“San Francisco’s Tallest Building Makes Big Water Recycling Statement”

“Of particular interest to me, Salesforce Tower will also house the largest water recycling system in a commercial high-rise building in the United States. A black-water system will recycle all of the water used in the building to… Read More

“Battery Storage Begins to Find a Home at Some Water Utilities”

“Irvine Ranch Water District is installing Tesla battery systems at 11 of its facilities, saving money on its power bill and helping to balance demand on the regional energy grid. General Manager Paul Cook explains the strategy.” https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2018/02/01/battery-storage-begins-to-find-a-home-at-some-water-utilities

“A Small Antarctic Fish Is Helping Scientists Understand The Impacts Of Climate Change”

“If you expose these fish to a single stress — just warming or just acidification — the animals are able to cope with the stress,” explains Todgham. “But when you give the two stressors they lose that ability… Read More

“As L.A. soaks, USC Village puts stormwater collection system to use”

“The city of Los Angeles requires 85 percent of rainwater to be captured onsite. The USC Village system exceeds that, saving up to 95 percent.” https://news.usc.edu/131106/usc-village-saves-stormwater-during-l-a-s-first-downpour-of-the-season/

“Take a look at how Gentilly is changing water management to prevent flooding”

“New Orleans was founded nearly 300 years ago because of its easy access to water. Early residents of the city lived with the water. They left large swaths of land undeveloped and built on natural high points created… Read More

“‘One Water’ Approach Gains Greater Interest, Acceptance”

“One Water, also known as integrated water management, is an approach that not only helps the environment and makes a community more resilient but also helps utilities to manage their bottom line.” https://www.enr.com/articles/43058-one-water-approach-gains-greater-interest-acceptance

“Climate change could bring much earlier water runoff in Sierra Nevada by century’s end”

“In a study published today in the Journal of Hydrometeorology, UCLA climate scientist Alex Hall and colleagues predicted that by the end of the 21st century, the runoff midpoint for snow and rainwater — the time of year… Read More

“Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions”

Here’s answers to the most commonly asked question about climate change. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/climate/what-is-climate-change.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

“These 9 states just pledged to reduce emissions by 30 percent”

“Nine states — Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont — agreed to further lower emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2020 levels. Environmentalists, who are increasingly turning to states… Read More

“139 Countries Could Transition to 100% Renewable Energy Under New Plan”

“Nations that create the vast bulk of the Earth’s greenhouse gases can eliminate carbon emissions — thereby slowing climate change and other damaging consequences — if they move aggressively toward energy systems dominated by solar and wind power,… Read More