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Ghost in the Conduit

Awhile back I had posted some photographs of the construction work at Loch Raven. The contractor hit and poked a hole through the ten foot conduit that supplies water to Baltimore from the Loch Raven Reservoir. 281 more words



Garry is not afraid of heights.  He might have liked mountain climbing, but work kept him otherwise occupied. He did try — and enjoy — jumping out of planes. 117 more words


America's water whiplash

This was originally published on the NYU Press Blog From the Square.

Jerry Brown must sometimes wonder why he isn’t called the water governor. In the 1970s he presided over a severe drought in California. 641 more words

The Untold Story of the Oroville Dam Crisis: The Corporate Money Behind CA Water Politics

http://www.elkgrovenews.net/2017/02/the-untold-story-of-oroville-dam-crisis.html By Dan Bacher, Elk Grove News.

In all of the intense media coverage of Oroville Dam spillway fiasco over the past couple of weeks, the mainstream media haven’t yet discussed the real issue behind the disaster: corporate control of California water politics. 121 more words

Ecology & Environment

Ranganadi: Where the fish don't swim and a legend sank

“The legend of Rikam Pada and Rinyam Yame has its roots in this place. The tawlin– a chair shaped stone –was where Rinyam Yame sat and weaved her clothes,” says Lishi Baka before adding, “That stone was submerged after the dam was built”. 650 more words

Arunachal Pradesh

Private communities often come with burdensome costs

HOAs, condo associations pay extra for private infrastructure, amenities

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

About 4 or 5 decades ago, many local governments began approving new development of planned communities and condominiums. 1,423 more words