Cal Poly receives its water from the Whale Rock Reservoir in Cayucos. The recent rains over winter filled the reservoir to its max and it spilled for the first time […]
Cal Poly students in six residence halls were left without water on Saturday due to an emergency water outage. The outage left the yak?it?ut?u, Sierra Madre, Yosemite, Tenaya, Muir and […]
For three weeks, about 670 student residents in the yakʔitʸutʸu dorms had limited access to filtered water at night, so some of them resorted to drinking sink and shower water.
The team plans to return to Thailand in December 2018.
Dustin Kash and Chris O’Day created a device to reduce water consumption.
Currently, people on campus have a habit of throwing their items straight into the landfill, sustainability coordinator Kylee Singh said.
Every member in attendance was given a copy of speaker Seth Siegel’s book, “Let There Be Water.”
The school is letting 28 percent of its turf — a proposed 13.6 acres in total — go brown in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s new demands that campuses cut their water use by one-fourth.
It’s easy to stay in Cal Poly’s isolated bubble of green lawns and flowering plants. It’s easy to forget we’re in a drought.
While the drought has prevented students from gaining practical experience, it hasn’t stopped students from wanting to learn by doing.
Modifications have been made to resident hall and public restrooms on campus, as well as resident hall shower heads.