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The Mojave Desert Might Solve California’s Water Problem

The Mojave Desert Might Solve California’s Water Problem

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter An aquifer beneath the Mojave Desert could reliably provide water to 100,000 households in drought-stricken California for the next half-century, The Washington Post reports. Publicly-traded water company Cadiz owns about 35,000 acres of property inside the Mojave Trails National Monument, designated in February 2016 by former President Barack Obama. Cadiz plans to tap into […]

CA seeks drought relief from mountains to desert

CA seeks drought relief from mountains to desert

By James Poulos . This season’s heavy El Niño rains haven’t brought clarity to California’s competing drought plans, which now range from increasing water collection infrastructure to siphoning ancient reserves locked beneath the Mojave desert. Stepping up water collection has emerged as a priority in Southern California, drawing much of its water from outside sources, including Northern California […]

Simi Valley City Council hears presentation on an alternative water source

Simi Valley City Council hears presentation on an alternative water source

By Debra Tash At their December 7th, 2015 meeting the Simi Valley City Council heard a presentation by Scott Slater, CEO of Cadiz, Inc. regarding the Cadiz Water Project. Cadiz, Inc. owns 70 square miles out in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County.  Nine thousand six hundred of those acres are farmed.  Some of […]