Posts Tagged ‘Colorado River’

Arid-headed water war breaks out between LA and PHX

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

March 20, 2013 By Wayne Lusvardi The word arid has two meanings: insufficient rainfall to grow trees or dull and boring.  The second meaning seems to characterize the level of intelligence that's on display in the recent media water war that has broken out between the major newspapers in Los Ange...

Actually, tax increase would slam Calif. economy

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

April 17, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Dan Walters, call your office!  Or call a reputable economist for therapy. Walters writes that a marginal tax rate increase amounting to $9 to $10 billion in new revenue would reflect only 0.5 percent of the total state Gross Domestic Product.  And it would incr...

Cadiz creates water out of thin air

Monday, April 9th, 2012

April 9, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Call it “thin water.” A small private company called Cadiz Inc. in Los Angeles is in the process of creating water in California’s Mojave Desert -- like a magician, literally out of thin air. By selling that water wholesale, water agencies will be able nearl...