March 2016 - Torrent Resources
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Monthly Archives: March 2016

At the time the article, Groundwater Data: California’s Missing Metrics, was initially published by the Standford Woods Institute for the Environment, there were no laws, rules, or regulations when it came to measuring groundwater levels in California. Now, I know what you’re thinking…”California pumps more groundwater annually than any other state in the U.S. AND […]

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We continue to explore the California water article series published by the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment in part 2 of our 5-part blog series. The authors of the article, The Hidden Costs of Groundwater Overdraft, describe an event that is taking place all over California and affecting the state in many ways.  Simply […]

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Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment published a virtual article series exploring the “use and management of California’s precious resource” in an attempt to accelerate the public’s understanding of groundwater in California. In a detailed introductory article entitled, Groundwater: Ignore It, and it Might Go Away, both authors Janny Choy and Geoff McGhee acquaint us […]

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If you are just joining us, check out Part 1 of this two-part blog series here. Continued…In the second half of Yulsman’s article, Dr. Fisher provides a compelling argument for using captured stormwater to recharge aquifers, which would both replenish the local aquifers and prevent further seawater intrusion. One such recharge method includes the use […]

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Since our last post in January, California continues to embrace efforts to find low-tech solutions to offset the effect of the persistent 4-year drought. As outlined in a Scientific American article by Tom Yulsman, Andrew Fisher, Ph.D., a professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), is leading the charge to replenish the […]

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