1-20 of 80 Search Results for

water-quality

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001222
Published: 31 December 2018
...Chloe Wardropper; Chloe Wardropper; Sean Gillon; Adena Rissman This case examines the risks and opportunities for stakeholders involved in an experimental water quality management program in Wisconsin, USA. This program pays for pounds of pollution reduced through soil conservation practices on...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001388
Published: 31 December 2018
... creates a diffuse pollution, policy, and, ultimately, political problem that is challenging to solve with effective policy. The quality of fracking produced water depends on the original fracking fluid and dissolved minerals from the shale rock formation. Water dissolves salt because the polarity...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.433549
Published: 31 December 2017
... requirement for local government to institute enforceable water quality and quantity limits on all freshwater bodies. The blueprint for these national freshwater policy reforms comes from its South Island region of Canterbury. Canterbury's regional council has adopted a catchment load approach whereby an...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.449002
Published: 31 December 2017
...Richard Byrne Water is generally plentiful in the United Kingdom; however, there is an emerging water quality issue driven by agricultural intensification. Poor land management over generations has contributed to the degradation of upland peat deposits leading to discolouration of potable water and...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.452733
Published: 31 December 2017
...: to improve water quality and establish a good water status across EU Member States by 2015 or 2027. TABLE 1. MLG setting of WFD implementation. European Union framework Supranational level Policy-formulation and agenda-setting GERMANY Transpose legislation, adapt structurally to...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.450561
Published: 31 December 2017
...Ramiro Berardo; Francesca Formica; Jeffrey Reutter; Ajay Singh One of the focal events motivating the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972 was the decline of water quality in Lake Erie, which was originally linked to insufficient treatment of wastewater in some of the biggest adjacent urban...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.400879
Published: 31 December 2017
...Jeffrey W. Hanlon In 1997, New York City and a group of smaller municipalities in the Catskills region of New York came to agree upon a novel and complex means of protecting water quality in the City's upstate reservoirs. The Memorandum of Agreement they authored tied previously uncooperating...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001610
Published: 31 December 2019
... water quality. When contamination incidents occur, government agencies and non-profit organizations respond in various ways, including environmental remediation. These efforts can be successful in restoring water quality and improving biodiversity. But, what happens when clean-up efforts are able to...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001735
Published: 31 December 2019
... growing, is semi-arid, faces a large projected water shortfall, and is a major fossil fuel and agricultural producer. The rapid uptake of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) combined with horizontal drilling in populated areas poses ongoing risks to regional water quality. Through this case study...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.437990
Published: 31 December 2017
... context for their field measurements in lab. This project gave undergraduate students in introductory and upper division environmental science courses an opportunity to learn about water quality issues, construction and excavation issues, architectural retrofitting, and historical water table changes...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.450585
Published: 31 December 2017
... Hawaiian history and water quality. All three groups run extensive educational programs for locals and visitors of all ages and work to keep pollutants out of the watershed and stream as it flows downhill and out onto the reef. By weaving modern technologies, tools, and information together with stories...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001685
Published: 31 December 2019
..., which impacts accessibility (e.g., distribution, allocation, affordability, etc.), quality (e.g., treatment, pollution, etc.), and quantity (e.g., droughts, floods, etc.). Water justice has taken the form of debates over a wide variety of issues such as clean drinking water [ 10 ], privatization of...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002238
Published: 16 May 2020
... shortcomings. One of the themes that arose in the interviews was the need to redevelop the corridor and Baraboo downtown areas. Baraboo also sent a community survey to all 4,100 households in the city to gauge public sentiment on various topics, including the Baraboo River corridor and Water Street...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.sc.1036402
Published: 09 April 2020
... River wild salmon returns from 1950 to 2017. Source: [29]. Climate change has already begun to exacerbate environmental problems for salmon in the form of rising temperatures, changing water quality, and less water due to reduced runoff from...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002121
Published: 10 April 2020
... with horizontal drilling pose potential risks to the environment, including loss of biodiversity and species habitats [ 100 ], contamination of air and water bodies [ 86 , 92 ], and changes in the nature and quality of landscapes and ecosystems such as “fragmentation” [ 17 – 20 , 71 ]. In light of...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.989042
Published: 10 March 2020
... and use their quantitative skills for a real-world problem, the AFS club members quickly accept the offer and agree to meet the landowner on Saturday morning. For this project, the AFS club members are assessing lentic (standing water; e.g., lakes and ponds) rather than lotic (moving...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001552
Published: 31 December 2019
..., white academics) takes control of the knowledge-making process in either the natural or social sciences. After collating the experiences of Ndola residents and water quality workers, Mando developed science communication resources reporting the results of Liddle’s study in the form of a video, a...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.sc.948362
Published: 22 February 2020
... used to construct useful data where it otherwise does not exist. Robert Vos, in “The water footprint of a pair of blue jeans: Spatially-explicit life cycle assessment in action for sustainable corporate management of water,” provides a real-world example that shows how we can determine the total...
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002253
Published: 12 February 2020
...% by municipalities, and 39.7% by Committees or Associations Administrators of Rural Aqueducts, for a total population coverage of 100%. Of these, 84.3% of the population receives water from 207 aqueducts that supply water of potable quality, while the remaining 15.7% of the population receives water...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.sc.960306
Published: 31 December 2019
..., water quality can remain degraded for years after a fire with additional exports of sediment, nutrients, and heavy metals from the watershed. Five years after the fire, acute impacts had subsided; however, water quality impacts can last upwards of 15 years. Continued challenges with sediment loads and...
Includes: Supplementary data