study

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Chlorine creates previously unidentified toxic by-products in the very drinking water it’s meant to disinfect, according to a new study. "There's no doubt that chlorine...

Study Examines Prevalence of Microplastics in Coastal Environments

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Estuarine and coastal environments play a crucial role as a buffer between land, freshwater environments, and the open ocean where plastic debris accumulates. Despite performing...

Collaboration and High-Res Maps Improve Flood Risk Management: Study

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Community collaboration and high-resolution maps are key factors in delivering effective flood risk management, according to a new study. "The impacts of flooding continue to...

Researchers Develop Device to Purify Arsenic-Contaminated Water in a Single Step

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A group of researchers has developed a new device that can purify and remediate arsenic-contaminated water in a single step. Using specialized polymer electrodes, the...

Climate Change Will Impact Urban Water Consumption: Study

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Outdoor water consumption is linked to temperature, according to a recent study led by researchers at Concordia University. This information can provide city planners...

Anti-Sprawl Policies May Be Harming Water Quality: Study

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Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development—buildings, roads, and the utilities that support them—within a defined area....

Response to Fire Impacts Water Levels 40 Years into Future: Study

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Water levels are still increased up to 40 years after a wildfire, according to a new paper published in the journal Hydrological Processes. “Trees work...

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