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The Record Searchlight
Farmers win over fish in Shasta water release agreementthat the cold water pool is protected for these fish," he said. The Shasta ope
Farmers win over fish in Shasta water release agreement
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 hours ago
that the cold water pool is protected for these fish," he said. The Shasta operating plan is subject to approval by the State Water Resources Control Board. Spokesman Tim Moran said the board will hear an update at its July 6... Read more
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The Mercury News
CalWater dials down water conservationefforts from a mandatory 36 percent reduction from 2013 usage to 10 percent. Th
CalWater dials down water conservation
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
efforts from a mandatory 36 percent reduction from 2013 usage to 10 percent. The move requires the approval of the State Water Resources Control Board and California Public Utilities Commission to take effect Aug. 1, and comes in the wake... Read more
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Orange County Register
Water restrictions easing, but the idea ofcustomers who missed the conservation mark, collecting $1.7 million in fines. I
Water restrictions easing, but the idea of
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
customers who missed the conservation mark, collecting $1.7 million in fines. It halted the penalties last month, after the State Water Resources Control Board granted Yorba Linda’s request for a reduction of its conservation mandate, dropping it to... Read more
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The Mercury News
CalWater dials down water conservationlocally from a mandatory 36 percent reduction over the 2013 usage to 10 percent
CalWater dials down water conservation
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
locally from a mandatory 36 percent reduction over the 2013 usage to 10 percent. The move requires the approval of the State Water Resources Control Board and California Public Utilities Commission before the plan takes effect Aug. 1, and comes... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New Shasta Dam water release plan includes no cutbacks to farmers – for nowthat the cold water pool is protected for these fish,” he said. The Shasta ope
New Shasta Dam water release plan includes no cutbacks to farmers – for now
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
that the cold water pool is protected for these fish,” he said. The Shasta operating plan is subject to approval by the State Water Resources Control Board. Spokesman Tim Moran said the board will hear an update at its July 6... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
A warning in Tecopa: Don’t drink the waterextra $35,000 for the costlier system will come from the county. Just over $200
A warning in Tecopa: Don’t drink the water
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
extra $35,000 for the costlier system will come from the county. Just over $200,000 in grant money from California’s State Water Resources Control Board has paid for the rest of the project. The county now hopes to get the vending machine... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — June 29posted for Lakes Berryessa, Folsom, Mendocino, and the San Francisco Bay, the D
Letters to the editor — June 29
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 2 days ago
posted for Lakes Berryessa, Folsom, Mendocino, and the San Francisco Bay, the Delta, and the Sacramento River. In fact, the State Water Resources Control Board list 200 water bodies as impaired for mercury in Region 5; the Region which includes... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Clint, Maggie Eastwood donate 79 acres to Big Sur Land TrustWater Company will sell the water to people wanting to build on existing lots o
Clint, Maggie Eastwood donate 79 acres to Big Sur Land Trust
KSBW Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
Water Company will sell the water to people wanting to build on existing lots of record in the Carmel area. To do it, the State Water Resources Control Board had to give the okay, and Potter credits California Secretary for Natural Resources John... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Juan Capistrano keeps water rules in place, seeks relaxation of state mandateuse of automatic sprinklers from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and sets other restrictions.
San Juan Capistrano keeps water rules in place, seeks relaxation of state mandate
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
use of automatic sprinklers from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and sets other restrictions. The city also submitted a request to the state Water Resources Control Board to relax the state’s order that San Juan reduce local water consumption 27 percent... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – City Continues Strict Water Conservation MeasuresMWD, Beverly Hills, like most other water-providers, has submitted a self-certi
Beverly Hills News – City Continues Strict Water Conservation Measures
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 2 days ago
MWD, Beverly Hills, like most other water-providers, has submitted a self-certification conservation target of 0% to the State Water Resources Control Board, but will keep in place an aggressive water conservation program. The modified Stage D... Read more
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The Signal
SCV scores high marks in water quality at the tapreport card on Santa Clarita Valley’s drinking water came out this week with pa
SCV scores high marks in water quality at the tap
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
report card on Santa Clarita Valley’s drinking water came out this week with passing grades reported on all fronts. The State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water requires all water agencies to publish test findings on water... Read more
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The Signal
Annual SCV water quality report is releasedwork to ensure you and your neighbors have a reliable and high quality water su
Annual SCV water quality report is released
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
work to ensure you and your neighbors have a reliable and high quality water supply at a reasonable price. The State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water requires water agencies to provide all customers an annual... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento region to California: We’ve got plenty of watera resounding answer to the question of whether they could handle three more yea
Sacramento region to California: We’ve got plenty of water
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
a resounding answer to the question of whether they could handle three more years of drought: We have plenty of water. The State Water Resources Control Board last month asked California’s urban water districts to evaluate how much water they would... Read more
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Orange County Register
How much water are top California suppliers committing to save this year? Zilch.have to reconsider this strategy in light of what apparently is a complete aban
How much water are top California suppliers committing to save this year? Zilch.
