All posts tagged "featured"

  • Judge may rule in favor of Water Board
    Judge may rule in favor of Water Board over farmers

    With the California drought in full affect, the State Water Resources Control Board began issuing notices to farmers and water agencies demanding they meet Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory water cutbacks. Some agencies and farmers are deemed senior...

    • Posted August 1, 2015
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  • Governor Brown Makes Water Mandates for Drought
    State surpasses Governor’s goal in water conservation

    According to water conservation numbers released by the State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday, throughout the month of June, Californians reduced their water use by 27.3 percent, despite the heat and humidity. “Californians understand the severity...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • California Drought Inspires Infrastructure Changes
    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
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  • California Drought Impacts Other States
    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
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  • Agriculture Impacted by Drought
    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
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  • Native American Tribe Helps California's Drought
    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
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  • Leaky Pipes Contribute to California's Drought
    High water waste occurring despite California drought

    In Northern California, water agencies have to estimate how much water is being wasted due to leaky pipes. They have to estimate because only part of the region has water meters. In the Sacramento Suburban Water District,...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • Contaminated Drinking Water Found in California
    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
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  • Cadiz Water Project Could Help California Water Supply
    Cadiz Water Project Creates Renewable Energy Partnership

    The Cadiz Water Project has entered into a joint venture agreement with renewable energy company Lucid Energy to install electric generation technology in the first phase of their project. The first phase of the Cadiz Water Project...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • Water District Runs Out of Turf Removal Money
    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
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