December 2014 - Torrent Resources
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Monthly Archives: December 2014

In the past decade, mosquito borne viruses such as West Nile, Dengue Fever and Airborne Encephalitis have made their way into the United States causing several illnesses and deaths. Recently, a new virus called Chikungunya has been discovered in the southeastern part of the U.S. The Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus species of mosquitoes have mainly resided in Asia […]

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Recent West Coast rains were helpful in turning the tide on California’s seemingly never-ending drought condition. The recent “Pineapple Express” storms brought inches of rain throughout the state. But two consecutive weeks of heavy precipitation made barely a dent in the severe condition brought about by three straight winters of subnormal precipitation. This article from Climate […]

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No matter where you live in the country, you’ve more than likely faced the following scenario: After a rain event, certain areas of the community take longer to drain than they should. Within a couple of days, mosquitoes have taken over leaving homeowners both annoyed and at risk from the diseases carried by mosquitoes. The solution? The MiniMax […]

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About 50 years later, California may finally break records as a massive storm sits above California dropping buckets of rain. This much needed storm may help the California drought and infiltrate the stormwater to replenish groundwater supplies. Residents are piling sandbags around their homes to help prevent flooding and mudslides. Even cities have rushed to […]

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