Tag Archives: conservation

CSU-Community College partnership trains future water leaders

Author to speak at water seminar

Headquartered at the Cal State San Bernardino, the Water Resources Institute (WRI) works to place disadvantaged students in internships that could potentially lead to a job in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The program is a collaborative partnership between the USDA and the National Institute of Food and …

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Inland SoCal water agencies second-guess conservation mandate

State Water Board

Two water agencies that serve inland Southern California are concerned about the State Water Resources Control Board adopting an extension of Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory water conservation. Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) and Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) believe the revised conservation regulations ease burdens on water agencies, but they …

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State Water Board releases December conservation numbers

State Water Board

Yesterday, the State Water Resources Control Board released their monthly conservation numbers. December’s numbers, in comparison to November, dropped. In December, Californians conserved 18.3 percent (24.7 billion gallons). In November, that number was 20.4 percent. “While the recent rains and growing snowpacks are wonderful to behold, we won’t know until …

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MWD releases annual conservation report

Metropolitan Water District

Yesterday, Metropolitan Water District (MWD) released its annual regional progress report that it submits to the California State Legislature. The report addresses the water agency’s achievements in conservation, recycling and groundwater recharge. “Metropolitan’s Board of Directors approved its highest ever conservation and outreach budget, to institute the largest program in …

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Cold months means little conservation for California

Stanford to implement water systems throughout the state

Since Governor Jerry Brown implemented mandatory water use reductions last June, Californians have saved 26.3 percent, in comparison to 2013. Although this number has made great strides throughout the region, Governor Brown has considered extending the mandatory water cutbacks – known as emergency conservation regulations – as a means of …

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