Water

Drought

Perilous Waters

Perilous Waters

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“Peligro,” the sign reads—danger. Despite this warning, people have filed through gaps in fences and have waited patiently to fill buckets, jugs, and bottles with water from a spigot on an abandoned lot, the Washington Post reports. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, citizens of Puerto Rico are in desperate  … Read More

Playing Dirty in the War for Water

Playing Dirty in the War for Water

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I am a farmer’s daughter. I grew up checking sprinklers and changing irrigation with my dad in a pair of muddy boots. The experience afforded me an intimate awareness of the importance of having affordable water to nourish one’s crops. My family still farms in California, and as my last  … Read More

Kanye and the Dry, Dry West

Kanye and the Dry, Dry West

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Today I am turning my blog over to Todd Brehe, a product manager for AquaHawk alerting, who looks at certain kinds of California drought stories that show up in the mainstream media to see if they are presenting the problem in a meaningful light. Are multimillionaires who continue to water  … Read More

New Report Provides Roadmap for California’s Historic Groundwater Law

New Report Provides Roadmap for California’s Historic Groundwater Law

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(September 10, 2015) — As the climate changes and California undergoes a massive change in how it collects and manages its dwindling water resources, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released a report today that will inform efforts to implement the state’s the first-ever statewide requirement for groundwater management.

The California  … Read More



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