Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Water alliance

How partnerships with Israel could be boon for Nevada

Sun

Las Vegas Sun

Could Southern Nevada, a desert community with an uncertain water future, become a “water technology hub”? Experts say yes — partially thanks to Israeli companies expanding here, setting the groundwork for others to do the same. The importance of such collaborations will be explored at the Jewish National Fund’s Las Vegas Water Summit as part of Water Week.

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How much water is used to grow pot in Colo.?

KUNC Greeley

With the legalization of marijuana in various states and forms, conservation groups and others are asking how much legal grow operations affect water consumption. Water managers and researchers in Colorado are working together to answer that question.

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Water risks growing, here's a tool to help prepare

National Geographic

Earlier this month, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, released its annual risk assessment, which looks across the spectrum of threats to society and ranks them. While no tool can serve as a crystal ball, this one helps remove some uncertainties by pinpointing areas at risk.

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