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 […]
September 22, 2015

North Texans Ponder Rising Water Bills

Many North Texas residents are complaining to city administrators that their water bills skyrocketed last month, and they are asking that their meters be re-checked for accuracy. Plano completed more […]
September 18, 2015

Can Rain be Harnessed? Texas is Trying

Much of Texas flooded in the spring and now drought-like conditions have returned. Farmer Ben Sholls said, “We had too much rain in the spring months and it affected our […]
September 15, 2015

Australians Know all about Rainwater Harvesting

Never underestimate the power of the Australian people to come up with first-class ways to collect, save, use and conserve precious rainwater. Read more.
September 14, 2015

Install a Rain Harvesting Tank Before You Need One

Despite heavy spring rains in Texas, the state is again suffering from cracked, dry ground. According to a new article in the Ranch and Rural Living magazine, the best time […]
September 10, 2015

Water Demand in Texas to Increase by 22%

The demand for water in Texas will increase by 22 percent by 2060, so protecting all water resources and practicing conservation is essential to sustaining the state’s water supply. The […]