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Floor Care: Hydraulic Lime

Straw Hall Care and Maintenance Manual Natural Hydraulic Lime Floor Care: Straw Hall has very thick flooring that’s made of “Natural Hydraulic Lime” (NHL) plaster. The floor has “hydronic” heat, with many rows of plastic pipe (for circulating hot fluids … Continue reading

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Western Pond Turtle

Big Bend is prime habitat for the beautiful and important Western Pond Turtle.  Learn all about these fabulous friends in this six-page PDF information flyer from ODF&W… Click Here: Western Pond Turtle Info

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Using Hot Water to Cool?

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/423466/using-heat-to-cool-buildings/ MIT Technology Review – Energy News Using Heat to Cool Buildings Novel materials could make practical air conditioners and refrigerators that use little or no electricity. By Kevin Bullis on March 30, 2011 Hot pack: A display at a … Continue reading

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TEG Electricity from Hot Water?

http://www.panasonic.com/global/corporate/technology-design/technology/tec.html Thermoelectric Tubes: Utilizing the Geothermal Heat to Solve the Energy Problem Solar and wind power, currently the most common sources for renewable energy, generate amounts of electricity which can vary greatly depending on the time of day or the … Continue reading

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Archive of Updates

Spring 2018 Update: Things are going well at BBHSP, as work continues, and we somehow overcome each new challenge and continue to chip away at our goals (for more information about BBHSP Goals, please see: http://www.bigbendhotsprings.org/?page_id=57). We are nearing the Final … Continue reading

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Power Line Relocation

One of the most important parts of the BBHSP restoration work is our bold plan to remove the offensive power and phone lines and poles (including supporting guy wires, bracing, and electromagnetic emissions) that currently cross the river directly over … Continue reading

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Articles of Incorporation

Big Bend Hot Springs Project is growing and evolving, as we learn how to be better stewards of this sacred land and waters.  One of our longterm goals is to become an official Non-Profit Organization, steered by a diverse community … Continue reading

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Early Progress Made

 Our first building- a restroom and shower complex- is nearly completed, and has a 2000 gallon septic system and a new potable cold water well.  Our Master Plan has been evolving, and Phase One was submitted to Shasta County in … Continue reading

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