The Barrier of “Plenty” and the Challenge of “Place”

One of my fondest memories growing up in Hawaii was strangely a hurricane that caused all of the soil—from the front of the first (and only) home that my parents ever purchased—to run off down the street.  It was very disappointing for my dad, who had just seeded what was to be his very first …

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The Barrier of “Plenty” and the Challenge of “Place”

One of my fondest memories growing up in Hawaii was strangely a hurricane that caused all of the soil—from the front of the first (and only) home that my parents ever purchased—to run off down the street.  It was very disappointing for my dad, who had just seeded what was to be his very first …

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California Drought Update and New Conservation Standards

In April 2016 the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) accepted public comments on the Urban Water Conservation Workshop in response to the February 2016 adjustments. The Board received almost 100 comments from different entities including the general public, water districts, irrigation districts, utility departments, local governments and more. Environmental organizations urged the SWRCB to …

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So, What is The New Normal?

If there is one thing that is—or should be—on every Californian’s mind, it’s water security. On November 4th the Bay Area Council hosted The New Normal: Climate, Water and the Economy Forum that explored private sector conservation and innovation, drought-proofing the Bay Area and solving California’s Delta crisis. As Lester Snow, Executive Director of the …

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So, What is The New Normal?

If there is one thing that is—or should be—on every Californian’s mind, it’s water security. On November 4th the Bay Area Council hosted The New Normal: Climate, Water and the Economy Forum that explored private sector conservation and innovation, drought-proofing the Bay Area and solving California’s Delta crisis. As Lester Snow, Executive Director of the …

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The Role of Recycled Water In Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Accelerated adoption of recycled water can significantly reduce potable water and energy use, and reduce GHG emissions.
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Embedded Energy in Water: Water Agency & Function Component Study

The second of two CPUC studies documented the energy intensity of retail water and wastewater resources, systems, and facilities.
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Embedded Energy in Water: Statewide and Regional Water-Energy Relationship

The first of two CPUC studies focused on understanding energy use by the State’s large inter-basin systems.
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