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Archive by tag: CaliforniaReturn
08

A squirmy wastewater treatment system

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A squirmy wastewater treatment system
A treatment system, called vermifiltration or worm-based biofiltration, utilizes countless earthworms to digest nearly all contaminants in wastewater without the need for chemicals.
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Some cool water tips as it heats up

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Some cool water tips as it heats up
As the weather heats up in several parts of the United States, responsible outdoor water use is very important.
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| Categories: | Tags: outdoor, irrigation, landscape, watering, responsible, conservation, car wash, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, grass, lawn, California, residential, home owner | View Count: (489) | Bookmark and Share
Report questions California’s water quality
A report from an environmental advocacy organization called the Environmental Working Group (EWG), released right before this week’s Drinking Water Week, has put water quality in the headlines.
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Lake Tahoe, which straddles the California and Nevada border, gained over eight billion gallons of water over a two-day period in December, according to Forbes.
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LA alleys gather stormwater

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A few days ago The New York Times published an article about Los Angeles redoing its alleys to capture stormwater.
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Getting water out of thin air

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Fog is being thought of to help solve some of California's drought problems.
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25

The best drink

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Vallecitos Water District in San Marcos, California put together a really cool video on the simple joy of tap water.
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San Diego wins big at Global Water Summit

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We just read about a desalination plant and a water recycling program, both in the San Diego, California area, that won at the Global Water Summit last month in Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates.
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| Categories: | Tags: San Diego, California, Global Water Summit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Times of San Diego, Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, desalination, recycled water | View Count: (2850) | Bookmark and Share