Fixing the world’s water woes

Every scenario involving the conditions necessary for life demands water – from the “warm little pond” (where Charles Darwin conjectured life began) to the bubbling sea vents that today are the most popular candidates for life’s beginnings. Continue reading Fixing the world’s water woes

Water rights: Hope for the Colorado River

For more than a decade the Colorado River has been practically drained dry before it reaches the Gulf of California – 5 trillion gallons of water sucked out by thirsty cities and farms across the south-western USA and northern Mexico. And demand is increasing. Continue reading Water rights: Hope for the Colorado River

“Water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink”

Samuel Coleridge Taylor may yet be right. World Water Day takes place March 22 and this year its theme is “Water and Urbanization”. International attention will be focused on the impact of rapid urban population growth, industrialization, and the uncertainties caused by climate change. Meanwhile, for the global water companies it’s “business as usual”. Continue reading “Water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink”