Water Conservation

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.
Public Invited To Weigh In, Submit Ideas At Water Conservation Planning WorkshopSouthern Californians who want a say in how the area’s water supply will be managed over the next 25 years will be able to do so Thursday during the Metropolitan Water District’s public workshop on water conservation.
Officials: California Meeting Water Conservation TargetA state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought.
Some Yorba Linda Residents To See Water Service Fee Increases Despite ConservationSome residents in Yorba Linda should expect their water service fees to increase starting Oct. 1 despite conservation efforts.
Westwood Middle School's New Grass Lawn Outrages NeighborsNeighbors of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School in Westwood are outraged that the school has recently installed lush, green grass – in the midst of a historic drought.
Iconic Giant Donut In Inglewood Covered In Support Of Water Conservation EffortCustomers who pledged to save water on Tuesday received a free doughnut as part of an advertising campaign being held at Randy's Donuts in Inglewood.
Laguna Lifts City Ban On New Pool Constructions In CityA ban has been put in place in Laguna Beach on all new pool construction due to the drought, meaning homeowners looking to beat the heat with a new pool are out of luck.
Southland Communities Conserve Water, Face Rate HikesAs Californians reduced water consumption 27 percent last month compared with June 2013, three Southland communities made particularly dramatic reductions in water usage.

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