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Pacific Institute issues helpful analysis of CA water bond to better inform Nov voters

Friday, October 24, 2014

With California facing ongoing water challenges, voters on the November 4th ballot will be asked whether to approve Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014. As such, the Pacific Institute, an independent think tank focused on water issues, has released an objective new report that helps voters untangle the complexities of the water bond measure.

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2014 Excellence Awards

Monday, October 20, 2014
Each year the Council proudly honors two deserving individuals for their outstanding efforts in the water conservation and water use efficiency industry. This is the time of year that we recognize the many accomplishments made by the progressive and strong leaders within California. Read more...

Landscape Symposia Report Now Available

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Council is pleased to announce the publication of the 2014 Landscape Symposia Report.  The report captures the proceedings of the two gatherings held in May that were intended to accelerate the pace of change toward more sustainable landscapes in California.  The Council has developed a vision for a new norm in California landscapes that is meant to be a system-wide upgrade to the urban environment.  The Council is eager work with its present and future partners as we encourage Californians to change their relationship with their urban landscape.  Our thanks to the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for funding the production of this report.  Click here to visit the landscape page and download the report.

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