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California's Driest Region Finds Short-Term Drought Aid

This piece from NPR looks at the plight of the people from California’s hard hit drought region.

Rural Tulare County, Calif., is now being called the epicenter of this drought. 798 more words


Drought-Stricken California Farmers Look To Tap Urban Wastewater

Recycled wastewater could soon be playing a big role in drought-stricken California’s farms. This article, in NPR, by Lauren Sommer expains why.

Many California farmers are in a tight spot this summer, because their normal water supplies have dried up with the state’s extreme drought. 805 more words

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The Real Relationship Between Conservation and Rising Water Rates

Utilities, that offer water efficiency, help with water conservation and slow down the increase in consumer rates. Here’s a good piece, by Mary Ann Dickinson… 714 more words


Menlo Park, California, enforces strict water conservation regulations

This update from Master Meter looks at the new water regulations Menlo Park put in place for water conservation.

On Aug. 28, Menlo Park, California, city officials declared a new mandate to impose… 592 more words


How much water will you have to conserve? Depends on where you live.

Water-use restrictions vary from one water district to another. Here’s an informative piece from The Orange County Register on the current water restrictions in each water district. 2,332 more words


First-Ever Long-Term Water Conservation Rebate Study Released

A much needed study on water rebates and their effectiveness.

A first ever long-term rebate study, based on the ten-year history of rebate programs in the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, analyzes the costs and benefits of rebates and their effectiveness in reducing water consumption is now available – … 325 more words


In California, Spigots Start Draining Pockets

Water budgeting to help conserve water. Read more in this article from The New York Times-

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The municipal water utility in this city, home to wide beaches, sun-kissed weekend getaways and evocative alternative scholarship, just got tough. 888 more words