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California wastes most of its rainwater, which simply goes down the drain

California wastes most of its rainwater, which simply goes down the drain

By HANNAH FRY and ALEJANDRA REYES-VELARDE California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain. In what has become a source of much concern in a state prone to droughts and water shortages, the vast majority of rainwater in urban areas flows into storm […]

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 […]