Water has become a hot topic in California and we hope it stays that way. Give yourself an in-depth and up-to-date education with a daily perusal of these insightful blogs focused on water.
Water news aggregation and commentary by economist David Zetland. David is an economist (PhD UC Davis; now Wantrup Fellow at UC Berkeley) with many opinions. Damian Bickett is an occasional contributor. Damian is a PhD Candidate in UC Berkeley's ARE program.
Alternet's Water page is an amalgamation of water news and blogs from California, the US, and the world.
Aquafornia's mission is to educate readers about the complex and often controversial issues surrounding water in California. Aquafornia is affiliated with the Water Education Foundation, an impartial non-profit organization whose mission is to create a better understanding of water issues and help resolve water resource problems through educational programs.
News and analysis on California water policy from NRDC's Barry Nelson. During the week, Nelson is the director of the California Vision Project for NRDC's Water Program, where they work to protect rivers, lakes, estuaries and fisheries, and to promote improved water management practices that can meet human needs and adapt to the likely impacts of global warming.
CFWC's blog increases public awareness of agriculture's efficient use of water and promotes the industry's environmental sensitivity regarding water.
Circle of Blue is an international network of leading journalists, scientists, and communications design experts which reports and presents the information necessary to respond to the global freshwater crisis. It is a nonprofit affiliate of the internationally recognized water, climate, and policy think tank, the Pacific Institute. Circle of Blue publishes WaterNews, the daily go-to source for global water news and data.
Executive Strategist, Metropolitan Water District
In Water by Numbers, Peter Gleick of the Pacific Institute presents his thoughts about the water challenges facing California, the West, and our world. He also explores the threats and challenges to our freshwater resources, discussing available, viable solutions to those threats, "drawing from not only my experiences and viewpoint, but also by way of numbers. I will include in each post an important, unusual, or newsworthy 'water number' that I hope will highlight some piece of the water issue."
The Food and Water Watch blog reports on issues of water, agriculture, agribusiness, corporate accountability, food safety, fishing, and legislation pertaining to food systems.
This is a home-scale water harvesting and conservation blog.
This blog is the hitchhikers guide to the San Francisco Sewer Galaxy and its orbiting «blue» programs.
Thirsty in Suburbia documents things from the world of water that make us smile, particularly funny, amusing and weird items on drinking water, bottled water, water towers, water marketing, recycling, water-themed music, the art-water nexus.
EDF's blog claims a balanced approach to western water policy—protecting California's ecosystems and providing reliable water supplies for our farms and cities.
On Water features news, research, and current events on all aspects of water resources. This blog is brought to you by the Water Resources Center Archives, University of California.
Water and Poop provides relavent news and commentary on water sanitation development and technology.
The Water Cooler presents California and Central Basin information from the Central Basin Municipal Water District.
All things fresh water: news, analysis, humor, and commentary from Michael E. 'Aquadoc' Campana, hydrogeologist, hydrophilanthropist, Professor of Geosciences at Oregon State University, and founder and president of the nonprofit Ann Campana Judge Foundation, a foundation involved with WASH (WAter, Sanitation, and Hygiene) issues in Central America.
Is there another blog that you think Wholly H2o participants should be reading?