California’s Water Solution Lies Underground

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California’s Water Solution Lies Underground


Researchers may have found a solution for California’s water woes. Beneath California’s Central Valley there lies precious groundwater reservoirs waiting to be extracted. New research published in the journal PNAS says that nearly 10,000...

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San Jose Reduces Water Restrictions

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San Jose Reduces Water Restrictions


San Jose residents earned their right to reduce water conservation limits this summer and throughout the year due to the terrific accomplishments their community made to save water by 27 percent in 2015. As...

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California Governor Permanently Bans Wasting Water

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California Governor Permanently Bans Wasting Water


In response to California reaching its fifth year of drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to make some water restrictions permanent. This includes banning wasteful practices like hosing sidewalks and washing cars with hoses...

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Borrego Valley, San Diego Runs Out Of Water

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Borrego Valley, San Diego Runs Out Of Water


In San Diego County, Borrego Springs is a small desert town of 3,000 residents who are challenged with a water crisis that can’t sustain itself much longer. Having no feasible way to import water,...

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5th Year of Drought For California

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5th Year of Drought For California


Many Californians did well last year to save water by taking shorter showers, fixing water leaks, and reducing irrigation. But not all cities were able to meet Mr. Brown’s conservation goals. Greater efforts are...

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Fog Water Collection

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Fog Water Collection


A new invention called CloudFisher, is a project designed to collect condensed fog and transport it into potable water for rural areas in southwest Morocco. A CloudFisher set up is a series of tall...

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Beverly Hills’ Water Wasters Cut Back

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Beverly Hills’ Water Wasters Cut Back


Officials in Beverly Hills say it was most difficult to get certain residents to cut back on their water usage; particularly the wealthy and famous. Despite the 25% reduction in urban water consumption mandatory...

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Drought-stricken California Dumps Water From Folsom Lake

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Drought-stricken California Dumps Water From Folsom Lake


In the 19th century, a rule was created for Western states to prevent flooding of reservoirs by regularly releasing its waters to maintain empty space and protect public safety.The idea is that if a...

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Californians Fall Behind in Water Conservation

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Californians Fall Behind in Water Conservation


California’s State Water Resources Control Board says Californians are falling behind the state’s mandatory 25% water conservation target. As of January, cities used 28.4% less water almost hitting the mark, but numbers are decreasing...

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Water Scarcity Across The Globe On Grid

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Water Scarcity Across The Globe On Grid


Here’s an interesting grid created by researchers that dividing the globe into square millage  to determine the monthly water demand of each continent, and where water scarcity is most potent. According to Arjen Y....

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Obama Water Rule Overruled

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Obama Water Rule Overruled


In January 2016, The House overturned Obama’s water rule, known as the “Clean Water Act”,  that would’ve given federal authority over small waterways in the US. The Senate aims to block the Environmental Protection...

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New Natural Resource Investment Center

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New Natural Resource Investment Center


The White House recognizes the challenges US is facing today with water conservation. There’s news from USA TODAY about a  meeting that focused on managing the country’s water supplies that are constantly at risk...

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Colorado Water Plan

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Colorado Water Plan


Colorado water planners have a plan to save water. The Denver Post shared the details on 11/18/2015: • A water-saving target of 130 billion gallons a year for cities and industry, left largely on...

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Project Liquifying Aquifers

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Project Liquifying Aquifers


The Los Angeles River carries approximately 200 million gallons of runoff water each day into the Pacific Ocean. A young architect, Lujac Desautel has an idea to reuse this wasted water. He calls the project Liquifying...

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Rain or Shine, Californian’s Need to Continue Conserving Water

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Rain or Shine, Californian’s Need to Continue Conserving Water


“The National Weather Service has predicted a 95% chance of El Niño continuing throughout the winter.” The Los Angeles Times article says that experts predict storms for Southern California beginning in the upcoming months....

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The New Water Footprint Calculator

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The New Water Footprint Calculator


Are you interested in finding out how much water you really use per day? The average American uses 100 gallons per day…. but that’s just from the tap! Did you know that for every...

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New ‘Shade Balls’ Save Drinking Water

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New ‘Shade Balls’ Save Drinking Water


National Geographic posted an article about a new invention used in L.A. called ‘Shade Balls’, which are4-inch plastic balls that lay on top of water to shade and cool it, reducing evaporation 85-90%. They...

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San Diego Water Rises During Drought

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San Diego Water Rises During Drought


Unlinke the rest of California, San Diego’s water levels are at 99% of normal, says The San Diego Union-Tribune. According to the data collected by the San Diego County Water Authority, the county has had...

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EPA Protects Drinking Water and Streams

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EPA Protects Drinking Water and Streams


NBC News shared an article about The Environmental Protection Agency setting a new federal rule to protect wetlands and more than half the nation’s streams, “despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central...

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Canada second-largest water user

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Canada second-largest water user


CBC News shared that “Canada is the second-largest water consumer in the world after the United States. Each Canadian uses about 350 litres of water a day, compared to a European who uses about 150...

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