Tag: Recycled Water

The Huffington Post just published a story on August 15 entitled “Fracking Water Use Skyrockets, Creating 1,440 Percent More Toxic Wastewater.” See the whole story HERE. I do applaud HuffPost for taking on this story.  It’s tough for most mainstream consumer media to get this issue right – and HuffPost has fallen into the same factual […]

So writes Mary Holcomb, Assistant Editor for Hart Energy’s Digital News Group. We’ve been saying it all along! In her interview with Joel Mack, she quotes Mack as saying, “By streamlining, consolidating and offloading the responsibility of water management from individual producers to service providers, he said producers will gain revenue for building out, developing […]

The debate over “produced water” from the oil & gas industry continues to heat up. Note this story from Adam Wilmoth at The Oklahoman newspaper on Sunday, July 22. KINGFISHER — A growing fight in the heart of Oklahoma’s oil patch pits local control against state regulators, private property owners against the state’s largest industry […]

It’s news, but it’s not surprising news – the American West is not just experiencing drought. (Drought is a temporary condition.) We are going through aridification – the period of transition when a location becomes increasingly and permanently water scarce. How will our western states survive? What can we do to prepare for this coming challenge? […]

A lack of safe drinking water hurts both male and female, but it’s particularly hard on women and girls! UN Water explains the reasons why: “In many countries, the presence or absence of a safe and sufficient water supply and improved sanitation facilities has a disproportionate effect on the lives of women and girls for […]

A new study that looks at water competition between cities & agriculture has found that URBAN water demand in 482 of world’s largest cities will increase by 80% by 2050, leading to an acute urban surface-water deficit. What will we do?! Learn about recycling at buff.ly/2y3b3CZ. Read the story at: How agriculture can ease the […]