Californians Beat Drought-Time Conservation Target For AprilThe average Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent from 104 gallons in April 2013, the state Water Resources Control Board said.
Drought-Stricken California Allows Local Water Districts To Set Conservation GoalsCalifornia has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.
California Regulators Weigh Next Step For Saving Water In DroughtStrict rules adopted at the height of California's drought leading many people to let their lawns turn brown may soon end as state regulators consider letting local communities decide how to keep their own water use in check.
Brown Orders Water-Saving Practices To Continue Even After Rainy WinterGov. Jerry Brown wants water conservation to become a way of life in California, even as water officials consider easing strict saving measures after a rainy winter in parts of the state.
Northern California Coming Out Of Drought, SoCal Entering Fifth YearA new drought report says all but 10 percent of California is locked in drought - but that's actually good news.
California Water Districts Say Drought Emergency Has EndedCalifornia water districts large and small are expected to urge regulators on Wednesday to toss out or significantly relax emergency drought orders requiring residents to take shorter showers and let their lawns turn brown.
Drought-Stricken California Misses Water Conservation TargetResidents of drought-plagued California fell just short in February of the state's mandated water conservation target that has forced them to let lawns turn brown, flush toilets less often and take other strict measures, officials said Monday.
Californians Miss Water Conservation Targets For Third Straight MonthResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December and for a third straight month fell short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown, state officials said Tuesday.
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.
Water Conservation Targets Could Be Extended Through October 2016State regulators are expected to propose changes this week to California's water conservation mandate that has required communities throughout the state to reduce use by 25 percent.
Water Savings Dip In OctoberWater use in Los Angeles was down by 14.9 percent in October, compared to the same month two years ago, and short of the 16 percent conservation mandate imposed on the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power by the state.
Californians Cut Water Use In September, But Some Fines IssuedFigures released on Friday show residents have exceeded the water conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown for the month of September.