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Burbank fights 'dirty' in battle to conserve water

Monday, November 24, 2014
Thanks to California’s persistent drought, the city of Burbank is resorting to "dirty" tactics in the fight to conserve water.

More than 300 city vehicles — including those used by the Burbank Police Department, Burbank Water and Power and the Burbank Fire Department — will go unwashed for at least two months as part of a new water conservation program.

Read the full story here: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-burbank-fights-dirty-in-battle-to-conserve-water-20141123-story.html


Drought requires fresh thinking on residential water use

Monday, November 24, 2014

San Diegans have responded well to calls for water conservation in the face of California’s extreme drought. [...] But the message from county water officials and anyone who monitors California water issues is that the need for significant water conservation isn’t just a priority in the short or medium term. It’s likely the new norm going forward — and the reductions that have been accomplished so far must only be the start.

Read the full story here: http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/nov/22/drought-requires-fresh-thinking-on-water-use/


Monday Q&A: Green Team helps businesses gain from conservation

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Stanislaus Green Team, a program of the Modesto Chamber of Commerce, sees profit in saving the planet. It certifies businesses and nonprofit groups that reduce their water and energy use and increase their recycling of containers and other materials.

Read the full story here: http://www.modbee.com/news/local/article4084542.html


Feinstein: Differences over drought relief bill for California too great; will try next year

Monday, November 24, 2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday that congressional efforts to provide drought relief to Central Valley farmers and communities are dead for the year.

Read full story here: http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/e708b72536a0471698d3a34dfd708cdb/CA--Feinstein-Water/


203 drought maps reveal just how thirsty California has become

Monday, November 24, 2014

It doesn't take much to understand why California is so worried about drought. Reservoirs are ever-dwindling. Rainfall is sporadic at best. And let's not forget about the millions of gallons of precious water recently flooding the streets of Brentwood. More than 80% of California is in extreme drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, and the state's condition isn't expected to improve in the near future.

Read the full story here: http://www.latimes.com/science/la-me-g-california-drought-map-htmlstory.html

 

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