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Coast businesses adapting to drought

A man standing in front of a lartge water tank.
Michelle Blackwell
Ken Taylor of Joshua Grindle Inn, in front of a large water tank.

Local businesses are working with an organization to install water conservation measures.

May 11, 2022 — Local innkeeper Ken Taylor works to reduce his reliance on groundwater with the help of Localizing California Waters, a non-profit. He also advocates with other local businesses and residents to develop individual property level solutions that will help with the ongoing drought and create a healthier environment going forward.

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Michelle Blackwell is a writer, journalist, and reader. She contributes to the KZYX News program and publishes in the Fort Bragg Advocate and the Mendocino Beacon regularly. She developed, hosts, and produces the KZYX radio show and podcast “Upwelling” Her fiction pieces have appeared in various Writers of the Mendocino Coast anthologies.