DR. ANDY FISHER: Enhancing groundwater recharge with stormwater

Dr. Andy Fisher discusses how distributed stormwater recharge projects in the Pajaro Valley can help to address groundwater overdraft Dr. Andy Fisher is a professor at UC Santa Cruz and Director of UC Water, as well as the founder of the Recharge Initiative, a focused effort to protect, enhance, and improve the availability and reliability of groundwater resources.  Dr. Fisher […]

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DR. DAVID SEDLAK: Whither the Fourth Water Revolution?

Water 4.0: Developing a water supply portfolio for the future At the 10th annual OC Water Summit held in June, the keynote speaker was Dr. David Sedlak, Co-director of Berkeley Water Center and Director of Institute for Environmental Science and Engineering (IESE) at the University of California, Berkeley.  He gave the following speech, likening an agency’s water portfolio to a […]

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OC WATER SUMMIT: Southern California stormwater update

Flood control measures that were put in place decades ago have changed the landscape of the Los Angeles and Santa Ana rivers while also allowed for precious stormwater to be lost to the ocean. Some communities in Southern California have been working collaboratively with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase stormwater capture and revitalize local rivers.  At the […]

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