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Fresno recharges water system with major project

Fresno’s major expansion of its water system, the Recharge Fresno project, is nearing completion. Recharge Fresno is an infrastructure project that will deliver treated surface water to more homes and businesses beginning the middle of this year. “Many of the ...

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‘A perfect storm’ to face water issues

Thomas Esqueda remembers seeing the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” as a child. During a recent interview with The Collegian, he said one scene in particular made an impact in his life. In that scene, the main character, played ...

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Water cohort author to visit campus

Dr. David Sedlak, professor at University of California, Berkeley and author of “Water 4.0,” will be giving a lecture on his book on Thursday at 6 p.m. in North Gym 118. The book was selected as this year’s campuswide read ...

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City of Fresno employee named VP of water, sustainability

Fresno State announced the appointment of Thomas C. Esqueda Thursday as the first associate vice president in water and sustainability at the university, according to a news release. The position was created to help Fresno State in its mission to ...

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Book club seeks to bring awareness to water issues

A Fresno State group is hoping to make a difference throughout the campus with the help of a single book. The Fresno State Water Cohort started reading the book “Water 4.0: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Most ...

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1 in 5 adults in Valley lack clean water, 46 percent fear deportation

The Institute for Leadership and Public Policy at Fresno State conducted a public opinion survey in March on issues and concerns in the San Joaquin Valley, finding that 21 percent of adults have little access to clean water. The survey ...

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‘Water’ you learning about? Students showcase water sustainability projects

The third-annual Reading About Water Student Showcase kicked off in the Henry Madden Library on Monday. The showcase is coordinated by the Fresno State Water Cohort, which includes faculty representatives from colleges from across the university, and displays the work ...

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Water bond bill set for November vote

Come November, voters will get the chance to have their say on a bill that would increase access to California’s water supply by building new infrastructure. Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, would ...

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The dilemma of vending machines

Vending machines on campus are known by some students to eat change instead of dispense snacks or drinks at all. This leads to the question of whether or not vending machines are reliable.    

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Swimming and Dive Team [video]

Swimming and diving Head Coach Jeanne Fleck talks about the new Aquatics Center and the upcoming season.

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New fountains in USU

To encourage students to recycle, the University Student Union board of directors has installed two state of the art drinking fountains in the USU. The new fountains offer filtered water and a special bottle refilling station that tracks the amount of water bottles saved by using it.

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Students take the “challenge”

Conserving 20 gallons of water a day can pose quite a challenge. Yet many people in the community take on that challenge, with a few easy tips and a little dedication.

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