This Past Week In WaterTank News
We Need PSA's About Climate Change ♦ How Chicago Beaches Get and Keep Fine Sand ♦ Sea Level Rise Is Worsening Hermine's Flooding ♦ Flooding Coasts By Global Warming Has Already Begun ♦ Coastal Projects To Begin Within 18 months ♦ Without Erosion Fix North Shore Towns May Suffer ♦ Looking To Holland For Galveston Sand ♦ Radar Technology Aids Katrina Recovery ♦ Coastal Development Pushes Parasite From Land To Sea
Honolulu Civil Beat - As the IUCN World Conservation Congress continues it’s meeting in Honolulu, it is worth taking a moment to reflect on one of its major themes: climate change.
How Chicago Beaches Get And Keep That Nice Fine Sand - September 4
WBEZ91.5 Chicago - Great, more Midwest. That’s kind of how Liz Hansen was feeling when she and her family moved from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Evanston about four years ago.
Sea Level Rise Is Worsening Hermine's Coastal Flooding - September 4
Mashable - Post-Tropical Storm Hermine is poised to deliver the Mid-Atlantic states a fierce blow, with days of strong winds, pounding waves and storm surge-related coastal flooding.
New York Times - Huge vertical rulers are sprouting beside low spots in the streets here, so people can judge if the tidal floods that increasingly inundate their roads are too deep to drive through.
American Press - Construction on six major coastal restoration and protection projects in Southwest Louisiana totalling $112 million should begin within the next 18 months, state coastal officials said Wednesday.
Chicago Tribune - If a more permanent solution isn't found to address Lake Michigan's eroding shoreline and shrinking beaches, the leaders of coastal communities fear their economies and tourism may suffer — particularly in towns along the North Shore.
Houston Public Media - For years, sand has been returned to eroded beaches and dunes on Galveston Island by bulldozers and backhoes at a cost of millions of dollars.
Environmental Monitor - Most of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina has been cleaned up and fixed.
Phys.Org - Coastal waters near heavy human development are more likely to receive land-based "pathogen pollution," which can include viruses, bacteria and parasites, according to a recent study from the University of California, Davis.