- EPA Reaches Settlement with Salinas Co. American Cooling, Inc. Over Clean Water Act Violations
- Sativa Water District Now Under Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Works Management
- School Districts still eligible for millions in drinking water grants
- State Water Board Addressing Erosion Control after Carr Fire
- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
All posts tagged "conservation"
Landscape & Water Conservation Fair scheduled
On Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD), in partnership with the Inland Empire Utilities Agency and other water agencies, will host the 9th annual Landscape and Water...
- Posted September 15, 2015
Water agency approves additional lawn removal funding
The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) recently passed additional funding for residents to replace their lawns with artificial turf. The board of directors approved an additional $1.5 million for the conservation program, on top of the $3.5...
- Posted September 10, 2015
Plumbing giant joins conservation network
Kohler, the nation’s leading provider of kitchen and bathroom plumbing products, joined a network of businesses and organizations that make up the “Connect the Dots” campaign. The campaign focuses on bringing water solutions to California during a...
- Posted August 30, 2015
Californians exceed state mandate for second consecutive month
Even during the peak of summer, Californians are answering the call to use less water. July numbers released by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) this week show a 31.3 percent reduction in water use compared...
- Posted August 28, 2015
Shock Top partners with Indiegogo to solve California drought
Shock Top, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch, is now partnering with the crowd-funding site Indiegogo to help respond to the California drought. The program, known as Shock the Drought, is a program that will identify, fund and distribute water-saving...
- Posted August 18, 2015
“Turf and Toilet” rebate program launched statewide
On Wednesday, the California Department of Water Resources announced their new $30 million rebate program, known as “turf and toilet.” The program is aimed at helping Californians reach Governor Jerry Brown’s targeted water cutbacks via water conservation....
- Posted August 14, 2015
Shade balls: the future of water protection
To help save water during the historic California drought, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power released a total of 96 million shade balls into the 174-acre Los Angeles Reservoir. The final 20,000 shade balls were...
- Posted August 13, 2015
Metropolitan Water District turf rebate program closed
As of last Friday, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has permanently closed its turf rebate program due to lack of funds. The district’s $450 million conservation program is the largest in the nation, which was...
- Posted August 12, 2015
San Bruno implements smart water network to combat drought
With Californians facing one of the most severe droughts on record, the City of San Bruno is taking its conservation efforts and stepping it up a notch. “Free low-flow shower heads, bathroom and kitchen faucets and water-saving...
- Posted August 10, 2015
Some water districts miss the mark on conservation
Statistics regarding summer water use were released by the State Water Resources Control Board in late July, revealing that urban water use is down by 27%. Despite this, 16 local districts have failed to meet the conservation...
- Posted August 6, 2015