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Monthly Archives: December 2006

Using Water Wisely- California’s Water (106)

Written on December 9, 2006 at 4:07 am, by

Huell looks at the many ways people are practicing water conservation.  2006

We All Live In A Watershed- California’s Water (107)

Written on December 9, 2006 at 4:06 am, by

Everyone lives in a watershed. We rely on watersheds for drinking water, hydroelectric power and recreation, and of course flora and fauna call them home. Travel to a key watershed to find out how watersheds are managed and protected.  2006

Desalting Water- California’s Water (108)

Written on December 9, 2006 at 4:05 am, by

Huell tours a desalination plant to understand how removing salt from seawater is increasingly seen as a viable way to “drought-proof” communities and reduce their dependence on imported water.  2006

Sacramento Valley- Working Together- California’s Water (109)

Written on December 9, 2006 at 4:03 am, by

Huell visits the Sacramento Valley area and hears all about the collaborative partnerships that are underway to address the rural and metropolitan water needs of Californians, while protecting the environment.  2006

Climate Change- California’s Water (101)

Written on December 8, 2006 at 11:18 pm, by

The Sierra Nevada mountain range lies almost entirely within the eastern portion of California. The Sierra are not only a source of breathtaking natural beauty like Yosemite Valley and Lake Tahoe, but its snow pack provides the majority of our state’s water supply. In the first installment of Huell’s new series “California’s Water,” not only  Continue Reading »

Flood Fight- California’s Water (103)

Written on December 8, 2006 at 11:17 pm, by

Huell visits Sacramento and Stockton area and looks at the efforts to fight flooding caused by the 2006 rains. 2006

Sacramento: San Joaquin Delta- California’s Water (102)

Written on December 8, 2006 at 11:15 pm, by

Located at the confluence of the Sacramento and the San Joaquin River, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is made up of wetlands marked by channels and an extensive system of levees. Huell visits this vital part of our state and learns that it is many things–a destination for boating and fishing, a vital habitat for migratory birds,  Continue Reading »

Storing Water- California’s Water (104)

Written on December 8, 2006 at 11:13 pm, by

Huell takes a look at the various ways that California stores its water and visits the resevoir at Shasta Dam.  2006

What’s New on the Colorado River- California’s Water (105)

Written on December 8, 2006 at 10:55 pm, by

Huell visits Calfornia’s most vital water resource, The Colorado River, and looks at efforts to conserve water along the 123 mile Coachella Canal, which provides water to farmers of the Imperial and Coachella Valleys.  2006

California’s Water System- California’s Water (110)

Written on December 8, 2006 at 12:57 am, by

Huell looks at the unique and vast California water system, which sustains a semi arid state and the world’s fifth largest economy. We take an overall look at how water is collected and moved around our state to support communities, cities, farms and industries.  2006

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