All posts tagged "drought"

  • 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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  • California Water Conservation Efforts
    State meets cutbacks for May

    Although Governor Jerry Brown’s water mandate didn’t kick into effect until the month of June, the State Water Resources Control Board is touting the state’s conservation numbers for the month of May. There was a statewide residential...

    • Posted July 3, 2015
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  • Bottled Water Companies in California Questioned
    New ballot initiative to tax water bottling

    A political activist from San Diego has begun collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to appear on the 2016 ballot. The initiative is to increase taxes on bottle water companies who use groundwater during the California drought....

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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  • California Drought Discussed by Governor Brown
    City of Riverside sues State over cutback amount

    With Governor Jerry Brown’s new mandatory water restrictions to help combat the California drought, many cities and water agencies are not happy about the cutbacks. The City of Riverside, located in the Inland Empire, was no exception....

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • California Drought Discussed by Governor Brown
    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
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  • Tech Center May Get Water Inquiry
    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
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  • Californian Water Restrictions and Lawn Browning
    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
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