Drought

Tech Data Centers Fail to Undergo Water Scrutiny

Tech Center May Get Water Inquiry

For months, the nation has talked about the California drought and how farmers and the agricultural industry are to blame for California’s water shortage. One new – and fairly unheard of – culprit is coming about: the Silicon Valley tech industry. What most people don’t know is that the technology …

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Californians change attitude towards lawns

Californian Water Restrictions and Lawn Browning

As the California drought continues to rear its head, homeowners are beginning to look for more out-of-the-box methods of conserving water. Homeowners are discovering companies, like Greywater Corps, that take drainage water from showers and washing machines and use that to water their existing lawns. The idea of installing these …

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California drought causes activists to protest Nestle

Water Companies Questioned Regarding Drougt

On Wednesday, activists from across the state descended upon two Nestle water-bottling plants – one in Los Angeles and one in Sacramento. Courage Campaign led the protest. According to the organization’s website, “Courage Campaign fights for a more progressive California and country. We are online community powered by more than …

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California drought forces farmers to make water deal

Farmers Respond to California Drought

With the California drought at its peak, a number of farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are coming together to help solve the water crisis. Because of the uncertainty behind potential water restrictions and cutbacks, these farmers have agreed to give up 25 percent of their yearly water allocation. …

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Bottle water targeted by drought activists

Bottled Water Companies in California Questioned

Companies who bottle water are now being targeted due to the drought in California. Over 111 companies, including Nestle, Walmart and Cocoa Cola, bottle their water in California. When Governor Jerry Brown implemented the state’s first-ever mandatory water-use cuts in urban areas, the agricultural sector and industry were largely exempt …

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