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What is a saltwater intrusion?

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What is a saltwater intrusion?
An ongoing situation in Louisiana that has generated a lot of news coverage is introducing the term “saltwater intrusion” to many people. It also highlights the potential impact of more familiar challenges facing the water sector – climate change, drought and source water protection.
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| Categories: | Tags: saltwater intrusion, climate change, source water, louisiana, weather, drought, New Orleans, rain, precipitation, army corps of engineers | View Count: (710) | Bookmark and Share
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New movie offers security measures reminder

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New movie offers security measures reminder
A recently released movie offers an opportunity to remind consumers that water systems and other providers of critical services make a significant investment in both money and resources to protect themselves from physical or cyberattacks.
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| Categories: | Tags: movie, security, cyber, physical attack, book, climate change, protection, america's water infrastructure act | View Count: (1071) | Bookmark and Share
California reservoirs simultaneously navigating a drought and flooding
Massive storms over a few weeks have led to extreme flooding, yet California remains in an historic drought, which has prompted experts to explore ways to better manage floodwaters.
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| Categories: | Tags: Folsom Lake, Lake Mendocino, California, water, conservation, drought, climate change, storage, NPR, global warming, storms, water loss, flood | View Count: (891) | Bookmark and Share
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Will Cape Town have no water soon?

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There is a looming crisis in Cape Town, South Africa - the upcoming loss of all water service.
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| Categories: | Tags: Cape Town, South Africa, water crisis, climate change, Day Zero, drought, infrastructure, Smithsonian, CNN | View Count: (2450) | Bookmark and Share
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Celebrate Earth Hour tomorrow

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Earth Hour will be held tomorrow, Sat., March 19, 8:30-9:30 p.m. in your local time zone.
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| Categories: | Tags: Earth Hour, WWF, climate change | View Count: (2925) | Bookmark and Share