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IRWD Reservoirs Boost Region’s Responsiveness to FiresCalifornia’s voracious wildfires require a rapid and aggressive response from fire crews. Quite often, that means calling in fixed-wing and rotorcraft air attacks to combat challenging conflagrations by dropping water onto the flames. Irvine Ranch Water District’s open reservoirs are continuously available and frequently used for these purposes. Even when there is no blaze in sight, local firefighters and other emergency response teams practice their aerial attacks at IRWD reservoirs. On a...
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Annual Cleanup Draws More than 150 VolunteersA trio of discarded bicycle frames, the tattered arm of an over-stuffed sofa, a weather-worn soccer ball and hundreds of discarded cigarette butts and snack wrappers were among the items found during this year’s Annual Watershed Cleanup Day event sponsored Saturday by Irvine Ranch Water District. More than 150 volunteers participated in the event, donning protective gloves as they searched the San Diego River — on the lookout for debris they could scoop up before it makes its way to the...
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A Refuge to Inspire Your LandscapeTake a trip to the San Joaquin Marsh and Wildlife...
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Happy to See Green? Thank Our Purple PipesLet’s be honest. We love our treelined streets, verdant medians...