Tag Archives: groundwater

An article published on WaterDeeply.com caught our attention as the word ARSENIC boldly appears in the title next to “Groundwater”. The article, “Toxic Trap: Groundwater Overpumping Boosts Arsenic in California Aquifer”, written by Tara Lohan (Pub. Jun 14, 2018), is an inside look at a study done by researchers at Stanford University who uncovered more […]

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In a February 28, 2018 article published by the UCLA News Room, Mark Gold, UCLA’s associate vice chancellor of environment and sustainability and one of the report authors, says Los Angeles could wean itself off of imported water “if it does a better job of capturing local stormwater, increases the use of recycled water, cleans […]

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Almost a year after publishing our digital case study about the development known as “USC Village” we see the intricate stormwater capture system hard at work after the first rainfall since its opening in August. An article written by Ron Mackovich and published on the USC News website offers understanding of how the many BMPs, […]

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A blog published by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) on December 3, 2017 explicates the allocation of the $7.5 billion 2014 state bond, Proposition 1. “The money is broken into seven funding categories. The bond language preauthorized $2.7 billion for water storage projects. For the other six areas, spending must be appropriated in the […]

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We all take for granted our access to clean drinking water. We are familiar with TV commercials that ask for our daily one-penny donations to provide clean water to children in third world countries. What we don’t realize is that access to clean drinking water isn’t just a problem in these foreign countries but much […]

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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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What happens when we continually pull water out of groundwater aquifers while putting back a mere fraction of what was removed? CBS sought to answer that question on 60 Minutes this past Sunday with a thorough look at just how dire our groundwater situation is. Not just for Arizona or California. Not just for the […]

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