- $2.1 million awarded by U.S. EPA for California’s wetlands and streams
- Montecito Water District issues “Boil Water” notice, provides emergency water distribution sites
- San Francisco PUC increases reimbursement to $100K for flood proofing structures for property owners
- Central Valley Water Quality Board reaches Clean Water settlement with Kirkwood Mountain Resort
- EPA reaches settlement with Salinas biodiesel company to reduce risk of spills in watershed
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Homeowners seeking new ways of curbing water usage
The California drought has caused many homeowners to begin looking at new ways of conserving water. In Southern California, the most noticeable change can be seen in landscaping. Californians are taking Governor Jerry Brown’s advice and removing...
- Posted May 31, 2015
The battle for control of America’s water
Water legislation continues to be a hot button issue nationwide, with President Barack Obama announcing in May 2015 a far-flung clean water regulation – one that would, unless it is blocked by Congress, restore the federal government’s...
- Posted May 30, 2015
Gov. Brown introduces diversion tunnels to CA Chamber of Commerce
At the 90th annual Sacramento Hot Breakfast, hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce, Governor Jerry Brown discussed his plans for two water diversion tunnels. According to Brown, these tunnels would protect California’s economy from tanking. Along...
- Posted May 27, 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
Could potable reuse be a possibility in California?
With the California drought at its peak, water gurus are beginning to discuss the possibility of potable reuse to help aid the state’s water crisis. Potable reuse is recycled water, where sewage water is treated and purified...
- Posted May 24, 2015
California drought causes activists to protest Nestle
On Wednesday, activists from across the state descended upon two Nestle water-bottling plants – one in Los Angeles and one in Sacramento. Courage Campaign led the protest. According to the organization’s website, “Courage Campaign fights for a...
- Posted May 22, 2015
Bureau of Reclamation announces funding for water projects
Yesterday the Bureau of Reclamation announced funding for more than 50 different water infrastructure projects in 12 western states under its WaterSMART initiative. The WaterSMART initiative was started in 2010, and has provided about $250 million to...
- Posted May 21, 2015
California drought forces farmers to make water deal
With the California drought at its peak, a number of farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are coming together to help solve the water crisis. Because of the uncertainty behind potential water restrictions and cutbacks, these...
- Posted May 20, 2015
Californians reluctant to conserve water despite serious drought
The California drought has led to mandatory water cuts of 4 to 26 percent, depending on the water district and the area. Even though customers throughout the state believe this is a serious issue, many are struggling...
- Posted May 19, 2015
Bottle water targeted by drought activists
Companies who bottle water are now being targeted due to the drought in California. Over 111 companies, including Nestle, Walmart and Cocoa Cola, bottle their water in California. When Governor Jerry Brown implemented the state’s first-ever mandatory...
- Posted May 18, 2015