California Drought

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Local Agency Goes On Patrol In Search Of Water Wasters Amid California Drought

A local agency is keeping a close eye on water wasters with California’s drought reaching critical levels.

05/21/2015

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Owner Says Historic Drought Is ‘Painful’ For Sod Farm In Business 35 Years

The state’s historic drought has been good for businesses that sell drought-tolerant landscaping but not for other companies that depend on the water for their bottom-line.

05/06/2015

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Long Beach Residents Complain Of Foul Odor In Tap Water

Residents in Long Beach are complaining of a foul odor coming from their water.

05/05/2015

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Gov. Brown Proposes $10,000 Fine For Worst Water Wasters

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday called for $10,000 fines for residents and businesses that waste the most water as California cities try to meet mandatory conservation targets during the drought.

04/28/2015

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California Drought Water-Reduction Mandates Set For Revision

State water regulators are set to release on Tuesday an updated plan for conservation during the drought after their previous water-use reduction targets have come under fire from some local water departments.

04/28/2015

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Experts: Expect California Water Bills To Escalate Despite Reduced Water Use

If you’re a California resident, you may soon start receiving bigger water bills, even if you do your part in reducing your water usage.

04/14/2015

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Experts Say You Can Make Your Garden Drought-Friendly And Keep Its Grandeur

As new water restrictions are set to begin Wednesday, landscape designers offered practical solutions and water-saving tips that can be incorporated into gardening.

04/14/2015

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No Water Woes For Costa Mesa? City Is Self-Sufficient When It Comes To Its Supply

Despite California’s escalating drought, one local city isn’t having to rely on outside sources for its water supply.

04/10/2015

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Los Angeles, San Diego Mayors Take Stage In Drought Fight

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced this week that his city would be deploying water cops and offering money to rip up lawns in an effort to save water during an escalating drought.

04/10/2015

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Water Board Report: Small OC Town Using More Water Per Day Than Beverly Hills

As the state, ever drought-weary, continues to crack down on water-abusing communities, a neighborhood in Orange County has been exposed as having used more water per person and per home than any other community in either Los Angeles or Orange counties.

04/08/2015

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Repeat Offenders Of Arcadia’s New Water Restrictions May Face Hefty Fines

Arcadia has introduced new water restrictions amid California’s ongoing drought and plans to have those restrictions take effect mid-May.

04/08/2015

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California Water Authorities To Use New Tool In Fight Against Water Wasters

Water authorities are using a new tool in a major effort to crack down on people and businesses wasting water, in light of new water restrictions issued by Governor Jerry Brown to fight the drought.

04/06/2015

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Gov. Brown Defends Drought Order That Doesn’t Limit Farmers

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most — farmers.

04/05/2015

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Residents Take Drastic Measures To Conserve Water Amid State’s Ongoing Drought

From drought-resistant landscaping to hiring scuba divers to repair pools, Southern Californians are going to great lengths to conserve water amid the state’s ongoing drought.

04/02/2015

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California Farmers On Drought: ‘You’re Going To See Higher Prices’

Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory statewide water restrictions, announced Wednesday amidst escalated effects of the state’s historic drought, mean big changes for the residents of California.

04/01/2015

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