Providing Safe Drinking Water in the Face of Disasters: Lessons from Lake County Jelena Jezdimirovic December 18 2019 Small, rural communities with ongoing drinking water challenges are especially vulnerable to greater extremes brought on by a warming climate. We interviewed Jan Coppinger of Lake County Special Districts about how local water agencies have dealt with a string of natural disasters.
Video: Preparing California’s Water System for Climate Extremes Lori Pottinger November 7 2019 Climate change brings multiple pressures to the state’s water management. Panels of experts discussed ways to prepare for greater climate volatility.
Taking on Tough Challenges at the State Water Board Lori Pottinger October 29 2019 The State Water Board is at the center of many critical water challenges, from protecting water quality to addressing drought. We talked to board member Sean Maguire about current priorities.
A California Dream: Less Plastic in the Ocean Dean Bonner, Lori Pottinger August 27 2019 Californians are very concerned about a number of threats to the oceans—including the growing problem of plastic pollution.
The LA River and the Trade-Offs of Water Recycling Gokce Sencan, Caitrin Chappelle June 24 2019 The Los Angeles River, which depends on treated wastewater for some of its flows, exemplifies the trade-offs that come with expanded recycled water production.