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Thereitistakeit

There It Is—Take It! A Car Audio Tour about the Los Angeles Aqueduct System and Owen Valley

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California has one of the world’s largest, most productive, and most controversial water system.  It manages over 40,000,000 acre feet of water per year. serves over 30 million people and irrigates over 5,680,000 acres (2,300,000 ha) of farmland. To create this water system, there were many disagreements between the city of Los Angeles, farmers and ranchers in the Owens Valley of Eastern California, and environmentalists. By […]

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Casadelagua

Thirsty for Rainwater? Head to Casa del Agua in Mexico

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When is the last time that you drank rainwater? If you happen to be in Mexico City you might just get a chance to do so.  Clean water in Mexico can be hard to find, and 70% of drinking water is imported.  A new artisan water boutique called Casa del Agua was created in order to provide clean local water, […]

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Water Graphic

How Much Water Do You Use a Day? GOOD.is Infographic

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As I site here staring at my waterbottle, I wonder how much water I drink each day.  I seem to fill it up a few times a day.  Combine the water I  drink with the occasional shower, flushing the toilet, brushing my teeth, and cooking and I’m sure that I use quite a bit of water each day. There is […]

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Bubbler

Thirsty? Need a drink from the “bubbler?”

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When I was growing up, bottled water was not sold yet.  In fact – my mom used to make our water bottles out of empty maple syrup containers.  There are pictures of us at baseball games drinking out of our syrup bottles. The main place that we used to drink from at school and on the road was at the […]

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Rainhouse

What would it be like with rain in your house? I Wish You Hadn’t Asked

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What would be like if rain was to fall inside of your house instead of outside? I Wish You Hadn’t Asked, an artwork created in Denmark explores this idea and is a house where over 300,000 liters of water enter the structure as part of the piece. The project  is the work of the group  The Glue Societyand was made […]

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