31 December 2013

Dec 2013 List of Reports on Water and Related Issues

This continues my quasi-regular updates on the never-ending stream of released reports on water and related issues that I come across through e-mail, twitter, and any number of outlets. You can check out the previous list, posted at the end of November, as well as prior lists for even more informative reading. If you know of a report that I have not listed, please e-mail me with a title and link!

From numerous and varied sources:
From the US National Research Council:
From the US Bureau of Reclamation
From the US Geological Survey
From the US Government Accountability Office:
From the US Congressional Research Service, via the Federation of American Scientists:
Happy New Year!

29 November 2013

Nov 2013 List of Reports on Water and Related Issues

This continues my quasi-regular updates on the never-ending stream of released reports on water and related issues that I come across through e-mail, twitter, and any number of outlets. You can check out the previous list, posted at the end of October, as well as prior lists for even more informative reading. If you know of a report that I have not listed, please e-mail me with a title and link!

From numerous and varied sources:
From the UN Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals:
From the World Bank:
From the US National Research Council:
From the US Geological Survey
From the US Bureau of Reclamation:
From the US Government Accountability Office:
From the US Congressional Research Service, via the Federation of American Scientists:

07 November 2013

Infographic: Water Cooperation/Competition

The UN World Water Day was celebrated earlier this year, with 2013 declared an "International Year of Water Cooperation." UN-Water produced an infographic on the balance of numerous competitive uses of water that must be overcome for cooperation to really take hold. Click on the image for a full-size version...


The next UN World Water Day is to be celebrated on 22 March 2014, with a focus on "Water and Energy" for the year. You can follow the official UN-Water World Water Day feed on Twitter to keep apprised of events and issues. Given all of the recent work in academic and government circles on that "nexus," there should be no shortage of information for politicians and the public to become better informed on those issues. In fact, some earlier posts on this blog may be of interest to my readers: