Drought

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Turning ocean water into drinking water

Tiny carbon nanotubes could be the future of drinking water. Livermore researchers are finding ways to make it cheaper and...

Daily Mail: NASA says droughts are becoming more frequent and severe

Daily Mail: NASA says droughts are becoming more frequent and severe

Drought-stricken areas now take longer to bounce back to normal as extreme dry conditions become more common As global temperatures...

News Deeply: Why New Infrastructure Is a Smart Investment for the Colorado River

News Deeply: Why New Infrastructure Is a Smart Investment for the Colorado River

WRITTEN BY Ted Kowalski PUBLISHED ON  Jul. 21, 2017 Innovative projects are key to improving the resilience of water supplies in the basin’s...

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

WRITTEN BY Brad Udall, Jonathan Overpeck PUBLISHED ON  Jun. 22, 2017 Declines in Colorado River reservoirs can only partly be blamed by a lack...

The Sacramento Bee: Dithering must end in California’s too-long desalination debate

The Sacramento Bee: Dithering must end in California’s too-long desalination debate

  Last winter’s extreme storms notwithstanding, water remains scarce in this state. Between climate change and ongoing growth, California can’t...

Why DeSal is the Sanest Option to more ‘Damn’ Building

Why DeSal is the Sanest Option to more ‘Damn’ Building

We’re in a drought – who in the southwest hasn’t heard these words? But is our drought due to climate change, poor...

National Georaphic: As Groundwater Dwindles, a Global Food Shock Looms

By mid-century, says a new study, some of the biggest grain-producing regions could run dry. By Cheryl Katz PUBLISHED DECEMBER 22, 2016...

SF Examiner: Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

SF Examiner: Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

By Nuala Sawyer on December 14, 2016 2:30 pm A mere year after opening, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant is...

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LA Times: A tour of California’s water supply lays bare the tension between farmers and fish

By Robin Abcarian August 12, 2016 The offer was too tempting to refuse: Westlands Water District, the ethically challenged agency that often...

Where, oh where does all that water go?

Where, oh where does all that water go?

So, now we know where water comes from (rain and other types of precipitation), but where does it all go?...

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