“We legislated and plumbed this state for a different climate pattern, when annual winter rains reliably fell on Sonoma and points north, and a full Sierra snowpack reliably melted through the spring and summer to feed streams and irrigate orchards and farm fields. That era is long gone.” LA Times: If ‘drought’ means a period of dry years followed by a return to the norm, California is not in drought. The current climate is the norm.

+ “Your dog loves drinking out of the toilet, why shouldn’t you? Well, you actually can with some added filtration steps.” The future of water is … sewage? (It’s the future of politics and online discourse, so why not water too?)

+ NPR: How Your Hot Showers And Toilet Flushes Can Help the Climate. (Who knew my germaphobia and IBS would save the world?)