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California’s Fishy Drought

California’s Fishy Drought

  . California’s Central Valley is called America’s bread basket. It’s a remarkable tribute to American ingenuity. A once dry desert now supports a 20 billion dollar agriculture industry that provides half of all produce sold in the United States. And its irrigation system accounts for 1/6th of all irrigated land in the country. But […]

California’s Water Crisis and Solutions

California’s Water Crisis and Solutions

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As One of Its Chief Sources of Water Dries Up, California Eases Restrictions on Use Nonetheless

As One of Its Chief Sources of Water Dries Up, California Eases Restrictions on Use Nonetheless

Earlier this month, capsule California lifted its sweeping restrictions on how its towns and cities use their water, mind signaling that even though much of the state continues to face extraordinary drought, vialis 40mg a moderately wet winter has blunted officials’ sense of urgency over water shortages. Seemingly overlooked, however, is the state’s enormous reliance […]

Gov. Brown tees up permanent drought measures

Gov. Brown tees up permanent drought measures

Floods help to ease California’s four-year drought

Floods help to ease California’s four-year drought

Heavy downpours have brought flash floods to parts of central and southern California. This second spell of heavy rain to hit the state in a week caused chaos on the roads as thundery showers caused mudslides along with strong, pills gusty winds and large hail. Some good has come out of this recent spell of […]

Executive Order Aims to Make Water Conservation a Way of Life in California

Executive Order Aims to Make Water Conservation a Way of Life in California

SACRAMENTO – Moving to bolster California’s climate and drought resilience, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order that builds on temporary statewide emergency water restrictions to establish longer-term water conservation measures, including permanent monthly water use reporting, new permanent water use standards in California communities and bans on clearly wasteful practices such […]

El Nino provides little relief outside of Northern California

El Nino provides little relief outside of Northern California

. Once-high hopes that a winter 2015-16 El Nino would lift California out of its 5-year-old drought have given way to a complex picture. Heavy winter snow and rains in the northern Sierras and the Sacramento Valley are providing widespread relief in Northern California. But farmers in the San Joaquin Valley and farmers and residents of […]

Author/Engineer to Speak on California’s Water Crisis and the Solutions at Three Area Meetings

Author/Engineer to Speak on California’s Water Crisis and the Solutions at Three Area Meetings

Drought: Author/Engineer Presents New Sustainable Water Solutions

Drought: Author/Engineer Presents New Sustainable Water Solutions

Another year of CA water restrictions likely

Another year of CA water restrictions likely

After a sunny February, the hopes that El Nino storms would go a long way toward restoring California’s water supplies and relieving the damage done by years of drought are now fading. Instead, the new assumption is that in April, the state government will renew strict rules mandating water conservation in local water districts for […]