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Celeste Cantu: A 21st-century relationship with water


The 21st Century delivers unprecedented challenges to water, key to life, economy and the environment. Unless we examine our relationship with water, we will continue to take it for granted, waste and pollute it, says Celeste Cantu. Celeste Cantu is the General Manager, for the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority and the Integrated Regional Watershed Management Plan called One Water One […]

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Daily Digest: Storms bring more precipitation but not relief to those dependent on older wells, storm flows create challenges, plus revised tunnel plan is still a bad idea, says Erik Vink

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In California water news today, Storms bring more precipitation to the Sierras, Ski resorts’ uphill battle with drought, Will California’s Wet Weather Ease The Multi-Year Drought?, Rain hasn’t brought relief for those dependent on older wells, Drought brings smaller harvests, more hunger among farmworkers, Storm flows lead to challenges for water system, Regulations would expand coastal California sanctuaries, $1 million […]

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Peter Gleick: Solutions in a world of peak water limits

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For one week each October, Chicago Ideas Week brings together some of the world’s most outstanding speakers to present their ideas and inspire the innovations of tomorrow at 80+ sessions across the city of Chicago. In October of 2013, the Pacific Institute’s Peter Gleick opened a session on water with this speech, Solutions in a World of Peak Water Limits, […]

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Support Maven’s Notebook and help make an impact on California water in 2015!

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Dear readers: As the year draws to a close, I’d like to thank you for being a reader of Maven’s Notebook. I also want to talk a bit about the accomplishments this year, as well as look to the future. Maven’s Notebook readership continued to grow, reaching an all-time high in August. The detailed and extensive coverage of meetings and […]

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What’s on the calendar this week and beyond …

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Time to open up those calendars and note any of these events that are of interest to you … Coming up this week … NEW! Water Storage Investment Program Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting:  On April 1st, from 9am to 4pm at the Tsakopoulos Galleria, the California Water Commission’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet to discuss the Water Storage Investment Program […]

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