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Category: Resource Management :: Irrigation
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Mother arrested after child found in water-filled ditch dies, police say 2.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A Tulare County woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after her two children were found in an irrigation ditch and one of them died.

Sherri Telnas, 45, is being held without bail. Charges have not yet been filed against the woman, but authorities said she faces a murder charge.

Deputies...

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Denver Water proposing $500 million solution to lead pipes 1.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver Water will propose the removal of lead service pipes from homes across the metro area, an action rarely seen in the United States that could cost roughly $500 million and take 15 years.
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 WRI Stories
How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis Comments|Add Comment|PrintChennai is one of the largest cities in India. Photo by Design for Health/Flickr Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management is exacerbating dry conditions in Chennai and many other... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis 25.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry. This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management ...
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Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings in Littleton 22.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain.
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Jellyfish robot grabs 2019 Ray of Hope Prize 20.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Two startups belonging to a "new species of entrepreneur" and raised up by the Biomimicry Institute walked away from Circularity 19 with big checks.
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5 Ways to Put Food on a Water Diet 4.6.2019 WRI Stories
5 Ways to Put Food on a Water Diet Comments|Add Comment|PrintProducing food that the average person eats in a day requires 2,000 to 5,000 liters of water. Photo by skeeze/Pixabay Think about your “water footprint,” the water you use day-to-day. Drinking, brushing your teeth or doing laundry are things that probably come to mind. But the truth is that people eat way more water than they drink or use for household tasks. While the average person drinks 2 to 4 liters of water a day, it requires an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Proposed California ban on flavored tobacco products shelved by lawmakers 24.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A California bill to ban flavored tobacco products, aimed at reducing the use of electronic cigarettes by minors, was shelved Thursday after the author said it had been watered down so much with exemptions that it was now opposed by public health groups.

Under intense lobbying from the tobacco...

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Following environmentalist Edward Abbey's footsteps in the Utah and Arizona deserts 19.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The road trip from Moab, Utah, to Ajo, Ariz., is a sunbaked ramble through about 600 miles of dreamy, lethal desert, beginning with the red rocks of Utah’s Arches National Park, skirting Monument Valley and the Colorado River, and ending in the cactus country of southern Arizona.

I did it in April...

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‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Gets a Story Mode and New Tools 16.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Players can build 3D worlds for the first time in "Super Mario Maker 2."
The craziest pastries from Netflix’s ‘Tuca & Bertie’ 8.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In the first episode of illustrator Lisa Hanawalt’s new Netflix series, “Tuca & Bertie,” Bertie winds up at Patisserie du Pastry Pete, where the owner is famous for his “crunts,” a wacky pastry marrying crullers and bundt cake.

Crunts, a send-up of the chef Dominque Ansel’s Cronuts, are just one...

Hydropower bill would sabotage California’s clean energy mandate, critics say 1.5.2019 LA Times: Business

The Don Pedro hydropower project, just west of Yosemite National Park, has been churning out carbon-free electricity for nearly a century. As the Tuolumne River flows from the Sierra Nevada to the Central Valley, it passes through Don Pedro Dam, spinning four turbine generators.

None of the electricity...

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Kenya’s Farmers Battle Drought through Biodiesel Made from Cotton Waste 30.4.2019 WRI Stories
Kenya’s Farmers Battle Drought through Biodiesel Made from Cotton Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintAbel Mutie, a Kenyan farmer, uses a biodiesel-powered irrigation pump in his tomato field. Photo by Esther Kahinga Recent years have been particularly tough on Kenya’s farmers. The country has endured three consecutive seasons of below-average rainfall. Last year, the government declared a national drought emergency for 23 of the country’s 47 counties; 13 are under drought emergency so far this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Lyon County official says man admits shooting pipeline, causing diesel spill 26.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Officials in Lyon County say a man has admitted to firing shots at a pipeline that ruptured there, spilling diesel fuel.
5 years after Flint's crisis began, is the water safe? 25.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
"In some ways we're better," says activist Melissa Mays. "In other ways, we're forever poisoned, damaged, traumatized ... that's not gonna ever be better."
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After the fire, assessing the future of Notre Dame's centuries-old organ 21.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Chief organist Olivier Latry shares recordings of music played on Notre Dame Cathedral's famed organ — and looks ahead to the church's extensive renovation process after the fire on April 15.
Cancer-causing chemical taints water after deadly Paradise wildfire 19.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The drinking water in Paradise, Calif., where 85 people died last year in the nation’s worst wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, officials said.

Officials believe the contamination happened after the November firestorm created a toxic combination of...

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Imperial Irrigation District sues to block Colorado River drought plan 18.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Just as a long-negotiated agreement for how California and six other Western states will deal with drought on the Colorado River was about to cross the finish line, the river’s biggest user put up a roadblock.

The Imperial Irrigation District in southeast California filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking...

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The Salton Sea is a disaster in the making. California isn't doing anything to stop it 29.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California’s largest internal body of water is steadily drying up, exposing a lake bed that threatens to trigger toxic dust storms and exacerbate already high levels of asthma and other respiratory diseases in Southern California.

Yet there is something about the Salton Sea that leads many lawmakers...

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U.S. sues California over river flow standards 29.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The federal government Thursday added to the pile of lawsuits challenging new state requirements to boost river flows in order to help struggling fish populations.

The U.S. Department of the Interior, which manages California’s largest irrigation supply project, argues that the flow standards will...

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