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Coverage of water consumption since June 12, 2024.

Cooler Friday weather results in reduced water consumption

"...Cooler Calgary weather helped water consumption drop Friday, the city said in its Saturday update..."


More than 200 people evacuated following building fire in Gatineau, Que.

"...Gatineau Fire says though no injuries were reported, over 200 people were evacuated from their apartments Saturday night after a fire broke out in an apartment building in the Aylmer sector of Gatineau, Que..."


Long weekend exodus helps drive down Calgary water consumption as repair process nears completion

"...The city is entering the final stages of resuming water service through its repaired feeder main,  as water consumption continues to fall below the citys threshold level..."


Thank you sincerely: Calgary water consumption declines 23% Friday as city prepares to test pipe

"...Calgarians cut their water consumption by 23 per cent Friday, giving Mayor Gondek some good news to announce at her Saturday morning update on the state of the citys water supply..."


Some Quebec City residents told to limit water consumption after water main break

"...As Quebec City crews work to repair a broken drinking water main, the city is recommending some residents in some areas reduce water consumption, particularly on Wednesday and Thursday..."


Water main repairs still on schedule as Calgary continues to conserve water: Gondek

"...At her Saturday morning update, the mayor said Fridays water consumption came in at 462 million litres, which meant another day below the city's threshold level..."


Five Tweets on Calgarys water shortage crisis

"...Sixty percent of the Calgary's treated water supply has been cut off, leaving Calgarians with minimal water to carry out day-to-day tasks involving water consumption or usage..."


'All hands on deck situation': City of Calgary declares state of local emergency over water main break

"...The City of Calgary declared a local state of emergency Saturday morning in response to the latest developments's in a major water main break impacting the city..."


Calgary water shortage and feedermain break update

"...City officials will be updating Calgarians on the latest with the water shortage Sunday morning at 8:30 a. m..."


Calgary mayor says city has hit water supply threshold

"...Water consumption in Calgary continues to climb, and Mayor Jyoti Gondek is out with a stark warning..."


Work stopped: 2 workers injured at Calgary water main break

"...Mayor Jyoti Gondek said two workers, involved in the work to replace a broken water main, were hurt on Wednesday night and work on the critical feeder main has halted until Thursday afternoon at the earliest..."


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Senior Water Resource Engineer - Park Board, Green Infrastructure - City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

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Senior Water Resource Engineer - Park Board, Green Infrastructure - City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about water consumption.

Tourism in times of climate change | DW Documentary

"...The consequences are especially visible in the wake of climate change: extreme drought and water shortages are putting a strain on the Balearic island, where resources are already scarce..."


Water shortage in Germany - New ideas for long-term security | DW Documentary

"...The causes are not just more drought periods but also soil sealing - and higher pollutant levels in the water have also become a problem..."


Why the Great Salt Lake is an Environmental Time Bomb

"...Not only does this threaten the local ecosystem, but hazardous metals in the exposed lakebed are also putting human lives at risk..."


Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about water consumption relevant to the latest news.

Simulation of the dynamics of water resources in the Hirmand watershed under economic and environmental scenarios

"...The results show that scenarios like increasing irrigation efficiency, reducing evaporation loss, reducing cultivation area, adopting an optimal cropping pattern, and Afghanistan?s adherence to Iran?s water rights increase water resources and reduce water shortage..."


Application of risk assessment technology to characterize radiation and chemical hazards when drinking spring water

"...Different scenarios of water consumption are considered: water was settled for 3 days and consumed immediately after selection..."


A Water Resources Management Simulation?Optimization Model: Application of Graph-Based Hypergame Model in Water Supply Conflict

"...Moreover, by dynamic monitoring of available water resources and water consumption patterns, a WRM simulation model was developed, which is applicable in real agricultural conditions of multi-agricultural zones with multi-crop and intercropping systems and variable water supply sources..."


Enhancing Equitable Water Distribution in Agriculture: A Novel Optimal Framework for Irrigation Equity Index Improvement Under

"...The implementation of conventional supply-based mechanisms, in which the allocation of irrigation water entitlement for individual farmers is determined by their specific water requirements, has resulted in the inefficiency of economic processes and the squandering of water resources..."


Technological Innovation for Improving Energy and Water Consumption Efficiency and Sustainability on Government Buildings in So

"...The internet of things, digital twin, big data analytics and smart meters, were identified to be useful in improving efficiency and sustainability in energy and water consumption in buildings, whilst also improving indoor environmental quality..."


Comparison of ReCiPe 2016, ILCD 2011, CML-IA baseline and IMPACT 2002+?LCIA methods: a case study based on the electricity cons

"...Results were consistent for climate change and ozone depletion, with the exception of the ReCiPe 2016 method, and acidification and eutrophication, with the exception of the IMPACT 2002+?method..."


A multi-criteria performance assessment of concentrated solar power plants for site and technology selection in Egypt

"...Those parameters are the annual power production, the levelized cost of energy, and water consumption..."


A framework for modeling an agronomic system?s vulnerability to climate change with reflections from the Caspian coastal agro-e

"...In this research, using a framework for modeling the agronomic system vulnerability to climate change, vulnerability assessment under different scenarios was conducted for the Gorganrud River Basin located in the agro-ecological zone of the Caspian coastal plain of Iran..."


An economic valuation of the provisioning ecosystem services in the south-west of Europe

"...In conclusion, this work makes it possible to identify those systems with higher economic valuation of provisioning ecosystem services, which, together with the expected increase in temperature and decrease/irregular rainfall, makes these areas particularly vulnerable..."


Purification of Wastewater Generated from Methane Fermentation Using a Semi-Closed System with Hydroponically Grown Lettuce Pla

"...) were grown hydroponically using bio-oxidized wastewater (or digestate) from methane fermentation with food waste as the substrate, evapotranspirated water was recovered using cooling devices..."


The parasubthalamic nucleus refeeding ensemble delays feeding initiation and hastens water drinking

"...However, no study to date directly addressed the role of PSTN neurons activated upon food access in the control of ensuing food consumption..."