Orange County Cities Ask State To Send More Water To The Region"We are still in a very deep hole," said State Water Resources Control Board chair Felicia Marcus.
Californians Miss Water Conservation Target For 2nd Month In A RowResidents of drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, falling short of the governor's 25 percent conservation mandate for a second straight month, officials reported Tuesday.
Lakewood, El Monte Among California's Best Water Savers In AugustLakewood was among one of California's top water-saving cities in August, reducing its water use by a whopping 30 percent in August, and the city of El Monte was not far behind, reducing its water use by 22.9 percent.
California Cities Cut Water Use 29 Percent, Biggest Savings Yet In DroughtCalifornia cities hit record conservation during the drought after cutting water use 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday.
Statewide Water Use Falls 13.5 Percent In April; SoCal Cuts Just 9 PercentCalifornians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April, regulators said Tuesday.
California Drought Water-Reduction Mandates Set For RevisionState 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.
Agency To Update Drought Plan Mandating Water Cuts In CitiesCalifornia water regulators are postponing release of a new plan to get cities to reduce water use by as much as a third.
Calif. Officials Warn Water Savings In February Were Worst YetCalifornia's water board said Tuesday that residents saved less water in February than in any other month since it began tracking conservation efforts last summer.
Californians Cut Water Use By Only 9 Percent In JanuaryCalifornia water conservation slipped during an unusually dry January just a month after residents first met Gov. Jerry Brown's call to slash water use by 20 percent, a state agency reported Tuesday.
California Board Considers Fines For Water Wasters The State Water Resources Control Board next week is scheduled to consider draft emergency regulations made public Tuesday. They are intended to put teeth into conservation efforts that so far have produced disappointing results.
Drought Prompts Likely Limits On Tapping Rivers The State Water Resources Control Board projected the curtailment letters would be sent out later this month for users on 10 different rivers and their watersheds.
California Water Officials Express Meager HopeOfficials say February's rain storms pleasantly boosted the state's water supply, but California remains in the throes of a drought.