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Wanted: Water Conservation Consultant

For a “Jump Start” (Water Conservation and Efficiency) Tool Kit for Water Service Providers

Monday, July 21, 2014

The California Urban Water Conservation Council is developing a “Jump Start” Tool Kit that will help water service providers quickly ramp up their water conservation efforts to respond to the current drought emergency. 

Many water service providers are small and may not have the resources or occasion to develop a full range of water conservation and efficiency programs. This tool kit will provide turn-key tools for water agencies that get maximum water savings in a minimum amount of time.

The Council requests proposals for a consultant to aid in the development of the “Jump Start” Tool Kit.


Glendora couple receives warning for having a brown lawn

By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Friday, July 18, 2014

In order to save water in a severe drought, Laura Whitney-Korte reduced watering her lawn to two times a week, turns off the shower to suds up and never leaves the faucet running while brushing her teeth.  And what has she received for her water-saving efforts?


Gold is the New Green campaign makes national news

Friday, July 18, 2014

Recently on NBC Nightly News, reporter Mike Taibbi takes us on a journey around the state, and even features our own campaign for water conservation, “Gold is the New Green.” Take a look at the well done piece that focuses on our region’s need to take this drought seriously. Visit NBC News for more.

See the video at sacramentocityexpress.com/2014/07/17/gold-is-the-new-green-campaign-makes-national-news/


Public input sought for state’s climate change assessment

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Three public workshops will be held to solicit public comment and input on a proposed scope of work for the Fourth California Climate Change Assessment. Dates and times for the workshops are...

Drought shaming could be effective way to get neighbors to conserve water

By LiLi Tan, KSBY News

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Some California cities are finding creative ways to combat conservation apathy: asking residents to drought shame their neighbors and report them to utility companies if they see them wasting water...

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