By Sara Jerome@sarmje USA Water Online: ‘As new technologies promise to treat fracking wastewater to a point where it can be reused, there’s a new question: Is it clean enough to drink? Probably not, researchers say. Returning fracking wastewater to the environment “is just as risky as dumping any municipal treated wastewater back into rivers. […]
Blueprint for Water: ‘Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritized over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year’s Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 is the warning to Government by Blueprint for Water. In a new report Dredging up Trouble, 10 of the Blueprint for Water partners– a coalition of organisations, representing over two million […]
Mike Young is known to many in the UK water sector from his visit several years ago where he clearly set out the challenges imposed by Australia’s experience of very severe droughts. He writes ‘I recently published an article on the Design of Water Abstraction Regimes. Variously described as water entitlement, water licensing, water right […]
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