Category Archives: Water

Shrimp Clouding Lake Tahoe?

Who knew? But that appears to be the conclusion of this story from the San Francisco Chronicle. An excerpt. In recent decades, Lake Tahoe has grown murkier and murkier, with people quick to blame obvious culprits: a rise in tourism … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Water

California Water Storage

As this editorial from the San Diego Union Tribune makes clear, it is time to add more storage; let’s build some dams and further protect ourselves against flooding and drought. An excerpt. It has long been plain that California must … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

California Dams

Their future looks good—possibly— as this story from Ag Alert, explains. The story. Amid a flood of concern regarding a state proposal to divert more water to the ocean, a Cabinet secretary visited two of the affected reservoirs and a … Continue reading

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Money for Dams

About time, but still needs to get built, story from the San Francisco Chronicle. An excerpt. For the first time since California’s dam-building boom ended nearly a half century ago, state officials on Tuesday approved a windfall of cash for … Continue reading

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California’s Water Storage Dysfunction

City Journal nailed it. An excerpt. In 2017, when cracks appeared in the Oroville Dam’s spillway, more than 180,000 Californians faced the prospect of floods. The emergency came a few years after Californians had overwhelmingly approved Proposition 1, a ballot … Continue reading

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Water from Air, No Electricity Required

Yep, that’s what this story from News Deeply says. Wow! An excerpt. Water is all around us. The only problem is that it remains trapped in the atmosphere until the right conditions release it as rain or snow. Now Omar … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Technology, Water

Cleaning up Clear Lake

Anyone who has been to Clear Lake has seen the plant growth clogging the water over the years—many many years—but it appears technology has finally arrived that is addressing the problem effectively, as reported by the Press Democrat. Clear Lake … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, Water