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Find out the latest news about western water and climate change, with articles, interviews with Carpe Diem West network leaders, and press.

Fire and Water

"The more that we can do to invest in source water protection now, the more payoff there will be, down the road." Marguerite Young, EBMUD A few weeks ago, on a wet and stormy night (at last!) Carpe ...

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Building that Village in the Willamette Basin - An Interview with Allison Hensey

"Long-term flexible capacity funding is key because the on-the-ground funding just can't be overstated. That strategy has really borne fruit because it enables people to take much bigger risks and mak...

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Clean Drinking Water for All

Dear Friends: The Willamette Basin is a hard-working western river system. Over two-thirds of the state’s population lives in this 11,460 square mile region, a million plus acres are farmed a...

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Join us November 26, 2019 - Commonwealth Club - California’s Wildfires - Community & Water Supply Protection

Program Description We’ve all inhaled a lot of wildfire smoke over the past few years in Northern California. Fueled by a rapidly warming climate, these catast...

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Blue Green Slimy Stuff

Toxic algae outbreaks in water systems are a well known phenomena in the Midwest and Eastern United States. Now though we're seeing a rapid increase in these outbreaks in the American ...

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