- UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
- Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
- Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
- DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
- West Basin Municipal Water District Funds Surfrider Foundation’s Teach and Test Program
All posts tagged "drought"
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
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
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
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
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