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
have to reconsider this strategy in light of what apparently is a complete abandonment of urban conservation efforts.” The State Water Resources Control Board changed its conservation policy last month in response to complaints from the local... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
How much water are top suppliers committing to save this year? Zilch.in light of what apparently is a complete abandonment of urban conservation eff
How much water are top suppliers committing to save this year? Zilch.
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
in light of what apparently is a complete abandonment of urban conservation efforts.” Changing rationing rules The State Water Resources Control Board changed its conservation policy last month in response to complaints from the local... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How much water are top suppliers committing to save this year? Zilch.in light of what apparently is a complete abandonment of urban conservation eff
How much water are top suppliers committing to save this year? Zilch.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
in light of what apparently is a complete abandonment of urban conservation efforts.” Changing rationing rules The State Water Resources Control Board changed its conservation policy last month in response to complaints from the local... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, June 24, 2016: State water board should listen to local expertsHere’s hoping that the State Water Resources Control Board listens to local exp
Editorial, June 24, 2016: State water board should listen to local experts
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Here’s hoping that the State Water Resources Control Board listens to local experts in July when they consider extending the deadline for an end to pumping water out of the Carmel River. The state water board is set to consider extending the... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose reduces water savings target, increases outdoor wateringpercent -- a step above the state-mandated 25 percent savings target. But follo
San Jose reduces water savings target, increases outdoor watering
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
percent -- a step above the state-mandated 25 percent savings target. But following the wettest winter in five years, the State Water Resources Control Board in May lifted the mandate and allowed water agencies to set their own conservation... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
City of Red Bluff loosens water regulationsrain fall last winter. While most of the state remains in drought conditions,
City of Red Bluff loosens water regulations
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
rain fall last winter. While most of the state remains in drought conditions, as required by Governor Brown and the State Water Resources Control Board, the City Council had decided to implement a Stage II - Moderate Water Shortage. The... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Council Rejects Third Watering Day a Weekpercent down to 20 percent, while keeping the two day a week watering restricti
Council Rejects Third Watering Day a Week
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 9 days ago
percent down to 20 percent, while keeping the two day a week watering restriction. The proposal came two weeks after the State Water Resources Control Board ordered cities to set their own conservation standards. Since that time, several local... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Researchers say California years away from making drought recoveryMonday, Aug. 24, 2015 file photo shows the lake bed where water has dried due t
Researchers say California years away from making drought recovery
KGTV San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 file photo shows the lake bed where water has dried due to the drought at Big Bear Lake, Calif. The State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 said Californians have surpassed a mandate to save water for a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
End of an atomic era: PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuclear plantenvironmental impact report before extending those leases, which are due to exp
End of an atomic era: PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuclear plant
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
environmental impact report before extending those leases, which are due to expire in 2018. Another panel, the California State Water Resources Control Board, was considering forcing PG&E to replace the cooling system with another that would kill... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
End of an atomic era: PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuclear plantenvironmental impact report before extending those leases, which are due to exp
End of an atomic era: PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuclear plant
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
environmental impact report before extending those leases, which are due to expire in 2018. Another panel, the California State Water Resources Control Board, was considering forcing PG&E to replace the cooling system with another that would kill... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Oxnard audit, budget topics of Tuesday meetingsand wastewater rate hikes will take place. There are also significant staff sh
Oxnard audit, budget topics of Tuesday meetings
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
and wastewater rate hikes will take place. There are also significant staff shortages in the public works department. The State Water Resources Control Board and Caltrans have sent letters warning the city of staff shortages in its water,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Should California limit the number of small, new water systems?connect to the existing, larger water system rather than creating a new one. Ev
Should California limit the number of small, new water systems?
