This California city is building a water park during the state’s worst drought

August 19, 2015 by  
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In the city of Dublin, 35 miles inland from San Francisco , the municipality and its residents have been diligent about saving water. As California endures the worst drought in its history , children are taught water-saving measures in schools, while fountains are shut off and golf courses are kept green with recycled water. In many ways, the city exemplifies how a community can best respond to drought. Except for one major factor: Dublin is currently building a $43.8 million water park that will be filled with 480,000 gallons of water. Read the rest of This California city is building a water park during the state’s worst drought

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Expert Says “We May Have to Migrate People out of California”

May 15, 2015 by  
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Fire , earthquakes and one of the worst droughts in recent history – these days California is not looking like the best place to settle down. In fact, things have gotten so bad that the state could run out of water in just two years . If things continue down this road, some experts think that the only solution will be to abandon the place. Read the rest of Expert Says “We May Have to Migrate People out of California” Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: california drought , California drought solutions , California groundwater , California migration , California surface water , california water , drought costs , drought solutions , exceptional drought , extreme drought , US Drought , western US drought , western water issues

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California’s drought is so bad that the Eastern US is shipping its snow west

April 1, 2015 by  
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As California enters its fourth year of drought , there’s still no relief in sight. According to NASA, the state has just one year of water left , and in a last ditch effort cities are drilling wells to tap water that rained 20,000 years ago . Desperate times call for desperate measures – and California Governor Jerry Brown has come up with a bold solution inspired by a recent conference on climate change that he attended in freezing, snow-covered Boston: ship the East’s over-abundance of snow westward to quench the parched Golden State. Read the rest of California’s drought is so bad that the Eastern US is shipping its snow west Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: california drought , California drought solutions , Climate Change , Drought , drought solution , drought solutions , east coast ships snow to California , global warming , snowpack , US Drought , water issues , water scarcity , weather , west coast drought

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Expert Says, “We May Have to Migrate People out of California.”

August 5, 2014 by  
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Fire , earthquakes and one of the worst droughts in recent history – these days California is not looking like the best place to settle down. In fact, things have gotten so bad that the state could run out of water in just two years . If things continue down this road, some experts think that the only solution will be to abandon the place. Read the rest of Expert Says, “We May Have to Migrate People out of California.” Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: california drought , California drought solutions , California groundwater , California migration , California surface water , california water , drought costs , drought solutions , exceptional drought , extreme drought , US Drought , western US drought , western water issues

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