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Category Archives: California’s Water

Protecting Against Floods- California’s Water (112)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 »

Using Water Wisely- California’s Water (106)

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

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

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)

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)

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