Thursday, November 12, 2009
Water Shortages Will Define Economic Growth
Venezuelans struggling with water shortages
NPR - Nov 6, 2009
by AP Enlarge AP A woman fills barrels with fresh water from a water distribution truck in Filas de Mariches neighborhood in Caracas, Friday, Nov.6, 2009. ...
China Says Hong Kong Drought Support Not Yet Needed
Bloomberg - Sophie Leung, Kelvin Wong - Nov 11, 2009
Fresh water for Hong Kong was a concern during British colonial rule, which ended in 1997 with the city's return to China. Local storage was the main source ...
Macau's gambling industry faces nightmare of water rationing
Times Online - Nov 9, 2009
Some forecasts suggest that Macau may have only ten days of fresh water left. Stocks of bottled water may have to be shipped in unless a deal can be struck ...
City may use water to lure businesses
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - John Schmid - Nov 2, 2009
At a time when regions such as metro Atlanta and the Southwest face acute water shortages, the Milwaukee Water Works operates at only a third of its ...
Would remake California's water system
Central Valley Business Times - Nov 4, 2009
“Severe water shortages have forced family farmers in parts of California to spend many sleepless nights, trying to figure out how to save their farms and ..
Global access to safe drinking water likely to decline next year
Water World - Nov 9, 2009
Reduced supplies of freshwater resulting from climate change and over use are leaving more nations facing chronic water shortages. ...
Posted by Richard Wottrich at 5:57 AM