Category Archives: Specialty

Water Engineer Story about the Mill River Catastrophic Flood, 1874

“In 1874, on the Mill River in western Massachusetts, an earthenwork dam gave way. A wall of water between 20- and 40-feet high and 300-feet wide rushed downstream. The flood destroyed almost everything in its path. Factories were crushed and … Continue reading

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Good Practice: Check Your Story (Hydrofracking) With Another Source

Given that we just finished Gas Land, it is always a good idea to see how other sources report that story. What do you think of this Time Magazine (a mainstream media source) report? http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,876880045001_2062814,00.html http://www.gaslandthemovie.com/ By the way, if … Continue reading

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What is the climate change doing to our Earth?

In this newsletter I want to focus more on how water is connected to climate change, and in which ways it is effecting us now and for how it will be the future. I want to write about the melting … Continue reading

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WAMC: Hydrofracking Raises New Yorkers’ Concerns (2011-04-11)

WAMC: Hydrofracking Raises New Yorkers’ Concerns (2011-04-11). Check out this news story about the Northeast Natural History Conference that focused on gas drilling and hydrofracking. One interesting quotation is that hydrofracking could be the “biggest environmental threat since the original … Continue reading

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Marketing Bottled Water–Historical Ad Campaign

Check out this documentary on the most successful advertising campaign in the advertising world. Hal Riney, featured in this film, was the writer of the Perrier commercials that began the bottle water trend in our market. More on Hal Riney. … Continue reading

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Nuclear Water Leak in Yankee Power Plant (draft)

Water leaks at Yankee Nuclear Power Plant Nuclear power plants in general How do they work? What are the positives/negatives? What role does water play in their power generation? Yankee Power Plant Brief history Specifications Location Problems Water leaks Why … Continue reading

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Great Data in NGM April 2010 Issue

WATER a special issue of National Geographic, April 2010

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