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ScottsMiracle-Gro tackles the California drought

ScottsMiracle-Gro tackles the California drought

To help Californians battle the drought, the Save Our Water conservation program has partnered with ScottsMiracle-Gro, the world’s largest producer of lawn and garden products. The partnership has led to more accurate information regarding watering and lawn care. “ScottsMiracle-Gro is committed to helping Californians save water while maintaining beautiful – …

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Diapers: the future of water conservation?

Diapers: the future of water conservation?

Eighth graders from Ball Junior High School in Anaheim received a small grant to study how disposable diapers planted in soil could play a role in alleviating the impact of the California drought. The idea is simple: by using pieces of disposable diapers when planting crops, the diaper can reduce …

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Big Bear Lake striving to meet conservation goals

Big Bear Lake striving to meet conservation goals

When Governor Jerry Brown issued his mandatory water cutbacks, Big Bear Lake was meeting the implemented numbers. However, as time has gone on, the mountain community’s conservation number has plummeted. In order to meet their 16 percent reduction, Big Bear Lake’s Department of Water and Power has launched a new …

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Kern County Supervisor weary of Cal Water rates

California Water Meters as Result of Drought

Kern County Supervisor Mike Maggard, wants to hold Cal Water responsible for the agency’s water procedures. As it stands, Cal Water is fining metered households who go over their allotment, as a means of following Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory water cutbacks. Maggard, on the other hands, says unmetered homes should …

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Dublin San Ramon Services District receives conservation award

Dublin San Ramon Services District receives conservation award

The Dublin San Ramon Services District received recognition from the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) for their communications and outreach programs to promote water conservation. The agency received ACWA’s Huell Howser Best in Blue Award. “Dublin San Ramon Services District’s public outreach campaign is an excellent example of the …

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