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Drought of 2014 – Could it last for more than 100 years?

  COULD CALIFORNIA’S DROUGHT LAST FOR MORE THAN 100 YEARS? Ocean trends According to a recent National Geographic article written in their Daily News, the California 2014 drought which ultimately began roughly 3 years ago has caused Californian residents to be alarmed and many believe, with false hope, to be peeking it’s head this year. But not according to B.Lynn Ingram, a paleoclimatologist out of Berkeley, Ca. She states that according to climate trends, we could be at the beginning of a 200 year long drought.  Our climate goes through trends that typically span over the course of a 20-30 time line. Ingram believes that the 20th Century was an unusual wet anomaly. So the questions remains. “What would we do if this drought in California continues? Are we prepared ...

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WATER ON THE BRAIN? Its not all bad…

Recent studies by Australia’s Griffith University reported by Aquatics International found that  nearly 7,000 learning swimmers under the age of 5 — including samples from the United States — to determine when their kids were reaching major physical, cognitive and emotional milestones……The study yielded some surprising findings: Not only did child swimmers achieve physical feats faster, but they were more cognitively advanced. Test results found that these kids are months, even years, ahead intellectually. They’re able to read, write, count and use building blocks better than those without aquatics education. So, the real question is, “Is Water on the Brain all that bad”? Well, it seems not in this case or this scenario. Perhaps teaching your children to ...

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Variable Drive Pumps and Title 20 Working Together to Save You Money

Are you one of the over a million swimming pool owners in California who has been getting years of enjoyment from your pool? I know that my family and I enjoy our pool a lot, especially during those extremely hot summer days that the Greater Sacramento area brings! But boy oh boy, I could sure live without the high electricity bill. Couldn’t you? This is Jerry by the way, and while I know you’re accustomed to hearing from Chris on our blog, I thought it was time, as the owner of Leisure Time Pools, to write an article of my own. This particular topic is very important to me because it has to do with a little known California regulation that affects every pool owner in the state. Did you know that a great number of residential swimming pools in Folsom, Roseville, Elk Grove, and other cities ...

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