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WQ 1 – The Nature of Water

This course explores the unique substance water from a basic chemistry standpoint.  Includes definitions of several beginning chemistry terms including matter, energy, substances, mixtures, atoms, molecules and ions.  Course intended for Water Operator contact hours and continuing education. Approximate length:  …
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What’s in Our Energy Future?

Did you know that the largest single consumer of electricity in California is the water industry? Today, water and energy are inextricably linked. But what does the future hold for us? It promises to pose an even greater linkage between …
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Let the Sunshine In

In today’s LA Times, solar energy in the Owens Valley is explored. See http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-owens-solar2-2010feb02,0,2677831.story The reduction in water deliveries from the Owens Valley to Los Angeles in recent years has also resulted in a significant loss in clean, hydroelectric energy …
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