All posts tagged "conservation"

  • State Water Board
    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
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  • Metropolitan Water District
    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
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  • Stanford to implement water systems throughout the state
    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
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  • California Community Leaders Endorse Smart H2O Water Conservation Mobile App
    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
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  • Glendale Water & Power Achieves 4% peak demand reduction for the second straight year
    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
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  • ScottsMiracle-Gro tackles the California drought
    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
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  • Diapers: the future of water conservation?
    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
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  • Big Bear Lake striving to meet conservation goals
    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
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  • California Water Meters as Result of Drought
    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
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  • Dublin San Ramon Services District receives conservation award
    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
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