Running On Empty: Montecito
July 31, 2014 5:00 AM
Ed Mertz has been at KFWB since March of 2000 and began reporting for...Read More
- Record Water Savings Shows Big Cuts To California Supplies Feasible - Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair.
- Areas That Conserved Most, Least During California Drought - California's drought-stricken cities posted record water savings in May, ahead of mandatory conservation targets that took effect in June.
- California Cities Cut Water Use 29 Percent, Biggest Savings Yet In Drought - California cities hit record conservation during the drought after cutting water use 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday.
- In The Garden With Nick Federoff: How To Avoid Over-Watering Your Plants - Gardening guru Nick Federoff appeared on KCAL9 News Saturday morning to demonstrate how to avoid over-watering your lawn and plants during California's historic drought. For more information, visit ThingsGreen.com.
- California Bill Would Ban Fines For Dry Lawns - The California Legislature has sent the governor a bill to protect residents who let their lawns go brown during the drought.
(KNX 1070) — It’s a tough lesson for one of Southern California’s wealthiest communities. Ed Mertz reports no matter how much money you have, if the water is going to run out, it’s going to run out.