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

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…

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Drought Mitigation Dominated California’s 2014 Water-Energy Dialogue

Drought Mitigation Dominated California’s 2014 Water-Energy Dialogue

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Applications open for Round 2 of Ag Water Efficiency Grants

Applications open for Round 2 of Ag Water Efficiency Grants

photo by Baloncici  California’s drought legislation authorized $10 million for “… financial incentives to agricultural operations to invest in water irrigation treatment and distribution systems that reduce water and energy use, augment supply and increase water and energy efficiency in agricultural applications.” The California Department of…

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Training the Next Generation in Water-Energy Concepts, Tools and Techniques

Training the Next Generation in Water-Energy Concepts, Tools and Techniques

On August 26th, the City of Cerritos assisted Roy Benjamin, Water Systems Optimization (WSO), in conducting field leak detection training for students of Rio Hondo College, graduates of the Orange County Conservation Corps, and Whittier College.  This field training was pat of a unique two-day program funded by…

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