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San Gabriel Valley water agency declares supply emergency

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District declared a water supply emergency Wednesday amid record-low levels.

Read the full story here: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-san-gabriel-valley-water-agency-declares-supply-emergency-20141022-story.html


California loses billions of gallons of water from underground pipes

Thursday, October 23, 2014

State authorities estimate that California's water distribution systems lose up to 228 billion gallons of potable water annually from leakage or broken underground pipes, the Los Angeles Daily News Reports.

Read the full story here: http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2014/10/22/state-loses-billions-of-gallons-of-water-from.html


PPIC survey: Most favor water bond

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Proposition 1 — the $7.5 billion water bond — continues to have majority support among Californians who say they will vote in next month’s elections, and Proposition 2 — the "rainy day fund" — has gained ground since September, with about half of likely voters in favor today, according to a statewide survey released Wednesday night by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, with financial support from the James Irvine Foundation.

Read the full story here: http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=26990


Flagging problem dams for fish survival

Thursday, October 23, 2014

This drought year, as in those past, California water regulators have given away to cities and farms some river flows critical to fish and wildlife. It’s a dicey tradeoff considering most of our native fishes are in trouble even without the drought.

Read the full story here: http://californiawaterblog.com/


California’s Brown Calls Conservation Priority in Drought

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

California Governor Jerry Brown said improving conservation, including measures to recycle water, will be a top priority as the state’s record drought shows no sign of abating.

Read the full story here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-20/california-s-brown-calls-conservation-priority-in-drought.html

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