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James Webb Space Telescope Discovers Asteroid Belt Comet Has Water Vapor!

The latest scientific reports and images from NASA reveal that the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) may have stumbled upon something very interesting during a galactic treasure hunt. Solar system scientists took the telescope on a tour of the main asteroid belt, and what they did did not find it was baffling how what they… Read More »

Lake Oroville is 99% full. That’s why the water managers say it won’t overflow

As of Tuesday, Lake Oroville is at 99 percent capacity, with more than 3.5 million feet of water stored. According to the Department of Water Resources, Lake Oroville hasn’t been this full at this point of the year since 2012. Because more snow melts from the Sierra, more water flows into the lake than is… Read More »

The Fort Lauderdale Water Scoreboard: Some sites fail almost daily, others pass with flying colors

Nearly half of Fort Lauderdale’s water quality testing sites fail to meet clean water standards on most days, according to an annual report released Tuesday by Miami Waterkeeper. It’s not all bad, however, some sites are almost always clean. The data comes from Miami Waterkeeper’s 2022 annual report. The environmental watchdog group works with the… Read More »

Biden, Thompson, Wicker and Henifin discuss new Jackson MS water funds

Jackson’s water system has received its first cut of a promised $600 million federal investment in public service that has been plagued by problems for decades and more recently has seen nationally publicized system-wide failures. The Environmental Protection Agency and President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that the city, through its federally appointed third-party water manager… Read More »

The Ukrainian dam that supplies water to the nuclear power plant and Crimea has been breached, causing flooding

Huge Soviet-era dam supplies water to nuclear power plant, Crimea Russia and Ukraine blame each other for dam break UN atomic agency: no immediate risk for nuclear safety The dam is located in the Russian-occupied part of the Kherson region Russia says it is repelling Ukrainian attacks in the east KIEV, June 6 (Reuters) –… Read More »

Opponents cite concerns over powder and water usage as DEQ opens Parleys Canyon mine to public comment

A controversial quarry in Parleys Canyon is one step closer to opening after the Utah Division of Air Quality signaled its intention to approve the plan late last month. The public has until July 27 to provide feedback. Written comments may be sent to the Utah Division of Air Quality, 195 N. 1950 W., Salt… Read More »

Europe grapples with precarious water situation ahead of another drought-ridden summer

Water resources in Europe are becoming increasingly scarce due to the worsening climate emergency. Reservoirs in Mediterranean countries such as Italy have dropped to water levels typically associated with summer heatwaves in recent weeks. It comes as temperatures are poised to soar over the summer and many fear Europe’s already “very precarious” water problem could… Read More »