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Yearly Archives: 2007

Water Recycling- California’s Water (111)

Written on December 9, 2007 at 4:01 am, by

Tour a water recycling plant and examine the important role recycled water plays in California’s water supply. Get a look at some current uses of recycled water and see how local agencies plan to expand this key water supply tool in the future.  2007

Protecting Against Floods- California’s Water (112)

Written on December 9, 2007 at 4:00 am, by

There are few natural disasters worse than a devastating flood. This segment takes viewers to flood control facilities and discusses both the importance and inherent difficulty of controlling floods in California.  2007

Regional Solutions for Local Needs- California’s Water (113)

Written on December 9, 2007 at 3:58 am, by

Local and regional water agencies play a major role in meeting water needs. Get a close look at how local agencies and communities are joining forces to improve their water supplies and better prepare for growth and droughts.  2007  View Post

Beyond Drought- California’s Water (115)

Written on December 9, 2007 at 3:30 am, by

Huell travels to the San Joaquin Valley for an up close and personal look at the delta smelt and how it’s affecting our water supply.  2007

Cleaning Water the Natural Way- California’s Water (114)

Written on December 9, 2007 at 2:42 am, by

Huell visits the restored 150 acre San Joaquin Marsh near Irvine. This segment of “ California’s Water” explores how wetlands serve as nature’s own water filtration systems. A visit to the San Joaquin Marsh in Irvine offers a first-hand look at the valuable function wetlands areas perform in removing pollutants from runoff while at the same  Continue Reading »

Water Efficient Gardens- California’s Water (116)

Written on December 8, 2007 at 11:50 pm, by

Huell visits two demonstration gardens and discovers the practicality and wonders of water wise landscaping for our yards.  2007

Farm Water Growing More With Every Drop- California’s Water (117)

Written on December 8, 2007 at 10:52 pm, by

Agricultural water users have made dramatic strides in water use efficiency over the past two decades. Irrigation districts and farmers have adopted water use efficiency practices and technologies that compare favorably with those found anywhere in the world. Huell will start at the Water and Energy Technology (WET) Incubator at California State University, Fresno, which  Continue Reading »

Nike Missile Site- California’s Golden Parks (159)

Written on December 7, 2007 at 4:49 pm, by

During the tense years from 1953 to 1979, the United States Army built and operated a total of 280 Nike missile-firing batteries in the United States. These missile sites were placed as the last line of defense against Soviet bombers. Today, a dedicated group of volunteers works in partnership with the Golden Gate National Recreation  Continue Reading »

Yosemite Buildings- California’s Gold (9007)

Written on November 8, 2007 at 5:40 am, by

When most people think of Yosemite, they imagine towering peaks and cascading waterfalls, but there is an amazing human history that is told through some of the many buildings that dot the valley floor.In this adventure, Huell discover two small buildings that are very historic and very beautiful. He visits the Yosemite Valley Chapel, which  Continue Reading »

Yosemite Railroad- California’s Gold (9006)

Written on November 8, 2007 at 5:38 am, by

Join Huell as he takes an exciting 4-mile railroad excursion on Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. Ride into history where powerful locomotives once hauled massive log trains through the Sierra mountains. Where mighty lumberjacks felled the timber and flumes carried lumber to the distant valley below. The Sierra National Forest’s majestic woods provide the backdrop  Continue Reading »

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