Water Conservation Targets Could Be Extended Through October 2016State regulators are expected to propose changes this week to California’s water conservation mandate that has required communities throughout the state to reduce use by 25 percent.
Water Experts Calling For Changes Of How State Deals With DroughtWater experts are urging the state to re-think how it deals with the drought by laying out a series of challenges.
Water Conservation Slips During JanuaryA new report shows water conservation slipped during an unusually dry January in California. The State Water Resources Control Board reported Tuesday that urban water use declined 9 percent in January compared to the same month in 2013.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
California Water Use Drops 11.5 Percent In AugustState officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use this year as the severity of California's drought hits home, with community wells running dry, farm fields turning to dust and once massive reservoirs becoming vast mudflats.
City Of Roseville Mandates Residents Use 20 Percent Less WaterWashing cars without a water nozzle is also banned. Washing hardscapes -- or man-made outdoor surfaces -- is also prohibited, unless doing so is required for health and safety purposes.
Folsom Lake Water Level Drops To Near-Record LowOfficials say water levels at the lake haven't been this low since the late 1970's. The lake is below 20 percent of capacity. At this time in 2012, it was at 80 percent of capacity.
Green Campaign Building 'Mysterious' Structure DowntownThe city of Sacramento is setting up a mysterious object to encourage people to go green.