Archive for November 2022
Let’s Talk About the Elephant in the Room – Is the World Going to Run Out of Food in 2023?
The following blog was written by Darryl Bothe, Managing Director of AquaterreX Australia. Is the world going to run out of food in 2023? It’s a big question and if one is to believe the “doomsdayers”, the simple answer is yes. If one listens to politicians around the world, the answer is … well, let’s…Read More
Data Centers and Chip Makers that Control the Internet Are Facing a Water Crisis
There are approximately 1,800 data centers in the US that house the computers that feed the Internet and power business computing across the nation. This is a linchpin of the economy. A little-known fact is that these data centers generate huge amounts of heat due to the massive amounts of power consumed. Thus, water becomes…Read More
Has Deep Seated Water from the Tonga Volcanic Eruption Caused Australia’s Flooding?
In January of this year, a volcano erupted in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean with a force as powerful as the eruption of Krakatoa in 1886. It also set the altitude record for producing a plume of smoke that reached 35 miles (58 kilometers) into the stratosphere. However, that plume of “smoke” was comprised mostly…Read More
Deep Seated Water Aquifer Providing Billions of Gallons of Fresh Water to Chicago
As much of the planet struggles with drought, a Deep Seated Water aquifer has been providing Chicago and parts of Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and Indiana with hundreds of billions of gallons of fresh water. The “Deep Sandstone Aquifer” (technically known as the Cambrian-Ordovician Sandstone Aquifer System) has been supplying increasing amounts of fresh water for…Read More
US Drought Marches East – Now the Mississippi is Threatened
Many of us are aware of the severe drought challenges affecting over 30 million people in the US Southwest, but what is even more alarming, and not as well known, is that the massive drought has now reached the “Mighty Mississippi” river. America’s largest river, located in the center of the country, is facing unprecedented…Read More