#Waterroundup for November 28th, 2018

What do wells, National Climate Assessment, Black Sea Grill, Procter & Gamble, and sunlight have in common? They all are the topics of this weeks, weekly water roundup


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A family in New Hampshire has had to deal with plastic plates, plastic silverware, limited laundry use and quick showers, since July, due to a water shortage from their wells. However, with the holiday spirit in their hearts, the town has come together to donate gallons of water to the family, in time for Thanksgiving.


Analysis | The weather of Washington’s future: Hellish heat and high water, says Trump administration climate report

On the afternoon of Black Friday, the Trump administration stealthily rolled out the voluminous National Climate Assessment, which describes – region by region across the United States – how global warming is affecting our weather, our communities and the environment. And it details how these warming-induced changes will intensify in the coming decades.

Last Friday, the National Climate Assessment was released, detailing the future climate and weather for each region, of the United States. According to the report, cities are heating up, terential downpours are intensifying and the snow season is shrinking. For our coastal regions, water levels are rising and will continue to get worse if greenhouse gas emissions continue to go unchecked.


Black Sea Grill ‘happy to reopen,’ five months after water-damage closed the restaurant | Port City Daily

WILMINGTON – In June, water damage shuttered the Turkish and Mediterranean restaurant, located on South Front Street in downtown Wilmington. This week, Chef Cem Aktas and his wife Kristen, said they were pleased to be reopening. When a pipe in a condo upstairs from the restaurant burst, the damage forced the restaurant to close immediately.

Black Sea Grill will reopen, after being shutdown for water damage. The restaurant, in Wilmington, NC, closed due to a pipe burst in the condo above it; it resulted in sever water damage, that was very difficult to fix.


Partnering to protect water

Most companies engaged in water stewardship find themselves seeking partners to help address water stress in shared watersheds. Historically, such engagement often has been coordinated at the local level after a production facility has conducted a detailed quantification of water stress and identified the associated risks to their business.

In an effort to get ahead of the need for partnership, Procter & Gamble decided to detail its highest water stress locations and openly invite others to partner with them during a session at Stockholm World Water Week.


Mere sunlight can be used to eradicate pollutants in water: Chemists present new process to produce hydrated electrons

Advances in environmental technology: You don’t need complex filters and laser systems to destroy persistent pollutants in water. Chemists have developed a new process that works using mere sunlight. The process is so simple that it can even be conducted outdoors under the most basic conditions.

You don’t need complex systems to destroy pollutants in water. Chemists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg have developed a new process that works using mere sunlight.


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