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Santa Monica takes landmark step toward water self-sufficiency

Santa Monica takes landmark step toward water self-sufficiency

January 21, 2022 at 7:39 am 0 comments

The City of Santa Monica, California, has taken a significant step toward a self-reliant water future as expansions to the Arcadia Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and restorations to the Olympic Well Field break ground. The key water infrastructure improvements are a component of the city’s goal of becoming water self-sufficientRead More

California city doubles local potable water supply

California city doubles local potable water supply

January 13, 2022 at 6:55 am 0 comments

In December, the City of Camarillo, Calif., announced the start-up and commissioning of its North Pleasant Valley (NPV) Groundwater Desalter Plant, moving the city closer to a more self-reliant, affordable potable water future. For nearly two decades, groundwater quality in the northern portion of the Pleasant Valley Groundwater Basin inRead More

MCD flood protection levees in downtown Dayton at the RiverScape MetroPark.

Miami Conservancy District Embraces Data Management in the Cloud

October 25, 2021 at 9:10 am 0 comments

By Michael Casey Miami Conservancy District (MCD) was created in response to the devastating floods of 1913 when the Great Miami River burst its banks, killing 360 people and devastating the Dayton region of Ohio. Under the engineering direction of Arthur Morgan, MCD built a comprehensive flood protection system thatRead More

Historic water shortage declared for Colorado River

Historic water shortage declared for Colorado River

August 17, 2021 at 4:29 am 0 comments

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the federal agency that oversees Colorado River operations, declared a “Tier 1” water shortage at Lake Mead on the Colorado River, underscoring the severity of the deepening drought and climate crisis across the West. This is the first time in the river’s history that a TierRead More