All CUWCC News Feeds


Drought Ordinance Targets Swimming Pools in OC

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The ban on water for new pools applies to the city of Rancho Santa Margarita and other cities served by that water district. The new ordinance is considered one of the strictest in the state.

Read the full story:
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Drought-Ordinance-Targets-Swimming-Pools-in-OC-rancho-santa-margarita-272120591.html


Drought debate: Homeowner fined for replacing grass with drought-tolerant plants

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Paxson's plight is turning up the heat in the conflict between the aesthetics and the thirst of water-hungry green lawns as California struggles through a third year of drought.

Read the full story:
http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_26374078/drought-debate-homeowner-fined-replacing-grass-drought-tolerant


Drought-Stricken California Town Struggles to Keep the Water Flowing

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The city of Montague relies heavily on Lake Shastina, down 90 percent from normal this summer. As California's historic drought continues, a growing number of cities and towns are taking increasingly dramatic steps to keep the taps flowing. We visit Montague in Siskyou County, half an hour south of the Oregon border. The city is desperately trying to avoid trucking water in, what one official calls a "nightmare scenario."

Read the full story:
http://blogs.kqed.org/science/2014/08/20/drought-stricken-california-town-struggles-to-keep-the-water-flowing/?__utma=34673459.1572329454.1408641776.1408641776.1408652372.2&__utmb=34673459.5.10.1408652372&__utmc=34673459&__utmx=-&__utmz=34673459.1408641777.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none)&__utmv=-&__utmk=182231717


SF, Peninsula cities to impose fines on repeat water wasters

Thursday, August 21, 2014

San Francisco and cities on the Peninsula are taking their most drastic steps yet to crack down on repeat water wasters as California grapples with a three-year drought that's showing no signs of improving.

Read the full story:
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sf-peninsula-cities-to-impose-fines-on-repeat-water-wasters/Content?oid=2880960


California's DROPS program bring water conservation to schools

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The State Water Resources Control Board has approved guidelines for a new program that will be reduce stormwater runoff at schools in California.

The Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools (DROPS) will provide approximately $25.5 million to local educational agencies. That money will be used to complete projects at schools to reduce stormwater runoff and pollution.

Read the full story:
http://www.kionrightnow.com/news/local-news/california-drops-program-bring-water-conservation-to-schools/27620582

RSS
12345678910 Last

Categories