Google Takes on Flooding with Satellites, Machine Learning

Source: stormwater.wef.orgLeveraging the technology behind its existing suite of satellite imagery products and its expertise in artificial intelligence, search-engine giant Google (Mountain View, California) is pursuing new ways to help people protect life and property in the event of major floods....

Water Filtration Systems for Developing Countries

Source: healingwaters.org - By: deborah.bense What is Ultrafiltration and Reverse Osmosis? Ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis are two ways to treat water. These processes remove dangerous contaminants, making the water safe to drink. Water treatment technologies like ultrafiltration and revers...

Deionized Water: The Benefits and Risks

Source: sprinewellwater.comWater comes in different types – tap water, purified water, filtered water and alkaline water, to name a few. While many are safe to drink, they're usually unfit for applications that use water as a rinse, ingredient, or solvent (think the food, cosmetic, and medical indus...

Report: The essential drop to reach Net-Zero: Unpacking Freshwater's Role in Climate Change Mitigation

Source: Stockholm UniversityNew research presented at COP27 shows that water is much more important in mitigating climate change than previously believed. Better management of water is critical to tackling today's food and energy crises, both of which are exacerbated by climate change.The repor...

Science to Policy: from Earth Observation to legislation

Source: International Water AssociationTYPE: WebinarDURATION: 1:30 hoursSTART DATE: 18 Nov 2022START TIME: 14:00 (London time)LANGUAGE: EnglishFORMAT: Presentations, panel discussion session.CERTIFICATION: N/A Target Audience Practitioners, academics and researchers, utilities, students, e...

Space4Youth Essay Competition

Source: UNOOSA.ORG - Space as a tool to accelerate change in sustainable water resources management, hydrology and the protection of aquatic ecosystemsThe United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), in collaboration with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), launched the 202...

Water for 1.5 — the climate benefits of good water management

Source: The Australian Water Partnership - By: By Tony Slatyer, Water Policy GroupLimiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels, as agreed to be pursued under the Paris Agreement, requires everyone to act much more quickly. Good work is already being done by wat...

10 Interesting Facts About Water Scarcity

Source: Healing Waters InternationalClean and fresh water isn't a privilege—it's a necessity. Although water covers a large portion of our planet, most of that water isn't fit for human consumption. According to the World Wildlife Federation, only three percent of all earth's water comes from freshw...

UNESCO finds that some iconic World Heritage glaciers will disappear by 2050

Source: The Ocean Decade - New UNESCO data highlight the accelerated melting of glaciers in World Heritage sites, with glaciers in a third of sites set to disappear by 2050. But it is still possible to save the other two thirds, if the rise in global temperatures does not exceed 1.5°C compared ...

Rethinking mountain water security

Source: University of Birmingham - Water security in mountain regions relies on an understanding of the interlinks of water supply and demand that goes far beyond the study of glacier melt. Current information on how the communities which depend on water from mountain snow and ice will be affec...

Irrigated Agriculture and Groundwater

Source: International Association of Hydrogeologists What is the socioeconomic context of irrigation? IAH has just released another title in our Strategic Overview Series (IAH/AIH SOS) which summarises the development of irrigated agriculture, discusses how it has produced great economic b...

Climate change impacts on the water, food and energy sectors in Myanmar’s Sittaung river basin

Source: SEI - The Sittaung river basin (SRB) remains one of the least studied basins of Myanmar in terms of the assessment of the impact of climate change. As several reservoirs already exist in the basin, much research is needed to understand how projected climate change impacts rainfall, temp...

အဏ္ဏဝါသက်ရှိ အမြောက်အမြား မျိုးသုဥ်းမှုဖြစ်ပေါ်လာနိုင်ကြောင်း သိပ္ပံပညာရှင်များ သတိပေး

ကမ္ဘာကြီးစတင်အသက်ဝင်ခဲ့ချိန်မှစ၍ကမ္ဘာလုံးဆိုင်ရာ မျိုးသုဉ်းပျောက်ကွယ်ခြင်းဖြစ်စဉ်ပေါင်း အနည်းဆုံး ငါးခု ထိ ရင်ဆိုင်ခဲ့ရပြီးဖြစ်သည်။ ယခုမျက်မှောက်ကာလတွင်လည်း နောက်ထပ် မျိုးသုဉ်းပျောက်ကွယ်မှုဖြစ်စဉ်မျိုး သမုဒ္ဒရာထဲတွင် ထပ်မံပေါ်ပေါက်လာတော့မည့် အရိပ်အယောင်ရှိနေပေပြီ။ ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုသာ အရှိန်အဟ...

The future of disinfection in drinking water & wastewater

Source: International Water Association TYPE: WebinarDURATION: 1:30 hoursSTART DATE: 09 Nov 2022START TIME: 14:00 (London time)LANGUAGE: EnglishFORMAT: Discussion panel and sessionCERTIFICATION: N/A Target Audience Water professionals from academia, industry, water utilities, and administr...

Water And Climate System

There are five important elements for our life-hood: biosphere, surface, ocean, atmosphere and cryosphere; and the climate system is one of the Earth's major systems. Weather and climate appear to have similar effects on our planet, Earth, but they are not the same thing. "Weather," as we perceive i...

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