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Water district vote deals major blow to California’s delta tunnel project

Water district vote deals major blow to California’s delta tunnel project

By Bettina Boxall, September 19, 2017 The board of the Westlands Water District on Tuesday dealt a potentially fatal blow to...

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Orange County Latinos want desal water now

By CATHY GREEN and ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Orange County Register September 15, 2017 at 8:23 am The Orange County Water District’s mission is to...

Desalination.biz: Huntington Beach passes permitting milestone

6 September 2017, source desalination.biz Poseidon’s Huntington Beach desalination plant project has passed a milestone in permitting after renewing and amending...

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...

Orange County Breeze: Another statewide poll shows Californians want more seawater desalination

Orange County Breeze: Another statewide poll shows Californians want more seawater desalination

Yet another statewide public opinion survey shows Californians overwhelmingly support building more seawater desalination plants to address the state’s ongoing...

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...

LA Times: California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

LA Times: California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

By IVAN PENN JUNE 22, 2017 On 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power....

Forget coal, solar will soon be cheaper than natural gas power

Forget coal, solar will soon be cheaper than natural gas power

Renewables to capture three-fourths of the $10 trillion the world will invest in new generation through 2040. JOE ROMM JUN 15,...

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...

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