July 11, 2017
Santa Monica California rainwater collection rebates

Santa Monica Rainwater Rebates

February 13, 2017
LUE Living Unit Equivalent Water Usage Requirements

Living Unit Equivalent LUE Calculator

Get started on your public water system or other water storage needs with the exerts at Acer Water Tanks. A living unit equivalent (LUE) is defined as the typical flow […]
February 10, 2017
Sonoma County California Fire Protection Water Tanks

Sonoma County California Fire Protection Tank Requirements

Sonoma County, California Department of Emergency Services, the Fire Prevention Division has three full time and three part-time employees that manage permitting and inspections for fire protection tanks. Having a […]
June 30, 2016
Harvest California Water for Irrigation

Is California’s Deep Groundwater Worth Retrieving?

In its fifth year of drought, California desperately needs water. Research by scientists from Stanford University claims that the state has plenty of previously unaccounted for groundwater … it’s just […]
June 27, 2016
California Irrigation Water Tanks

California Water Saving Efforts May Decline

As California enters its fifth year of serious drought, the severe water rationing program that drove urban residents to cut back on water use by 24 percent is changing course. […]
June 13, 2016
California Water Resources

California Trees Suffer in State’s Extended Drought

California’s extended drought is taking a big toll on the state’s forests, according to a recent study. The National Academy of Sciences reports that years of little or no rain […]
June 9, 2016
California Water Management

California Water Conservation Saves Energy, Study Reports

A new study published by UC Davis finds that reduction in California water use has saved significant amounts of electricity and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The analysis comes from statistics […]
May 17, 2016

Not Just Flint: California Town Has Arsenic-Tainted Water

Kettleman City, a town in the Central Valley near Los Angeles, has suffered from tainted city water for decades. Every other week, a truck delivers 30 gallons of drinking water […]
April 4, 2016

Nut Farm Leaves California for Arizona, Causing Water Concerns There

A nut farm is moving from California to Arizona to raise almonds and other nuts, raising concerns about whether it will deplete water supplies in Mohave County. The farm’s owners […]
March 30, 2016

California’s El Nino is Unimpressive this Year

The anticipated rain storms and blizzards that were supposed to hit California, thanks to El Niño, were unimpressive this year, and regulators are thinking about easing water-use restrictions in some […]
February 16, 2016

Waste Water Converted to Drinking Water Gaining Acceptance

The prospect of introducing direct potable reuse in California is gaining acceptance, fueled by the state’s record drought. “The idea of turning waste water into drinking water is gaining momentum […]
February 2, 2016

California District Reported Incorrect Water-Use Information

Officials of the East Bay Municipal Utility District, which serves the San Francisco Bay Area, have apologized for releasing inaccurate lists of citizens fined for wasting too much water. The […]