Tag Archives: drought

Shade Balls!

Leave it to Californians to deliver one of the greatest(and simplest) innovations in sustainable technologies.  Within the past week, officials have released over 96 million black plastic balls into the Los Angeles Reservoir. What for? These roughly 4-inch diameter black … Continue reading

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Is desalination of sea water the correct method to address California’s drought?

Recently it was announced that a new desalination plant located in Carlsbad will begin operating in the fall, and the company plans to build another plant in Huntington Beach.  The idea of desalination of sea water seems like a good … Continue reading

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When it comes to droughts, California is not alone

California is not alone — Washington has joined the drought ranks. The severe drought conditions in the state of California are well-known in recent days.  It has only been a few weeks since Governor Jerry Brown issued his Executive Order, … Continue reading

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