Category: Events & news

Who owns the rain or is it illegal to harvest rainwater?

The Los-Angeles Times has a interesting write up about water rights in Colorado: Every time it rains here, Kris Holstrom knowingly breaks the law. Holstrom’s violation is the fancifully painted 55-gallon buckets underneath the gutters of her farmhouse on a

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Free online Water Management Summit – A full day of interactive webcasts

A free online water management summit will be held on April 21st 2009, starting on 7pm: This summit features presentations by scientists, academics, and business leaders addressing the increasingly important issue of water management. For businesses, efficiency will cut costs

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Flammable Water

Some time ago a heard a talk by a safety specialist who recommended not to shower when an electric water heater is turned on. Well, so folks over at Ft. Lupton, Colo. are showering with the lights off. Its for

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Flush Facts for Super Sunday

The EPA posted a nice fact regarding toilt flushs during the Super Bowlֲ next week: Consider this: On Super Sunday, February 1, about 90 million people sit down to footballג€™s biggest game. If all of these viewers got up to use

Flying fire hydrant kills man

Humberto Hernandez, of Oakland, never saw what hit him It was a 200 pound flying fire hydrant knocked into the air when an SUV driver lost control and her vehicle struck the hydrant propelling it into the air and the

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Cholera kills hundreds in Zimbabwe

Almost 12,000 people have contracted choleraֲ since August in Zimbabwe, and the outbreak threatens to grow more direֲ  and deadlyֲ because the nation can’t pay for chemicals to treat water or for doctors to treat victims. Residents in Harare were digging shallow

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Water and Flood Management – ICWFM 2007

The Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM) is pleased to invite all interested persons to participate in the Conference to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 12 to 14, 2007. The present conference is

Battle of the Water Sensor – problem description and rules

The WDSA 2006 will hold a special workshop for the Battle of the Water Sensor Network. The problem description and rules are available at the WDSA 2006 workshops page.

MODFLOW and More 2006

Managing Ground-Water Systems May 22-24, 2006 The MODFLOW conference series has become a tradition for the presentation of cutting-edge practical application of ground water models in all aspects of hydrologic work. MODFLOW, the USGS modular three-dimensional finite-difference, ground-water flow model,

WDSA2006 Call For Abstracts

8th Annual International Symposium on Water Distribution Systems Analysis Cincinnati, OH, August 27-30, 2006 Background: Dating to 1999, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has sponsored annual symposia on water distribution systems analysis (WDSA). These international meetings have