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A positive step in the face of uncertainty

Enormous uncertainty. These two words describe the condition of Phoenix's climate and water supply in the 21st century. Reservoirs have dipped to their lowest levels, continuous drought has plagued the state and forecasts ...

Dec 14, 2010 1 / 5 (2) 1

What's the best irrigation canal liner?

There are an estimated 1.2 million acres of agricultural land in Texas irrigated via canals, and many are in need of renovation, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service expert.

May 25, 2012 not rated yet 4

Adapt now to keep farming’s water flowing

Agricultural and horticultural businesses could face damaging water shortages in the coming decades as a result of climate change. Adaptation across the whole industry is needed to meet the impending challenge.

Oct 20, 2010 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Using less energy for more water

Professor Kevin Lansey, head of the department of civil engineering and engineering mechanics at The University of Arizona, and four of his UA colleagues have been awarded $2 million by the National Science Foundation to ...

Aug 05, 2009 5 / 5 (2) 1