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How water technology can help farmers survive California's drought

Another year of crushing drought in California means new water cuts are in the works for both cities and farmers, who use up to 80 percent of the …

Water, energy, and food under climate extremes— Are water markets a solution?

<i>The theme of this year's World Water Day (March 22, 2014) is “Water and energy.” IFPRI senior researcher Claudia Ringler highlights the potential</i> …

California isn’t the only state with water problems

Western states have been dealing with water problems for a while, but they won't be alone for long.<p>As drought, flooding, and climate change restrict America's water supply, demands from population growth and energy production look set to increase, according to a report from the U.S. Government …

William Shatner apparently thinks a Kickstarter-funded water pipeline will save California

Is William Shatner crazy, or did he just make a bad joke? You might start asking yourself that question after hearing the latest idea from the 84-year-old star: a Kickstarter-funded, $30 billion water pipeline to save California from its devastating drought.<p>In an interview with <i>Yahoo Tech</i>'s David …

Taiwan Rations Water to Ease Unusual Drought

Normally rainy Taiwan is rationing water to ease its worst drought in a decade. The western Pacific island that averages annual rainfall of 2,500 …

Water

Is technology the solution to water overuse?

Despite limited availability of freshwater for human use (in the right form, at the right place and at the right time – availability estimated at a …

Water

Can big data close the water infrastructure financing gap?

Inefficiencies are flooding the global water infrastructure. Nearly 20% of water is lost in developed countries through leaks, theft or …

Big Data

Can recycling solve the world’s water woes?

As the world celebrates Water Day (March 22nd), projected water trends make for grim reading. With almost 60% of the world’s population moving into …

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