All posts tagged "conservation"

  • Landscape & Water Conservation Fair scheduled
    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
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  • Water agency approves additional lawn removal funding
    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
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  • Kohler Helps Fight Drought
    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
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  • California Exceeds Water Conservation Mandates
    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
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  • Shock Top Helps Fight California Drought
    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
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  • California Launches “Turf and Toilet” Program
    “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
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  • Shade Balls Help California Drought
    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
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  • California Drought Increases Turf Sales
    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
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  • San Bruno implements smart water network to combat drought
    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
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  • California Water Meters as Result of Drought
    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
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