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Apr 16 2014

Water Stress Magnifies Drought's Negative Impacts throughout the United States

Dried-out fields and dwindling reservoirs are becoming all too common across the United States, as companies, farms, and municipalities stagger along under years’ long droughts. Worsening dry conditions now affect two-thirds of Texas. California’s historic drought shows no signs of improvement. Exceptional to moderate drought conditions extend in pockets from Oklahoma north through Minnesota. And in Colorado, The Denver Post wrote, “comparisons to the Dust Bowl are no longer hyperbole — they're accurate.” ...

Apr 07 2014

World's 18 Most Water-Stressed Rivers

The world’s 100 most-populated river basins are indispensable resources for billions of people, companies, farms, and ecosystems. But many of these river basins are also increasingly at risk. As water demand from irrigated agriculture, industrialization, and domestic users explodes, major rivers on several continents are becoming so depleted that they sometimes fail to reach their ocean destinations. Add climate change, nutrient and chemical pollution, and physical alterations like dams and other infrastructure development to the mix and it’s clear that many communities rely on water resources that face an increasingly risky future. ...

Quantitative microbial risk assessment of drinking water treated with advanced water treatment process

The latest article in our Journal Authors Guest Post series comes from Liang Zhou, co-author of 'Quantitative microbial risk assessment of drinking water treated with advanced water treatment process' Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology—AQUA In Press, Uncorrected Proof © IWA Publishing 2013 doi:10.2166/aqua.2013.006. ...

Mar 25 2014

The River Segura: reclaimed water, recovered river

The latest article in our Journal Authors Guest Post series comes from M.A. Rodenas and M. Albacete, co-authors of 'The River Segura: reclaimed water, recovered river',published in Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination. ...

Mar 21 2014

Special Blog Post: World Water Day!

Our special blog post to celebrate World Water Day 2014 features some great input from @IWAPublishing Twitter followers! ...

Mar 19 2014

New free eBook from OECD: Water Governance in the Netherlands: Fit for the Future?

On Monday 17 March 2014, the report “Water Governance in the Netherlands: Fit for the Future?” was launched in The Hague in the presence of Yves Leterme, Deputy Secretary General of the OECD and Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment ...

Preliminary investigation into the pollution reduction performance of swales used in a stormwater treatment train

The latest article in our Journal Authors Guest Post series comes from M. A. Kachchu Mohamed, co-author of . published in Water Science & Technology. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2013.822. ...

This month on the WaterWiki

A look at what's been happening on the site this month ...

Mar 06 2014

Water Reuse Specialist Group Home Page is now up to date

This Guest Blog Post is by Olivier Lefebvre of the IWA Specialist Group on Water Reuse.

The Water Reuse Specialist Group Home Page had been updated with plenty of new information. ...

Feb 24 2014

IWA - WISA South Africa Young Water Professionals Publication Workshop

Publishing your academic research as a graduate student is very important to be established as part of a research community. It serves as a way of making yourself and your work more visible within your field and provides the opportunity of presenting your research papers at conferences and workshops, as well as maintaining contact with peers in your research field. ...

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