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
connect to the existing, larger water system rather than creating a new one. Every new system would need a permit from the State Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento. "There's no rhyme or reason now," he said. "We need to be more... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California drought bummer: Sierra water runoff coming up shortEl Niño event had come to an end, saying “we’re sticking a fork in this El Niño
California drought bummer: Sierra water runoff coming up short
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
El Niño event had come to an end, saying “we’re sticking a fork in this El Niño and calling it done. Officials with the State Water Resources Control Board say the less rigid policy is warranted because of the boost in Sierra snow this winter.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
California drought bummer: Sierra water runoff coming up shortEl Niño event had come to an end, saying “we’re sticking a fork in this El Niño
California drought bummer: Sierra water runoff coming up short
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
El Niño event had come to an end, saying “we’re sticking a fork in this El Niño and calling it done. Officials with the State Water Resources Control Board say the less rigid policy is warranted because of the boost in Sierra snow this winter.... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego water consumption down 26%three years, even if they're dry. Under the state's new formula for determinin
San Diego water consumption down 26%
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
three years, even if they're dry. Under the state's new formula for determining water-use reduction targets -- which the State Water Resources Control Board adopted on May 18 following a state assessment of water-supply conditions -- the San... Read more
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Business Wire
Metropolitan Water District Able to Meet Region’s Water Supply Demands, Calls for Continued Conservation Among Residentsover the next three years, thanks in large part to successful water conservatio
Metropolitan Water District Able to Meet Region’s Water Supply Demands, Calls for Continued Conservation Among Residents
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
over the next three years, thanks in large part to successful water conservation by Southland residents. After the State Water Resources Control Board ended mandatory emergency conservation in May 2016, it asked water agencies to instead... Read more
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Raw Story
An explanation of the weird weather that entrenched California’s droughtalready showing Californians continued to conserve water after the March storms
An explanation of the weird weather that entrenched California’s drought
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
already showing Californians continued to conserve water after the March storms, George Kostyrko, spokesman for the State Water Resources Control Board, said “ongoing conservation” of water in California is expected to become “a way of... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Bureau of Reclamation’s Complicated Situation of Balancing Needs of Fish, Peopleurging his administration to reject the proposals. They say the federal plan wo
Bureau of Reclamation’s Complicated Situation of Balancing Needs of Fish, People
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 17 days ago
urging his administration to reject the proposals. They say the federal plan would “significantly reduce the water supply to Californians.” The state Water Resources Control Board still needs to sign off on this plan, which has not happened so... Read more
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Wired News
Fun Fact: Lots of California Isn’t Metering Its Watermeter their use.) And for the 100 years since, they’ve gone mostly unchallenged
Fun Fact: Lots of California Isn’t Metering Its Water
Wired News / Posted 18 days ago
meter their use.) And for the 100 years since, they’ve gone mostly unchallenged. This drought changed that. Last June, the State Water Resources Control Board (water board, from here on) warned some senior rights holders that the surface supplies... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How plans to save fish species could cut summer water supplydams in the Central Valley Project, power granted by a series of court rulings
How plans to save fish species could cut summer water supply
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
dams in the Central Valley Project, power granted by a series of court rulings involving the Endangered Species Act. The State Water Resources Control Board also will need to sign off on the plan, but so far, everything “is still up in the air,”... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Amy Smart, Ali Larter Hit the Sand at Heal the Bay Beach Galaa lot of care and tending and protecting that needs to be done.” Actress and a
Amy Smart, Ali Larter Hit the Sand at Heal the Bay Beach Gala
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
a lot of care and tending and protecting that needs to be done.” Actress and avid surfer Perrey Reeves lauded California’s State Water Resources Control Board chair Felicia Marcus as “no nonsense ... but you’ll never meet a nicer water czar,”... Read more
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The Signal
SCV water plan wins approval following 6-month reviewneeds of the community and the means to supply that water needed. Castaic Lake
SCV water plan wins approval following 6-month review
The Signal / Posted 21 days ago
needs of the community and the means to supply that water needed. Castaic Lake Water is expected to submit its plan to the State Water Resources Control Board by the deadline of July 1. GroundwaterOn hand to explain groundwater availability was... Read more
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The Mercury News
California drought: Santa Clara County prepares to ease conservation ruleslargest reservoirs, Shasta and Oroville, some pressured Gov. Jerry Brown to end
California drought: Santa Clara County prepares to ease conservation rules
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
largest reservoirs, Shasta and Oroville, some pressured Gov. Jerry Brown to end state conservation mandates. In May, the state Water Resources Control Board did just that, allowing each agency to set its own conservation target this summer and... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma to ease restrictions on water use25 percent goal. Potable water use in California as a whole was down 23.9 perc
Petaluma to ease restrictions on water use
Petluma360.com / Posted 21 days ago
25 percent goal. Potable water use in California as a whole was down 23.9 percent since June 2013, according to the State Water Resources Control Board. “I was very pleasantly surprised by how well California performed last year, and... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Whilst showering, be like Queen Elizabeth, not those bath-crazy Romansand now a likely fifth, I think we have. We’ve changed. We are using less water
