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CA seeks drought relief from mountains to desert

CA seeks drought relief from mountains to desert

By James Poulos . This season’s heavy El Niño rains haven’t brought clarity to California’s competing drought plans, which now range from increasing water collection infrastructure to siphoning ancient reserves locked beneath the Mojave desert. Stepping up water collection has emerged as a priority in Southern California, drawing much of its water from outside sources, including Northern California […]

Hear local author on drought-proofing California

Hear local author on drought-proofing California

 

CA Republicans to push immigration reform

CA Republicans to push immigration reform

CA drought brings fines, shaming

CA drought brings fines, shaming

. After a wave of new rules, regulations and crackdowns, many water-conserving Californians have evaded formal and informal punishment. With no end in sight, however, others have begun to face both forms of penalties. The mood of the public and officials alike has tilted hard against outsized consumers. Although “water providers such as the Los Angeles Department of […]

Understanding California’s Man-Made Water Crisis

Understanding California’s Man-Made Water Crisis

Understanding California’s water crisis requires an explanation of how government agencies and politicians failed to do their jobs and allowed environmental interests to send billions of gallons of needed water to the ocean. Because of this man-made water crisis California’s agricultural economy suffered billions of dollars in losses, thousands of people lost their jobs, foreign […]

Camarillo City Council: Water Conservation Ordinance Introduced

Camarillo City Council: Water Conservation Ordinance Introduced

By Logan McFadden The Camarillo City Council met on October 14, click 2015. Tom Fox, Public Works Director, discussed Camarillo’s long term sustainable water conservation plan and gave a presentation incorporating the plan as presented at the Camarillo Public Library on October 5th HERE. Camarillo launched the long term plan ten years ago. The plan […]

Book signing: Drought is not a four letter word

Book signing: Drought is not a four letter word

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

CA may save enough to skip big water works

CA may save enough to skip big water works

. Demonstrating the simple power of reducing daily water usage, Californians have impressed regulators and policymakers by taking a huge bite out of statewide consumption. “The numbers reflect broad conservation success at a crucial time,” the Sacramento Bee reported. “Last year, Californians used more water in July than any other month, mostly because of lawn […]

Drought: Author urges public to demand new sustainable water solutions

Drought: Author urges public to demand new sustainable water solutions