September 8, 2015

California Town Relies on Bottled Water to Survive

In East Porterville, Calif., residents rely on delivered bottled water or perhaps a hose connected to the working well of a friendly neighbor. Many homes that once had working water […]
September 2, 2015

Unintended Consequences of the California Drought

According to the LA Times, Californians are learning about the unintended consequences of the state’s four-year-old drought. Corroded pipes. Funky odors. And a huge drop in revenue for water agencies. […]
August 31, 2015

Californians Suffer as Drought Continues

In 2014, farming in Tulare County, California, brought in $8.1 billion — more than any other county in the nation, but 1,252 of the county’s residential water wells are dry. […]
August 13, 2015

Plastic Balls May Help Conserve California Water Supplies

In California, officials have released 96 million black plastic balls – each the size of a grapefruit – into a into a state reservoir. The goal is to block sunlight […]
August 10, 2015

Editorial Lauds Feinstein-Boxer Water Bill for California Farmers

The Fresno Bee newspaper praises the potential of proposed legislation yet to help California’s farming community. After failing to move a previous California water bill, Sen. Diane Feinstein has crafted […]
August 7, 2015

Will New Homes of the Future Have Greywater Systems?

As a result of California’s severe four-year drought, a new residential development in San Diego is offering buyers a new option — a system that recycles household water that can […]
August 3, 2015

ARCSA Accredited Professional Workshop Set for Monterey, California

ARCSA and Monterey Peninsula Water Management District are pleased to offer a comprehensive Rainwater Catchment Accredited Professional training course, August 26 and 27, 2015 at the California American Water Training […]
July 29, 2015

Acer Tanks President Explains Generous Rainwater Rebate Plan

Jeremy DeLost, president of Acer Water Tanks in San Marcos, Texas, is featured on the Mother Earth News website, explaining how one forward-thinking city is encouraging rainwater harvesting and conservation. […]
July 27, 2015

California Apartment Dwellers Not Conserving in Drought

In the fourth year of severe drought, California residents are required to reduce their water consumption by 25%. Many are reaching that goal, but a new study has found that […]
July 22, 2015

Water Waste in California to be Fined $500 a Day

The California Water Resources Control Board has declared that water waste is a criminal infraction similar to speeding, and that water use deemed excessive – such as allowing landscape watering […]
July 13, 2015

Acer Water Tanks Joins San Marcos Chamber of Commerce

A ribbon-cutting at the Acer Water Tanks headquarters was held Thursday, July 9, to commemorate the company’s association with the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce. The chamber works with business […]
July 13, 2015

Despite Heavy Rain, Some West Texas Lakes Remain Low

Texas’ recent heavy rainfall has helped restore lakes and reservoirs that have been low for several years. However, many West Texas lakes remain low, some tens of feet below normal […]