Tide Turns in Favor of Recycling Wastewater (U-T San Diego) Posted April 29, 2013
HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT, STRONG ECONOMY, VIBRANT COMMUNITIES
Environment checkup shows good health, 4/21/2013 (U-T San Diego)
"We recognize you can and should have balance between environmental health and economic development here in the San Diego region. Business and environment are not mutually exclusive," shared Lani with Gene Cubbison on NBC 7/39 on Politically Speaking (aired 3/31). See more:
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Former tax monitor seeks harmony between business and the environment in her new role. The article by Mark Walker first appeared in U-T San Diego on March 24, 2013: Building Bridges.
Equinox Center released of our annual San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard on January 17, 2013. We thought the news was exciting, and so did the local media. Check out the media coverage of the 2013 Dashboard.
Most people are familiar with the concept of a carbon footprint. That assessment measures how people's businesses or lifestyles increase greenhouse gas emissions. Knowing what impact we have on the world causes some people to adjust their habits. Now there is an assessment of how much water we consume in all aspects of our lives in California. The Pacific Institute is releasing research on our "water footprint."
This week could be a decisive one for San Diego water agencies struggling to find the best way to avoid future water shortages. The Poseidon seawater desalination plant in Carlsbad has been debated for years, and it is up for a final vote before the County Water Authority on Thursday.
For decades, San Diegans have looked longingly at the sea as a water source. We’ve got a lot of ocean — could we drink it? We’re about to find out.
Reducing outdoor use is the largest piece of low-hanging fruit when it comes to achieving water savings. Nowhere is that more true than the Santa Fe Irrigation District, which includes Solana Beach and Rancho Santa Fe. Jared Whitlock examines Equinox Center's water report and highlights some real life cases of water conservation in this recent article in The Coast News.
A new report from the Equinox Center points to water use as the most critical resource challenge that San Diego faces. But unlike many other big-picture analyses, this one focuses on what each resident of San Diego can do to conserve and use our precious water supply more efficiently.