Water Management

US River Basins

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Earth System Research Laboratory at NOAA

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US River Basins

US River Basins

River forecasts, weather information, climatologies and related information are available from these forecasts centers. ... Read more about US River Basins

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River basins could double food production - study

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Deborah Zabarenko
River basins could double food production - study
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* More food possible without water crisis, experts say

* Africa has greatest potential for improvement

By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Major river basins in Africa, Asia and Latin America could sustainably double food production in some of the poorest parts of the globe in the next few decades, water experts reported on Monday.

But myriad competing claims on the water -- from industry, cities and power producers among others -- may stand in the way of a big increase in food production. ... Read more about River basins could double food production - study

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Shaping The Future Of The High Plains’ Water Supply

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Contact: Layne Cameron, University Relations, Office: (517) 353-8819, Cell: (765) 748-4827, layne.cameron@ur.msu.edu; David Hyndman, Geological Sciences, Office: (517) 353-4442, ... Read more about Shaping The Future Of The High Plains’ Water Supply

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Engineers of the New Millennium: The Global Water Challenge

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Water is such a basic human need that it takes real ingenuity to find new ways to control, retrieve, and share this critical resource. We meet some of the wizards of water—the engineers who are helping communities handle acute water challenges and plan for the future. Click on the link below to listen to the individual segments, which are now airing on public radio stations across the United States, and check this page frequently to see if and when a show will air on a public radio station in your area. ... Read more about Engineers of the New Millennium: The Global Water Challenge

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