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Report shows benefits, risks of stormwater and graywater

…gal, regulatory and climate-related hurdles in doing so, says Colorado State University’s Sybil Sharvelle. Sybil Sharvelle Sharvelle, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and head of CSU’s Urban Water Center, served on a 12-member national committee charged with addressing the benefits and challenges of stormwater and graywater as supplemental water sources, as the nation faces widespread water shortages and droughts. The Na…

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Water focus of Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture

…rlyle Currier, owner of Sakata Farms Robert Sakata, and former Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture and farmer John Stulp. Director of the Colorado Water Institute and Chair of the Colorado State University Water Center Reagan Waskom will also speak at the Forum. Breakout sessions “How to maximize the value of your water by enhancing the environmental benefits of irrigation” – Meg White, Paul Kehmeier, Aaron Derwingson, Greg Kernohan; “Food Safet…

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Extension offers fact sheet on how to harvest rainwater under new Colorado rules

…rejecting the measure in past sessions over concerns that household rain barrels would take water from the supply available to agriculture and other water-rights holders. But a study conducted by the Colorado Stormwater Center, housed within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University, showed otherwise. Nearly all of the water would be absorbed in the ground by the downspout or in the ground in the garden,…

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A wicked problem: Not enough clean water

…der, United States Forest Service Brad Udall, Colorado Water Institute, CSU The panel appears at Avogadro’s Number, 605 S. Mason Street, on Wednesday, October 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. Sponsorship – SOGES and CSU Water Center Sponsored by the School of Global Environmental Sustainability. This is part of the CSU School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) Managing the Planet Topics in Sustainability series, held once a semester….

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Learn about CSU, sustainability at Avo’s

…this important work. CSU centers and organizations will be on hand during Converge to explain what they do and opportunities for involvement. They include: Sustainability in Facilities Management The Energy Institute CSU Water Center Colorado Water Institute Colorado Natural Heritage Program Center for Disaster and Risk Analysis The Africa Center at CSU Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Center for Multiscale Modeling…

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Governor signs water bill at CSU

Gov. John Hickenlooper used the backdrop of Colorado State University’s Annual Trial Garden on Wednesday to sign into law a bipartisan bill that will allow more flexibility in managing the state’s water while protecting agricultural water use. HB-1228 establishes a mechanism for agricultural water rights owners to temporarily lease or loan up to 50 percent of their water each year for other unspecified uses. The bill was introduced in the leg…

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CSU sustainability centers Converge

…participating • Colorado Forest Restoration Institute • Southern Rockies Fire Science Network • Center for Managing Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Risk • Colorado State Forest Service • Center for Protected Area Management • Africa Center at CSU • CSU Facilities • President’s Sustainability Committee • Colorado Natural Heritage Program • Center for Disaster and Risk Analysis • CSU Water Center • Global Biodiversity Center • Semi-arid Grasslands R…

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CSU support for Nepal

…now, and in the difficult days to come. -tony Dr. Tony Frank President Additional ways to offer support The 2nd annual Hach Walk for Water event, co-sponsored by the CSU Water Center, will be Saturday, May 2, in Loveland. The walk simulates the trek millions of people face each day as they walk miles to access a water source. All funds raised will support Nepal through the walk’s beneficiary, Water Missions. Read more about CSU’s…

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Cross-college collaboration leads to watershed pyrogenic carbon research breakthroughs

…ransdisciplinary group This transdisciplinary group, coordinated by Ed Hall, assistant professor in the CSU’s Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, received funding from the Colorado Water Center housed within CSU’s Office of Engagement. The Colorado State University Water Center works to support the research, teaching and engagement activities of CSU water faculty, staff and students. As part of the effort, Nicole Kaplan from the A…

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Nanoparticles may aid oil recovery, frack fluid tracking

…its. These modified “smart” nanoparticles, known as tracers, could sense high pH levels or the presence of hydraulic fracking chemicals. In the initial phase of their research, funded through a grant from the CSU Water Center, Li and Sanford are testing their specially engineered carbon nanoparticle to see how it moves through the ground. Once they understand how the particle travels through a number of subsurface environments, it…

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