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Update

8.11.2015

Lawmakers Ponder Slapping Regs On Water Loss

A study released last month by the UCLA Water Resources Group was covered in Water Online.


Update

8.11.2015

LADWP lags in improving underground infrastructure after UCLA flood

By Ian Stevenson Originally posted in the Daily Bruin The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said it has not improved its infrastructure because it is still researching new technologies since a water main burst on Sunset Boulevard a year ago and flooded Bruin Plaza and UCLA parking lots. The water main burst flooded...


Update

7.30.2015

UCLA faculty voice: Los Angeles water rate increase plan just isn’t big enough

Mark Gold writes that to meet the mayor’s goal of halving imported water by 2025, we must all pay more


Headline

7.24.2015

California water agencies don’t know how much their pipes leak, UCLA report finds

Researchers recommend that state officials adopt best practices for monitoring leaks and measuring water loss


Student Blog

7.9.2015

UCLA pools together data to help inform drought mitigation

By Tetra Balestri, Student Contributor


Archive

6.15.2015

Beyond the Perfect Drought: California’s Real Water Crisis

The record-breaking drought in California is not chiefly the result of low precipitation. Three factors – rising temperatures, groundwater depletion, and a shrinking Colorado River – mean the most populous U.S. state will face decades of water shortages and must adapt.


Student Blog

6.11.2015


Update

6.10.2015

UCLA doing its part to save millions of gallons of water per year

Replacing the eight acres of turf on the IM Field is a key part of the university’s response to California’s historic drought


Update

6.2.2015

IoES students share results of their stormwater pollution investigation with regional water agency

Environmental Science seniors recently presented the results of original research they conducted on water pollution to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, the agency responsible for protecting coastal and inland surface and groundwater in the Los Angeles region. The undergraduate students, Zoe Filippenko and Jacqueline Ostermann, are part of an Environmental Science Practicum...


Update

5.15.2015

Nitrate in Groundwater of California Agricultural Regions: Assessment & Solution

A presentation by Dr. Thomas Harter, UC Davis held May 21st, 2015.


Archive

5.14.2015

UCLA report shows 75 percent of Los Angeles County water systems vulnerable to drought, other challenges

Innovative maps in a “Water Atlas” compiled by the Luskin Center for Innovation show which areas are most threatened


Update

4.8.2015

IoES drought expert brings the saga of California’s water crisis to Hollywood

Premiering fittingly on World Water Day, “Don’t Doubt the Drought,” was not Sony Pictures Entertainment’s latest production, but an informational presentation aimed at the studio’s eco-minded employees hoping to learn more about this increasingly dramatic statewide dilemma from an authority on the issue from UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES). Employee engagement is...