Water returns life and history to the Salto del Tequendama

For years, the Salto del Tequendama and the house that appears to him were targeted by spirit hunters and suicide bombers, but with the return of water to this waterfall located 32 kilometers south of Bogotá, the place begins to recover its historical and natural value.

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Aguas de Banyoles names Santi Vila as CEO [Cat]

When he was councilor of Territory and Sustainability, he got that the water canon was not paid in the capital of the Pla de l’Estany, which was claimed by the Catalan Water Agency. The appointment takes place one day after the limit established by the incompatibility regime applicable to senior…

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Scientists observe modones for the first time

The work, published in Geophysical Research Letters, describes how two swirling spirals in opposite directions traversed the Tasman Sea for six months. These pairs of spinning whirls are called modones, and although scientists have predicted for decades that they could form in the ocean, nobody had seen any. The satellites…

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The purifier as a reservoir

We should stop looking at the sky with our fingers crossed and take advantage of some opportunities to supply us with drinking water that we are disregarding. Not only has it been the driest year of this century but one of the driest years of the last century: as a…

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Collapse leaves one missing and a quarter of Quito without water

A landslide in the capital of Ecuador left a missing person and some 600,000 inhabitants without drinking water, the Municipality of Quito reported Wednesday. The landslide occurred on Tuesday near midnight in a debris deposit, located in the south of Quito, with 2.6 million inhabitants.

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The waters of Mayrit and Madrid

It is thought that the place was called Matric in the Romance language, from the Latin Matrice or “mother of waters”, alluding to the stream of San Pedro wedged between the two hills. The Muslims would translate this term by Mayra, or “mother of waters”, plus the Mozarabic suffix -it,…

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The closing of key illegal wells to ensure water in the drought

Greenpeace is committed to closing the more than one million illegal wells scattered throughout Spain, keeping aquifers in good condition and regenerating wastewater, as keys to ensure supply and irrigation in situations of severe drought, such as the current one, in which the reservoirs barely exceed 37% of their capacity.

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