Archive | Water Conservation


MWD Acts To Bolster Water Supply

With the state facing a fourth straight drought year, the Metropolitan Water District board voted Tuesday to spend up to $71 million to bolster the Southern California region’s available supply. The board’s vote authorizes the MWD to secure up to 100,000 acre-feet of additional supplies through one-year water transfers with Sacramento Valley water districts. An […]

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SoCal INCREASES Water Usage by 8%

This is definitely going in the wrong direction. While the rest of the state reduced water consumption over the past three years, a recent study by the State Water Usage Control Board showed Southern Californians actually increased water usage by 8% from May of 2011-2013 to May of 2014. We all need to conserve water […]

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SoCal Cities To Impose $500 Water Fines

If residents won’t voluntarily conserve water, three Southern California cities are going to impose daily fines of up to $500 for anyone not complying with conservation efforts. The cities of Long Beach, Lakewood and Signal Hill already have strict water conservation policies that mirror the ones approved Tuesday by the State Water Quality Control Board. […]

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Vegas – Running Out of Luck… & Water

As Lake Mead drops below the half full mark and long term forecasts it to be a ‘dead pool’ by 2036, don’t despair. Conservation efforts (like shorter showers) can help in the short term, giving longer term solutions time to be developed and save Las Vegas from becoming a ghost town.

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California residents fall short of Governor’s conservation requests.

Governor Brown’s water conservation goals seem to be falling on deaf ears as Californians go about taking long showers, washing their cars and soaking their lawns, only making modest efforts to conserve water in this drought-stricken state. Everyone thinks they are doing their part, but it’s wishful thinking.

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