28 Aug '17, 2pm

'Unprecedented,' Historic Storm Dumps Trillions of Tons of Water on Texas

Hurricane Harvey approaches the Texas Gulf Coast in this satellite image by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Aug. 25. NOAA 'Unprecedented,' Historic Storm Dumps Trillions of Tons of Water on Texas Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast this weekend, growing from a regenerated tropical depression into a Category 4 hurricane in less than 60 hours. The now-tropical storm has stalled inland over Texas, and the entire Houston metropolitan region is now flooding . With interstates under feet of water, and most of the streams and rivers near the city in flood stage, local authorities have asked boat owners to join rescue efforts. At least five people have died, and the city is prepping for thousands of evacuees this week. Officials predict 50 more inches of rain could be dumped on the area this week. "It may have been a strong storm, and it may have c...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/hurricane-harvey-flooding-247862...

Tweets

A natural solution to water security:

A natural solution to water security:

nature.org 28 Aug '17, 10am

We can tackle these challenges by using innovative science and financial mechanisms. Through water markets and water funds...

4 New Ways to Store Renewable Energy With Water

spectrum.ieee.org 02 Sep '17, 11am

In traditional pumped hydro, a dam separates a lower reservoir from an upper reservoir. When a utility company needs to st...

Less than 1% of water is fresh and available to...

worldwildlife.org 29 Aug '17, 3pm

In 2015 the United Nations came together to create a set of global goals known as the Sustainable Development Goals. The 1...

Texas devastation. #HurricaneHarvey

Texas devastation. #HurricaneHarvey

sg.news.yahoo.com 27 Aug '17, 6am

Tropical Storm Harvey unleashed catastrophic flooding in Houston Sunday, turning streets in Texas' largest city into ragin...

Was your home in the path of Hurricane Harvey? ...

usaa.com 01 Sep '17, 1am

An interactive map that may allow you to view aerial photos of Harvey's impact to your home. The images will be updated fr...

via @MailOnline

dailymail.co.uk 29 Aug '17, 3pm

The president and first lady were in Corpus Christi, Texas; they go to Austin next before a return to DC Trump told a crow...

6 ways you can help people affected by Tropical Storm Harvey

6 ways you can help people affected by Tropical...

inhabitat.com 28 Aug '17, 6pm

You can donate blood to help people affected by the crisis as well. South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has been calling for...

Local Coffee Shops Help With Tropical Storm Harvey Relief Efforts

Local Coffee Shops Help With Tropical Storm Har...

sprudge.com 29 Aug '17, 9pm

We're back to it and can't wait to see you. Siphon will be open until 6 p.m. as long as the weather holds up, and we'll st...

Harvey knocked out the water supply for thousands in Beaumont, Texas.

Harvey knocked out the water supply for thousan...

grist.org 31 Aug '17, 7pm

Harvey knocked out the water supply for thousands in Beaumont, Texas. The storm made a second landfall Tuesday, pouring 26...

Now that #AngelsFlight has reopened, do a historic tour of #DTLA like this

Now that #AngelsFlight has reopened, do a histo...

departures.com 01 Sep '17, 7pm

Just across Grand Avenue, you’ll find the Los Angeles Public Library , a major architectural landmark as well as a leading...

.@LivingOnEarth's @scurwood Q&A with @DrBobBullard on EnvJustice after Harvey.

[email protected]'s @scurwood Q&A with @DrBobBull...

loe.org 03 Sep '17, 3pm

BULLARD: Well, I think there are a number of similarities, in terms of the fact that New Orleans is a majority African-Ame...

Houston area XC teams train through Tropical Storm Harvey:

Houston area XC teams train through Tropical St...

flotrack.org 31 Aug '17, 9pm

What should you do if you're a cross country runner stuck in the throes of the most extreme storm in the history of the Un...

Help recharge local water sources by using rain to water the ground near where it falls.

Help recharge local water sources by using rain...

worldwildlife.org 31 Aug '17, 6pm

Whether we’re washing clothes or watering the lawn, all the water we use in our homes is drawn from a nearby lake, river, ...

85 Degree Water & Warmer Than Normal Air Contributed To Hurricane Harvey Strength

85 Degree Water & Warmer Than Normal Air Contri...

cleantechnica.com 28 Aug '17, 10am

The water temperature off South Padre Island in the Gulf of Mexico has been a staggering 85 degrees — 5 degrees more than ...

New Water in the Aral Sea

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Sep '17, 2pm

What remains of the large inland lake is a fraction of what it was in the 1950s and 60s . In those years, the government o...