Tag Archives: Yosemite National Park

Water Supply Update

It’s one thing to visit web sites and digest multiple reports on the water supply, but long-time MOST readers know that we don’t consider that kind of analysis to be adequate.  Instead, we insist on personally assessing the situation, risking …
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Final Water Supply Update 2014

The year of 2014 is ending today, so let’s compare our water supply situation now to last year at this time.  The results are encouraging, but a long way from good.  And we need to look at water stored in …
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Water Treatment Certification Deadline

We’ve been preoccupied here at MOST with getting folks prepared for the March 16 Water Distribution Operator exam — so preoccupied, in fact, that we almost forgot about another critical certification deadline.  March 1 is the final day to have …
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Milestones

We’re new to this world of blogs, so we’re not sure if these numbers are impressive or not.  But we thought we would share them with you, because we are pretty proud of them.  MOST has been at this for …
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California Gas Prices: The Law of Unintended Consequences

Improving air quality is a good thing.  No sane person could argue against that.  But we all should be part of the discussion as to how we might best accomplish such a noble goal.  And if we find that the …
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Restore Hetch Hetchy?

Water is vital to life.  It is also vital to economic activity.  And water is scarce in the desert southwest United States.  Because of this conflict between need and availability, there are many lurid stories related to water supply in …
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Water Jobs Outlook

We have two main categories of customers here at MOST: those with jobs in the Water Industry, and those looking to land such jobs.  There has been significant distress in the latter group, largely due to the absolutely lousy job …
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Yosemite Falls — Live!

In our last post, we noted that we had spies everywhere, when showing off a recent photo of Yosemite Falls.  Well, it seems that MOST is not the only spy outfit around!  The National Parks Service has live webcams of Yosemite Falls, …
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Water Treatment Operator Exam Week

This Saturday is exam day for those of you taking the California Water Treatment Operator exam this time around.  We wish you the best of luck, and we hope that you found something here at MOST to help you in …
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Water Supply Update: Yosemite

What a difference a year makes!  Last year we experienced record precipitation in much of California; this year we’ve been praying for rain!  Here at MOST, we like to give you first-hand accounts of the water supply situation in California, …
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Winter in Yosemite

I just completed another — ahem — fact-finding mission.  I was examining the state of the water supply in the frozen reservoir that is the snow pack of the Sierra Nevada.  As seen in today’s photo of Tenaya Lake in …
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