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- June 14, 2015

I have joined forces with an amazing group of people in order to bring storm water management and rainwater harvesting to L.A.! We have formed: Urban Water Group. Please check out our new website for more info.


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- February 28, 2015

Lots of websites if you haven’t heard enough about the drought. http://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=16867


- September 25, 2014

AQUASTAT is FAO’s global water information system, developed by the Land and Water Division. The main mandate of the programme is to collect, analyze and disseminate information on water resources, water uses, and agricultural water management, with an emphasis on countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This allows interested users to find […]


- August 21, 2014

http://www.home-water-works.org/  


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- August 16, 2014

Know your H2O!


- August 15, 2014

You haven’t read the newest Drinking Water Quality Report from the L.A.D.W.P for 2013? I’m shocked! Well, I can boil it down for you to these few highlights: In 2013, the LADWP did the following: -Supplied 4 million customers with 200 billion gallons of treated water. Said water passed or surpassed all standards set by the […]


- August 15, 2014

Doesn’t sound so fun, does it? Well, it’s titled “Guidelines” but the fact is, these are requirements. If you’re not familiar, take a look. Enjoy! L.A. Irrigation Guidelines


- July 29, 2014

http://www.epa.gov/nscep/#area


- July 29, 2014

From the website of G3 (Green Gardens Group): There is NEVER a reason to use landscape fabric in your landscape. The Watershed Wise way to block weeds is putting down a decomposable barrier such as paper or cardboard, and heavily watering it to start the Soil Party. There are several reasons we do not recommend […]


- May 28, 2014

National Geographic’s Freshwater Resources page is jam packed with great stuff! Calculators, infographics, games, interactives etc.


- May 3, 2014

Well, the answer to that depends on where there is a big earthquake. I went to a Tsunami preparedness seminar and learned a few things: -The biggest impact on Los Angeles will be from a large earthquake in Alaska, Chile or Japan. -L.A. will probably fare better than the California Central Coast. -The first wave […]


- May 2, 2014

Check out Statistic Brain. It’s addictive!


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- April 30, 2014

UNESCO Institute for Statistics is the primary source for cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories.


- April 25, 2014

GRACE Communications Foundation develops innovative strategies to increase public awareness of the critical environmental and public health issues created by our current food, water and energy systems, and to promote a more sustainable future.


- April 25, 2014

You may have read my post about the “Where’s My Water?” app. Then there is the fun A Glass of Water from Toyota that records your driving distance, time, fuel consumption and water spilled. After each drive you can analyse your results and see on a map where you can improve your driving for the future.  


- April 23, 2014

What kind of apps are there for water users (that would be, um, all of humankind)? Actually there are quite a few. Some more useful than others but what’s really amazing is that one of the most popular game apps (sorry, it’s actually for kids) is called “Where’s My Water?” created by Disney. It’s touted […]


- April 18, 2014

This is a good explanation if you want to install a system yourself. From neighbor2neighbor.com


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- April 17, 2014

Beachapedia captures decades of experience and knowledge gained by Surfrider Foundation activists, scientists and staff through hundreds of environmental and educational campaigns on our coasts. By sharing this resource with the public we hope to provide tools and information to help communities make a positive impact on their local beaches.


- April 13, 2014

Aquapedia is the Water Education Foundation’s online water encyclopedia. Vetted information from an objective source.


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- March 16, 2014

The U.S. Geological Fact Sheet (USGS) provides a wealth of information on hydrologic data, maps, graphs, and other resources for your State. Compiled by Kimberly H. Shaffer  





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