Millions of Californians expecting relief on their water bills for taking conservation measures instead are finding higher rates and drought surcharges.
It’s the same reason you see crews spraying down construction sites—they have to keep the air as clean as possible.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board voted 4-0 to sell water to the community just west of Tracy through the end of the calendar year.
Farmer Paul Sanguinetti’s field behind his house would normally have tomatoes, but there’s a different plant now—tumbleweeds. He didn’t plant the field so he could conserve water this year.
Police are warning for businesses and residents to start locking up their taps. California’s drought has gotten so bad, people are stealing water.
Faced with a fourth year of drought, Sacramento city leaders are considering lifting the city’s ban on synthetic turf in front yards.
Water was a hot commodity on a playground in Friday’s triple-digit weather. While parents said they aim to keep their children hydrated, a new Harvard study says more than half of American children and teens aren’t.
The city of Riverside has sued a state agency over water restrictions to combat the drought, claiming the rules are unfair because the city has ample groundwater supplies.
Water experts are urging the state to re-think how it deals with the drought by laying out a series of challenges.
The city of Ceres saved 1% in April over the same month in 2013. As a result, the city needs to save 28% more water starting this month.
The drought gripping California has the swimming pool and spa industry on the offensive. Pool contractors worry about damage to their business as water districts consider bans on filling new pools and refilling existing ones.
California homeowner associations couldn’t stop members from installing fake grass on lawns under a bill moving through the Legislature.