- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
- Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
- Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
- Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
- $5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
All posts tagged "drought"
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
Contaminated drinking water discovered in Northern California
On Sunday afternoon, California Water Service and the State Division of Drinking Water issued a water contamination notice to residents in Los Altos, just north of San Jose. According to the notice, E. coli and coliform were...
- Posted July 28, 2015
Homeowners now painting lawns green
The California drought has left many homeowners missing their lush, green lawn. Instead of ripping out their natural grass and replacing it with artificial turf, a new solution has arisen: painting lawns green. “I needed to get...
- Posted July 27, 2015
Unincorporated Riverside County sees new water regulations
Earlier this week, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed new landscape regulations in response to the California drought. The Board of Supervisors’ regulations prohibit new subdivision in unincorporated areas from having turf lawns. Lots must...
- Posted July 25, 2015