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Mandate on California water cuts slated to continue if drought persists

Published: 
Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day)

California's urban areas should prepare to keep conserving water until at least next fall, Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday.

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Beverly Hills water wasters 'should be ashamed,' state regulator says

Published: 
Wed, 11/04/2015 (All day)

The city of Beverly Hills and three other water suppliers face financial penalties for falling short of state water conservation mandates, officials said Friday.

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In Drought-Ridden California, the Classic Lawn Loses Ground, no more lawns

Published: 
Thu, 10/29/2015 (All day)

 Just a year ago, the Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club — which bills itself as having an “exquisitely manicured, visually breathtaking” golf course — featured the same traditional rolling hills of grass found at golf clubs around the country.

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California’s federal reservoirs even lower than last year

Published: 
Thu, 10/08/2015 (All day)

In the latest indicator of the severity of the drought, the federal government’s main reservoirs serving California have begun the new “water year” at just a quarter full and in worse shape than last year.

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Help fight the drought with these simple steps

Published: 
Tue, 10/06/2015 (All day)

If you travel alongside a riverbed in parts of Southern California, you may not realize that water once flowed freely there. In its place are soil and dirt, the result of one of the worst droughts Southern California has ever seen.