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2014-03-07 23:21:58

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Notes 50th Anniversary of California State Water Project and “Genius” of Former Gov. Pat Brown. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 California is experiencing the worst extended drought in the state’s history, with no end in sight. According to radio host and water champion Sharon Kleyne, without the foresight of former California Governor Edmund G. “Pat” Brown, who established the California State Water Project (SWP) 50 years...

NASA Working On Better Water Resource Management For California
2014-02-26 12:23:24

[ Watch the Video: How Is NASA Helping With The California Drought? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA is developing a new technology that could help better manage and monitor water resources in California during the state’s historic drought. The space agency is partnering with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to apply advanced remote sensing and improved forecast modeling to better assess water resources, monitor drought conditions and...

2014-02-19 16:21:27

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Westlands Water District approved measures to expand a loan program for its growers to install real-time soil moisture monitors in another effort to help their farmers be even more efficient with their water. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/SF33240LOGO) "Westlands is a great partner in agriculture and they are always focused upon helping their growers utilize some of the best products on the market," said PureSense...

2014-02-18 12:23:33

Analysis by Researchers at UCLA's Luskin Center Provides Roadmap for Future Solar Expansion LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles' groundbreaking new rooftop solar energy program is delivering on its promise to bring cost-effective, clean power to tens of thousands of LADWP customers, and is ready for a significant expansion that would bring even greater benefits to Angelenos, according to a report issued today by J.R. DeShazo, Director of UCLA's Luskin Center for...

2014-01-14 12:22:38

Independent Report Shows the First Large-Scale Deployment of a Behavioral Water Efficiency Program Greatly Reduced Water Demand at a Major California Utility SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Water Foundation (CWF), East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), and WaterSmart Software jointly announced today the results of an independent study that indicates providing information that helps households compare their water use to neighborhood averages...

2013-12-04 08:25:24

GLENDORA, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has awarded manufacturer XavierC LLC, a $2.4 million contract to supply 6.4 million plastic shade balls for use in reservoirs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131204/PH26966 ) The 4" hollow water-filled balls shade the water's surface, helping to prevent a sunlight-triggered chemical reaction with the treated water. LADWP is the one of the first utility company to use...

2013-09-17 12:23:21

Progressive Municipal Utility Leverages Distribution Transformer Metering Devices RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GRID20/20, Inc., a leading distribution transformer monitoring solutions provider announced today that Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has successfully deployed its devices within targeted areas of the city. "We are very pleased with the deployment progress we have achieved in support of the proactive team at LADWP," said Alan Snook,...

2013-09-10 23:03:37

As the battle against the blaze continues, the Tuolumne River Trust called on Congress to ensure sufficient funding for restoration in the aftermath of the fire. They also launched their own Rim Fire Recovery Campaign and released new video footage of the first trip down the burned-out river canyon since the Fire (available online at http://www.tuolumne.org). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 As the battle against the blaze continues, the Tuolumne River Trust called on...

2013-08-28 23:17:27

Prominent Sustainability Expert Joins Leadership Group Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 David Nahai, environmental attorney, political activist, and former head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has agreed to join the Leadership Council, the primary advisory board of both Cleantech Los Angeles (CLA) and the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI). As the former General Manager and Commission President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP),...

2013-08-27 20:21:45

EASTERN SIERRAS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decades of strife over how much water could be diverted out of four key Mono Lake tributaries to the benefit of Los Angeles water users came to an end today when the Board of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) voted to approve a historic settlement agreement among LADWP, non-profit fisheries and water resources conservation organization California Trout (CalTrout), the California Department of Fish and...