State water officials had planned to make the trek back to the Sierra Nevada to conduct their snowpack measurement Friday.
Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to announce Thursday that the state is substantially trimming the amount of fish and wildlife habitat it plans to restore in connection with a controversial project to replumb the heart of California’s water system.
A revised water conservation plan announced by state officials Saturday would increase pressure on most of Orange County’s biggest water consumers while easing off others, such as Newport Beach and Santa Ana.
As the drought continues to affect California, the Metropolitan Water District is considering cutting back water deliveries by 15 percent.
SACRAMENTO — Acknowledging that California’s water conservation efforts are falling short as the state descends into a fourth year of punishing drought, the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday imposed new mandatory water conservation rules that will affect millions of people — from how homeowners water their lawns to how restaurants and hotels serve […]
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is considering possible water cutbacks of 10% or more to local agencies as the region’s drought shows no signs of lifting despite recent rains. To read the full article click here.
Two Inland Empire water wholesale agencies, just like most consumers, are tired of dealing with the impact of drought. So the agencies are spending many millions of dollars to make sure they get better use of the water they have on hand and to capture most of the rain that falls here. To read the […]
For 12 years, NASA researchers have compiled data on water storage levels in groundwater, reservoirs and snowpack. Those levels cycle during the year – higher in winter, lower in fall – and this past fall, water storage was 11 trillion gallons below the 12-year average, an amount equal to roughly 1.5 fully stocked Lake Meads. […]
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California – For those who believe technological leaps will rescue society from a collapsing ecological house, the cluster of monochrome industrial buildings next to the Orange County Water District headquarters holds wonders. Inside is the holy trio of modern water-treatment technologies, the three purification processes that strip water to its elemental hydrogen and […]
California’s drought has created mandated water conservation efforts, but some communities in Southern California, from Huntington Beach to Los Angeles, are doing something extra: trying to become water independent.