State and Local Experts to Talk Drought and Its Impact on Our Valley at Upcoming Forum On Tuesday, March 28, CV Water Counts, in conjunction with UCR-Palm Desert and CVEP, will host Water Counts 2017: How the Drought Changed California and Our Valley. The program will feature individual expert updates followed by a panel discussion
Sometimes, it’s easy to tell if your toilet is leaking, when you hear the sound of water running or trickling. But, some leaks are not as easily discovered. As water leaks account for about 12% of water use in the average home, it’s best to occasionally check your toilets to see if they are leaking. Here is an easy way to do it.
People in the Coachella Valley continued to save substantial amounts of water in July, even after California regulators relaxed drought measures and gave water districts a reprieve from state-imposed conservation targets. Customers of the Coachella Valley Water District, the area’s biggest water supplier, used 28.6 percent less in July as compared to the same month
I have always loved soils, not the civilized brown loam of agricultural bottomlands but the problem children of this science. I want to know what makes it so I can better learn how and why plants adapted to them as they did. In the desert, the soils are brutal, generally lacking in organic matter, which