June 12, 2015

Creative Californians Turn to Gray Water for Landscapes

Gray water is the gently-used runoff from bathroom sinks, showers, bathtubs and washing machines, and California’s building codes allow owners of existing homes to create the simplest systems for the […]
June 11, 2015

Acer Water Tanks Joins Wimberley Valley Chamber of Commerce

Acer Water Tanks celebrated with a ribbon cutting after joining the Wimberley Valley Chamber of Commerce. Acer employees Ashlea Keith, Felicia Lopez and Richard Dunfield joined John Palumbo and two […]
June 9, 2015

California Water Losses Huge, Panel Says

Water experts outlined severe water challenges for California residents and businesses at the recent meeting of the Los Angeles Times book club. They said groundwater reserves underneath the Central Valley […]
June 3, 2015

Californians are Working To Meet Water Mandates

Californians are working toward state-ordered mandates that they use one-fourth less water as the state moves into its fourth year of heavy drought. According to officials, citizens managed to get […]
June 2, 2015

California Water Use Rules Now in Effect

Mandatory water restrictions are officially in place in California, which means businesses and citizens could be penalized and fined for using too much of the liquid gold. In the San […]
May 29, 2015

Senior Water Rights Under Fire During California Drought

In California, the long-honored “senior” water rights enjoyed by about 4,000 farmers, companies and public agencies may be one of the casualties of the state’s four-year drought. With some permits […]
May 27, 2015

Take Me Out to the Ballgame That Has Rainwater Harvesting

St. Paul’s new ballpark is probably the greenest of baseball stadiums. This video showcases a water collection system that takes rain from the roof of a neighboring Metro Transit building […]
May 26, 2015

California City Will Import Water to Save Trees

The Southern California city of La Canada-Flintridge will purchase and import recycled water to keep trees and plants in its street medians hydrated and healthy. The recycled water will be […]
May 20, 2015

California Celebs are Shamed for Excessive Water Consumption

California celebrities are being publicly criticized for excessive water use in the drought-stricken state. Social media users have taken to Twitter to “drought shame” the rich and famous with bright […]
May 13, 2015

Brown is the New Green on California Golf Courses

As the California drought moves into its fourth year amid mandated water reductions, the state’s golf courses are taking drastic steps to comply. Some are removing grass in places where […]
May 11, 2015

Water Education Focus of Wolfforth’s 2nd annual Water Expo

Cities of all sizes are concerned about adequate fresh water supplies, and the city of Wolfforth, a suburb of Lubbock, Texas, is no different. The city of 4,000 residents recently […]
May 7, 2015

Philadelphia School Gets Playground Rain Garden

A portion of the asphalt playground at a South Philadelphia elementary school has been transformed into a rain garden, creating a small oasis of plants and managing stormwater issues. Read […]