By some estimates, California over about three weeks recently got about 98 million acre-feet of rain. So, why hasn’t that solved the Western drought? Anchor Brock Yordy walks us through the logistics of massive-scale water capture. Then, in this week’s safety segment, we talk about willful misconduct.
This episode covers:
- Trenching safety
- Willful safety violations and liability
- Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and Inflation Reduction Act funds for drilling infrastructure
- Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS)
- Droughts in the Western U.S.
- California’s “atmospheric river”
- Rain capture’s impact on Western U.S. droughts
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