November 16, 2015

California Water Use Regulations May be Extended

California water use restrictions, issued in April, may be extended until October 2016 if the statewide drought persists through January. Although El Niño is expected to shower the West Coast […]
November 4, 2015

Beverly Hill Fails to Meet California Water Requirements

Beverly Hills has been fined for flagrantly disobeying California’s water conservation rules. The Los Angeles area municipality was just named by California officials as being one of only four cities […]
November 3, 2015

No End in Sight for California Water Crisis

Scientists say California faces decades more of record drought and needs more than 11 trillion gallons of water just to catch up with its current deficit. That means it could […]
October 29, 2015

Billionaire Wants to Resolve California Water Issues

Manoj Bhargava, the billionaire behind 5-Hour Energy, believes his desalination technology may help relieve Californians in their fourth year of serious drought. For the past several years the billionaire businessman […]
October 22, 2015

States Duel Over Colorado River Water

Amid California’s worst drought in recorded history, state policymakers want to move the state’s water fight from bickering with Arizona over the Colorado River to more proactive efforts at home. […]
October 20, 2015

Austin, Texas Texts Smart Water Meters

About 100 Austin, Texas, water customers are participating in a smart water meter project that allows them to monitor their water use by way of an app on their phones, […]
October 15, 2015

Alaska Looks at Shipping Water to Dry California

An Alaska company is planning to ship massive amounts of fresh water to California, potentially as much as 10 million gallons a month. The water would be shipped on a […]
October 14, 2015

California to Monitor Leaky Water Pipes

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a measure aimed at reducing the billions of gallons of water lost annually from leaks in aging and cracked water pipes across […]
October 12, 2015

Global Warming Melts California’s Snowpack

A new study just released in California looked at changes to to snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains, which act as a water storage system for a state that receive […]
October 8, 2015

Efforts Underway to Help California Utilities Control Water Losses

California drinking water professionals have formed the California Water Loss Control Collaborative to educate and assist state drinking water agencies in reducing unnecessary water loss. The program aims to unify […]
October 7, 2015

California Drought Means Restaurants Resort to Disposable Dishes

The East Coast is flooding as California continues into its fourth year of drought. Now eateries in Fort Bragg, California, have been told they can’t use their dishwashers. Read more.
October 5, 2015

Some California Wine Makers Get by on Less Water

Wine grapes are California’s No. 3 cash crop, and they consume far less water than the state’s No. 2 cash crop, almonds. With 615,000 acres of wine grapes in production […]