All posts tagged "conservation"

  • 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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  • More Water Restrictions come to California
    California farmers and water districts fight mandatory water restrictions

    Farmers in the San Joaquin Valley are ignoring mandatory water restrictions, despite California’s historic drought. Many of the farmers who live in the area rely on the San Joaquin River to water their crops, an essential aspect...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Fresno Water Conservation Kicks Into High Gear
    Fresno takes hard stance on water conservation

    The City of Fresno has taken huge steps in reducing its water waste. The California drought became all too real for Fresno residents when reservoir water levels became dangerously low. To help combat the issue, many in...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • California Home Owners Save Water in Drought Times
    Homeowners seeking new ways of curbing water usage

    The California drought has caused many homeowners to begin looking at new ways of conserving water. In Southern California, the most noticeable change can be seen in landscaping. Californians are taking Governor Jerry Brown’s advice and removing...

    • Posted May 31, 2015
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  • Wastewater Reviewed to Help California Drought
    Could potable reuse be a possibility in California?

    With the California drought at its peak, water gurus are beginning to discuss the possibility of potable reuse to help aid the state’s water crisis. Potable reuse is recycled water, where sewage water is treated and purified...

    • Posted May 24, 2015
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