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News Deeply: Early Review of Delta Tunnel Project Warns of Risks to Fish

WRITTEN BY Matt Weiser PUBLISHED ON  May. 2, 2017 Salmon and delta smelt may not benefit from California’s $17 billion water diversion...

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...

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Water Deeply: How Desalination Plants Are Trying to Overcome Environmental Concerns

Stakeholders are exploring different options to reduce the much-debated environmental impacts of desalination to make it a more attractive option...

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...

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LA Times: A $1-billion desalination plant might be coming to Huntington Beach

By Bettina Boxell, December 16, 2016 Poseidon Water hopes to help quench Orange County’s thirst, but first the company’s proposed desalination project must...

Water Desalination + Reuse: SolRio Proposes Solar Desal for Old Nuclear Power Site

14 December 2016, source desalination.biz SolRio, a US non-profit that supports solar-powered desalination, has proposed turning the decommissioned San Onofre Nuclear...

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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?...

Hey El Niño – where is all the rain going?

Hey El Niño – where is all the rain going?

We know that with climate change, comes flash floods, heavy rain, and rivers overflowing; Yet the western US always seems...

The Real Water Problem

The Real Water Problem

In the last century, schools taught a simple maxim: “Water is neither created nor destroyed”. Every school child knew this;...