NewsletterWater Exchange, the Water Center at Penn’s quarterly newsletter, explores why and how water matters from a wide variety of perspectives to help readers gain new insights and consider new ways of thinking when approaching their own water challenges.
Water Exchange Newsletter
Issue 4, July 2020
By Scott Moore
One of the most basic, pervasive, and difficult challenges to managing water effectively and sustainably is that it rarely respects borders and boundaries.
By Daeyeon Lee
One of the most critical challenges that we face is providing access to clean water for every region and human being. Combinations of different phenomena including climate change, increased human demand, overuse, contamination and pollutions continue to exacerbate water scarcity across the world.
Buck Gully Canyon Restoration: Enhancing Habitat, Water Quality, and Community through Stream Restoration
By Richard Beck and Julia Fine
Buck Gully Canyon is located in the southern part of the City of Newport Beach, California between Little Corona Del Mar Beach and Crystal Cove State Park within the Robert E. Badham State Marine Conservation Area, a designated Marine Protection Area.
By Jack M. Gorman MD, David A. Scales MD PhD, Cody M. Leff, and Sara E. Gorman PhD MPH
Misinformation about science and health is rampant on the internet and throughout social media, as attested to by the current WHO-declared coronavirus “infodemic.”
By Sandol Park and Corey Wills
The Cobbs Creek watershed spans three counties and roughly 14,200 acres of land. The watershed is 92% developed, meaning that there is a high area of impervious surface and increased stormwater runoff during wet weather events.