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  • UCI researcher urges better use of repurposed water

    A recent article by a UC Irvine researcher argues that more of the water that normally runs off into storm drains should be repurposed and used to water plants and flush toilets. Lead author Stanley Grant said so-called graywater and wastewater from...
  • One more step in the case for stairs

    One more step in the case for stairs
    A tiny corner of Costa Mesa has been ground zero in a long struggle over a mound of dirt. At the end of Canary Drive, an incline connects the paved suburbia to the occasionally wind-swept grassy bluff at the northeastern edge of Fairview Park. But for...
  • District: New facility achieves 1960s dream

    District: New facility achieves 1960s dream
    They're calling it the "Murph." The Mesa Water Reliability Facility — or MWRF — had its official unveiling during a private event Wednesday afternoon. Costa Mesa politicians and Mesa Water District employees were among the nearly 150 who...
  • Mailbag: Customers can be proud of Mesa Water

    Mesa Water operates a water district of which our customers and community members can be proud. Our residents and water users expect, deserve and receive safe, high-quality water from an efficient, financially sound and transparent agency. As one of the...
  • CdM pipeline project could snarl traffic

    Corona del Mar drivers beware: A major water pipeline improvement project along area roads could create some traffic snarls starting this spring and into summer. "It's big, it's going to be a pain — no question about it," Newport Beach City...
  • Learning about water's power

    What do California, the Incas of Peru, the Chinese emperors and the Egyptian pharaohs have in common? The answer? "Hydraulic societies," where social, political and economic order is based on large-scale distribution of water in arid environments. This,...
  • State leaders support desalination plant

    The state legislators representing Orange County unanimously asked a state water agency to approve Poseidon Water's permit to build a desalination facility in Huntington Beach, according to a statement by Poseidon Water. The Thursday letter to Coastal...
  • Mailbag: Mansoor voted wrong way on fracking bill

    I recently read that our assemblyman, Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), voted against Assembly Bill 1323, which would have ordered a temporary halt to fracking in California. I was disappointed that he chose to help kill this modest attempt to allow further...
  • Where to invest green money

    More and more Orange County entrepreneurs are starting clean-tech ventures, and F. Henry Habicht II, or Hank, is the man they all want to meet. Habicht, 57, is a managing partner at Costa Mesa-based Sail, the leading clean-tech investment firm in the...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Want more birds in your garden? Just add water

      I've probably never met a gardener who didn't also enjoy the delightful sounds and sights of warblers, wrens, bluebirds and thrushes in their garden. A healthy, diverse garden will always encourage a few feathered friends, but the abundance of birds...
  • It's A Gray Area: Effective fights for freedom

    This week I will continue to discuss the recent Freedom Fest convention in Las Vegas, where one of the speakers was Greg Mortenson. You probably know of Mortenson as the co-author of the book "Three Cups of Tea," which describes his experiences in...
  • Top ratings earn water district lower interest rates

    COSTA MESA — Mesa Consolidated Water District has received top bond ratings from the Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor rating firms, which will allow the district to finance future infrastructure projects at lower interest rates, district...