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10 YEARS OF COLORADO RIVER WATER TRANSFERS

By | Wednesday, October 16, 2013|, |

A Decade of Dependability: Colorado River Transfers WaterSource Special Edition October 16, 2013 In This Issue A Message from Board Chair Thomas V. Wornham Stay in Touch with the Water AuthorityMobile App Channel H2O Colorado River Transfer History and Benefits 10 Years of Colorado River Water Transfers Quick Links San Diego County Water [...]

UC DAVIS RECEIVES MAJOR GIFT TO ADVANCE SCIENCE ADDRESSING CALIFORNIA WATER PROBLEMS

By | Tuesday, October 1, 2013|, , |

(Photo above:Eric Holmes (in tan waders and green jacket) and Carson Jeffres, both UC Davis alumni and researchers at the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, set up to measure fish on the river bank during a sampling of the floodplain in the Cosumnes River Preserve in Galt, Ca., on December 5, 2012. Jeffres, the [...]

A SLOW-MOTION DISASTER: THE THREAT OF SEA LEVEL RISE

By | Wednesday, September 25, 2013|, |

ea-level rise is a slow-moving threat that presents a tremendous risk to some of America’s most populous cities. The Center for American Progress visited Norfolk, Virginia, a city on the front lines of the fight against rising seas, to talk to residents and community leaders about their efforts to save the city and [...]

MicroGREEN: MAKERS OF THE WORLD’S ONLY INSULATING RECYCLABLE HOT CUP

By | Saturday, August 31, 2013|, , |

“Twenty years ago researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and later at the University of Washington, discovered that if you put plastic under pressure and expose it to a gas, such as CO2, it will become saturated with that gas while in the solid state. By exposing the saturated plastic to sufficient heat to soften [...]

SEPT 7: RALLY FOR WOLVES

By | Thursday, August 29, 2013|, |

  The National Rally to Protect America's Wolves is next week!. 08/29/2013 Rally Update! Dear Wolf Defender and Rally Supporter ,The National Rally for Wolves in DC is next week and we are really looking forward to seeing you there!Please take a moment to read these few important announcements regarding the Rally. Meet other Rally [...]

VIDEO: NATURAL GAS PIPELINE EXPLOSION IN ILLINOIS

By | Wednesday, August 21, 2013|, |

Last week was pretty eventful for anyone flying over Pawnee, IL — especially around 11PM Monday night, when a pipeline carrying natural gas exploded in an Illinois cornfield sending a fireball more than 300 feet in the air that air traffic could see more than 160 miles away. Also, how neat is it that Pawnee [...]