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Drought—no longer uncommon topic in England, 1976 drought now 4x more likely to occur

Posted on 18th April 2019

Henny van Lanen, a guest speaker, mentioned in his opening remarks in Oxford’s 2019 conference on Drought and Water Scarcity, water regulators in northwest Europe are biased towards floods and usually do not think about the effects of drought. And yet, Prof. Len Shaffrey, a specialist in meteorology and climate change also at the conference, […]

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U.S. Irrigation Continues Steady Eastward Expansion

Posted on 18th April 2019

In this Circle of Blue article, Dr. Dustin Garrick discusses the types of conflicts likely among water users due to increased irrigation.

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REACH Conference a Success

Posted on 18th April 2019

The REACH programme hosted its second international conference at the end of March with a focus on improving water security for vulnerable communities. Speakers covered a wide range of water security issues from the need for better wastewater treatment to sustainable manufacturing; from how to meaningfully include communities in research to the implications of waterlogging […]

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How Rivers Shape Society

Posted on 12th April 2019

Marcus Buechel reflects on how rivers shape society in this blog.

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