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Energy Generation Uses Natural Resources
Hydroelectric energy generation affects water supplies for cities, agriculture and environmental systems. Solutions start with long term planning for diverse water usage.
Managing Black, Brown and Greywater
Smart water management is getting smarter and more discriminating every day. From grey to black to brown water, and many shades between, our fresh water supply deserves an artist's palette to do justice to the amazing properties of fresh water.
California Central Valley is Listed High in Water Depletion Centers Globally
Across global regions ranging from arid areas to those with the wetness of grasslands, research finds that the rate at which global groundwater stocks are shrinking has more than doubled between 1960 and 2000.
UN Affirms the Right to Safe Water and Sanitation
This is a historic day. I think every now and then, the human species advances somewhat in our evolution, and today was one of those advances.
When it Rains, it Pours Stormwater -- in Los Angeles
Stormwater runoff wastes a lot of precious fresh water that flows to the ocean in LA's concrete-lined "rivers". That water COULD be used to fill our drought-prone water table and for local plant irrigation. Here's how...
Students are challenged to solve water use problems in Los Angeles
Students in Venice, CA researched questions about water conservation -- with some surprising answers! Now YOU can join the challenge.
Temcor Domes Cover Potable Water Reservoir
Water reservoirs are a key component of the water infrastructure, and reservoir covers improve potable water infrastructure.
The Future of Irrigated Agriculture Is a Hot Topic for CAL
Complexities of water issues for California's agricultural economy.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Historic Klamath River Agreements
Klamath River Conservation
El Cerritos Rain Gardens Project Funded with ARRA
California received ARRA funding for water conservation projects such as El Cerrito and Contra Costa Clean Water Programs that developed Low Impact Development rain gardens.
CAL Green California Green Building Code for 2011
California has approved the most stringent, environmentally-friendly
building code in the United States that will apply to new commercial
buildings, hospitals, schools, shopping malls and homes.
Water Science: hydrological and biogeochemical modeling, BREN, Nov 19
Water supply depends on stream and plant interactions. Hydrologic analysis is discovering significant differences in our fresh water supply system.
The Santitation District's Role in Water Conservation
Green marketing is about more than advertising and promotion. It is also about being a reputable member of your community -- and letting the public know what you do to protect and serve them.
Dual-flush Converter Kit saves Water and Money
Save water with simple options for the use of your toilet. Little steps matter greatly over time and around the globe when global weather patterns are all connected
We need to go far, quickly. Al Gore 2009 Update
Climate change is happening very rapidly...now.
Landscape Water Management Certification Program
The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) has introduced its Water Management Certification Program in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES).
Los Angeles Faces Water Rationing in May 2009
Southern California is in a 3 year drought and is facing severe rationing. Voluntary water conservation NOW is the solution. Rationing is slated for May 2009.
Water Crisis in California Slashes Regional Water Supplies by 85%+
There are 29 state agencies that deliver the state's water supply and every one will see huge cutbacks beginning January 1st.
Water Management for Reliable Water Service
Liquid Assets, The Story of Our Water Infrastructure, an outreach documentary
Water + Life Museum is first Leed-Platinum Rated Museum
The Western Center, as part of the Water + Life Museums complex near the entrance to Diamond Valley Lake, in Hemet, California has been designed as the first LEED®-Platinum rated museum.
Water Jobs - Green Jobs for Water
Green jobs for water resources professionals are found at bcwaterjobs.com
Sustainable Agriculture Solutions for Water Quality, Water Supply and Resource Management
Groundwater Conference for Green Strategy Desert Hot Springs, Nov 18-20
The 2008 Groundwater National Conference will examine the importance of including groundwater in green efforts, opportunities for green groundwater actions, and how to share the green message in our communities.
Waterless Urinals are Full of ... Soy!
Hospitality and office facility owners save ever increasing water charges, sewer and maintenance charges and realize paybacks normally in under two years!
Greywater Guerrillas Los Angeles Events Los Angeles, July
The Greywater Guerrillas educate and empower people to build sustainable water culture and infrastructure.
Outdoor Water Use and Conservation for Facilities Efficiency
Outdoor Water Use and Conservation for Facilities Efficiency
50% of Outdoor Water is Wasted Due to Overwatering, Runoff and Evaporation
1/3 of water use daily for irrigatation...and HALF of that water is wasted. There are simple solutions.
Timeline of Climate Change and Water Reservoirs
California's water and climate history is evident in a long timeline view.
Pollution of rivers, lakes, and aquifers in OECD countries
Water pollution exceeds drinking-standard Limits in many OECD farming areas and environmental solutions make a difference.
Water Conservation Links for California's Drought
2008 California drought starts with voluntary conservation...and will move to mandatory water cuts. Here's how to start early to reduce future cuts.
Edited by Carolyn Allen, owner/editor of California Green Solutions