Californians make strong conservation showing in March

State Water Board Proposes Extended Regulations

While not meeting the Governor’s mandate of a 25% reduction, Californians came close, conserving 24.3 percent in March. Statewide cumulative savings from June 2015 to March 2016 totaled 23.9 percent compared with the same months in 2013. Nearly 1.3 million acre-feet of water has been conserved during the past 10 …

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Water Advocates Request Changes in Conservation Regulations

BREAKING: senior water rights holders allowed to divert water

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) held an informal workshop in Sacramento on Wednesday to discuss and encourage state water regulators to rescind, relax or at least rethink the emergency drought order issued by Gov. Jerry Brown nearly a year ago.  The governor mandated California residents to step-up to …

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Water Conservation Target Eludes Urban Californians

Study: drought major impact on Californian's lives

State Achieves 23.9 Percent Savings of 25 Percent Goal Drought-plagued Californians continued their water conservation efforts in February but came up just short of achieving Gov. Jerry Brown’s first-ever mandatory statewide drought rules imposed last April. California’s urban residents used 23.9 percent less water this February when compared to the …

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Chino Basin Water Conservation District offers Spanish Language Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper Training

Water Efficient Landscaper Training

Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) will begin offering Spanish language Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) training for the first time beginning in May. This is an opportunity for Spanish speaking professionals to earn an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense certificate in water wise landscaping practices. The new Spanish training …

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