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Drought: Author urges public to demand new sustainable water solutions

Drought: Author urges public to demand new sustainable water solutions

Brown vows tighter groundwater regulations

Brown vows tighter groundwater regulations

Drought’s Impact on Farms: Short-Term Costs and Long-Term Dangers

Drought’s Impact on Farms: Short-Term Costs and Long-Term Dangers

State Announces $30 Million in Rebates To Help Replace Old Toilets and Turf

State Announces $30 Million in Rebates To Help Replace Old Toilets and Turf

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced two new rebate programs to help Californians replace inefficient toilets and tear out water-guzzling lawns, further conserving water during the state’s historic drought. The “turf and toilet” rebate program is financed by the Proposition 1 water bond approved by voters in 2014. The program will help […]

CA water cops crack down

CA water cops crack down

Stormwater Capture: California’s Untapped Water Supply

Stormwater Capture: California’s Untapped Water Supply

CA ‘conundrum’: Water use down, bills up

CA ‘conundrum’: Water use down, bills up

Californians slash water use by 27.3 percent in June

Californians slash water use by 27.3 percent in June

. Motivated by a fourth year of drought — and mandatory water cuts — Californians reduced urban water use by 27.3 percent in June, compared with the same month two years ago, the state reported on Thursday. The results are the first since state-ordered water cuts went into effect June 1. They exceeded the 25 percent conservation target mandated […]

Fracking or Farms?

Fracking or Farms?

    . By Naomi Fisher At this time, drought is more important than fracking. The excessive amounts of water used on fracking should be going to farms. Farms can use recycled water. Farms need the precious water Fracking is consuming. As the drought continues, water restrictions will probably get worse. Because of dry farms, […]

CA drought spawns regulatory struggles

CA drought spawns regulatory struggles