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Managing the Impacts of Water Scarcity on Aquifer Systems

Managing the Impacts of Water Scarcity on Aquifer Systems

SEPTEMBER 2017 PRESIDENT’S COLUMN GROUNDWATER REPRESENTS ABOUT 97.5% of Earth’s liquid freshwater. Much groundwater occurs in aquifers, which develop from Earth’s water cycle, as a function of the rain that ultimately percolates through the soil and accumulates underground. Groundwater availability…

Coping With Floods ~ What’s in a Name

President’s Column by C. Mark Dunning, AWRA President Floods continue to be the most destructive and costly natural disasters in the United States (U.S.). Coping with these disasters is a vast and complex topic that a short article can’t do…

IWRM, Big Rivers and Political Boundaries

by Carol Collier, AWRA President Happy September. Hopefully the extreme heat waves and other summer weather spikes are behind us. I hope you’ve had a chance to attend the AWRA Summer Conferences and/or state sections events. I look forward to…

July 2011 Water Resources IMPACT – Hydraulic Fracturing: The Concerns and Consequences of Resource Development

The current (July 2011) issue of AWRA‘s Water Resources IMPACT focuses on hydrofracking:Hydraulic Fracturing: The Concerns and Consequences of Resource Development. Download AWRA JulyImpact Here is the introduction from Editor-in-Chief N. Earl Spangenberg: Hydraulic fracturing to enhance fluid and gas flow in tight…