Archives for September 2014

Recycled water for a growing community

In a time when an extended drought has threatened California’s water resources, one town has developed a program for recycling water to deal with unforeseeable conditions.  Oxnard’s new Advanced Water Purification Facility plant is one of the largest, most prominent recycled water programs in the United States.  The facility guarantees sustainable and reliable water supply for the growing […]

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Mother nature teaches

A child hauls a wheelbarrow full of rocks she has collected from the cistern fed stream, a frog and turtle overlook the pond as kids explore the landscape and climb the custom structures built into the hillside  topography of the Beauvoir Elementary School.  Play based learning is the esence of the recently opened playground that sits just […]

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