Whilst showering, be like Queen Elizabeth, not those bath-crazy Romans
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
and now a likely fifth, I think we have. We’ve changed. We are using less water per person. The proof is written in those State Water Resources Control Board monthly water conservation reports under the column R-GPCD, or residential gallons used... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Will green lawns return to Sacramento as water restrictions ease?– were targeted for even higher reductions. Last month, even as the south stat
Will green lawns return to Sacramento as water restrictions ease?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
– were targeted for even higher reductions. Last month, even as the south state remains locked in a fifth dry year, the State Water Resources Control Board voted to end the program, allowing districts to propose their own conservation targets... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Court suspends land buy that would send water to SoCalto its customers. The $15.7 billion tunnels plan awaits regulatory approval be
Court suspends land buy that would send water to SoCal
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 23 days ago
to its customers. The $15.7 billion tunnels plan awaits regulatory approval before work can begin. Also Tuesday, the State Water Resources Control Board dropped a historic $1.4 million fine against the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
DWA to allow extra watering days this summerwas based on local and statewide water supply conditions, above average tempera
DWA to allow extra watering days this summer
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 23 days ago
was based on local and statewide water supply conditions, above average temperatures and a recent decision by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to change the way percentage savings requirements are calculated for water... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. beats water conservation targets in Aprilaverage Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent
Calif. beats water conservation targets in April
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 23 days ago
average Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent from 104 gallons in April 2013, the state Water Resources Control Board said. The agency has been the top conservation monitor and enforcer during California’s... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Californians beat drought-time conservation target for AprilResidents of drought-stricken California beat targets for mandatory water conse
Californians beat drought-time conservation target for April
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 23 days ago
Residents of drought-stricken California beat targets for mandatory water conservation in April. The state Water Resources Control Board said Monday the average Californian used 77 gallons of water per day in April, down from 104 gallons during the... Read more
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Orange County Register
State to let water districts take more control over conservationwould then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to t
State to let water districts take more control over conservation
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
would then set savings goals through January and report their calculations to the state. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, called it a difficult set of decisions for the panel. “We don’t want to cry wolf. We... Read more
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Orange County Register
California's cutting back on water cutbackshave driven sharp reductions in urban water use in California. The latest evid
California's cutting back on water cutbacks
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
have driven sharp reductions in urban water use in California. The latest evidence came Monday, when officials at the State Water Resources Control Board announced a 26 percent cut in water use in April, compared with 2013. All told,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Conservation sticks as Californians cut water use 26%conservation figures — which compare water used this year with 2013, before the
Conservation sticks as Californians cut water use 26%
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
conservation figures — which compare water used this year with 2013, before the height of the drought — came just as the State Water Resources Control Board began easing some of the short-term restrictions that were in place over the past... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Conservation sticks as Californians cut water use 26 percentconservation figures — which compare water used this year to 2013, before the h
Conservation sticks as Californians cut water use 26 percent
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
conservation figures — which compare water used this year to 2013, before the height of the drought — came just as the State Water Resources Control Board began easing some of the short-term restrictions that were in place over the past... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Californians beat drought-time conservation target for AprilSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Residents of drought-stricken California beat targets for
Californians beat drought-time conservation target for April
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 24 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Residents of drought-stricken California beat targets for mandatory water conservation in April. The state Water Resources Control Board said Monday the average Californian used 77 gallons of water per day in April, down from... Read more
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Salon.com
Californians beat drought-time conservation target for Aprilaverage Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent
Californians beat drought-time conservation target for April
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
average Californian used 77 gallons of water a day in April, down 26.1 percent from 104 gallons in April 2013, the state Water Resources Control Board said. The agency has been the top conservation monitor and enforcer during California’s... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Californians Beat Drought-Time Conservation Target for AprilThe state Water Resources Control Board said Monday the average Californian use
Californians Beat Drought-Time Conservation Target for April
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 24 days ago
The state Water Resources Control Board said Monday the average Californian used 77 gallons of water per day in April, the latest month that has figures available. That compares to 104 gallons in April 2013, before the state ordered water cutbacks in... Read more
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