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Thomas Paine

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Water - Wealth & Power

Surface water-Groundwater (SW-GW) interaction ...Image via Wikipedia
The Day after a Rain the Potholes in the Needl...

HOME a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand - homeproject's channel ( YouTube ) Infomercial 1hr 37min   ***

'Hot' Water News

The Water We Drink: An International Comparison of Drinking Water Quality Standards and Guidelines

Nearly 90% of all diseases caused by unsanitary water conditions
Access to safe drinking water is not just a poverty issue. It affects everyone. And the reason has to do with how industry disposes of its waste.
Want to know where the water is going ?
 Each year approximately 3,066,000,000,000 gallons of water is permanently removed from our hydrologic cycle causing a deficit in our available water budget.

Water Cycle

Opit's Bookmarks marked 'water'

End of an Era - Post on Monopolist Control of Necessities of Life

Hydraulic Despotism - a.k.a. 'Water Empire'

Watch Out: The World Bank Is Quietly Funding a Massive Corporate Water Grab

you don't miss the water 'til the well runs dry 

charity : water

Our Drinking Water at Risk

What EPA and the Oil and Gas Industry Don't Want Us to Know About Hydraulic Fracturing. (Full Report)
Lisa Sumi, 4/7/2005
View the publication (pdf)

Affirming Gasland

Fracking chemicals

I took this photo in western Madagascar in spr...Image via Wikipedia
Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes

Fluoridated Water – The Ultimate Evil

Settlers make water sources a tourist site and bar Palestinians from entering

Current News Water Group | JanforGore

Drinking Water Threatened by Toxic Natural Gas and Oil Drilling Chemicals  PDF 

Water Portal - SourceWatch 

Improving Water Information - Australia

Pumping water by hand in 1942 from the sole wa...Image via Wikipedia
Canadian water supply contaminated by radioactive waste
Crossposted to Uranium : there are other similar posts there

Deep water drilling always brings increased levels of radioactivity

What's in the water ?

The Privatization of the Global Freshwater Commons

Estimating the impact on health of poor drinking water interventions in developing countries 

A Deeper Look at Drugs in our Water Supply

AllAfrica News - Water & Sanitation

America's Wetlands - PDF files


Great Lakes phosphorus levels rising, report warns
Some of our monitoring programs that would allow us to understand this either are under threat or have disappeared over the past 15 years. 

My Polluted Kentucky Home
 Since it was first used in 1970, mountaintop removal has destroyed some 500 mountains and poisoned at least 1,200 miles of rivers and streams across the Appalachian coal-mining region.

Monitoring of oilsands impact inadequate: panel

Authentically Wired

Bluedaze ** Fracking

Blue Planet Project


Bottling livelihoods

British Columbia Preppers Network - Our Water Problem

Circle of Blue

Coal ash is damaging water, health in 34 states

Kingston Coal Ash Slide : Then and Now
Drought-affected fields in the Victorian count...

Coal ash contaminating groundwater at all sites 

Coal River Mountain Watch

Battle at Coal River Mountain Explodes

Mountaintop Removal Threatens Our Water

Virginia State Water Control Board Loses Authority Over Coal Mines

High Resolution Mountaintop Removal Pictures

Dam Politics : India's Medha Patkar takes on corporate control of water

Dick Cheney and Halliburton F**king in your drinking water


Environmental Working Group 

Five U.S. rivers tainted with chemical and pharmaceutical residues

Flow - The Movie

Fracking and the Environment : Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination

Natural Gas Drilling: What We Don’t Know 

"How to Destroy the Earth's Fresh Water Supplies Without Anyone Finding Out"

Free Trade and Water Privatization

Freshwater Crisis : National Geographic : Section 

The case of Gaza : Water Scarcity and Conflict

Global Groundwater Maps

Global Stream Flow Study : water levels dropping in major rivers

H2oN Coast

How Peak Water Could Reshape Civilization

How the Nation's Breadbasket is poisoning its own Water Supply

How the U.S. intentionally destroyed Iraq's water supply - the secret behind the sanctions

India WaterPortal

International Rivers
( I first marked this site because of a PDF outlining dams in the Himalayas, and their potential and real disadvantages and dangers )

IRC International Water & Sanitation

Jacques Cousteau's son fights to save the oceans

Journey of the Forsaken

LA Stormwater

Lead and Zinc Mining - Kansas

Levees.Org - infrastructure monitoring group formed after Katrina-U.S.A. only

Levees From Around The World

Local Drinking Water Information

Mexico agrees to send water to Texas,angering Mexican farmers 2004

Modeling Groundwater Vulnerability using GIS and DRASTIC : Texas

Mountaintop Removal Damage 'Irreversable'

NY state admits ignoring threat to city's drinking water

On Water

Paging Erin Brockovich

Peak Water

Poisoning the well : How the EPA is Ignoring Atrazine Contamination in Surface and Drinking

Water in the Central United States - PDF


Rocket Fuel Man

Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency

Selfish use of rivers threatens political stability

Source News - IRC International Water & Sanitation News Service

The oceans are in trouble, which means we all are

Toxic Waters : N Y Times : Disputed Science
Articles in this series will examine the worsening pollution in American waters and regulators’ response.

Banana Peels Remove Toxins
“Banana Peel Applied to the Solid Phase Extraction of Copper and Lead from River Water: 

Trager Water Report
Cross-section drawing of a cement biosand filter.Image via Wikipedia
U.S. Drought Monitor


U.S. Water News
Water Footprint
Water for the Ages
Water is Life
Water Issue - GOOD Magazine
Waterkeeper Alliance
Water Librarian Homepage
Water Partners International
Water Research & Technology
Water - Special Report
Water Tech Online
Water World
Water Wars
What's Tappening ?
Water stories - Chris Woodka ,Pueblo Chieftan,Colorado
World Water Wars
Atmospheric Water Generator
Hippo Water Roller - simple transporter
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