All posts tagged "drought"

  • California Water News
    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
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  • California Water News
    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
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  • California Drought Impacts Farmers
    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
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  • California Nudist Resort Fined for Water Theft
    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
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  • california water board heard arguments favoring water fines
    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
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  • California State Parks Turning Off Water
    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
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  • VA Fails Cut Back on California Water Supply
    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
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  • Water Waste Fines Coming to California
    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
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  • Kitchens Change To Help California Drought
    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
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  • Poway CA Dumps Water in Canyon
    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
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