Thursday, March 12, 2015

All systems go

Padre Dam's water purification plant ready to open

The purification process begins with treating recycled water using state-of-the-art technologies. PADRE DAM MWD

Padre Dam MWD

San Diego Union-Tribune

The Padre Dam Municipal Water District is getting ready to show off its Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Plant, which will reclaim wastewater from Santee Lakes through advanced water purification technologies. The district will host a grand opening of the plant at 10:30 a.m. April 10. It broke ground on the project in October.

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Bill to provide $15M for drought-stricken areas

Fresno Bee

A bill that would use $15 million to help drought-stricken communities like Cantua Creek is being proposed by Assemblyman Henry Perea, even as Fresno County officials try to get Cantua Creek residents to consider a new vote on water rate increases.

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Saving Maui's coral reefs one watershed at a time

Lahaina News

What needs to be done to save Hawaii's coral reefs? On the surface, it sounds easy enough. One of the biggest threats is coastal pollution. So as long as Maui can reduce the amount of stormwater runoff entering the marine environment, it should be good … right? Turns out, it's a bit more complicated than that.

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