April 29, 2015

Pioneer Tanks Rank in Green Development

This photo shows a Pioneer tank being installed in it’s permanent location — a new, green development, TerraScena, in Dripping Springs, Texas. The development features environmentally sustainable houses that use […]
April 27, 2015

Could Technology Used in Israel Help Ease California Water Woes?

Water experts are looking into technology that has been successfully used in Israel to turn that country’s water shortage into a surplus. They hope Israel’s water technology – particularly desalination […]
April 21, 2015

Water Shortages Expected in All States

Forget the focus on California’s water problems. Officials say that most all states will face freshwater shortages in the next decade, and those shortages could be made worse by rapid […]
April 20, 2015

USAID Awards Funds for Jordan Rainwater Projects

The U.S. Agency for International Development, an independent federal agency that provide funds to foreign countries, has awarded $880,000 to 28 charitable and cooperative societies to pay for the installation […]
April 16, 2015

10 Things to Know about California Water Use

According to the Public Policy Institute of California, the state’s water usage is 50 percent environmental, 40 percent agricultural, 10 percent urban. This news story explains that breakdown. Read more.
April 15, 2015

California’s New Water Restrictions Could Impact Horses, Horse Owners

Strict, new California water restrictions aimed at helping during the state’s four-year drought could impact horses and horse owners. Also under recently announced rules, agricultural users are required to provide […]
April 6, 2015
Water Storage Pioneer Tanks

University of North Texas Students Working to Make Brackish Water Usable

Students at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, are working to build a device that can convert brackish water into water that is suitable for irrigating crops. The […]
April 1, 2015

California Governor Imposes Mandatory Water Restrictions Statewide

For the first time, California Gov. Jerry Brown has imposed mandatory water restrictions on residents, businesses and farms, ordering a 25 percent reduction in water consumption. The 25 percent cut […]
March 23, 2015

California Governor Proposes $1 Billion in Drought Spending

California Gov. Jerry Brown says the states needs to spend $1 billion on water, including $128 million to ease dire water shortages in some communities, the financial issues of unemployed […]
March 18, 2015

Private sector plays a big role in Texas water planning

Texas voters have approved $2 billion for building water supply projects around the state. Now, observers says, private engineering and consulting firms are making big decisions about how that money […]
March 16, 2015

NASA Scientist Says California has One Year of Water Left

NASA water cycle scientist Jay Famiglietti believes Callifornia had about one year of water in reservoir storage and that the backup supply is low. The made that statement last week […]
March 12, 2015

North Texas Drought Continues Despite Recent Rain and Snow

Despite rain, sleet and snow in February and early March, North Texas will see another year of drought conditions. The United States Drought Monitor reports that the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding counties were still […]