California drought causes activists to protest Nestle

Water Companies Questioned Regarding Drougt

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 more progressive California and country. We are online community powered by more than …

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California drought forces farmers to make water deal

Farmers Respond to California Drought

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 farmers have agreed to give up 25 percent of their yearly water allocation. …

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Bottle water targeted by drought activists

Bottled Water Companies in California Questioned

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 water-use cuts in urban areas, the agricultural sector and industry were largely exempt …

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California Democrats battle over drought policy

California Water Legislation Coming Soon

The water shortage in California is nothing shy of a crisis. An even bigger problem is the Democratic leadership in Sacramento and Washington. While everyone agrees the state’s lack of water is a problem, politicians disagree on how to address the crisis. So far, Senator Diane Feinstein has been seen …

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The California drought brings meters to Northern California

California Water Meters as Result of Drought

In Northern California, residents of Morada, a small town outside of Stockton, are fighting against the use of water meters. Although a state law was passed in 2004 that required every water district in the state to install meters, districts have until 2025 to implement the change. In Morada, water …

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