- Public Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Funding available in West Basin Municipal Water District
- Reclamation includes four California projects for desalination and water purification research
- Four Oakland Companies Cited, Fined over Clean Water Act Violations
- 12th Annual SBC Water Conference’s Common Message: There’s Enough Water, it’s how it’s Managed
- Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program Awards Grants to Three California Projects
All posts tagged "drought"
California economy loses jobs, millions because of drought
As the California drought continues to grow bleak, the Central Valley is seeing the side effects, both in food production and jobs. Vast amounts of farmland is being left untouched at a time when it’s normally plowed...
- Posted July 18, 2015
Group promotes water for agricultural use
Erik Wilson, a Pest Control Operator in the Central Valley, was a city boy who grew up in Madera, California. His father, a Deacon at a local church, had many members who were farmers. As a young...
- Posted July 17, 2015
Farmers with senior water rights see cuts
As the California drought continues to worsen, the State Water Resources Control Board has taken drastic measures to help ease the burden on the state. Recently, the Board began shutting off water to more than 100 senior...
- Posted July 15, 2015
Nudist resort owners arraigned for water theft
The owners of Lupin Lodge, a nudist resort in Los Gatos, were recently arraigned for diverting water from a nearby creek to their property. The creek is owned by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, located in Santa...
- Posted July 15, 2015
Water board heard arguments favoring water fines
The State Water Resources Control Board recently heard proposals for fines and fees for residents who waste water. To help meet Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory cutbacks during the California drought, water agency heads argued for potential fees...
- Posted July 14, 2015
California state parks turning off water
To help conserve water during the California drought, state officials are taking extreme measures. One of those measures involves cutting water to outdoor showers at beaches, a popular destination place for travelers. “California is facing extremely severe...
- Posted July 13, 2015
VA Medical Center fails to follow water cutbacks
Drought shaming is no longer just for private residences. CBS Los Angeles recently went undercover and found that the Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles Medical Center was violating the City’s Emergency Water Conservation Plan. Because of the...
- Posted July 12, 2015
Redding hires security firm to enforce water rules
Because of Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory water restrictions, the City of Redding was told it needed to cut back their water usage by 36 percent. So far, residents have made significant changes, especially in outdoor irrigation, to...
- Posted July 10, 2015
Produce and cooking is changing due to the drought
Because of the California drought, produce growers are beginning to look at different ways of growing fruits and vegetables. Instead of excessively watering crops, farmers are forcing their crops to search for whatever water source is available...
- Posted July 9, 2015
More than half a million gallons of water dumped
As the California drought continues throughout the state, residents have made it their personal mission to conserve water. In Poway, just north of San Diego, the residents conserved 45 percent in May. While the conservation was good...
- Posted July 8, 2015