Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Drought truce

Can recycling, desalination projects end water wars?

Reclaimed water from the San Jose Creek Water Treatment Plant pours into the San Gabriel Coastal Spreading Grounds in Pico Rivera. KEITH DURFLINGER / Whittier Daily News

Daily News

Los Angeles Daily News

Emphasizing practical solutions in the battle over drought relief, Rep. Jared Huffman urged water leaders Monday to fight for funding for projects such as wastewater recycling and infrastructure repairs. Huffman came to Southern California to push his $1.4 billion drought bill and find common ground.

READ MORE ►
 

Drought causing Central Valley homes to sink

KPIX San Francisco

Homes in a Central Valley neighborhood are the latest casualty of California’s historic drought. The parched, dry weather is causing them to literally sink into the ground. More and more homes have begun to tilt, sink and crack in the El Nido neighborhood.

READ MORE ►
 

Recycled water program popular in East Bay

KTVU Oakland

A year-old recycled water giveaway has succeeded far beyond all expectations — so much so, it's expanding. Hundreds of trucks regularly come to the Dublin San Ramon Services District in Pleasanton to load up free, recycled lawn and garden water.

READ MORE ►
 
  • Field Notes