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Maharashtra Farm Ponds: accelerating groundwater exploitation, rather than harvesting rain?

Farm ponds dotting the agricultural fields immediately grab your attention as you enter Hiwargaon Pawasa – a small village of about 1500 population in Sangamner Taluka of Ahmadnagar District. 2,826 more words

Maharashtra

In every bottle, a creek...

In every bottle of water is a creek, and there is actually a good chance it may be a California creek, as the map in this link indicates:  762 more words

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Of chenopods and corn: agriculture along the Los Angeles River, both then and now

In the very early days of agriculture in the Los Angeles basin,  the seasonal flooding of the Los Angeles River was intimately connected with the possibility of agriculture. 2,078 more words

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Early Floods in Los Angeles: Interview 140, William Mulholland: It is no difficulty to do things when the work is carried on in harmony with Nature

One of the best creek freak documents around is a series of interviews made by Los Angeles County Flood Control Engineer James Reagan, around 1914. The interviews give a vivid picture of the Los Angeles basin of more than 100 years ago. 941 more words

Los Angeles River Watershed

Resources for armchair creek freaks

When this blog first started, those of us interested in what our neighborhoods used to look like in the far past had to trek to libraries and archives all over town to find old maps, then figure out a way to photograph or scan the most useful. 458 more words

Watershed Management

New Tools Help in Ridge-to-Reef Watershed Management

Hot of the presses from the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force are two new tools to help in effective watershed management from ridge-to-reef!

1) Priority Ecosystem Indicators: 135 more words

Coral Reefs