- Orland Sand and Gravel Corporation to Pay $675,000 Penalty for Water Quality Violations
- Cease and Desist Order Served on Kern County Oil Field Wastewater Disposal Center Company
- Both DWR and California State Water Board Issue Annual Warnings Regarding Waterborne Illnesses
- Reclamation Announces Updates for Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Allocations
- President Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration for 17 Northern California Counties
All posts tagged "conservation"
State Water Board releases December conservation numbers
Yesterday, the State Water Resources Control Board released their monthly conservation numbers. December’s numbers, in comparison to November, dropped. In December, Californians conserved 18.3 percent (24.7 billion gallons). In November, that number was 20.4 percent. “While the...
- Posted February 3, 2016
MWD releases annual conservation report
Yesterday, Metropolitan Water District (MWD) released its annual regional progress report that it submits to the California State Legislature. The report addresses the water agency’s achievements in conservation, recycling and groundwater recharge. “Metropolitan’s Board of Directors approved...
- Posted February 2, 2016
Cold months means little conservation for California
Since Governor Jerry Brown implemented mandatory water use reductions last June, Californians have saved 26.3 percent, in comparison to 2013. Although this number has made great strides throughout the region, Governor Brown has considered extending the mandatory...
- Posted January 6, 2016
California Community Leaders Endorse Smart H2O Water Conservation Mobile App
Smart Utility Systems recently announced its free Smart H2O water conservation mobile app has received endorsements from several prominent community leaders throughout California. Smart H2O enables users to report water waste such as unrepaired leaks, defective irrigation systems, and water...
- Posted January 2, 2016
Glendale Water & Power Achieves 4% peak demand reduction for the second straight year
Opower the global leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry, today announced that for the second year in a row, Glendale Water & Power’s Behavioral Demand Response program achieved the highest reduction in peak demand of...
- Posted December 31, 2015
ScottsMiracle-Gro tackles the California drought
To help Californians battle the drought, the Save Our Water conservation program has partnered with ScottsMiracle-Gro, the world’s largest producer of lawn and garden products. The partnership has led to more accurate information regarding watering and lawn...
- Posted December 28, 2015
Diapers: the future of water conservation?
Eighth graders from Ball Junior High School in Anaheim received a small grant to study how disposable diapers planted in soil could play a role in alleviating the impact of the California drought. The idea is simple:...
- Posted December 27, 2015
Big Bear Lake striving to meet conservation goals
When Governor Jerry Brown issued his mandatory water cutbacks, Big Bear Lake was meeting the implemented numbers. However, as time has gone on, the mountain community’s conservation number has plummeted. In order to meet their 16 percent...
- Posted December 23, 2015
Kern County Supervisor weary of Cal Water rates
Kern County Supervisor Mike Maggard, wants to hold Cal Water responsible for the agency’s water procedures. As it stands, Cal Water is fining metered households who go over their allotment, as a means of following Governor Jerry...
- Posted December 22, 2015
Dublin San Ramon Services District receives conservation award
The Dublin San Ramon Services District received recognition from the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) for their communications and outreach programs to promote water conservation. The agency received ACWA’s Huell Howser Best in Blue Award. “Dublin...
- Posted December 20, 2015