Earth-POWER!

Give Mother Nature a break! Shut OFF your lights on Saturday, March 30th from 8:30-9:30pm local time for Earth Hour. The use of water and of energy are intricately intertwined. --Saving Energy Saves Water: The production of energy — hydroelectric, industrial steam-power generation, fracking, etc— requires a lot of water. --Saving Water Saves Energy: The … Continue reading Earth-POWER!

Disparity in Rainfall between Pacific Northwest and California

The latest Columbia Basin Bulletin reports that the US Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from the Dworshak Dam to make room for anticipated above average inflows from the spring snow melts, that have already started. The Dworshak Dam is on the north fork of the Clearwater River in west central Idaho and empties … Continue reading Disparity in Rainfall between Pacific Northwest and California

Celebrate World Water Day with NWNL!

Today is World Water Day 2014. This year's focus is on the relationship between WATER and ENERGY. Water is required to produce nearly all forms of energy. Energy is needed at all stages of water extraction, treatment and distribution. Supplies are limited and the demand for freshwater and energy continues to increase. Water and Energy … Continue reading Celebrate World Water Day with NWNL!

Daily Post – Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE

- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

A haiku to celebrate Nat’l Wildlife Week March 17-23! This year’s theme is wildlife + WATER!

the floating heron pecks at it till it shatters... full moon on water - zuiryu - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

NWNL Expedition Spotlights California Drought! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFy5b_rG1qI  Chasing California's Thirst   March 14-26, 2014 Expedition No Water No Life will visit the Sacramento Delta from San Francisco Bay to Antioch, the Sacramento River from the Delta north to the Butte Sink region, and the San Joaquin River from the Delta south to Bakersfield to document causes, impacts and solutions of California’s … Continue reading NWNL Expedition Spotlights California Drought! 

Today is the International Day of Action for Rivers!

NWNL strives to raise awareness EVERY DAY of the vulnerability of our freshwater resources since the planet has a finite supply for an ever-increasingly thirsty and growing global population. But today is special --  as explained by International Rivers, a NWNL partner in awareness-raising: "Every year, thousands of people around the world lift their voices … Continue reading Today is the International Day of Action for Rivers!