2015 Fix California Challenge

2015 Fix California Challenge

CA Water Games

Public wide event for students K-12 & adults to submit ideas for CA to Produce Save Reuse water A-Z. Have mascot teach kids about water abuse, use, etc for K-12 grades. Benefits Train public on drought show serious how drought is Fun for K-12 Solve problems Make new rulings or challenge older ones Bottom line CA Saves, Produces, Reuses Water. Game winners K-12 can tour Waterpark or beach or river for local event IF ...more »

Submitted by (@stephenrussell)

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2015 Fix California Challenge

Six Californias

California needs a refresh. Our public schools have gone from the top in the nation to 47th. We are ranked 50th out of 50 for the worst business climate in the United States. We have high unemployment and the percentage of people living below the poverty line is steadily increasing. Our state needs a massive investment in infrastructure and a streamlined process to help grow and keep businesses. Our state needs our help. ...more »

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Require a Law Be Removed Before a New Law is Added

Canada just recently enacted a law whereby a regulation must be removed before a new regulation is added. Except for environment, public health, or safety related laws, there are always outdated or irrelevant regulations that should be removed that cost an undue burden on our government.

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Saving the Salton Sea

There isn't enough run off to preserve the Salton Sea at current levels of salinity or size. As it shrinks the exposed lake bed, filled with 100 years of agricultural salts, will lift up into the wind and blow poison everywhere. The ideal solution would be to route more fresh water into the lake but long term that would not stop the lake from becoming dense, lifeless brine. This is the problem with the state's own ...more »

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Fix Am Track with up grades

Why spend billions to put a super train in the middle of Ca that does not connect to the major cities ,Am tract should be upgraded to support all of ca.i am sure out side of the Governor office their are smart Engineers that can make this work at a less cost than a super train to nowhere

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Exec. Education in Public Sector Innovation for Gov't Employees

Civic leaders face many of the same challenges of the past century. But this generation of leaders are tasked with solving them without the ability to match current needs - regardless of relevance or cost effectiveness. Governments are hamstrung by legacy processes while a fast-moving public demands increased responsiveness. At the same time, opportunities for collaboration between the public and private sectors have ...more »

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NEPTUNES' EXTINGUISHER

Since California is "beginning" fire season, and we are in a severe drought, we must find alternative water sources to fight fires. Why not utilize any dried up/ or near dried up any inland man made lake not used as a resovoir, as a holding source of water. However, filling it with sea water, and utilizing the most cost effective way to transport it there.

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Rethink water delivery responsibilities of state vs federation

Water and drought management is a cross state topic which needs efficient instruments for state and federation. Reviewing and improving the currently existing instruments might lead to a significant improvement of the situation of water consumption, shortage and distribution system. This idea got entered on behalf of work group 2 of the IdeaHack

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