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  • Californians respond to drought, cut water use 11.5% in August 2014
    LA Times reported 10/7/2014 that:
    Officials announced today that Californians sharply cut their water consumption during August, the hottest month of the year. The State Water Resources Control Board reported an 11.5% reduction in water production -- about 27 billion gallons -- in August compared with the same month a year ago.

    It was the third month in a row that the state has reduced urban water use.

    Southern California drew special praise from officials for cutting use by 7.8% in August, an important about-face from earlier this year when a board report showed an 8% increase in the region's water use in May, effectively neutralizing the progress made in the rest of the state.

    The data are another encouraging sign for state and local water officials, who have tightened regulations in recent months to help the state reach Gov. Jerry Brown’s 20% reduction goal.
  • JoVE - Journal of Visualized Experiments
    This dynamic new concept of a journal incorporates videos, films, sound, powerpoints, text & images to demonstrate the experimental sciences. Indexed in PubMed & other sources. Covers Bioengineering, Chemistry, Applied Physics, Neurosciences, Immunology & Infection, Clinical & Translational Medicine, Behavior and Environment. Increasingly interdisciplinary.
  • American Rivers  
    More than 60% of Americans' drinking water comes from our rivers and streams. American Rivers has taken on the mission of protecting these vital waterways from pollution and overdevelopment.
  • ASTM Standards & Engineering Digital Library
    ASTM is the major database for standards issued by the American Society for testing and materials. Includes full text current and historical standards, and all other publications issued by ASTM: e-books, symposia, journal articles.
  • Reuters Science News
    Global news summaries about latest science events, policies and findings from news wires and media outlets.
  • SAE Digital Library now active
    Finally, fulltext access to the technical papers from SAE since 1998 are available. For pre-1998 papers. selected technical papers are included in the SAE Transactions, for which some volumes are available at the UCI Library at Science Library Call Number TL 1 S6.
  • ScienceWatch
    Tracks trends and performance in global scientific research since 1989 and includes interview, competitive intelligence, data and rankings, special topics.
  • Update on 2013 Stockholm Water Week Conference
    Highlights of the 2013 Water Week conference.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering has wide boundaries.  it includes the study of structures, transportation, water resources, hydrology, marine sciences, coastal studies, industrial ecology, soil sciences, seismology and earthquakes, building and construction, and all things green and environmental.  It also includes coveage of operations research,  The environmental sciences emphasis is equally diverse and is where the study of recycling, reclamation, conservation, hazardous wastes, air quality, particulates, pollution studies, and is a bridge to the atmospheric sciences.  Related coverage includes the associated environmental, social and public policy studies, environmental health sciences and applied sciences.

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