water management

TheoFoss Waterway in Tacoma, Washington. Image by Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnica.

We Reviewed More Than 150 Papers on Water Management. Here’s What We Learned.

In my previous life as a graduate student, I worked with hydroeconomic modeling. I recently had the opportunity to jump back into that type of research with colleagues from the University of California Davis and Merced. If hydroeconomic modeling sounds like jargon, that’s because it is. In a nutshell, hydroeconomic … [continued]

TEPCO Concedes Failure of Fukushima Ice Wall

Less than a week ago, Naohiro Masuda, the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Chief Decommissioning Officer, spoke about development of the “ice wall” around the four ruined  reactor units at the Fukushima I power station. In the company’s regular “prompt report,” the decommission head said that along with other measures, the $0.3 … [continued]