California has multiple restrictions on water use, including banning washing cars with hoses that don’t shut off and restricting lawn-watering within two days of rainfall. But enforcement varies widely across the parched state.
As Californians reduced water consumption 27 percent last month compared with June 2013, three Southland communities made particularly dramatic reductions in water usage.
Californians continued to conserve water in June as a record-breaking heat wave swept throughout much of the state, officials said Thursday.
While California residents continue the struggle of trying to conserve water through the drought, one local community raised the bar for water management.
At a meeting Tuesday, commissioners from the L.A. Department of Water and Power decided to stay with the current three-day watering schedule.
While the predicted El Niño system, expected to arrive this Winter, may bring with it plenty of much-needed rain, some experts believe it may do more harm to the drought-ridden region than good.
The state of California has released a list of public beaches that will have showers turned off in an effort to save water.
State officials Wednesday ordered an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.
Now one Orange County company is helping homeowners save water through a special process usually reserved for purifying drinking water.
Investigative reporter David Goldstein spoke on Tuesday to Congresswoman Janice Hahn, who said she was shocked and embarrassed by what he and his team found with hidden cameras.
Some California surfers and sunbathers will have to shake off a lot more sand after a shower shutdown at dozens of beaches.
And government workers weren’t happy when Investigative Reporter David Goldstein tried to get answers.
There is growing evidence that California could soon see one of the strongest El Niño events ever this winter – one that could put a dent in the state’s historic drought.
Some California residents are finding themselves in an ironic bind where they have to pay more while using less water in the drought.
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.