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Tamping Down on Water Use in Drought Stricken California

By Meg Wilcox, Senior Manger, Communications, Ceres The Dawn Creek subdivision in Lancaster, 60 miles north of Los Angeles, looks like any other neighborhood scattered across California’s Antelope Valley. Its neatly arrayed modern homes blend into the arid landscape, sporting ...

California’s Drought: Cheap Water, But No Free Lunch

Written by Sharlene Leurig: Today, President Obama visited California’s Central Valley, which may be in the midst of the driest winter in centuries. The President’s visit brings along with it federal disaster relief for farmers and communities on ...

California’s Drought: Cheap Water, But No Free Lunch

Written by Sharlene Leurig: Today, President Obama visited California’s Central Valley, which may be in the midst of the driest winter in centuries. The President’s visit brings along with it federal disaster relief for farmers and communities on ...

Insatiable Thirst? The Fracking/Water Collision in South Texas

Fifty miles south of San Antonio on Route 181, signs of the hydraulic fracturing boom taking place in the Eagle Ford Basin are everywhere. New hotels are popping up. Trucks endlessly barrel down roads. Restaurants can’t find enough workers. And ...

The Good News and Bad News of Declining Water Demand

By Sharlene Leurig, water financing expert with Ceres Water utilities across the United States are planning major infrastructure investments in the coming decades. How much? The Environmental Protection Agency estimates about $300 billion will need to be spent by 2030 to keep ...