Winter Forecast: A Strong Chance of El Niño

Weather experts say the conditions are ripe for a winter El Niño that would bring rain to the south and above-average temperatures to the north.

ESOP Month: Babcock Labs Celebrates Being Employee Owned

October is associated with jack-o-lanterns, ghouls and goblins, and pumpkin spice… everything. But for the laboratory professionals at Babcock Labs, October is also associated with employee ownership!

Toilet-to-Tap: Babcock Labs Sponsors CUC Breakfast on Recycled Water

Babcock Laboratories, Inc. is the sponsor of this month’s University of California, Riverside (UCR) Citizens University Committee (CUC) Breakfast. At the event, UCR Ph.D. Candidate Daniel Harmon will give a presentation on his research concerning recycled water and public opinion.

PFOA & PFOS Testing: Not Why, But How?

The concern over polyfluoroalkyl substances like PFOA and PFOS is clear—what is less clear is how we will be testing for them.

Cultivating Conservation: Winning Strategies for Water Agencies

California water agencies face increasing pressure to promote and implement sustainable water conservation practices. But as the old saying goes, “old habits die hard.” So what motivates people to use less water?

Groundwater Exchange: New Website Provides SGMA Resources

California water agencies and communities have a new resource for groundwater management information and tools.

Groundwater Exchange, a website located at www.groundwaterexchange.org, describes itself as “a free, collaborative online resource for connecting water managers, water users, and community members to support the design and implementation of effective Groundwater Sustainability Plans under California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).”