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An award winning, five-part documentary series produced by the Desert Sun, California in Overdraft, chronicles the water crisis in California and around the globe. We’ve not talked a lot about subsidence on our blog and now couldn’t be a better time to start. Our focus today on chapter four, Sinking Ground, includes contributions from USA […]

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The topic of Stormwater in California pushes onward into the new year as the newly appointed Executive Director of the San Diego Coastkeeper, Matt O’Malley, takes a stand against businesses contaminating the region with stormwater runoff. In an article by Joshua Emerson Smith, Contact Reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune, we are introduced to the […]

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  City of Palmdale using drywells as water quality BMP Historically, drywells have been used in many different ways to manage stormwater. For instance, a drywell can be used to drain away stormwater that collects in a basin or tank within a specified time period, such as 36, 48, or 96 hours. Drywells can also […]

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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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