water conservation

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Water district wants to set your shower to music to make it quicker during drought

Published: 
Mon, 08/24/2015 (All day)

There's nothing like blasting Adele's "Set Fire to the Rain" to encourage water conservation -- at least that's the hope of one Southern California water supplier.

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California will soon have toughest shower head requirements in nation

Published: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 (All day)

The flow of water from shower heads and bathroom faucets in California will be sharply reduced under strict new limits approved Wednesday by the state Energy Commission.

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The next drought: Water officials endorse a 'less is more' strategy for the future

Published: 
Mon, 08/17/2015 (All day)

Glimpses of California's water future:

A sprawl of sewage treatment plants, recharge basins and desalination facilities, stretching out across an industrial backlot near Rancho Cucamonga.

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Drought now Californians' top concern, poll finds

Published: 
Thu, 08/06/2015 (All day)

Concern over California’s drought is “extremely high and intensifying,” as a majority of state residents now believe global warming has contributed to the crisis, according to polling data released this week.

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Californians cut water usage by 27% in June, but officials remain wary

Published: 
Thu, 08/06/2015 (All day)

Despite record heat, drought-conscious Californians managed to slash urban water use by 27% in June and demonstrated once again that they were on track to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's historic 25% conservation order, state water officials said Thursday.