REIMAGINING THE CADILLAC DESERT, Part 3: How are cities looking at water?

Pat Mulroy, LA DWP’s David Pettijohn, and Ventura Water’s Shana Epstein discuss their strategies for providing water to their customers in a future of increasing water challenges Cities are finding it increasingly difficult to provide clean and affordable water service in the face of water shortages and rapidly changing regulatory, physical, and fiscal constraints.  In the last part of coverage […]

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REIMAGINING THE CADILLAC DESERT, Part 2: Where will water come from?

Jeffrey Kightlinger, Mark Gold, and Dr. Richard Howitt weigh in on where Southern California and the West will find water supplies in the future The Best Best & Krieger event, Reimagining the Cadillac Desert, brought together the region’s water experts for a day of discussion on the future of water for Southern California – and for the West. In this […]

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REIMAGINING THE CADILLAC DESERT, Part 1: Are we in a forever drought?

Climate scientist Bill Patzert gives an overview of our water reality Marc Reisner’s “Cadillac Desert” masterfully chronicled how early settlers transformed the West, turning barren desert into rich agricultural land and residential oases.  Now, faced with a historic drought, a growing population and a changing climate, we must reimagine our Cadillac Desert. On Sept. 15, 2016, Best Best & Krieger […]

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