All posts tagged "conservation"

  • 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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  • Governor Brown Makes Water Mandates for Drought
    State surpasses Governor’s goal in water conservation

    According to water conservation numbers released by the State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday, throughout the month of June, Californians reduced their water use by 27.3 percent, despite the heat and humidity. “Californians understand the severity...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • California Water News.001
    San Diegans eligible for rain barrel reimbursement

    The City of San Diego Public Utilities Department is offering rebates for homeowners who install rain barrels to capture rainwater. In order to qualify for the rebate program, residents must: · Have purchased rain barrel after January 1,...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Water District Runs Out of Turf Removal Money
    MWD lawn removal program out of funding

    As the California drought worsens, homeowners throughout Southern California have taken drastic measures to conserve water and save money. Water agencies, like Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, was offering rebates for homeowners who ripped out their...

    • Posted July 11, 2015
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  • Cal Poly Pomona California Huge Water User
    Cal Poly Pomona named biggest water user in CSU system

    The severe California drought has caused mandatory water restrictions across the state, especially for homeowners. An interesting factor frequently left out of the debate is the colleges and universities that reside in the state. Out of all...

    • Posted July 4, 2015
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  • California Water Conservation Efforts
    5 ways to save water during the California drought

    Even though the severe California drought has many looking for new ways of conserving water – like replacing outdoor lawns with drought-resistant turf – some homeowners want to keep their lush, green lawn. These tips are for...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • Family Size Matters When it Comes to Water
    More family members means more water for some San Jose residents

    In San Jose, residents are beginning to question the mandatory cutbacks that were established in response to the drought in California. The San Jose Water Company had established a one size fits all plan for reduction, allocating...

    • Posted June 28, 2015
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  • Water Waste Fines Coming to California
    Conservation Penalties for failing to meet water restrictions

    Residents in some parts of Los Angeles county may see their water rates increase if they fail to meet Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory water restrictions. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear a proposal that...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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