Cape Town will deploy army, police to protect water source after taps run dry on ‘Day Zero’

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The day that Cape Town South Africa runs out of water could be this year.

Cape Town will deploy army, police to protect water source after taps run dry on ‘Day Zero’

South Africa will use the country’s military to protect Cape Town’s water supply in the event the city of about four million is forced to shut off its taps on “Day Zero,” the day supplies dry up.

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Rainwater Harvesting in a Nutshell

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Rainwater Harvesting in a Nutshell

Offered by KDA (connections to CANARM, ARCSA, Gaia College, Pacific Design Academy, SOUL) – Dec 9th 10am-12pm: A short overview of RWH for residential and small commercial operations in the Cowichan Valley. The planning process, and potential uses for captured rainwater, will be explored. A Q&A peri…

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ARCSA AP training workshop coming up in Port Alberni this coming Jan. 2018ARCSA …

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ARCSA AP training workshop coming up in Port Alberni this coming Jan. 2018


ARCSA AP training workshop coming up in Port Alberni this coming Jan. 2018

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Alberta Start-Up Provides In Situ Testing for E. coli — Water Canada

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Alberta Start-Up Provides In Situ Testing for E. coli — Water Canada

University of Alberta researchers are tackling the problem of rural and agricultural water testing with a handheld sensor that can detect E. coli in situ.

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It’s the time of year when people start reaching for the road salt. If you see c…

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It’s the time of year when people start reaching for the road salt. If you see chunks of salt sitting on bare pavement, this means too much has been applied – it won’t do anything useful and will just be washed off into soils and waterways. Encourage your municipality and local businesses to be #smartaboutsalt and avoid oversalting.

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Scientists In Houston Tell A Story Of Concrete, Rain And Destruction

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Scientists In Houston Tell A Story Of Concrete, Rain And Destruction

As researchers and engineers analyze the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, it’s becoming clear that Houston’s runaway development had a big role to play in flooding.

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Water Canada

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Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner is demanding that provincial ministries do more to protect our waters from the nutrient pollution that drives the blooms.

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Investing In Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers

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Investing In Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers

America has a $3.6 trillion infrastructure problem—but no clear solution. “Green infrastructure” can often provide the same services as traditional manmade structures at less cost with bonus benefits for the environment.

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