|Heavy clouds and rain pass over downtown Los Angeles on Friday, April 8, 2016. The first of two weather systems has brought showers to Southern California but rainfall has been scattered and mostly light. The National Weather Service says radar shows showers running across the region early Friday but not much of the rain is reaching the ground. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) Photo by Associated Press|
Apr 9, 2016
Apr 8, 2016
By BEN TRACY CBS NEWS April 8, 2016, 7:10 PM
LAKE OROVILLE, Calif. -- Southern California is expected to get much-needed rain this weekend, and Northern California has received plenty in recent weeks. But when it comes to drought relief, it's hardly a drop in the bucket.
Two million gallons of water per minute were being released from one of California's largest reservoirs because it was simply too full.
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Mar 16, 2016
Beautiful project! Job well done!!
Photos by EcoTech Services
Gayle Anderson reported UC Tested Utility Ground cover, Kurapia as a new plant product that can us water and water bill on her program, Drought Watch on Los Angeles KTLA Morning News. Mr. Edward L. Wallace, a landscape contractor of Midwest Landscaping in Long Beach, California was interviewed and assisting the program professionally. Thanks to Gayle and Edward for introducing Kurapia to making better environment for our community!!
Feb 20, 2016
8AM - 10AM on Saturday, February 20, 2016
Mark Ohde will talk about Kurapia on the garden radio show.
Feb 16, 2016
June 16, 2015
Glendora Ridge Road was shut down between Glendora Mountain and Mt. Baldy roads as a precaution ahead of heavy rain. (KABC)
Jan 8, 2016
Kurapia remains intact after the storm. The mud soil and some debris are seen over the Kurapia ground cover. Kurapia wasn't washed and is still under it.
|Feb 16, 2016|
Observing Kurapia's coming back up growing from soil.
Bioswales are landscape elements designed to remove silt and pollution from surface runoff water. They consist of a swaled drainage course with gently sloped sides (less than six percent) and filled with vegetation, compost and/or riprap.