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Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Philippines to Install Water Level Sensors in All Rivers Nationwide

The Department of Science and Technology has deployed a total of 124 water level measurement sensors (WLMS) and automatic rain gauges on all river basins nationwide. The sensors will serve as early warning devices that warn local...

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

28,000 Rivers Wiped Off the Map of China

About 28,000 rivers have disappeared from China's state maps, an absence seized upon by environmentalists as evidence of the irreversible natural cost of developmental excesses. More than half of the rivers previously thought to exist in China...

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Vietnam – Water Quality Monitoring Systems Outdated

The water environment's observation system is too outdated to manage the large river systems and the rapid pace of development in the country.Viet Nam has a dense system of rivers and streams, which makes up 2 per...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

S. Korea Earmarks 22.6 Trillion won for Infrastructure in 2012

The spending plan is part of the government's 2012 budget proposal that will soon be finalized and submitted to parliament for approval, according to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance. The social overhead capital budget is lower than...

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Finding the Source: Brahmaputra, Indus, Salween and Irrawaddy Rivers

The source of the Brahmaputra, Indus, Salween and Irrawaddy rivers was reported this week from scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Using satellite imagery, Liu Shaochuang, a researcher with the Institute of Remote Sensing Applications at CAS reported...

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Scientists Pinpoint Sources of Four Major International Rivers

Chinese scientists have pinpointed the sources of four major rivers that flow through China and south Asia, and measured their lengths and size of drainage basins, information that will prove to be invaluable for future environmental research....

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

China’s Water War with India

Is China trying to divert the Brahmaputra waters to its dry north and north-western regions? Or, is it merely trying to build small dams along the river? The Government of India seems clueless if SM Krishna’s recent...

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Sensor and System Combo Provide Real-Time Monitoring of Rivers

Researchers in the United States are working alongside IBM on the first real-time environmental monitoring system for rivers and estuaries. The River and Estuary Observatory Network (REON) employs a series of sensors that will ultimately scale along...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Research Focus on Australia’s Rivers and Wetlands

As a result of reduced water availability and unsustainable demands on our environment, Australia’s rivers, lakes, wetlands and floodplains have suffered severe degradation. There is growing recognition of the need to supply ‘environmental water’ to protect and...