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City programs running in advance of mandatory water cuts

Published: 
Wed, 09/03/2014 (All day)
Category: 
Water

Santa Monica is preparing for mandatory water cuts and officials are hoping a variety of programs will prompt locals to make some water-wise changes in the near future.

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Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water

Published: 
Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:02pm
Category: 
Water

The small prefab office of Arthur & Orum, a well-drilling outfit hidden in the almond trees and grapevines south of Fresno, has become a magnet for scores of California farmers in desperate need of water to sustain their crops. 

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Santa Monica Responds to Statewide Emergency Water Conservation Regulations

Published: 
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:23am
Category: 
Water

As the drought worsens, the City of Santa Monica is urging its water customers, workers and visitors to step up their water conservation efforts in response to the statewide emergency water conservation regulations adopted yesterday by the State Water Resources Control Board.

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California approves big fines for wasting water during drought

Published: 
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:02pm
Category: 
Water

Cities throughout California will have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under an emergency state rule approved Tuesday.

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Californians Keep Up With Joneses’ Water Use

Published: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:33pm
Category: 
Water

For all the doomsday proclamations about the historic drought that has this state in a chokehold, here is what Californians have done to save water: not much.