- Western Municipal Water District appoints Craig Miller as new General Manager
- California American Water distributes 400 turkeys Monterey County nonprofits
- Interior Secretary Zinke applauds Senate’s confirmation of Brenda Burman to lead Reclamation
- President Trump appoints Tim Petty for Interior Department; Secretary Zinke cheers the nomination
- Eastern Municipal Water District honored with 2017 Sensus Reach Customer Service Award
All posts tagged "drought"
Fire hydrants on lockdown
As the California drought continues to progress, the issue of water theft is on the rise. Homeowners have begun installing locks on their outdoor spigots. Now, Cal Fire is selling locks for fire hydrants. Water agencies are...
- Posted August 8, 2015
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in search of solution to California drought
To help create innovative solutions to California’s drought and water supply shortage, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has partnered with Singularity University. The partnership has developed the SU Global Water Impact Challenge, which calls on entrepreneurs around the world to...
- Posted August 7, 2015
New website lets Californians report water wasting neighbors
A new website, SaveWater.ca.gov, includes a form that allows individuals to anonymously report local “water wasters” in their communities. Examples of those who can be reported include homeowners with leaky sprinklers, neighbors who water more than the...
- Posted August 6, 2015
California drought has negative impact on fish populations
Because of the severe California drought, the delta smelt, a small, silver fish that calls the Klamath River and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta home is even more likely to become extinct. Under the Endangered Species Act of 1992,...
- Posted August 5, 2015
Study: farmers should be first to receive water
As the California drought continues to loom over the state, a survey conducted by the Associated Press reveals how residents across the nation feel about water cutbacks. Despite the common notion that farmers – and the agricultural industry –...
- Posted August 4, 2015
LA Mayor sponsors event geared toward solving California drought
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a partnership with technology venture company rhubarb studios to address the historic California drought. The two parties are coming together for a hackathon series, known as “Hack for Humanity,” where members of...
- Posted August 2, 2015
Californians eager for water infrastructure
A recent study by the California Water Foundation (CWF) found that the California drought is concerning to residents across the state. CWF randomly surveyed 1,000 voters across the state for their opinion on water-related issues. 37 percent...
- Posted July 31, 2015
California drought efforts take hold in other states
On Tuesday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a drought emergency in 23 of the state’s 26 counties. Governor Brown issued an executive order for the state to cut water usage by 15 percent by the end of...
- Posted July 30, 2015
Ag Council determined to correct media facts on California drought
The Agricultural Council of California, better known as Ag Council, is working to change the public’s perception of farmers across the state. Because of the California drought, farmers have long been the scapegoat for the state’s water...
- Posted July 30, 2015
Native American tribe thinning forest in hopes of creating additional water supply
The North Fork Mono Tribe, located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is taking a new approach to the California drought. Instead of letting the Progeny Meadow run rampant, the tribe has partnered with the United States Department...
- Posted July 29, 2015