- $2.1 million awarded by U.S. EPA for California’s wetlands and streams
- Montecito Water District issues “Boil Water” notice, provides emergency water distribution sites
- San Francisco PUC increases reimbursement to $100K for flood proofing structures for property owners
- Central Valley Water Quality Board reaches Clean Water settlement with Kirkwood Mountain Resort
- EPA reaches settlement with Salinas biodiesel company to reduce risk of spills in watershed
All posts tagged "drought"
East Bay Municipal Utility District water shaming customers
East Bay Municipal Utility District has high water wasters throughout their district, who consume more than 900 gallons a day. To help meet their water reduction goals set by Governor Jerry Brown, EBMUD has begun sending warning...
- Posted June 27, 2015
Tech Data Centers Fail to Undergo Water Scrutiny
For months, the nation has talked about the California drought and how farmers and the agricultural industry are to blame for California’s water shortage. One new – and fairly unheard of – culprit is coming about: the...
- Posted June 26, 2015
Californians change attitude towards lawns
As the California drought continues to rear its head, homeowners are beginning to look for more out-of-the-box methods of conserving water. Homeowners are discovering companies, like Greywater Corps, that take drainage water from showers and washing machines...
- Posted May 25, 2015
California drought causes activists to protest Nestle
On Wednesday, activists from across the state descended upon two Nestle water-bottling plants – one in Los Angeles and one in Sacramento. Courage Campaign led the protest. According to the organization’s website, “Courage Campaign fights for a...
- Posted May 22, 2015
California drought forces farmers to make water deal
With the California drought at its peak, a number of farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are coming together to help solve the water crisis. Because of the uncertainty behind potential water restrictions and cutbacks, these...
- Posted May 20, 2015
Californians reluctant to conserve water despite serious drought
The California drought has led to mandatory water cuts of 4 to 26 percent, depending on the water district and the area. Even though customers throughout the state believe this is a serious issue, many are struggling...
- Posted May 19, 2015
Bottle water targeted by drought activists
Companies who bottle water are now being targeted due to the drought in California. Over 111 companies, including Nestle, Walmart and Cocoa Cola, bottle their water in California. When Governor Jerry Brown implemented the state’s first-ever mandatory...
- Posted May 18, 2015
California Democrats battle over drought policy
The water shortage in California is nothing shy of a crisis. An even bigger problem is the Democratic leadership in Sacramento and Washington. While everyone agrees the state’s lack of water is a problem, politicians disagree on...
- Posted May 17, 2015
The California drought brings meters to Northern California
In Northern California, residents of Morada, a small town outside of Stockton, are fighting against the use of water meters. Although a state law was passed in 2004 that required every water district in the state to...
- Posted May 15, 2015