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The Los Angeles Times highlighted research by IoES undergraduates and environmental group Heal the Bay.
The LA Times featured an op-ed co-written by Stephanie Pincetl, director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA, about instituting residential water meters to monitor indoor and outdoor usage.
UCLA Water Resources Group Director Madelyn Glickfeld was quoted in a Time article about the dangers of draining reservoirs during a drought and the opportunities that the current drought brings to improve water efficiency in Southern California.
Yoram Cohen, professor at the School of Engineering and IoES, was interviewed by KCBS-Channel 2 and KCAL-Channel 9 about efforts to create viable large-scale desalination plants in California.
Glen MacDonald, director of the IoES and professor of geography and ecology and evolutionary biology, was interviewed on NBC's "Nightly News" about the historical significance and potential impact of the current drought emergency in California.
"The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions and Strategies" was hosted by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and UCLA as part of the 11th annual G'Day USA Program.
UCLA Magazine profile on Bruin alumnus, environmental advocate, and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold.
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and IoES Professor Yoram Cohen and engineering graduate student Zita Yu are developing 'vertical wetlands' to ease water use.
The UCLA Water Resources Group, founded by the IoES, works with environmental organizations and government agencies to improve water management in Los Angeles.
California leads the nation in groundwater extraction, but it lags behind in updating groundwater-related laws and regulations. As a result, protracted litigation clogs the courts and threatens precious water resources.
A team of graduate students, including Environmental Science & Engineering doctoral candidate Michelle Thompson, are working to improve the condition of potable water and wastewater systems in Fiji.
Tony Orme, professor emeritus of geography and geology & UC White Mountain Research Center director, was interviewed on KPCC about efforts to replenish beach sand lost to development and other human activities along California's coastline.
California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA Director Stephanie Pincetl and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold are featured in an NBC Learn video about Southern California's water resources.
A group of graduate students, led by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and IoES Affiliate Eric Hoek, are conducting research in Fiji.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold was interviewed on KNX-1070 AM about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's plan to build the world’s largest groundwater treatment center over a Superfund pollution site in the San Fernando Valley.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in a L.A. Times article about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's plans to construct facilities that will restore pumping of drinking water from scores of contaminated San Fernando Valley wells.
Leave it up to us, the Heal the Bay Beach Water Quality Team, to determine when it’s safe for you to swim.
A scientific roadmap for protecting a critical natural resource.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in an Environmental Health News article about decreased pesticide deposits in L.A. County waters.
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