Buying less is the easiest way to make a difference. But when you do need new clothes, you will usually be choosing among four major types of fibers: oil-based synthetics, cotton, rayon and wool. Their environmental trade-offs are so varied that a definitive ranking would be impossible. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


The Department of Water Resources invited downstream levee maintaining agencies and county emergency operators to a meeting in Oroville on Monday to discuss ways of improving operations and planning for future emergency situations. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


A dire wildfire season may already be upon us in San Diego County, state and local fire officials said Tuesday. It’s not just the dead trees and brush covering much of the region’s back country, it’s thigh-high grass that sprouted just about everywhere during an exceptionally wet winter, including urban canyons in highly populated areas.… Read More


Why do water droplets follow in the path of other water droplets? Like when a drop of water slides down a wall, the other droplets will enter the "path" created by that drop and slide down the same way. You can see this clearly with windows while its raining. submitted by /u/TrapsBegone [link]… Read More