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Eber: Soap On A Rope

Eber: Soap On A Rope

By Stephen Frank  California voters, several years ago, approved $2.7 billion to build water storage facilities—the Democrats refuse to spend the money.  Guv Newsom is spending over $300 million of our money to demolish dams in Oregon—that bring water and energy to California.  California government allows millions of acres a day of water to flow into […]

Warning: 15,498 ‘High-Hazard’ Dams in America

Warning: 15,498 ‘High-Hazard’ Dams in America

by CHRISS W. STREET The new American Society of Civil Engineers 2017 Infrastructure Report Card (ASCE) has identified 15,498 high-hazard dams, whose failure could risk loss of life. ASCE is appropriately holding this year’s Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) in Sacramento, California from May 21 to 25. The meeting is an opportunity for its members and […]

Building the better mousetrap for rainwater

Building the better mousetrap for rainwater

By Susan Kline With the possibility of greater rainfall in the coming year, Supervisor Parks spoke about capturing that water for use in Ventura County at the Board of Supervisor’s meeting on April 15th. Parks said: “Noticed the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) scientists estimated El Nino by 66%… You wonder what we can […]

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock: No reason for California’s drought crisis.

Congressman Tom McClintock brings some common sense to California’s drought crisis. There is no reason for the current drought problems. California needs more water storage and more dams. Instead Sacramento is considering the opposite – they want to remove dams and not build more storage.  Are we crazy? Add storage and the problems we face […]