This video takes a closer look at the slowly shrinking Lake Mead and the impact it might have on the Southwest. Over 25 million people depend on the Colorado River for drinking water. An eight year drought has put a big Continue reading
According to the SacBee the DWR is putting together a “Water Bank” – a far-reaching plan to move more water from North to South (that would be us). Cities that need the water will be given first priority – SoCal agricultural will get Continue reading
An evening presentation featuring several Los Angeles company leaders who will speak about designing sustainable solutions for water gathering and treatment. The event will be at Lime in Santa Monica, cost $20, comes with drinks and appetizers and appears to be open to Continue reading
CNN takes a look at Mayor Villaraigosa’s water recycling plan. “The days of just thinking water is unlimited are over,” says the Mayor. CNN video here.
The Times reviews the basics of water recycling – from influent to treatment to further treatment to spreading grounds to percolation to aquifer. The article seems to bemoan the fact the City tried, but failed to implement the process Continue reading
Our friends to the south have won one of the biggest honors in the water industry. The Groundwater Replenishment System, built jointly by OCSD and OCWD, has been awared the Stockholm Water Award by the Stockholm International Water Institute. It’s Continue reading
The Mayor, City officials and DWP’s leader announced on Thursday major efforts to conserve water and begin planning for projects which can help increase supplies. This includes putting recycling wastewater back on the City’s agenda – a story Continue reading
Pasadena engineering firm Tetra Tech was featured in the LAT’s Money & Finance blog this morning. Is the stock a good buy? Money quote: Aquifers are being depleted and polluted in China, Mexico and Saudi Arabia. The Sierra Nevada snowpack Continue reading
The U.N. points to statistics which say every day nearly 6,000 children around the world get sick from drinking unclean water. To bring attention to the problem the U.N. started World Water Day in 1992. U.N. World Water Day website here. Continue reading
www.waterforpeoplela.com The fine folks at Water for People Los Angeles are getting the ball rolling with a new website. Go check it out, go on… shoo, shoo….