Water is hidden crisis for Florida and the world

As Floridians, we are surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful waters. However, we are currently facing a hidden water crisis that risks ruining our beautiful state and the entire global community. Floridians can expect to feel the impacts of a water crisis as sea levels rise, our fisheries are threatened and our aquifers […]

Column: California water war re-ignited

Competing demands among agricultural and urban users and environmental advocates for a limited supply of Delta water have played out in political and legal arenas for decades. (Photo: Omar Ornelas/The Desert Sun)   The COVID-19 pandemic, we have been told, is transforming how we live, but one aspect of life in California appears immune to change: […]

European Parliament approves law for reusing treated wastewater

The 13th of May the European Parliament approved the new law for water reuse. Photo: European Parliament. The European Parliament approved the Water Reuse Regulation the 13th of May. After publication in the Official Journal of the European Union it will enter into force after three years. Until now Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP’s) are mainly […]

Making Citizen Science Accessible for All

As April marks National Citizen Science Month and a time to celebrate how the public can support scientific advances and impact change, the University of Arizona researchers are shedding light on ways citizen science projects can better serve historically disenfranchised communities. Using the university’s citizen science-based Project Harvest as a model, researchers analyzed ways scientists […]

Harvesting Rainwater for Your Home

Do you love the sound of the rain pattering on the roof? Does it give you a feeling of joy that the plants in your backyard are being watered by nature? But the irony is that once the rain stops, it’s gone. While some water will soak into the earth, much of it is taken […]

‘There’s No More Water’: Climate Change on a Drying Island

A delicate ecosystem was disrupted in the Comoros, off East Africa, when forests were cleared to make way for farmland. The consequences offer lessons for other parts of the developing world. Read full article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/world/africa/comoros-climate-change-rivers.html #ecovie #ecoviewater #rainwaterharvesting #climatechange