When you read this Mary Frances and I will once again be in Ashland, OR, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. It's our annual trek to see some Shakespeare and other plays.
Yesterday we started off with Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella, a musical combining Euripides' Greek tragedy, Shakespeare's tragedy, and Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical. Strange as it may sound, it works.
Shameless plug: we're staying at the Chanticleer Inn, a great B & B.
Now for the weekly water news! Enjoy!
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Bottled Water and Tap/Drinking Water
MT @MySAWS San Antonio,TX: Boil water notice imminent for Somerset. Contractor hit water main. Bottled water will be available at city hall.
Flashback by @aguanomics See Kern County Water Robbers post.http://is.gd/iJdFHe Related CA GW: http://is.gd/w2OWba #cawater
Climate, Climate Change, and Meteorology
Finished my review of FONDAP's (Chile) 7 CC center proposals. To Santiago in 3 weeks to choose finalist. http://is.gd/FGn96a
Hansen Op-Ed in WaPo: Climate change is here — and worse than we thought http://is.gd/gGL7ut
iPhone says it's 104 degrees F (40 degrees C) in Corvallis. But at least it's a dry heat!
Conferences and Call for Abstracts/Papers
Upcoming water conferences. http://is.gd/BzCwGN
Call for Abstracts (due: 9 Oct) - AWRA Ag Hydrology & WQ II Conference, St. Louis, 25-27 March 2013. http://is.gd/Z901Jy
Conflict and Cooperation
Todd Jarvis: Water Conflict 101 (Water Conflict Made Simple?)http://bit.ly/OLimh7
NRC Report: Review of the USGS NAWQA Program's Third Decade (Cycle 3) http://bit.ly/O7DUUy
Opportunity: Global Water Forum Emerging Scholars Award 2012 - apps close 27 August midnight GMT. http://is.gd/Iuk9xI
August 2012 AWRA President's Message. http://is.gd/1yyZiE
Policy, Planning, and Management
Tuesday Trifecta: 1) Stockton on Infrastructure; 2) Fort on Flows; 3) Ulrich on Water Strategy & Vision http://bit.ly/RyM3qb
Running dry – the worrying repercussions of running down irrigation research in Australia. http://is.gd/4jqZJ2
Position Open: KS Wild - Membership/Outreach Coordinator (Ashland, OR). 6 Aug (check - may still be open) http://is.gd/sCg5Df
Position Open: Western Watersheds Project - Director of Development (Hailey, ID). Closes: 20 Aug http://is.gd/BJeExr
Position Open: USDA-NRCS - State Conservationist (Davis, CA). Closes: 7 Sept http://is.gd/9sxeDY
Position Open: UIUC - Postdoc, carbon dynamics associated w/ land use change & bioenergy crops. http://is.gd/uZtedb
Positions Open - Many! Scroll down to 'Job Opportunities' http://is.gd/ntIG5u
Position Open: USACE - Supervisory/Interdisciplinary (Sardis, MS) http://is.gd/GROP8i
Position Open: NASA - Environmental Protection Specialist (Edwards AFB, CA) http://is.gd/TbqJmF
Position Open: Regional Water Authority (Sac. County, CA) - Project Manager. closes: 3 August or until filled http://is.gd/uYmR1A
Position Open: Arlington County (VA) - Watershed Management Planner. Closes: 30 August http://is.gd/wIU08l
Position Open: City of Santa Fe, NM - Engineer Associate, Public Utilities. Closes: 20 August http://is.gd/5FQGiC
Previous Weekly Water News Summaries
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 4 - 10 August 2012http://bit.ly/NPgVfz
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 21 - 27 July 2012
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 14 -20 April 2012 http://bit.ly/JdmnHZ
TGIF - Weekly Water News Summary, 31 March - 6 April 2012http://bit.ly/HmCNlk
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 24 - 30 March 2012http://bit.ly/H7fEkw
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 17 - 23 March 2012 http://bit.ly/GRLsGe
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 10 - 16 March 2012 http://bit.ly/xeD89Z
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 3 - 9 March 2012 http://bit.ly/xXluYG
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 25 February - 2 March 2012 http://bit.ly/yEY43C
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 18 - 24 February 2012. http://bit.ly/w6elbW
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 11 - 17 February 2012 http://bit.ly/wHGMzb
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 4 - 10 February 2012 http://bit.ly/wxqQsX
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 28 January - 3 February 2012 http://bit.ly/zdQXyW
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 21-27 January 2012 (Florida Edition) http://bit.ly/yw836U
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 14-20 January 2012 (AWRA Day!) http://bit.ly/wOAXFy
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 7-13 January 2012 (Triskaidekaphobia Day!) http://bit.ly/z8j8s2
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 31 December 2011 - 6 January 2012 http://bit.ly/xvMj3P
Science and Technology
World Wide Web is 'legal' today - 21 years old! http://is.gd/Rnyr0z
Thousands of fish die as Midwest USA streams heat up.http://is.gd/nLCqcA
RT @jfleck@craigtimes: Sewage line to Miami Beach is so old it's in imminent danger of bursting & polluting waterway.http://bit.ly/OKZC3z
The Don Ho Effect: Tiny Bubbles to Cool Your Hot Waterhttp://bit.ly/QsI3pI
Article: Sustaining America's Water Supplies: Developing a National Water Vision & Strategy http://is.gd/NT7B5O
"When shall we three meet again?
In thunder, lightning, or in rain?"
- First witch, opening lines of Macbeth