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Making the Most of California's Rain: Report Shows How Capturing Stormwater Can Make Water Supplies Reliable

June 15, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard
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California Rain Supplies

In May, measurements of the Sierra Nevada snowpack, which normally provides about one-third of the water used by the state’s farms and cities (as well as by natural ecosystems) as it slowly melts through the spring and summer, were at only 18 percent of average for that time of year.[read more]

What is the 'Green Edge?'

December 22, 2013 by NRDC Switchboard

As an increasing number of cities begin to implement green stormwater management practices on a large scale, the public-right-of-way is the first place these cities are looking to locate green practices. It makes sense that cities would look first to “green” in public places.[read more]