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‘Don’t swim in rivers’: Shark myths debunked

The Daily Telegraph Australia 06 Feb 2023
A fatal shark attack in Perth that has rocked the country has raised questions about managing the risks for humans in water ....
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Southern Utah water manager speaks on current water situation, gives thumbs down for California solution

St George News 05 Feb 2023
GEORGE — It didn’t take long for Zach Renstrom, Washington County’s top water manager, to speak about recent events involving the Colorado River and two of the associated reservoirs during this address at the 2023 What’s Up Down South Economic Summit held in St.
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Integrated Water Management and Development Project - P163782 (World Bank Group)

Public Technologies 05 Feb 2023
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NOAA report: Tennessee drought plan lacks triggers

San Francisco Chronicle 05 Feb 2023
It outlines a general approach to monitoring, water management and agency coordination during drought, but it lacks the processes needed to determine the severity of a drought and how to respond at different levels of drought ... roles in regulating water movement and availability.
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Initiative will restore habitat on state game lands

Herald-Standard 05 Feb 2023
The Pennsylvania Wetland Habitat Initiative (PWHI) is a $6 million investment that aims to replace water control structures and improve existing spillways and levees over the next three years at sites in 31 counties throughout each of the Game Commission’s six regions ... This means water can be managed more efficiently on game lands.
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Colorado River crisis so bad lakes Mead and Powell are unlikely to refill in our lifetimes

The Los Angeles Times 05 Feb 2023
In fact, the recent storms haven’t changed a view shared by many Southern California water managers ... “And a bet on anything other than that seems like water management malpractice, that we have got to plan for something that looks like a worst-case future.” ... There are workable ways of managing reduced water supplies from the river, she said.
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Who knew? There are limits to growth in the American West

Resilience 05 Feb 2023
The residents still have access to water, but at a price that now averages triple what they were paying, about $660 a month for a thousand gallons ... The American West and its Disappearing Water ... Bureau of Reclamation which oversees water management of the Colorado River is asking the states to cut water usage from the river by 15 to 30 percent.
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How to water your plants less but still keep them happy

Popular Science 05 Feb 2023
It can be hard to water your plants all the time, but it might be fine to water them less ... Plants create energy out of sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water, and our houseplants really only need us to actively give them one of those things ... We go on vacation, become busy, get sick, and forget or postpone our watering duties.
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Water we save now will matter in times to come

Hindustan Times 05 Feb 2023
Then, one of us mentioned that the sight of the free-flowing river will last only another two months till summer and then sometimes, water level would drop so low that sand banks would appear in the middle of the Ganga ... According to the NITI Aayog’s Composite Water Management Index, 600 million people are affected by the water problem.
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Oyster farms are all the rage—until they block your ocean views

Popular Science 05 Feb 2023
A farmer submits an application for a particular site and a review process follows—resource managers like Stagg consider factors such as the farm’s size, water depth, and other nearby activity before approving the application ... If the water is a public good, whose needs and wants ...
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Office landlords use events, arts to draw workers

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Feb 2023
At the Water Garden office complex in Santa Monica, a dance troupe has taken up residence and puts on free performances and classes for kids ... To get workers in the office, "you need to find new ways to engage people," said Bess Wyrick, head of programming at the Water Garden for property manager CBRE.
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As many work from home, office landlords roll out entertainment to entice tenants

Union Leader 05 Feb 2023
At the Water Garden office complex in Santa Monica, a dance troupe has taken up residence and puts on free performances and classes for kids ... To get workers in the office, “you need to find new ways to engage people,” said Bess Wyrick, head of programming at the Water Garden for property manager CBRE.
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A clutch putt for double bogey? DP World Tour event ends with wild finish

Golf Week 05 Feb 2023
That was the scenario for Daniel Gavins, who rinsed two balls in the water on the 18th at the DP World Tour’s 2023 Ras Al Khaimah Championship and still managed to come away with the win ... “I put two in the water and thought ‘Well that’s one way to end the tournament.’”.

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