All posts tagged "featured"

  • Catalina Fights California Drought
    Catalina Island to receive desalination technology from GE

    When Governor Jerry Brown announced his mandatory water cutbacks, Catalina Island, located off the coast near Long Beach, was told to cut 50 percent of its water usage. To help meet that cutback, Southern California Edison (SCE)...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Tunnels Could Help CA Drought
    Permit applications filed for twin tunnels

    State and Federal agencies announced last week that they have jointly filed some of the first permit applications for the Governor’s proposed twin tunnels project to help carry water from the north to central and southern regions...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • Kohler Helps Fight Drought
    Plumbing giant joins conservation network

    Kohler, the nation’s leading provider of kitchen and bathroom plumbing products, joined a network of businesses and organizations that make up the “Connect the Dots” campaign. The campaign focuses on bringing water solutions to California during a...

    • Posted August 30, 2015
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  • California Drought Threatens Wells
    Homeowners with dry wells in Central Valley see water relief

    Stanislaus County, located in the heart of the Central Valley, is responding to the California drought in a dramatic way. Residents whose wells have run dry are able to apply for temporary water assistance from the County. A 3,000-gallon...

    • Posted August 29, 2015
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  • California Exceeds Water Conservation Mandates
    Californians exceed state mandate for second consecutive month

    Even during the peak of summer, Californians are answering the call to use less water. July numbers released by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) this week show a 31.3 percent reduction in water use compared...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • Bottled Water Companies in California Questioned
    Nestle bottling permit under review

    For months, critics of Nestle’s bottling permit have called for an environmental review of the company’s water usage. Each year, Nestle pays a $524 annual permit to pump water out of the San Bernardino National Forest, despite...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Cadiz Water Project Could Help California Water Supply
    Cadiz Water Project, Partners Announce Chromium 6 Treatment Process

    A strategic alliance between water resource development company Cadiz Inc., water treatment company ATEC Systems Associates and engineering firm CH2M will bring new and innovative water treatment technology to Southern California for the treatment of Chromium-6 and...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • Water Pumping California's Only Option
    Water pumping leading to infrastructure damage

    During times of severe drought, Californians rely on the pumping of groundwater to survive. Whenever these periods of intense drought occurs, the ground near water supplies begins to sink. This natural phenomenon, known as subsidence, has been...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • California Drought Impacting Economy
    New study examines how the drought will impact economy

    The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), a nonpartisan, non-profit research institution based in San Francisco, released an impact study on the California drought and how the drought will impact the state’s overall economy. While many are unsure of...

    • Posted August 23, 2015
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  • California Building Industry Fights Drought
    Building industry contributes to water conservation, experts say

    The California drought is not a new phenomenon. In fact, there have been 10 droughts in the last century, with another 10 in store for the next century. The difference? The next century will have droughts even...

    • Posted August 22, 2015
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