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Pressed By Drought And Climate Change, A California City Turns To Desalination

Pressed By Drought And Climate Change, A California City Turns To Desalination

Nick Cahill, Courthousnews ANTIOCH, Calif. (CN) — Founded on a lush plain of the largest estuary on the West Coast of North America shortly after gold was discovered, Antioch’s fortunes have always risen and fallen with the delta tides. One of California’s oldest settlements, what started as a ranch town morphed decades ago into an […]

Newsom’s True Opponent? Water And Fire

Newsom’s True Opponent? Water And Fire

By Edward Ring Not quite one year ago, Gavin Newsom did something that took political courage. It was also the right thing to do. He removed from one of the state’s local water boards one of the most outspoken critics of a desalination plant proposed for Huntington Beach. Unlike critics of desalination (once referred to as desalinization, and […]

Desalination Plants vs. Bullet Trains and Pensions

Desalination Plants vs. Bullet Trains and Pensions

By Ed Ring  Current policy solutions enacted to address California’s water crisis provide an object lesson in how corruption masquerading as virtue is impoverishing the general population to enrich a handful of elites. Instead of building freeways, order expanding ports, story restoring bridges and aqueducts, and constructing dams, desalination plants, and power stations, California’s taxpayers […]

Desalination gaining support as long-term response to CA drought

Desalination gaining support as long-term response to CA drought

by John Hrabe .

International Integrated Water Project©: New water supply for our parched land

International Integrated Water Project©: New water supply for our parched land

By Mohammed Hasan International Integrated Water Project© with Groundwater Alternative Hasan Consultants and Ocean Foresters   Synopsis Hasan Consultants and Ocean Foresters propose an innovation study to drought-proof Colorado River water users and increase business opportunities in the Coachella Valley and Mexico’s hydrologic regions I. Baja California Peninsula and II. Northwest. The International Integrated Water […]

Oxnard: More water crisis response

Oxnard: More water crisis response

By George Miller Name Date Agenda Video City Council Meeting 5/13/14 View Agenda View Event At the May 13, 2014 Oxnard City Council meeting, further action on the water/drought crisis was discussed, with a preliminary assessment and course of action recommended. Daniel Rydberg, who is running the water Dept since Mr. Emmert left, cited major […]