California considers water restrictions after three years of drought
California authorities might crackdown on some cities and agribusinesses that take water from the Golden State's river system. The State Water Resources Control Board recently warned about 20,000 water rights holders they could face drinking and irrigating water restrictions. "Last year, extreme drought conditions led to unprecedented actions by the State Water ...
‘Superionized’ iced water turns black and hot
Repeatedly firing powerful laser beams turned water into a dark and hot solid. University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory researchers have turned iced water turns into a "strange, black" substance called superionic ice. The team made the discovery after crushing a droplet of water between two diamonds. They then repeatedly exposed ...
‘Water from air’ quenches threatened girls’ thirst in arid Kenya
Since June, center run by Samburu Girls Foundation has used panels that catch water vapor in the air and condense it to supply their drinking water
Proposed Alaska rules tighten water-contamination cleanup
Proposed rules in Alaska would restrict the cleanup of water contamination. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation looks to tighten the standards for per- and polyfluoralkyl chemical pollution in a set of regulation changes up for public comment through Nov. 5. The regulations up for comment add three ...
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