Operation Unite® engaged with many people and issues this year. Here are a few highlights:
- Produced a radio round table discussion on KVMR with the Democrats, Republicans and Tea Parties. Discussed California water issues and the common ground of the Parties.
- Provided “Plan Your Water Future” workshops for citizens in Mountain Counties to learn, choose and apply their chosen water improvements. Groundwater monitoring, rain water harvesting, grey water, irrigation practices and drought resilient vegetation strategies were considered.
- Produced a special “Meet Your Mentor“ radio show with video clips (http://www.operationunite.co/resources/). Explored the underground regions of the 16 to One Gold Mine in Allegany, California with Mentor Robert Campbell, Professor Vasant Wagh of Swami Rammanand Teerth Marathwada University in Nanded, India, a very ambitious UC Davis Geology student and the President of the Mine.
- Met with numerous farmers and water purveyors in the Central Valley, Delta and northern California regions. Discussed the application of the Operation Unite® public relationship building program and community groundwater management program.
- Met with farmers entering the legal medicinal cannabis farming industry. Discussed successful management of their water resources.
- Built water resilience for California citizens through the Operation Unite® Know Your Water® and the Neighborhood Water Alliance programs.
Water underlies everything that we value. May our communities recognize its value and support efforts to build habits, resiliency, sustainability and accessibility to water in both the environment and for the people on our planet. Wishing each of you a very prosperous and happy New Year.