water conservation http://kalw.org en Does San Francisco Have Enough Water? http://kalw.org/post/does-san-francisco-have-enough-water <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.72px;">Does San Francisco have enough water? &nbsp;California is experiencing a record-breaking drought, and&nbsp;Governor Jerry Brown is asking Californians to reduce their water usage by 20%. Host Joseph Pace and guests look at the Bay Area's water supply and explore&nbsp;what an even drier place - Las Vegas - can teach us about urban water conservation.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.72px;">Producer:&nbsp; Wendy Holcombe</span></p><div style="font-size: 12.72px;"><div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:27:01 +0000 City Visions 38648 at http://kalw.org Does San Francisco Have Enough Water? How much more water can the Bay Area conserve? http://kalw.org/post/how-much-more-water-can-bay-area-conserve <P></P> <P><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: 'times new roman', 'new york', times, serif; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Advocates say that by mid-century the Bay Area will not have enough water to meet its needs without</SPAN><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: 'times new roman', 'new york', times, serif; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">&nbsp;increasing supply or curbing demand.</SPAN><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: 'times new roman', 'new york', times, serif; FONT-SIZE: 12pt" id=yui_3_7_2_1_1364441536096_34605>&nbsp;What more can local agencies and consumers do to conserve water, and can conservation alone help us avoid extreme water scarcity? Is water too cheap? What will it take to convince us all to adopt more water-efficient practices?</SPAN></P> <P> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:41:00 +0000 City Visions 25054 at http://kalw.org How much more water can the Bay Area conserve? New film advocates saving water while there's still time http://kalw.org/post/new-film-advocates-saving-water-while-theres-still-time <p>It&rsquo;s our planet&rsquo;s most valuable resource, cities are powered by it, wars are fought over it, and life depends on it...</p><p>&ldquo;We think of it as air, infinite and inexhaustible, but when you use water in such quantities that it exceeds the system&rsquo;s capacity to renew itself, we&rsquo;ve got a problem,&rdquo; states the trailer for the new documentary film <em>Last Call at the Oasis</em>&nbsp;(view trailer below).</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 23:25:19 +0000 Kevin Robinson 10457 at http://kalw.org New film advocates saving water while there's still time Today on Your Call: What’s in store for the future of water conservation in California? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what%E2%80%99s-store-future-water-conservation-california <p>On today&rsquo;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about water issues facing California. The recent rain has brought the total rainfall for the year to 4.64 inches. This is less than half the historical average. So what should we do to conserve water? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. Are we conserving enough water? How safe is our water? And what water issues concern you the most? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 7672 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What’s in store for the future of water conservation in California?