Florida Well Salinity Study

Florida Well Salinity Study

See link below to full original article by WWALS Watershed Coalition (Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®)

See link below to full original article by WWALS Watershed Coalition (Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®)

Update 2017-05-18: Salt water intrusion inland is worse than you think, including the “Apalachicola salinity feature” up to the GA-FL line and east through Lowndes County, with a special additional brackish Valdosta feature. See Revised Hydrogeologic Framework of the Floridan Aquifer System 2016-03.

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Blue Water Bridge a potential crossing for U.S.-bound liquid nuclear waste

Blue Water Bridge a potential crossing for U.S.-bound liquid nuclear waste

Blue Water Bridge, Point Edward. (Observer file photo)

Opposition groups are sounding the alarm as truckloads of liquid nuclear waste have started arriving in the United States, transported from Ontario’s Chalk River Nuclear Lab. Between 100 and 150 loads of the highly radioactive material in puncture and thermal-tested casks are expected to move – potentially over the Blue Water Bridge – over four years, opponents say, in armed convoys en

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Kansas Researchers Say Climate Change Will Deteriorate Midwest Water Quality

Kansas Researchers Say Climate Change Will Deteriorate Midwest Water Quality

Following periods of drought, heavy rains and flooding can flush nitrate out of dry soil and into drinking water. In 2016, the Cedar River flooded areas of northeast Iowa, shown here.

Midwesterners are used to extreme weather. We take pride in enduring everything from torrential downpours to the most desiccating drought. Climate change is expected to increase the frequency of these fluctuations between drought and flood, though, according to new

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Sighting & Observing Marine Wildlife

Sighting & Observing Marine Wildlife

The Pacific Ocean is alive with wildlife. Some of these animals, like humpback whales, Hawaiian monk seals, and sea turtles, are considered endangered species and are protected by federal laws. Dolphins and other whales, though not endangered, are protected by the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Nature-based tourism is a fast growing segment of the market. There are scores of tour boat companies and water-based activities that cater to whale and

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The dry facts — future drought indicators

The dry facts

“THOUSANDS have lived without love; not one without water,” observed W.H. Auden. He omitted to add that, as with love, many people have a strong moral aversion to paying for the life-sustaining liquid. Some feel that water is a right, and should therefore be free. Others lobby governments to subsidise its distribution to favoured groups. All this results in vast and preventable waste.

Water covers two-thirds of the Earth’s surface. … [more…]